Mar 04, 1953---Jul 31, 2022


Jeffrey Scott Stevens, 69, Kansas City, KS, formerly of Kankakee, IL passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 after suffering with Multiple Sclerosis for several years.  At his request no public services will be held. 


Jeff was born March 4th, 1953 in Kankakee, IL, the son of Esther “Ese” Christensen and Wayne Stevens.  He spent most of his life living in Kankakee County.  He moved to Kansas City with son and daughter in law in 2012.  He enjoyed playing hockey, golf, and poker.  He also enjoyed watching golf and western movies, listening to classic rock and was a huge Chicago Blackhawks fan.  He retired from CSL Behring after MS stopped him from working.  He was proceeded in death by his father Wayne Stevens.  Jeff is survived by his mother, Ese Christensen, a son and daughter. Oliver “OJ” (Amy) Stevens and Christin Stevens. Two brothers Mike Stevens and Joel (Kathy) Stevens and niece and nephew Lisa (Michael) Maurer and Ryan (Danielle) Stevens.


Condolences may be expressed at: Donations can be made on Jeff’s behalf at



Vickie Wood Aug 04 ,2022

old friend ,Bourbonnais ,Illinois

OJ and family, so very sorry to see that Jeff passed away. We lost touch many years ago but have fond memories from past times.

Mary Lou Aug 05 ,2022

Know Family ,Murfreesboro ,Tennessee

Joel ,Kathy, Esther and family, So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace and with God's help get you through this trying time. With Love Mary Lou Webb

Becky Vine Aug 05 ,2022

Friend/neighbor ,Kankakee ,Illinois

Our sincere condolences to the Stevens family in the passing of Jeffrey. Prayers for the family! Albert and Becky Vine

Tammy McLaren Aug 05 ,2022

Jeff was the kindest and most generous man I have ever known. I think about him often and pray he is at peace. My condolences to the family.