August 2, 1935 – April 5, 2020
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE

Gerald “Jerry” L. Stevens

Gerald “Jerry” L. Stevens, 84, Lincoln passed away April 5, 2020. Born August 2, 1935 in Lincoln, NE to Guy Franklin and Pauline (Achziger) Stevens.

Jerry had his own roofing company for over 40 years. He was a member of Trinity Chapel Church in Rokeby and past Assistant Fire Chief at Southwest Fire Department.  Jerry and his wife, Marilyn, spent many happy years in Arizona, where Jerry liked to hike, jeep and enjoy the outdoors.

Family members include his son Gary (Denise) Stevens, Lincoln; daughters Cynthia (Randal) Matz, Cordova, TN; Terri Watts, Lincoln and Pamela (Neal) Soderquist, Omaha.  Grandchildren:  Jennifer Stevens, Lincoln; Angela (Tyrone) Saunders, Fort Belvoir, VA; Nikki (Devin) Ostrander, Hickman; Amy (Joe) Lunde, Overland Park, KS; Ryan Soderquist, Omaha; plus a grandson and granddaughter in Tennessee.  Great-grandchildren:  Katrina Stevens-Schoonover, Hailey Schoonover, Traelynn Schoonover; Imari Saunders, Jasiah Saunders, Leila Saunders; Emmitt Ostrander and Gunner Ostrander; plus 2 great grandsons and 2 great granddaughters in Tennessee.

Preceded in death by his parents, wife Marilyn, two brothers and a sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers send memorials to The Food Bank of Lincoln.

Special thanks to The Independence House-Coddington staff for the loving care they provided Jerry and Marilyn the last several years.

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