Quentin Stein
Quentin Stein

Obituary of Quentin Harry Stein

Quentin Harry Stein, 81 of Cloquet, died Friday, November 23, 2001 in Nopeming Nursing Home. He was born February 15, 1920 in Kingston, Minnesota, the son of Harry and Selma (Wiiasnen) Stein. He married Esther Hedenquist on September 20, 1939. Quentin went to work in the Civilian Conservation Camps when he was 15 until the age of 17. He then worked on a dairy farm in Esko for 2 years. A carpenter by trade, he worked in construction for Capp Homes for more than 30 years, retiring in the early 1970's. He was a decorated World War II veteran, serving in the 32nd infantry in the Phillippines and Japan from 1944 to 1946. He was a member of the former First Congregational Church and Bethany Covenant Church in Cloquet. Quentin's hobbies included hunting, fishing, helping others, carpentry, cooking and baking. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and Charles Stein; an infant son and a grandson, Jeffrey Stein. Quentin was greatly loved and will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years, Esther of Cloquet; three loving sons, Duane (Pat) of Champlin, Minnesota, Dennis of Cold Springs, Minnesota and Richard of Cloquet; his twin sister, Marian (Jim) Buchek of Minneapolis, and sisters, Louella Kivi, Barbara (Mel) Malkerelk, Edna Daniels, Connie (Russ) Johnson all of Minneapolis, Peggy (Marshall) Harris of McGregor and Shirley (Edward) Olson of Wisconsin; his brother, Jack Stein of Minneapolis; four grandchildren, Greg (Amy), Rebecca (John), Echo, and Caitlin; 3 great grandchildren, Evan, Caleb, and Molly and many other relatives. The family wishes to offer their heartfelt thanks to the second floor east staff at the Nopeming Nursing Home for their wonderful loving care and support of Quentin and his family for the past year. Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 27, 2001 in Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St. in Cloquet. Interment was in the Sawyer Cemetery.
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