ALVIN L. SHAIN, 87 FREEPORT - Alvin L. Shain, 87, of Freeport, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Stephenson Nursing Center. Born December 2, 1925, in Monroe, Wisconsin; he was the son of Archie and Kathryn (Walters) Shain. He married Delores Walthers October 26, 1979. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Alvin retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Company. Surviving are his wife, Delores of Freeport; 1 son, Alvin (Wendy) Shain Jr. of Freeport; his daughters, Norma Shain and Jesse Thomas of Freeport, Tammy Figi of Albany, Wisconsin, Kathy (Keith) Wheat and Doris (Danny Aeling of Freeport, Cindy (Allen) Ditsworth, Terry, and Mary; his sisters, Joyce and Norma Jean of Lanark, Edi of Freeport and Doris; several grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother, Daryl. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Walker Mortuary. Visitation will be Monday 1 p.m. until time of service at Walker Mortuary. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery & Mausoleum. A memorial has been established in his name. To leave a condolence, light a candle, or send flowers, please visit www.walkermortuary.com.
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Published in The Journal-Standard on Apr. 13, 2013