Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Obituary Margaret A. Stevens

 Margaret Ann (Allwelt) Stevens was born November 16, 1940 in Exeter, Nebraska to Aloyius and Margaret (Harre) Allwelt and passed away on March 6, 2021 at Fairview Manor in Fairmont, Nebraska at the age of 80 years, 3 months and 20 days. She received her education from Catholic grade school and Exeter High School. Graduating with the class of 1958.

On December 23, 1958 Margaret was united in marriage to James L. Stevens Sr. in Lincoln, Illinois. They made their home in Exeter, Nebraska for the past 62 years.

Margaret worked many years as a nursing assistant at Fairview Manor, Exeter Care Center and Anna Sundermann Care Center.

After retirement Margaret went to Texas to be a nanny for her great-grandchild, KayLee and Tucker Hood. Margaret enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were the joy of her life.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, James L. Stevens Sr., Exeter, Nebraska; one son, James L. Stevens Jr. (Michelle Potter) York, NE; four daughters, Veronica Manson of McCool Junction, Nebraska, Alice Williams of Lincoln, Nebraska, Mary (Wayne) Kenney of Friend, Nebraska, and Stephanie (Terry O.) Salyer of McCool Junction, Nebraska; one sister, Mary J. Kai of Colorado Springs, Colorado; fifteen grandchildren: James (Nicole) Critel of Springfield, Nebraska, Marcus (Ashley) Potter of York Nebraska, Thomas Jones of Hastings, Nebraska, Mike Jones of York, Nebraska, Christopher Hankel of Exeter, Nebraska, Mary-Beth Manson of McCool Junction, Nebraska, Jessica (Steve) Shiverley of Loveland, Colorado, Brittany (Travis) Sterns of Benedict, Nebraska, Brian Williams of Lincoln, Nebraska, Jennifer (Chad) Duncan of Lincoln, Nebraska, Bobbie Jo (Dr. Bill) Daliey of Clinton, Missouri, Travis Kenney of Friend, Nebraska., Lacey Hood (Jason) of Fort Polk, Louisiana, Megan (Ty) Kennedy of McCool Junction, Nebraska, Terry A. Salyer of Geneva, Nebraska, and 32 great-grandchildren. As well as nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her mother and father-in-law, sister, Delores Tubbs and brother-in-law, Gerald Kai.

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