Stephen Donald Gavin, 71, a Florida resident for 21 years, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007. He will be greatly missed by his four children, Lori Nielsen and her children, Danielle and Gram, Erin (John) Eckdahl and their children, Eric, Katie, Anne and Maureen, Steve Jr. (Missy) and their children, Jesse and Justin, and Andy (Maria) and their children, Noa and Alexandria; and mother of his four children Joyce A. Gavin. Born in Chicago, Dec. 4, 1935 to Anne and Frank Gavin. Preceded in death by his brother Philip. Private services in Florida. Please make donations to your local Humane Society.