Michael Eugene Stevenson

Michael Eugene Stevenson

Michael Eugene Stevenson

Cedar Rapids

Michael Eugene Stevenson, 56, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW. Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at Brosh Chapel. Burial will be in Czech National Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted.

Michael was born on Oct. 5, 1967, in Boise, Idaho, the son of Sheldon E. Stevenson and Karin B. (Moore) Blood. He graduated from Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids in 1986. Mike served two years as an Army Reservist, discharged in 1988, then began his trucking career a year later. Mike proudly drove truck over 30 years. He was with JMS Transportation for many years, as well as Summertyme Trucking, and DeNeve Enterprises. Most recently he was working as a grain inspector at Mid-Iowa Grain. Mike was united in marriage to Lori (Kinnison) Fortmann on June 26, 2010, in Cedar Rapids. He enjoyed watching football, rooting for his Carolina Panthers and Penn State Nittany Lions. He also had a passion for anything WWII-related. Planes in general but especially fighter planes and tanks.

Mike is survived by his wife Lori; stepchildren, Brendon and Dallas Boyle of Cedar Rapids and Jace Fortman of Mooresville, N.C.; granddaughter, Hayden Boyle; brother, RJ (Liz) Blood of Central City; aunt, Maggie (Richard) Hrvol of Cedar Rapids; nephews, Tom and Marcus Allman; niece, Lucy Blood; and his great-niece Jasmine Allman. Mike will also be remembered by his long time best friends; Amy (Anson) Clark and family of Monticello, Kim (John) Havilcek of Marion, and Roger (Joanne) Bauer of St. Germaine, Wis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepfather Robert Blood, grandparents, and his sister Connie Allman.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.brosh.chapel.com.

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