Darrell H. Stephens

Darrell H. Stephens, age 90, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Darrell was born July 27, 1922 in Harrison County, Iowa to Herb and Ruth (Knauss) Stephens. Darrell married Viola McHugh on February 6, 1949. Darrell and Viola had been married for sixty four years. They were blessed with two children, Carolyn Jean Snyder and Carroll David Stephens. Everyone thought of Darrell as living in the hearts of those he touched, for nothing loved is never lost, and he was loved so much. Darrell was a dedicated farmer, he raised cattle and hogs. He spent many hours caring for them. He was a hard worker and worked from light until dark. Darrell belonged to the Christian Church in Woodbine and Missouri Valley and to a neighbor church. People loved him for his kind and loving ways. Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Arlis Stephens, sister; Mary. Survivors include his wife: Viola Stephens of Missouri Valley, Iowa, children: Carolyn Snyder and husband David of West Minster, Colorado, Carroll Stephens and wife Debra of Honey Creek, Iowa, two grandchildren; Rebecca and Andrew. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at the Christian Church in Missouri Valley following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Darrell H. Stephens Born July 27, 1922 Harrison County, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 26, 2013 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013 Christian Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Nathan Slaughter Organist De Loehr Congregational Hymn “Amazing Grace” Taped Music Selections “Daddy Hands” Casket Bearers Mike Stephens Jim Stephens Phil Stephens Russ Steffens Andrew Stephens John Stephens Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa

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