She was born in Spencer County, IN on September 10, 1921 to the late Edward and Grace (Jeffers) Sisley. She is preceded in death by her husband, Orrey, and brothers, Chester and Ed Sisley.
Jean was married on February 14, 1942, for 70 blessed years, to Orrey Louis Stein. He precedes her in death in May 2012. They made their home on a farm between Evanston and New Boston until moving to Tell City in 1990. She enjoyed artwork and painting, working mostly with oils and watercolors, being with her family and friends and playing cards. She always had a kind spirit and was known for her innocent giggles. She was truly a saint, lighting up our everyday lives.
Jean was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her children, LaDonna Klass of Rockport, IN and Gary (Janna) Stein of Santa Rosa, CA; grandchildren, Jeremy Klass of Albuquerque, NM, Jeffry Stein of Santa Rosa, CA, Haley Stein of Denver, CO, and Nicholas Stein of Santa Rosa, CA; one great-grandson, Dean Klass of Albuquerque, NM.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM CST Saturday, April 26, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston. Pastor Michael Mueller will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sonshine Learning Center or St John’s Lutheran Church Building Fund @ 12308 E. County Road 1160 N. Evanston IN, 47531