Christopher Mark Stephenson

July 24, 1961 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 62) 62 Years Old


Christopher Mark Stephenson, age 62, passed away on February 22, 2024 at home peacefully surrounded by his family.  He was a beloved father, husband, grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Chris was born on July 24, 1961 in Houston, Texas to Witt and Ila Mae Stephenson.  He went on to attend the University of Houston and later became a Mechanical Engineer. On May 23, 1987 Chris married Marna Gerard Hurm, who was truly the love of his life.

More than anything, Chris was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family, cheering on the Houston Astros and Texans, floating in his pool and making his famous barbecue chicken for all who came over.  Chris was a kind soul who never met a stranger. He lived his life with a sense of humor and made all who knew him laugh. Chris was famous for making those around him feel loved and welcomed just as they were.

Chris is survived by his loving wife, Marna; his children, Philip Stephenson (Jennifer) and Phoebe Stephenson (Roe Kliatchko); his grandchildren, Truman Witt Stephenson, Isla Mae Stephenson and Eloise Gerard Kliatchko; his siblings Gerald Stephenson, Nancy Stephenson (Michael Johnson) and numerous nieces and nephews. His memory will be cherished by all who knew him.

A funeral service will be held on February 28, 2024 at 11am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 10135 West Road Houston, TX 77064 for family and friends. Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale St Houston, Tx 77023.

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Funeral Mass
February 28, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church
10135 West Rd.
Houston, TX 77064

Graveside Service and Committal
February 28, 2024

1:00 PM
Forest Park Lawndale
6900 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77023


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