Richard Stevens, age 72, of Springfield, MN died on April 29, 2021, at Valley View Manor Care Center in Lamberton, MN.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield.

Graveside services will be held at the Springfield City Cemetery on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 11:15 am.

The clergy will be Pastor Tricia Mattson. Interment will be at the Springfield City Cemetery

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Richard Allen Stevens was born on September 24, 1948 to Harold and Helen (Armstrong) Stevens in Minneapolis, MN. He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged. On December 7, 1968 he married Leah Eilts in Minneapolis. After living in several communities, Richard and Leah moved to Springfield in 1991. He worked for Ochs Brick and then for Salonek Construction until his retirement. Richard loved riding his motorcycle, being outdoors especially fishing and camping, and bowling. He enjoyed being out and about and was always on the go.

He is survived by his wife Leah Stevens of Springfield; daughter Sue (Kris) Hillesheim of Springfield and their children – Ashley White, Cody, Courtney, Matthew, Haley, and Hunter, son Marvin Stevens of Springfield and his children Blake, Brandon, and Bentley; son Rick (Lisa) Stevens of Ceylon and their children Jeremy, Dylan, Levi, and Lance; 2 great grandchildren; and siblings – James and John Stevens. Richard was preceded in death by his parents – Harold Stevens and Helen Hogue, stepfather Marvin Hogue, and sister Patricia Cramb.