Charles D. Stein
Charles D. Stein, born June 10, 1922. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away April 18, 2003. Cherished husband of Debora; father of Nancy (David Futransky) Liebman, Theodore (Susan) Stein, David (Tamara) Stein, Susan Stein, Jill (Robert) Dyck and Dana Snyder; grandfather of Josh and Rebecca Liebman, Robert and Julie Stein, Rachael and Sam Dyck, Ethan Stein, Emily, Jill and Laura Futransky; husband of the late Edith, nee Ginzburg.
Chuck graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1947 after his service in the U.S. Army (1943-46) European Theatre as a combat infantry lieutenant, 36th Division and also the Counter Intelligence Corp., participating in numerous high-level missions in thepost-WW II denazification program.
Chuck practiced law in Chicago from 1948-82, with the firm of Gottlieb and Schwartz where he was managing partner and as trial counsel for the firm of Katten, Muchin and Zavis. He served as special master to U.S. District Court Judge James Parsons for four years. He traveled with Adlai Stevenson as a member of staff of the presidential campaigns. He moved to Los Angeles in 1980 and formed the firm of Stein, Berman and Blanchard. He was also general counsel, vice chair and secretary of Carpetland USA. His fine wit and warmth were felt by many.
Chuck was completely loyal to his family and many friends. He will be dearly missed and always remembered as the loving head of his devoted family, for his outspoken views, generous nature, his numerous and always wonderfully told stories.
Services held Monday, April 21, 2003, at HillsideMemorial Park Chapel, Hillside Mortuary
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Parkinson’s Resource Organization:
Parkinson’s Resource Organization
74-090 El Paseo, Suite 102
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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