Home Alice Marie Edna Rochelle Stein-Gratton

Alice Marie Edna Rochelle Stein-Gratton

0 comment

obits__0006_Alice Stein-GrattonAlice accepted Jesus as Saviour. She was raised in a Christian home and attended a Roman Catholic church. She studied at Whiteshore school, by correspondence and then at St. Gabriel’s Convent, where she worked in the kitchen for room, board and tuition. At 15, a job at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Biggar, Sask., 13 hours/day, 7 days/week motivated her return to school. Alice attended normal school in Saskatoon, then taught at Rapid View, Sask., with 13 students. There she met Conrad Stein. They had 11 children, including 3 sets of twins! They lost a son at 7 to ruptured appendicitis. Alice taught in Rapid View, Champion, Daisy Meadow, Westview and Jubilee. After retiring in 1987, she helped Conrad at the Civic Centre for 3 years. Alice cared for Conrad through 2 years of dialysis. After a long friendship with Leo, things changed to romance. 1 Corinthians 13 gave Alice courage.

  • Birth: March 23, 1925
  • Birthplace:
    Biggar, Sask.
  • Death: December 10, 2015
  • Parents:
    Romeo & Odile Ferland
  • Married:
    Conrad Stein, Dec. 8, 1945 [d. Nov. 10, 1997]; Leo Gratton, Sept. 3, 2000
  • Family:
    Leo; children Harry [d. 1961], Betty Lou (Les) Hildebrand, Elaine (Leland) Riesen, Lorraine (Clinton) Zacharias, Leona (Lou) Normand, Charles (Elenor), Leon (Jennifer), Lee (Sandra), Alice (Ken) Harms, Allan (Joanne), Connie (Russell) Berg; Leo’s children Roseanne (Phil Scarrow) Carl, Aime [d.], Lorraine [d.]; 41 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 2 siblings
  • Church:
    Compass Emmanuel, Rapid View, Sask.; Northwest, Meadow Lake, Sask.