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Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Donovan "Don" Steiner Stephens, 76, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, June 26, 2004.

He was born June 27, 1927, in Brazil. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at Allison Transmissions, retiring in 1981, after 30 years. He was a member and past commander of the VFW No. 201 and a past member of the American Legion Post No. 495.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Edith V. "Gini" Croan Stephens; a son, Jeffrey, and daughter-in-law, Peggy Stephens, of Pekin, Ill; daughters, Vicki and Jerilyn Stephens, both of Indianapolis; a sister, Roberta Wadsworth of Brazil; and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Stephens.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Thomas; and a brother, Harold "Pewee" Stephens.

Communal services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Washington Park East. Friends of the family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in Harry Moore Family Mortuaries, Lawrence Chapel, Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Indiana Cancer Center.

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