Gibbons Family Funeral Home, Ltd.
5917 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60634-2618

Phone:(773) 777-3944

Fax:(773) 777-3295


Michael “Mikie” Stephens

Visitation: May 14, 2016


Michael “Mikie” A. Stephens, 68 of Knoxville, TN pass away October 29 in Sayre, PA. Mikie served as decorated officer in the Chicago Police Department for 31 years, 21 as a patrolman and 10 as a detective. After he retired to Knoxville, he served as a detective for the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. Beloved husband of Lola; dear brother of Bonnie (John) and Fred (Martha); loving step-father of Tim (Laurie) Himmelmann, Joseph (Amy) and Jonathan (Joseph); cherished grandfather to Rhiannon Himmelman, Alyssa and Emily Trudniak; Mikie was a NRA benefactor, Quail Forever member, avid hunter, fisherman and boater. In his later years, he happily served as a reading tutor. His sense of humor, penchant for mischief and joy he brought to those around him will be missed. In accordance to Mikie’s wishes, a Memorial Visitation will be held May 14, 2016 from 2-6 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park RD., Chicago. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 1407 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607 or For info 773-777-3944 or

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