Stephen G. Greene, age 64, of Rantoul, Kan., passed away Oct. 15, 2019, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1955, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of Wayne Greene and Joyce (Lang) Greene. Stephen grew up in Prairie Village, Kan., and graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School with the class of 1973. He later attended the Kansas City Art Institute and Johnson County Community College.

Stephen was a commercial artist for Gill Studios in Lenexa, Kan. He starting working there in the early 70s and was currently employed there.

On May 4, 1979, Stephen was united in marriage to Donna Williams in Prairie Village, Kan. Stephen and Donna moved to Rantoul in 2004. They recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Greene, Rantoul; three sisters, Annette Hoskins, Liberty Township, Ohio, Cynthia Grosh, Lakewood, Colo., Julie Coleman, Lawrence, Kan.; two brothers, David Greene, Kansas City, Mo., Joseph Greene and his wife, Jo, Roeland Park, Kan.; six nieces; two nephews; and eight great-nieces and nephews.

Stephen was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, James Grosh.

A Celebration of Life is planned for a later date. The family requests donations to Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, of Ottawa, Kan., in lieu of flowers.

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