C. Emogean Stein, 91, Ferdinand

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 was married to Wilfred Stein on November 26, 1950 who preceded her in death on February 13, 2008.

Emogean was 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 at Evanston.

Survivors include her  daughters, Jan (Gary)  Waninger of Santa Claus, and Jenny (Vernie)  Schaefer of Tell City; two sisters, JoAnn (Jim) Roessler of Santa Claus and  Billy York of Fenton, Missouri; 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 nepews.

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

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday February 2, 2020 , at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Rodney Schmeltz officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Sunday February 2, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

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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