Donald E. Stephens

Donald Eugene Stephens, 81, of Bellevue died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Stein Hospice.

Mr. Stephens was born Nov. 30, 1932, in Lucasville, to James and Vernia (Adkins) Stephens. On Oct. 13, 1951, he married Gurline Robertson, she survives.

Also surviving are four children, Sherry (Timothy) McKenna, Sandusky, Deborah S. Stephens, Port Clinton, Pamela (Dennis) Hughes, Kannapolis, N.C., and Mark E. Stephens, Sandusky; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Rayburn, Lucasville, and Helen Carver, Troy.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Kenneth Lawhorn; and siblings, Clyde Stephens, Irene Weber, Herbert and Robert Stephens, and Mary Ann Weedman.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at noon at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery, with military rites provided.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice.