Orus Ross Stephens Jr. (1945 - 2019)

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Service Information
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA
Funeral Mass
Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mercy Church
Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on February 12, 2019 at 10 am, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, LA, for Orus Ross Stephens Jr., who passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. Visitation will be held Monday, February 11, 2019 from 5-8 pm at Rabenhorst Funeral Home 825 Government Street and also preceding the funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Church from 9-10 am. Dr. Stephens was born March 31, 1945, in Alexandria, LA, to the late Orus Ross Stephens Sr., and Alice Neilson Stephens. He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Catherine Reitz Stephens; his children, Jonathan and his wife Claire Ellen Stephens, Claire and her husband Ryan Engquist, and Leslie Stephens; his six grandchildren, Jonathan, Kathryn and Charlotte Stephens; Thomas, Alice and Avery Engquist; and his sister Stephanie Stephens Doran (Edward). Dr. Stephens earned both his undergraduate and his DDS degrees from LSU. He operated a dental practice in Baton Rouge for over forty years. The family requests that those wishing to honor Dr. Stephens' memory do so through a donation to the ALS Association, Steve Gleason Foundation, PO Box 24493, New Orleans, LA 70184 or .
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, 2019
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