Doris D. Stephan
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Doris D. Stephan
  • May 6, 1925 - January 31, 2017
  • Gilbert, Arizona

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Doris D. Stephan passed away January 31, 2017 in Gilbert, AZ. Doris was born May 6, 1925 in Geneva County, AL to Porter Deese and Lavada Deese. She was 91, mentally alert, living independently.
She grew up in the panhandle of Florida. Her career began as a beautician with her own beauty shop at 18, becoming a senior vice president of a New York international beauty salon company. She and her family first lived in Sacramento, CA and then moved to the Phoenix area 50 years ago. She loved antiques, shrimp, pinochle and her many, many friends. She was a faithful member of the LDS Church.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert Stephan, Sr. and is survived by three sons, Robert Jr., Gregory and Clarke, and nine grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 4th at 3:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Islands Ward, 1150 W. Elliot Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85233. Interment will take place at the National Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024 on Monday, February 6th.
We are grateful for the love and attention family and friends have shown our mother throughout the years. Memorial donations may be made with the American Heart Association, www.heart.org.