Stein, Paul J. Husband, Proud Father, and Grandfather; age 74, formerly of Columbus and Circle Pines; died suddenly on February 22, 2013. Survived by wife, Ethel, a.k.a. Effie; son, Matt (Rachael) and their children Meaghan and Brynn; and daughter, Susan (Kevin) Ray and their children Dylan, Cayleigh, Cason, and Caitlin. One of eleven children, he is also survived by two brothers and two sisters, and numerous nephews and nieces. Paul was an outdoorsman and craftsman, and excelled at building custom muzzle loader rifles. He coached numerous Centennial Area youth sports teams. Paul retired as a captain from the St. Paul Fire Department after thirty-plus years of service. Memorial service at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale St. at County Rd. B, on Saturday, March 9 at 2 PM. Visitation at the funeral home from 1-2 PM. Reception following the service at IDEAL HALL, 1494 N. Dale St., St. Paul, from 3-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the
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Published in Star Tribune from Feb. 24 to Mar. 3, 2013