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Happy 70th Anniversary Gene and Shanna Stevens Gene

Happy 70th Anniversary Gene and Shanna Stevens Gene and Shana (Hafen) Stevens celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on September 9th, 2020. Married in Mt. Pleasant, Utah in 1950, Gene directly entered the Air Force and served his country for 24 years starting in the Korean War, then as a fighter pilot/instructor during the Viet Nam conflict, and as an Exchange Officer with the British Royal Air and Taiwanese Air Forces. Gene and Shana moved to Beavercreek, Ohio just before the Xenia Tornado in 1974. Retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 1978, Gene and Shana continued to live in Beavercreek while Gene worked for the federal government at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base retiring in 1995. A thirty-two year member of the Gem City Sweet Adeline's, Shana directed her church choir for over thirty years. Through the years, they have both volunteered and served in the local communities and LDS Church where they have lived. They have five children: Allan (Denyse), Dale (Beverly), Jan Newbold (Paul), Robert, and Michael (Lana). They have been blessed with twenty-one grandchildren and fifty-four great-grandchildren living in California, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Ohio, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. Gene and Shana are grateful to the Lord for their health, wonderful family and many friends, each who hold special places in their hearts. Congratulations to Gene and Shana!
September 13, 2020
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September 13, 2020 8:05pm