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Lemuel Theodore Stein
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1899
Peace Valley
Howell County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1981
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

The seventh child and fourth son of Henry Bernard and Sarah Elizabeth Gilliam Stein, he was known as "Lem" until he married his third wife, who called him "Ted." Born and raised in Peace Valley, MO, on Nov. 12, 1921, he married Mary Pauline Harper, daughter of Lenzy "Fate" Harper and Luemma Weeks Harper. They had two children, Nadine and Don, and lived on a cattle farm down the road from his father and across the road from her father. Mary Pauline developed tuberculosis, and they moved to Colorado in an unsuccessful attempt to nurse her back to health in dry air. After Mary Pauline's death, he married Edith Mathis in 1937. Edith died in 1948. In 1950 he married Hazel Bass.

He was happiest as a farmer, and gave up everything he owned trying to save his first wife's life. After her death he did not have the money to return to farming and lived the rest of his life in Denver, working for Gates Rubber Company. At his death he had 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, and died one year after his daughter, Nadine, died of lung cancer. Grandpa died of lung cancer as well. Both had been heavy smokers. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Bernard Stein (1864 - 1926)
  Sarah Elizabeth Gilliam Stein (1863 - 1916)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Pauline Harper Stein (1902 - 1934)
  Edith L. Mathis Stein (1897 - 1948)*
  Hazel W. Bass Stein (1907 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Nadine Ruth Stein Nelson (1922 - 1980)*
  Donald Paul Stein (1924 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mike William Stein (1887 - 1969)*
  James Bernard Stein (1889 - 1959)*
  Anna Amelia Stein Bennett (1891 - 1960)*
  Bertha Otilla 'Bessie' Stein (1893 - 1954)*
  Martha Elizabeth Stein Hughlett (1895 - 1931)*
  Fritz F Stein (1897 - 1959)*
  Lemuel Theodore Stein (1899 - 1981)
  John Henry Stein (1901 - 1968)*
  Dema Agnes Stein Smith (1904 - 1981)*
  Edward Lewis Stein (1906 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery
Thornton
Adams County
Colorado, USA
Plot: 267-D, Spaces 1 and 2
 
Created by: K Townsend
Record added: Jan 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17330555
Lemuel Theodore Stein
Added by: K Townsend
 
Lemuel Theodore Stein
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Lemuel Theodore Stein
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