Calvin Duane Stevens was born September 1, 1957 to Tyyne ‘Darlene’ (Heinonen) and Ralph ‘Duane’ Stevens in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. And passed away December 4, 2021 at the Frazee Care Center. He was the 2nd of 6 kids. Raised on the farm in Shell Lake Township. Where he went to and graduated from Frazee High School in 1975. After graduation Calvin worked a few labor jobs. It wasn’t until when he was working at Swifts where he met his best friend Judith (Leritz). And December 16, 1978 they were married. With their marriage he gained 2 bonus children James and Garry Crook and in December 1980 he was blessed with his only child Anna. Calvin was a hard working guy after Swifts in Frazee closed he worked in the Detroit Lakes facility until their closing. He worked a few more labor jobs and later took care of his father until his passing in 2003. Calvin moved from the family farm to Frazee. Calvin loved gardening (whether it be flowers or vegetables), baking and cooking, canning, fishing and hunting, his nieces and nephews, but his greatest joys were his grandchildren.
Calvin is survived by his daughter Anna Fratzke of Wadena, and bonus son James (Tanya) Crook of Menahga. Brothers Ralph “Mike” (Connie) Stevens of Park Rapids, Robert Stevens and Bryan Stevens both of Detroit Lakes Mn and One and only sister Darla (Allen) Hawk of Goodridge Mn. 8 Grandchildren; Shalom Crook, Bailey Crook, Brandon Mountjoy, Jaden Crook, Vanessa Fratzke, Jordon Fratzke, Abby Crook, and Mathias Crook. 2 great grandchildren Hudsyn and RyLee and many nieces and nephews and a special best friend Tanya Mastin. And many friends and extended family.
Calvin is proceeded in death by his parents Tyyne and Ralph, brother Paul, son Garry, best friend Judy and all other loved ones family and friends
Celebration of Life Gathering will be 2:00pm on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Frazee Event Center.