Spring Valley Sun, August 15, 1912
Arne Stein was born in Osterdalen, Norway September 21, 1853. He was married to Marit Toresdtr Stromslokken of the same place July 3, 1877, coming to this country a week later.
In the fall of 1879 they settled on their farm in Spring Lake where they endured the hardships of pioneer life, but by industry, energy and upright conduct built up a nice home, where they lived happily together until last fall when she died. He died August 6, 1912.
The funeral services took place from St. Paul's Church in Spring Lake, August 9th and he was laid to rest beside his wife in the Spring Lake cemetery.
He was highly respected and loved by all who knew him. He leaves to mourn his death five children - Ida, Erick, Tina and Simon A. Stein and Clara Nyeggen and many other relatives.
Contributed by Joe Waddellhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~wipierce/