John C. Stein, 96, of Enterprise, died Monday 21, 1990, at the Wallowa County Nursing Home.
He was born in Spokane county, Washington. At the age of 14, he moved with his family to Wallowa county in a covered wagon.
On May 26, 1918, he married Alta L. Fisher of Wallowa. To this union twelve children were born. Mr. Stein was a farmer for many years, later working for Wallowa County Grain Growers and the Joseph Stud Mill until he retired at age 65.
Survivors include his wife, Alta; three daughters, Ruth Makin, Ruby Pratt, Fern Wolfe; nine sons, Myron, Harry, John Jr.., Keith, Kenneth, Warner, don, Dale, and Gail; 39 grandchildren, 102 great grandchildren, 35 great-great grandchildren; nephew, Walt Stein and niece, Agnes Wagner.
Three great grandchildren, one brother, and seven sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 25, 1990 at 2pm at the Enterprise Baptist church.
Wallowa County Chieftain, May 24, 1990
Contributed by Michelle Drayton-Fisher