Marion H. “Steve” Stephenson, 91, of Orange , passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in his residence.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Born on May 21, 1917 to Earl and Nona Stephenson in Wright City, Okla., he was a veteran of World War II in the Army. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and he worked as an electrician before working with the General Services Administration where he oversaw the maintenance of Post Office buildings throughout Texas.

Steve loved Southeast Texas, his fishing place at Toledo Bend and hearing about his children and grandchildren. His big family wishes to thank Linda Hughes with Meals on Wheels and the Amedysis Care Group for their services love and patience.