Kenneth George Stein
Kenneth George Stein
  • June 29, 1934 - December 2, 2017
  • Marengo, Illinois

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Kenneth G. Stein, 83, of Marengo, passed away December 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Born June 29, 1934 in Chicago; he was the son of Louis and Amalie (Hauke) Stein. He married Ann Kraeplin on May 12, 1956 in Elmhurst.
A U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of Masonic Lodge #1051 and Marengo United Methodist Church, where he served as an usher, counter, a member of the men's club and a Stephen minister. He retired from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Ken enjoyed gardening, camping, cooking, bowling, photography, keeping busy re-purposing everything and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Ann Stein; daughters, Linda (David) Wingate and Lori (Shawn) Zimmerman; grandchildren, Erik and Alison Zimmerman; brother, Robert (Lori) Stein; sister, Penny (Paul) Swiech.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Louis Stein.
Visitation 10 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Marengo United Methodist Church, 119 E. Washington Street, Marengo. Online condolences may be submitted at