Lee “Poldi” Stevenson, a 30-year resident of Darien, died peacefully on Jan. 24, 2017. Her entire family was by her side when she passed. Her strength and joyful spirit prevailed as her room was filled with love and laughter through her final moments.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John Buchanan Stevenson III; her son and daughter-in-law, John and Jayme Stevenson of Darien, Conn.; her son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Gabrielle Stevenson of Southport, Conn.; her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Don McDonald of Bellevue, Wash.; and her 13 grandchildren: Alexandra, DL, Samantha, Ross, Kendall, Charlett, Amanda, Brett, McKenna, Ian, Hailey, John V and Kyle. Lee was preceded in death by her sister Charlett Strohlein of Hamburg, Germany, and is survived by her half-sister, Jutta Schmoldt’s of Hamburg, Germany.