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Mark J. Stein

May 5, 1953 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 63)
Mark J. Stein, 63, of Wauconda, IL, formerly of East Peoria, passed away at 8:12pm Saturday April 15, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Northlake, IL.
Mark was born May 5, 1953 in Peoria to Marvin J. and Mary Ellen Bratt Stein.
Surviving are his daughters, Heather (Jon) Weir of Mundelein, IL and Mindy (Brad) Grinde of Tracy, CA, and their mother, Debra Stein; grandchildren, Max "Skeeter" Weir and McClane "Lanie Girl" Grinde; mother, Mary Ellen Heininger; siblings, Judy (Dennis) Stroup, Sandra (Eldon) Schappaugh, Mary Jo (David) Spencer, and Raymond (Patty) Heininger; and good friends and companions, Jim Lake and Jim Hartnett.
He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin J. Stein, and step-father, Howard Heininger.
Mark loved bicycling and belonged to the Windy City Cycling Club. Some of his favorite rides were from Miami to Key West, through Ireland, and on the Natchez Trail. He loved vacationing at the beach, enjoyed the outdoors, kayaking with his grandson, and shopping with his granddaughter at the American Girl Store. Mark retired from AT&T after 35 years of service. In his retirement, he enjoyed volunteering at his grandkids' elementary schools five days a week. He was a loving, kind man who adored his grandchildren and loved being with his family more than anything.
A funeral Mass for Mark will be held at 10:00am Thursday, April 20, 2017 at St. Monica Catholic Church in East Peoria. Visitation will be from 5-7:00pm Wednesday April 19, 2017 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in East Peoria; additional visitation will be a half hour prior to the mass at the church. Interment will be at Fondulac Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the East Peoria Firefighters' Memorial.


Visitation

APR 19. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - East Peoria

444 E. Washington Street

East Peoria, IL, US, 61611

garydeiters@deitersfuneralhome.com

Visitation

APR 20. 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

St. Monica's Catholic Church

303 Campanile

East Peoria, IL, US

Funeral Mass

APR 20. 10:00 AM

St. Monica's Catholic Church

303 Campanile

East Peoria, IL, US

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