L/Cpl. Dion James Stehpenson age 22, of Bountiful, died January 29, 1991 in combat serving in Desert Storm.

He was born December 19, 1968 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the son of James Thomas and Geri Calabra Stepehson. A 1987 graduate of Woods Cross High School. He was a Force Recon Marine. Dion had a loving influence on everyone he knew. And he loved his mother above all.Survived by parents, Jim and Geri, Bountiful; brothers L/Cpl. Shaun James Stephenson, USMC and Michael James Stephenson; grandparents, Alice Stephenson, Deland Florida; Michael and Virginia Aclabra, Las Vegas, Nevada; uncle, Archie Stehpenson, Deland, Florida. Preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward Paul Stephenson, U.S. Navy.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dion Stephenson Fund in care of United Savings, 376 East 400 South, SLC, UT 84111.

Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, 12 Noon, Cathedral of the Madelenine, 309 South Temple. vigil service will be Sunda, 8 p.m. St. Olaf's Catholic Church, 1800 south Orchard Dr., bountiful where friends may call 6-8 p.m. Military Honors to be accorded by Company C, 4th Light Armored Infantry Battallion, USMC, Tooele, at the Bountiful City Cemetery. Funneral Directors: Neil O' Donnell & Sons Mortuary.

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