Alfred Stevens "Steve" Little

Birth Date: November 7, 1933
Death Date: March 22, 2018
Age at Death: 84
Veteran Of: U. S. Air Force



Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Gunnison Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Gunnison, Colorado
Mortuary Name: Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, Grand Junction, Colorado


Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 4A Death Notice - March 24, 2018
Alfred “Steve” Little, 84, Grand Junction, died March 22, 2018, at his home. Services will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. at the Gunnison Cemetery in Gunnison. He was a wholesale furniture distributor. Survivors include his wife, Lynn; one son, Douglas of Bartlett, Illinois; one daughter, Erin Palagonia of Richardson, Texas; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 5A Obituary - March 27, 2018
Alfred Stevens "Steve" Little, Jr. died peacefully in his sleep at his home Thursday morning, March 22, 2018, at 84 years of age. Steve was born November 7, 1933, in Lyons, KS to Alfred Stevens Little, Sr. and Ruby Miller Little. He graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in Kansas City, KS in 1953. After high school, Steve attended the University of Kansas for two years and then entered into the service of his country in the US Air Force. He met the love of his life, Lynn Glover, in Dallas, TX, while stationed at James Connally Air Force Base in Waco. The couple married in 1955. In their nearly 62 years of marriage, Steve and Lynn raised two children, Doug and Erin, and experienced the joy of having four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. They served at Air Force bases in Fairbanks, AK and Rapid City, SD, before moving to Dallas, TX, where they owned and operated a wholesale furniture business. Steve retired from the furniture business in the early-mid 1980’s and moved, with Lynn, to Gunnison, CO in 1993, where they had vacationed frequently. They enjoyed golf, skiing, snowmobiling, and hunting in the Gunnison area, and Steve served as a docent at the Gunnison Museum. He enjoyed life, travel (especially cruises), and his family, to which he was a loving and devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Steve and Lynn moved to Grand Junction, CO for health reasons in 2004. Steve is survived by his wife, Lynn; son, Doug (Donna) Little; daughter, Erin (Anthony) Palagonia, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018,with Rev. Steve Easterday-McPadden presiding. Burial services will be held in Gunnison, CO that afternoon, with Rev. John Foreman presiding. Memorial contributions can be made to First United Methodist Church of Grand Junction. Steve was well loved and will be missed by many.


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