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Tyson Stevenson

Tyson R. Stevenson, 44 of Quimby, Iowa, passed away Sunday evening, February 16, 2020 at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa due to an unexpected heart attack.

Funeral services were Saturday, February 22 at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor David Doellinger and Pastor Don Meyer officiated. Burial was in the Quimby Cemetery.

The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

Tyson was born October 17, 1975 at Cherokee, Iowa to Richard & Elaine (Grell) Stevenson Jr. He attended River Valley High School and then attended Western Iowa Tech in Mapleton, Iowa for electrical engineering.

Tyson married his best friend, Debie Dalton, on May 4, 2002 at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby, Iowa.

He had worked at Holstein Manufacturing doing fabrication work for many years. He also worked at Holzhauer Motors as a mechanic, and he was currently working in the maintenance department at Hy-Vee Warehouse.

Tyson was a confirmed member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. He was a member of the Quimby Fire Department, Moon Crickets Club and Pheasants Forever.

Tyson loved time spent with his family and friends while camping, hunting, fishing and attending sprint car races. Among many things that were important to Tyson was his love of his dogs, especially Ozzie and Weatherby.

He was an avid Denver Broncos fan and would do anything to watch the Sunday game, including taking a tree down to get better reception.

He was preceded in death by death by his father, Richard Stevenson Jr; his maternal grandparents, Reynold and Bette Grell; his paternal grandparents, Dick and Betty Stevenson; his father-in-law, Eddie Dalton, his brother-in-law, Dale Dalton; and his sister in-law, Teresa Dalton.

He is survived by his wife Debie; three children: Carre Stevenson and her significant other, Brekken Roberts of Sioux City IA; and Tejay Stevenson of Quimby, IA; a special nephew, Dylan Dalton and his fiancee Kelsi Pry of Galva, IA; his mother, Elaine Stevenson of Quimby, IA; two brothers and one sister, Troy (Kim) Stevenson and Tracy (Angie) Stevenson, all of Quimby, IA; Teanna (Mike) Athanasakis of Clarksville, TN: his mother in-law, Collene Dalton and Larry Long of Washta, IA; and three brothers-in-law: Donnie Dalton and Doug (Tammy) Dalton of Cherokee, IA and Danny Dalton of Quimby, IA.

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