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Hobert Eugene Stevens, 85 of US Highway 31, Lakeville, Indiana passed away February 26, 2019 at 1:03 p.m. at his daughter's residence under Hospice care in South Bend, Indiana where he had been in declining health. On February 5, 1934 in Red Wine, Kentucky he was born to Sanford & Elizabeth (Hill) Stevens, and had lived in the Marshall County, Indiana most of his life.
On June 13, 1953 in Perry County, Kentucky he married Claudette Howard and together they shared 65 years with one another, before Claudette's passing in January.
Hobert was a Pastor for several local churches most recently the Apostolic Tabernacle, Lakeville, Indiana, retiring 3 years ago. He also worked for Bremen Castings, Bremen, Indiana in the Shaker Room for 22 years.
Hobert was a loving father of 5 children and his life was and example of a dedicated man of God. To his children they would say if asked it was a privilege to have him as a Dad.
He is survived by his Daughters – Sheila Chizum of Indianapolis, Indiana; Debbie McCann and husband Gregory of South Bend, Indiana; Rita White and husband Glenn of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.
Sons – Hobert Stevens Jr. and wife Mary of Argos, Indiana; and Timothy Stevens of South Bend, Indiana
12 Grandchildren 26 Great Grandchildren 8 Great-Great Grandchildren
3 Sisters – Ruby Brock of Argos, Indiana; Bonnie Susits and husband John of Argos; Linda Hale and husband Jim of Lakeville, Indiana
3 Brothers – Herbert Stevens and wife Shirley of Argos, Indiana; William Stevens and wife Linda of Punta Gorda, Florida; Sherman Stevens and wife Linda of Bourbon, Indiana
He is preceded in death by his Parents, Wife – Claudette Stevens; Grandson-Nickolas Andrews, Great Grandchildren-Abagil White and Darian McGrath; Brothers – Harold “Curly” Stevens; Donald Stevens; and James Stevens, Sisters – Edna Roberts, Juanita Duff
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday March 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home; 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Denton Howard. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions may be made to help the family with final expenses at: Hobert E. Stevens Memorial Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501