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Magdalene Anna Stevens

May 31, 1925 - August 6, 2017
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Brunswick-Magdalene Anna ("Leni”) Stevens age 92, formerly of Pejepscot Village, passed away August 6, 2017 at Coastal Shores Retirement Community, Brunswick surrounded by her family. She was born in Kassel, Germany on May 31, 1925. She was the daughter of Phillip and Gretchen Brehm. She attended schools in Kassel, Germany and was a survivor of World War II. She met her husband, George Stevens while he was stationed in Germany. They were married on November 1, 1954. Mr. Stevens preceded her in death in November, 2008.

Mrs. Stevens was active in many organizations. She was a member of the Lion’s Club, the Jay Cee’s, and the German-American Club. Mrs. Stevens also volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America, along with her husband, George.During this time, they both received the Silver Beaver Award from the Boy Scouts. This is a Distinguished Service Award for those who have made an impact on the lives of youth.

Leni will be remembered by many for her love of baking. She created, and shared, her German desserts with local restaurants, family, and friends. Her treats brought smiles, and will be missed, by all those that had the pleasure of enjoying them.

Her survivors include her two sons, Herbert Stevens and wife Lori of Bowdoin, and Linwood Stevens and wife Denise of Louisville, Kentucky. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include: niece Doris Rosner; brother-in-law Richard Stevens and his wife Joanne; sister-in-laws Lily Stevens, and Peggy Aube.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staffs of Coastal Shores and CHANS for the loving care given to her during her time with them.

A graveside service will be held at the West Bowdoin Cemetery, on West Road in Bowdoin, on Saturday August 19th at 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to CHANS Home Healthcare 60 Baribeau Drive in Brunswick.

Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick where memorial condolences may be expressed at