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Michael "Mike" Stevens

Friday August 9, 2019

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Obituary for Michael "Mike" Stevens

Michael “Mike” Stevens 68-year-old resident of Staples, MN passed away August 9, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, August 15 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples with Pastor Kevin Boldra officiating. A visitation will be on Wednesday evening from 5-7 PM at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

Mike was born March 25, 1951 in Staples, MN to Percy and Lucy Stevens. He was a welder, an over-the-road truck driver, and also worked with his father at Stevens Towing & Plowing. He later transitioned his trucking career to local feed companies in Motley and Staples. In the mid-2000’s he began a new career working for Central Specialties, retiring in 2015. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, cars, racing, working on vehicles and farm equipment, livestock, and telling stories. More recently, in his retirement, he spent his time watching birds and rabbits, gardening, completing small projects, and visiting with family & friends.

Mike is survived by his children, Chuck (Christy) Stevens of Perham, MN, Tom (Erin) Stevens Grand Meadow, MN, Tracy Stevens of Staples, MN; grandchildren, Dawson Stevens of Perham, MN, Landon Stevens of Perham, MN, Taija Shequen of Staples, MN, Aubrey Stevens of Grand Meadow, MN; siblings, Sandra (Mel Guck) Bacon of Fridley, MN, Terry Boldra of Gentry, AR, Todd (Sheri ) Stevens of Elizabeth, MN; 12 nieces & nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lois (Paul) Metzler; nephew, Danny Boldra.

Arrangements are with the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples.

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    Taylor Funeral and Cremation Care
    102 6th Street
    Staples, Minnesota
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    A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, August 15 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples with Pastor Kevin Boldra officiating. A visitation will be on Wednesday evening from 5-7 PM at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

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Anne Sinotte

I am so very sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. He and my father were in Lakewood at the same time last week and we joked about having a race down the hallway. He and dad made plans to get together after they were both out. We were both so shocked to hear he had passed. I pray that the memories you cherish will bring some comfort to you all. God bless.
Anne Sinotte
Comment | Posted at 07:34am via Condolence

Harold & Barb Notch Lillquist

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Stevens family during this difficult time! May your memories help bring you peace!
Comment | Posted at 10:36am via Condolence
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Joyce Wedel

I send my heartfelt sympathy to all of Mike's family. So sorry I could not be there for his farewell.
Joyce Wedel
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KEN

We would like to express our deepest sympathy over your loss. May you find comfort in your loving memories and the warmth of family and friends. A scripture that has uplifted many who have experienced such a loss is found 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 “Blessed be God….the God of all comfort, Who comforted us in all our tribulation". “Jesus said to her: ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.’” John 11:25. It is our hope that these words bring you a measure of comfort during this difficult time as well.
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Carol Gosse

We are so sorry for your loss!
You are in our thoughts and prayers!
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