Michael Richard Stevens
November 26, 1955 – April 9, 2018
Michael Richard Stevens was born on November 26, 1955 in Austin, Texas to Gwendolyn Elizabeth Schieffer, and Harvey Morris Stevens, Sr. Michael graduated from the Jerry Mac Clifton Center (Austin Independent School District, Austin, Texas).
Michael lived at home with our loving and active family. He attended public school, and loved swimming, golfing and bowling. He loved participating in Special Olympics where he earned many awards. After the passing of his parents, Michael spent some happy years at Marbridge Ranch in Manchaca, Texas. In 2007, he began living at the Austin State Supported Living Center in Austin, Texas where all of the services that he needed were right on the campus and the dedicated, loving, kind and loyal staff were able to meet all of the challenges that the Alzheimer dementia presented. The staff provided holistic team care for him in his specialty care home which he loved.
Michael had lifelong friends from his days as an elementary school student through his entire adulthood in the group named the Special Stars.
Michael is predeceased by his mother and father. Michael is survived by his sister Nancy Hrin, Nona Rogers, and his brother Morris Stevens, Jr. and by many loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Rosary: Thursday April 12, 2018 visitation from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm with Rosary beginning at 6:30 p.m. Cook-Walden Funeral Home 6100 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752.
Funeral: Friday April 13, 2018 10:30 am (visitation 9:30) Austin State Supported Living Center Chapel, 2203 West 35 Street, Austin, Texas 78703
Cemetery: Burial will follow immediately after the funeral Mass. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery, 3650 South Interstate 35 Frontage, Austin, Texas 78704.
The family would like to thank the dedicated, and loving staff at Austin State Supported Living Center, and the dedicated and loving staff of Hospice Austin.
Flowers may be sent to Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78752. Donations may be sent to Friends of Austin State Supported Living Center, 2203 W. 35th Street, Austin, Texas, 78703, ausslcfriends.org; Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78759; The Austin State Supported Living Center Family/Guardian Association c/o Forrest Novy, 4712 Avenue G, Austin, Texas 78751.
To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website at: www.cookwaldenfuneralhime.com
- Michael is predeceased by his mother and father Gwendolyn Elizabeth Schieffer, and Harvey Morris Stevens, Sr. Michael is survived by his sister Nancy Hrin, Nona Rogers, and his brother Morris Stevens, Jr. and by many loving nieces and nephews.
- Steven Hrin
- Patrick Stevens
- Ben Rogers
- Daniel Rogers
- Ken Haag
- Joshua Haag
- Austin Haag
- Zachary Haag
- Colin McKay
- Timothy Malcolm
- Adam Gibbs
- Friends of Austin State Supported Living Center
4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78759
The Austin State Supported Living Center Family/Guardian Association c/o Forrest Novy
4712 Avenue G, Austin, Texas 78751
- Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
- Rosary Thursday, April 12, 2018
- Funeral Mass Friday, April 13, 2018
Michael Richard Stevens
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April 13, 2018
My prayers are with you and for Michael. He is now in heaven with all the other angels. May God bless you all. Pat Eure