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Olive Frances Bullington Stevens, BHS 1938

Olive Frances Bullington Stevens

Burbank Leader, February 2007

Long time Burbank resident Olive Frances Stevens passed away Monday, February 12, 2007 after a brief illness. She was 87 years old.

Born in 1919 in Daly City, California, Olive Bullington moved to Southern California as a young child. The family settled in Burbank and she graduated from Burbank High School in 1938. She married Gerald Stevens in 1941.

While her husband served in the Army in the Pacific during World War II, Olive held down the home front, taking care of their baby daughter. When Gerald returned from the war , he worked as an engineer for Lockheed Aircraft. Olive continued to take care of the home, raising three children. They were married for forty-eight years until his death in 1989.

Her interests included, sewing, card playing and square dancing. An avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan, she continued to attend games through the 2006 season.

Mrs. Stevens is survived by her three children, Janice Ardrey of Sacramento, Ca, Susan Fischer of Burbank and William Stevens of Burbank. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great - grandchildren. A Celebration of her life will be held in her home, Saturday, February 17 at 11 a.m.. Friends are welcome to drop in.

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