Lars Stevenson

Saturday, January 24, 2004

Lars Meredith Stevenson, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Monticello House.

He was born Oct. 20, 1910, in Shawneetown, son of Hugh Roy and Lula Emma Gladish Stevenson. He and Wanda Garrett were married March 14, 1943.

Stevenson served 15 years active duty with the U.S. Army Air Corps, and later served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was an operating engineer with Franklin Earth Moving in Albuquerque, N.M., retiring in 1970. He moved to Jackson in 1987.

Survivors include his wife; two brothers, John Stevenson of Denair, Calif., Robert Stevenson of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a sister, Roberta McDowell of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

A service will be held at a later date in Bluff, Utah.

Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.