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In Memory of

Elizabeth Ruth Stevens

February 19, 1926 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


Elizabeth Ruth Stevens, 91, of Lake Jackson, Texas passed away at her home on August 4, 2017 in Freeport, TX. Liz was born on February 19, 1926 in Port Arthur, Texas to Elire Bourque. Liz married William "Bill" Stevens in Lake Jackson, Texas on February 22, 1952.
After graduating from high school, Liz attended Southwest Texas State University; where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in teaching. She moved to Freeport, Texas in 1952 to teach St. Mary's Star of Sea where she met and married Bill. Liz went back to school in 1968 and...

Elizabeth Ruth Stevens, 91, of Lake Jackson, Texas passed away at her home on August 4, 2017 in Freeport, TX. Liz was born on February 19, 1926 in Port Arthur, Texas to Elire Bourque. Liz married William "Bill" Stevens in Lake Jackson, Texas on February 22, 1952.
After graduating from high school, Liz attended Southwest Texas State University; where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in teaching. She moved to Freeport, Texas in 1952 to teach St. Mary's Star of Sea where she met and married Bill. Liz went back to school in 1968 and graduated with a Master's degree in social work. Liz worked for the Texas Department of Health until she retired. After retirement, Liz enjoyed traveling and antique shopping with her husband Bill. Liz was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority for over 50 years
Liz is preceded in death by her husband William M. Stevens, mother Elire Bourque, and son-in-law Ron Ostrowski. She is survived by her son Mike (Joyce) Stevens and family, son Jim Stevens (Karla Bruce), daughter Cindy Ostrowski (Ray Newman), grandchildren Jake (Jessica) Heaps, Sean Camp, Tyler Camp (Brittany Johnson) and Beth Camp, and great-grandchildren Serenity Williams, Adelais Carlberg-Camp, Jeanine, Jocelyn, and Jack Heaps, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family will receive friends for the visitation and rosary at Restwood Funeral Home in Clute, Texas on Thursday August 10, 2017 at 5pm to 8pm, with the rosary starting at 7pm. The funeral service will be held on Friday August 11, 2017 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Lake Jackson, Texas at 11 am. The graveside service will be held at Restwood Memorial Park following the funeral service.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at A-Med Hospice for their care and devotion to their loved one.