Services for Harold Stevenson, 79, of Cherokee, and formerly of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate.
Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Burial will be in the North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer. There will be military rites at graveside.
Mr. Stevenson passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee.
Harold was born May 19, 1931, in Cherokee County to John and Mabel (McCannon) Stevenson. He graduated from Quimby High School in 1949. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was married to LaVonne Hughes Feb. 9, 1952, in Spencer. She passed away July 27, 1997. Harold had worked for Omar Bread Co. and Wonder Bread Co. for many years and also worked for the Hy-Vee food store in Spencer. He was married to Joan Fox Oct. 26, 2006, in Cherokee. He had lived in Cherokee the past four years, prior to that in Spencer. He was affiliated with the Memorial Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed golfing, flowers and working in his yard.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Allen Stevenson; and a sister.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; two daughters: Barbara Meyer and her husband, Dave, of Cedar Falls, Teri Stevenson, of Spencer; two stepchildren: Mike Fox and his wife, Deb, of Cherokee, Julie Case and her husband, Rich, of Cherokee; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley, of Boise, Idaho.
Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.