Glen R. Stevenson, 82, of Winfield, passed away Wednesday morning, May 29, 2019, at his home.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Monday, June 3, at Tisdale United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. A visitation with family is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Miles Funeral Service.
Memorials have been established in Glen’s name for Tisdale United Methodist Church and for Joseph’s Storehouse in Burden. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.
Born Feb. 28, 1937, in Winfield, Glen was a son of Merle T. and Mary “Maxine” (Withiam) Stevenson. He was raised and educated in Winfield, graduating from Winfield High School in 1955. He began his career on Oct. 3, 1955 with Cessna Aircraft in Wichita.
He and Louise Annette Eastman married on Feb. 16, 1957, at Tisdale United Methodist Church. The couple made their first home in Mulvane before moving to the Akron community in 1959 to help Glen’s father farm. The family moved to Derby in 1968, where Glen enjoyed coaching youth baseball. Glen and Louise moved to Rose Hill in 1980. Glen remained at Cessna for more than 40 years, retiring as a supervisor in June 1996. He and Louise returned to the Winfield area in 1995 and built their retirement home on Louise’s family land.
Glen was a member of Tisdale United Methodist Church and served on the Tisdale Township board. He also served as president of Joseph’s Storehouse.
In addition to his parents, Glen was preceded in death by a son, Kirk Stevenson.
His family includes his wife, Louise, of Winfield; children, Rodney Stevenson and wife, Tracy, of Wichita, Roger Stevenson and wife, Tonya, of Claremore, Okla., and Cynthia Callaway and husband, Charles, of Scranton; his sister, Patricia Lemon, of Winfield; brother, Ronald Stevenson and wife, Sharon, of Winfield; his 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and his loyal dog, Dazy.