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Warren G. Stevenson, 87, of Mendota died Aug. 1, 2013, in Heritage Health, Mendota.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota. The Rev. Howard Smith will officiate. Burial will be at Waltham Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 4079. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Mr. Stevenson was born July 20, 1926, in La Salle to Robert and Mabelle (Crane) Stevenson. He married Ruth McLaughlin on July 10, 1948, in Troy Grove.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He was a grain and livestock farmer for 22 years in Wisconsin and the remaining time in Illinois. Survivors are his wife, Ruth of Mendota; two sons, Richard (Sue) Stevenson of Salem, Wis., and David (Lois) Stevenson of Zumbro Falls, Minn.; two daughters, Jill (David) Fralick of Naples, Fla., and Ronda Cowgill of Dayton, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, Glenn (Dorothy) Stevenson of Waltham Township; and three sisters, Kathryn Calkins of Deer Park, Mabel Anne Finley of Peru and Carol Edgcomb of Spring Valley.
He was preceded in death by one son, Dale; a son in infancy; and four brothers and four sisters.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Mendota Area Senior Services.