2016-09-01 / Obituaries

Stephen Addis

“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he die yet shall he live, and whosoever lives and believes in me shall never die.” John 11:25, 26

Stephen Jeffrey Addis, at 64 years of age, passed away on July 18, 2016 in the comfort of his home at Idle Wheels in Mariposa, Calif., and is now with his Lord and Savior.

“Steve” was born on Sept. 10, 1951 to Paul Montgomery Addis and Anna Elizabeth

(Story) Addis in San Bernardino, Calif., and was welcomed into the world by his older brother, John Addis.

Stephen was never married and did not have children. He was preceded in death by his father and mother and is survived by his only brother, John Addis, a resident of Frederick, Md.

Steve graduated from high school in Taft, Calif., and attended college at the University of California, Bakersfield. Steve enlisted in the Navy and served his country in Vietnam from 1970-1972.

Steve was a true outdoorsman, constantly hiking, climbing and camping in his beloved area of Mariposa and Yosemite. Steve was also a caregiver at heart. Although Steve had numerous occupations throughout his working career, which included his beloved “Yosemite” for many years, his true passion was caring for others.

Prior to his death Steve was employed by IHSS and Adult Protective Services in Mariposa County. Steve was well liked and loved by those who knew him well and as expressed by many residents at the 55-plus Community of Idle Wheels. Steve will be greatly missed”.

Steve was attended to by Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home in Merced and was cremated as per his expressed wishes. Condolences may be sent to his brother John at 112 Frederick Ave, Frederick, MD 21701.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mariposa SPCA at PO Box 671, Mariposa, CA 95338.

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