Roscommon resident Eleanor J. Stevens, 90, died September 15, 2017 at her home. She is now reunited with her husband, Jack who died three months earlier on June 15, 2017 and was cremated.
Funeral services for them will be conducted today (Sept. 20) at Walsh Funeral Home in Roscommon. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. until services at 12:30 p.m. officiated by Rick Greene.
Burial will follow at Roscommon Village Cemetery with Military Honors being conducted for Mr. Stevens under the direction of Charles M. Engel VFW Post 4159 and American Legion Post 96 both of Roscommon.
Mrs. Stevens was born February 26, 1927 in Detroit the daughter of Henry and Laura (Osterbeck) Westrope. She married Jack R. Stevens March 25, 1944 in Detroit and they resided in Mt. Clemens until moving to Roscommon in 1969.
She had been employed by the company now called Lear Corporation in Roscommon for 20 years retiring in 1989 and was a member of UAW Local 1819. Although she was a working mom, she enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family. She loved to bake and sew, and loved having the big house where family gatherings and even a family wedding could be held. Special events were always marked by a cake baked from scratch that she would lovingly decorate to fit the occasion. She enjoyed traveling with her children and grandchildren and was an avid reader.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Jack; a son, Leslie Stevens and a daughter, Jacqueline Lucido.
Surviving are five daughters, Laura Stevens of Roscommon, Alice (Bob) Waterman of Roscommon, Joann (Gary) Scully of Rock Hill, SC, Carol (Jeff) Amyx of Oak Harbor, OH and Debbie (Ray Albrough) Stevens of Alamogordo, NM; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joy Kincaid of Troy; and many nieces and nephews.
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