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Leroy C. Stein

Mr. Leroy C. Stein of Nashville, IL, entered eternal rest at the age of 78, on Monday, February 14, 2022, at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL.

Leroy was born in Lively Grove, IL on January 13, 1944, to Henry and Theresa (Lake) Stein.  He was united in marriage to Bernardine Kozuszek at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Nashville, IL by Reverend John J. O’Keefe on June 24, 1967, and she survives his passing.

Leroy was a coal miner at Peabody Coal Company and Monterey Coal Company in Albers, IL.  He enjoyed spending time at his farm, gardening and visiting with his buddies at Hardee’s.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife and two children, Allen (Rhonda) Stein of Nashville, IL and Stephanie Stein of Hillsboro, MO; two grandsons, Garrett and Tanner Stein, both of Nashville; two brothers, Hugo (Maxine) Stein of Venedy, IL and Armin (Judy Hefner) Stein of Okawville, IL; four sisters, Helen Juenger of Freeburg, IL, Agnes Roethlisberger of Lively Grove, IL, Esther (Bob) Cowell of Red Bud, IL and Viola Hummert of Wauwatosa, WI; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Dorothy Kinkelaar of St. Libory, IL; numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law, Albert and Eleanor Kozuszek; precious grandson, Mitchell Stein at the age of 23; brother, Norbert Stein in infancy, Leo Stein and wife Edith; brothers-in-law, Willy Juenger and Ray Roethlisberger; sister-in-law, Nancy Stein; two nieces, Judy Roethlisberger and Ruthann Lumpkins and a nephew, Alvin Juenger.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Nashville, IL on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 10 AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.  Interment will follow in the new St. Ann cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Friday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Saturday from 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Ann’s Catholic Church or St. Ann Catholic School and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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