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C. Emogean Stein, 91, Evanston & Tell City

C. Emogean Stein, 91, formerly of Evanston and Tell City, passed away January 30, 2020, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand.

Born December 11, 1928, in Lamar, she was the daughter of the late William and Flossie Painter Griepenstroh.

She married Wilfred Stein on November 26, 1950. He preceded her in death on February 13, 2008.

A devoted wife and mother, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, playing cards, bowling, cooking, reading and music.

She was employed at Commercial Filters in Tell City for 27 years, retiring in 1992. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran church in Evanston.

Survivors include her daughters, Jan (Gary) Waninger of Santa Claus and Jenny (Vernie) Schaefer of Tell City, IN; two sisters, JoAnn (Jim) Roessler of Santa Claus and Billy York of Fenton, MO; three grandchildren, Ryan (Erin) Fortwendel of Tell City, Derek Little of St. Meinrad, and Jessica Stein of Bloomington; three great-grandchildren, Falynn, Rowen, Elliott; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Jeffery Dean and Michael Ray.

Funeral services for Emogean Stein were held Sunday, February 2, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston, with Pastor Rodney Schmeltz officiating. Burial followed in St. John’s Cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer Association.

Condolences may be left online at zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.

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