Stephanie Gene Stangel, B.S. '71
Stephanie Gene Stangel (Steph) peacefully and very unexpectedly joined her parents Sunday, October 21, 2012. She passed away in her sleep from a cardiac event at age 63. Steph was born March 3, 1949, in Portland, Oregon, the eldest of Ben and Ann (Drnjevic) Stangel's four children. She grew up in Milwaukie where she attended St. John's grade school and St. Mary's Academy High School in Portland. Steph attended Oregon State University in pre-nursing where she became a diehard OSU Beaver fan. She graduated from the University of Oregon Nursing School with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN). She completed the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Program (CPNP-PC) at OHSU and practiced in Portland before moving to Eugene where she lived and worked for over thirty years. Wherever she went in Eugene she would run into her "kids" and their "kids". Steph leaves her sisters, Doreen Stangel, Diane Howard (Dan), brother Jamie Stangel (Jamie), niece Alli and nephew Justin, adopted family Robbie, Jincy, Ellie and Josie, extended family and friends. Join her family in celebrating Steph's life Friday, November 23, 2012, St. John's Catholic Church, Milwaukie, OR, 10955 SE 25th Ave., 10:00 Rosary with reception to follow.
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