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Earl "Bud" R. Stevens

October 23, 1927 — May 11, 2023

Trempealeau, WI

Earl "Bud" R. Stevens

 

Earl R. “Bud” Stevens, age 95, of Trempealeau, WI, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at the Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital in La Crosse.

He was born on October 23, 1927, to Earl and Lena (Krause) Stevens in Trempealeau, WI.  He was united in marriage with Ruth Gill on October 14, 1949, in Cando, ND.

Earl honorably served in the United States Marine Corps from 1948 – 1951. He owned and operated his own business, Stevens Transmission, for 63 years, and he was a member of Central Lutheran Church in Winona.

Earl is survived by his four children:  Susan (David) Stevens, Gary (Debra) Stevens, Scott (Christine) Stevens, and Lori Utecht; 9 grandchildren: John (Teresa) Stevens, Daniel (Deanna) Stevens, Todd (Jacqueline) Stevens, Amy (Cory) Putz, Ann (Chris) Zeisel, Adam Stevens, Jason (Melissa) Markwardt, Sierra (Tim) Kanten, and Aubrey McAlear; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law: Lucille Kronebusch; many nieces and nephews; and his special companions, Ralph and Cookie.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; daughter-in-law; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; and his dog, Benny.

Visitation will be held from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Central Lutheran Church in Winona.  Pastor Michael Short will officiate.  Earl will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery in Centerville, WI, where the American Legion Tickfer-Erickson Post 17 of Arcadia, WI, will provide military honors.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Earl’s family at www.watkowski-mulyck.com.

Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Central Lutheran Church

259 W Wabasha St, Winona, MN 55987

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Central Lutheran Church

259 W Wabasha St, Winona, MN 55987

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