Gladys Marie Stein, age 94, of Hondo, Texas, passed away on February 28, 2020 in Hondo, Texas. Gladys was born on July 21, 1925 in Hondo, Texas to Arthur and Minnie Schlentz.
Gladys grew up as an only child on her family’ farm in Vandenburg. She Frequented Qhihi Dance Hall where she learned to dance and et a guy named Harvey. After Harvey served in the Army in WWII, they were married and lived in Rio Medina. Shortly after, they made their home in Vandenburg and raised 4 children.
Gladys had a strong faith and was an active member of St. John’s Catholic Church. She served on St. John’s Altar Society and on the bereavement committee.
She spent many years growing her own food, babysitting grandkids, and crocheting beautiful things. She was blessed to have lived her entire life at home on the family farm.
Gladys is preceded in death by her Husband: Harvey Alvin Stein; her Son: Lyle Thomas Stein.
Gladys is survived by her children: Mavis Bailey (Chip), Wayne Stein (Yvonne), and Pat Stein; Gladys had six grandchildren: Michael Bohl (Daphne), Courtney Eisenhauer (Carl), Abby Wilson (Garrett), Jonathan Stein (Lori), Zach Stein (Amy), and Jennifer Bennett (Chris); also Gladys had 9 great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at St. John’s Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday March 6, 2020 at St. John’s Catholic Church. An entombment will follow in St. John’s Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church.