|Birth: ||May 13, 1914|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 2000|
PEORIA, IL - Leah Ruth Mitchell, 86, of 4112 N. Westport Court died at 1:32 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at BelWood Nursing Home.
Born May 13, 1914, in Peoria to Phillip and Henrietta Stein, she married Charles E. Mitchell on Sept. 3, 1938, in Peoria. He survives.
Also surviving are four sons, William of Peoria, Michael of Milwaukee, Dan of Green Bay, Wis., and Peter of Palmetto, Fla.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Irma Stein of Peoria Heights.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
A teacher, she taught at Longfellow Elementary School in Peoria from 1938 to 1940. She was a former member of the Von Steuben Elementary School Mothers Club.
She was a 45-year member of Arcadia Presbyterian Church, where a memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Dr. Kenn Shedenhelm will officiate. There will be no visitation. Cremation will be accorded and burial of ashes will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or her church.
Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Friday, September 1, 2000
Philip V. Stein (1875 - 1958)
Henrietta S. Sehnert Stein (1880 - 1966)
Charles E. Mitchell (1914 - 2006)
August W. Stein (1900 - 1988)*
Walter Frederick Stein (1903 - 1973)*
Leah Ruth Stein Mitchell (1914 - 2000)
Fon du Lac Township Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 12, 2010
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