September 2, 1939 –
August 31, 2015
Tom passed away on
August 31, 2015 at the age of 75. Tom is survived by his wife of 52 years Bev, his sons Brandon and Spencer; and his grandchildren Jordan, Rayne and Parker. Tom is also survived by his sisters Louann Asplund and Barbara Gulmick (Wade) and brother-in-law Robert Black, his sister-in-law Barbara Lundstad and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Brenda and Jerry Goertzen, and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Cleone; his sister Loy Lowe and his brother Rod.
Tom was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, to Frank and Cleone Stevens and raised on a farm in Barnwell, Alberta.
Tom was married in 1963 and shortly thereafter moved to British Columbia, and in the fall of 1970 moved to Nelson and enrolled in the Kootenay School of Art. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 1978 and was also an assistant sculpture instructor at David Thompson University in 1980-81.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Tom’s honor on Wednesday, September 9th from 2pm-4pm at the
Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4E5