September 22, 2021

Mr. Herbert C. Stevens, 81, of New London, Ia., died September 16, 2021 at the Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House.

Born August 31, 1940 at home in Wayland, Mo., he was the son of Charles Cecil and Goldie Lillian (Casey) Stevens. He married Betty Davis February 24, 1962 in the country of Mexico. She died March 14, 2021.

Herbert served in the United States Navy. He was a cowboy in Texas, a supervisor at I.A.A.P. for 15 years, and worked in machine maintenance at Champion Sparkplug Company for 38 ½ years. He was of the Methodist faith.

Herb enjoyed woodworking, making wooden toys for Old Threshers.

Survivors include two daughters, Teena S. Craff of Mt. Pleasant, Ia., and Tammy Stevens of Florida; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a sister, Darlene Wirt of Burlington, Ia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and son Herb Stevens II.

There will be no services at this time. An inurnment will be held at a later date in Frazee Cemetery, Wayland, Mo.

Cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lunningfuneralchapel.com