Carole Stein (nee Miller)

Carole Stein (nee Miller), 75, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Carole was born in Milwaukee and lived most of her life in Pewaukee and Door County prior to retiring in Oro Valley, Ariz.

Carole was an incredibly kind person who had a deep love of nature, music and family. She played viola in the Carroll College Orchestra, volunteered at the Ridges Sanctuary in Door County, founded a vegetarian club in Arizona and dedicated her time to many environmental causes.

Carole is survived by her children, Eve Graves (Wayne Graves) of Duluth, Minn., Susan Stein of Philadelphia (Finley Shapiro, granddaughter Gwen), and Eric Stein of Olympia, Wash. (Laura Citrin, granddaughter Ruby); and her sisters Cynthia Hoffpauer and Elaine Fischer.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ronald Wayne Stein; a sister, Ruthe Feller; and her brother, Harvey Miller.

Ashes will be scattered in a private ceremony.

Memorials may be directed to The Ridges Sanctuary, www.ridgessanctuary.org, 920-839-2802.