Obituary: Jack Stephenson |

Obituary: Jack Stephenson

Jack Stephenson, 87, a resident of Minden, Nevada, passed away February 22, 2012. Jack was born May 2, 1924 in Ropesville, Texas to Joe and Jewel Stephenson. Jack worked for the State of California for 43¦ years majority of those years as a resident of Alpine County and then returned to work with Cal-Trans for snow removal for 10 years. His first love was cattle, horses and working with and helping ranchers. He is survived by his wife, Vaudine Stephenson of 60 years; 3 daughters, Brenda (Tim) Smith, Jackie (Hector) Reyes and Darlene (Jim) Karjola; 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. A service for Jack will be held Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Walton’s Funerals and Cremation, 1521 Church St. Gardnerville, NV. Burial will take place at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, Nevada.