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Gary L. Stivers

July 24, 1944 June 16, 2018
Gary L.  Stivers
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Obituary for Gary L. Stivers

Gary L. Stivers, 73, of Lafayette, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

He was born on July 24, 1944 in Little Rock, AR to the late Fredrick and Frances (Brand) Stivers.

Gary graduated from Jefferson High School in 1962. After graduation, he served his country in the United States Army from 1962 to 1965 where he was stationed in Germany.

On August 26, 1967, he married Marjorie Lenartz in Wolcott, Indiana in a double ceremony with Sylvia Fisher and Tom Walls. They celebrated 50 years of marriage last summer.

Gary worked for Eli Lilly as a Process Technician for 29 years before retiring in 1998. He had previously worked for Alcoa.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 11, 40 & 8, and was an associate member of Navy Ship 12.

Gary enjoyed fishing, hunting, mushroom hunting, and watching cowboy movies. He was an avid Cubs, Bears, Colts and Purdue basketball and football fan.

Surviving are his wife, Marjorie Stivers; his children, Joseph Easton of Lafayette, R. Clark Stivers of West Lafayette, and Wylie (Christine) Stivers of Fowler; his brother, Randall G. (Cynthia) Stivers of Lafayette; 7 grandchildren, Nikki, Heather, Alexander, Zachary, Evan, Nathaniel, and Josie; and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Michelle Russell-Maitlen; his brother and sister-in-law, Freddie A. and Linda Stivers; and his brother-in-laws, Russ Lenartz and Bob Lenartz.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 11.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 11 or to 40 and 8 in loving memory of Gary .

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American Legion Post 11

1801 S. 9th Street
Lafayette, in 47905

American Legion Post 11
1801 S. 9th Street Lafayette 47905 in
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