Howard Stevenson December 30, 1947 - August 2, 2023
Howard Stevenson, 75, passed peacefully at his home in Deer Lodge, on Aug. 2. Howard had suffered with COPD the last few years. Howard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sandi Gilman-Stevenson; son, Howard of Deer Lodge; granddaughter, Sheyanne Carpenter (Tristan) of Seeley Lake; stepfather, Orville Fraser of Laurel; sisters, Betty Przybylski of Florida, Valerie Boelter (Tom) of Park City, Lavonne Frank (Pete), and Carol Osmondson (Dan) of Thief River, Minn., Stacey Gable (Dan) of Laurel, Thelma Lofink of Laurel, and Rachel Fraser of Billings; brother, Chad Fraser of Deer Lodge; sister-in-law, Ronnie Kitenberg of Deer Lodge; and brother-in-law, Les Gilman of Elko, Nev.; special nephew, Cody Fraser (Rachel) of Billings and their two children, Taylor and Kane; and, not to forget, numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Howard was preceded in death by his father, Orville Stevenson, and mother, Florence Stevenson Fraser; brothers, Loren Stevenson and Hank Fraser; sisters; Tammy and Faith Fraser. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Deer Lodge. Please visit www.axelsonfuneralhome.com to offer the family a condolence or to share a memory of Howard.