Obit: Stein, Mahlon D. (1922 2009)
Surnames: Stein, Thoreson, Stevens, Chrisinger, Danielson, Wortman, Juneski, Olson, Marish
----Source: La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis.) March 16, 2009
Stein, Mahlon D. (16 June 1922 15 Mar. 2009)
Black River Falls
Mahlon Buck D. Stein
Mahlon "Buck" D. Stein, 86, of Black River Falls, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Family Heritage Care Center in Black River Falls.
Buck was born June 16, 1922, in the town of Albion, Jackson County, Wis., to Louis F. and Sophie (Marish) Stein. He attended school in Jackson County.
Buck was an Army veteran of World War II. He served in the Philippines.
On January 16, 1945, he married Kathleen "Kate" Chrisinger in Taylor. The couple resided in Black River Falls until 1959, when they built their new house in the Squaw Creek, Wis., area. They have lived there for the past 50 years.
Buck hauled livestock and farm produce for L.F. Stein & Sons until 1959. He drove semi hauling petroleum products for Midland/Federation Coop/Cenex/Land O'Lakes for 44 years. He retired in 1982 but still continued to work part diem, driving until 2003, when illness forced him to retire permanently.
He enjoyed farming. He liked to go fishing and hunting and attending stock car races and pick-up truck pulling. He also liked to bowl and play table shuffleboard.
Surviving are is wife, Kathleen; one daughter, Sheila (Ron) Danielson of Black River Falls; one son, Wayne Stein (Dale Wortman) of Hixton; three grandchildren, Kirstie Danielson, Amanda Juneski and Dana Stein; three great-grandchildren Evelyn, Isaiah and Adeline Juneski; two sisters-in-law, Adeline Stein of Black River Falls and Gladys Olson of Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Carl Stein.
Memorial services for Mahlon "Buck" D. Stein will be a 11 a.m. Saturday at Squaw Creek Lutheran Church, County Hwy. P, rural Black River Falls. Pastor Calvin Thoreson will officiate. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Torerson's Funeral Home, 408 N. Water St., and from 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of services at the church.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles, Fred and Roger Stein, Mary Stevens and Jerry, Mike and Julie Chrisinger.
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