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RODNEY JAMES STEIN

Born: Jan 23, 1947

Date of Passing: Jul 08, 2022

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RODNEY JAMES STEIN


With his children, and grandchildren at his side, Rodney James Stein passed away July 8, 2022, in Winnipeg, Manitoba from complications following surgery.
Rodney was born in Melville, Saskatchewan on January 23, 1947. He was raised by his grandparents, Fred, and Eva Stein along with their own children. Rodney was predeceased by his wife Sharon; Mother Lillian Stricker; and brother Allan.
He is survived by his son Steven and family; daughter Margie and family; brother Lorne Stricker; sister Lynda Johnston; uncle Don Stein and aunt Shirley Stein. He will also be missed by his many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends.
Rodney worked for years as a tow truck driver until meeting his wife Sharon in 1977. After their wedding, Rodney worked at General Scrap for 43 years, which he was proud of. He made many friends and was known by what seemed like everyone. He had many pets over the years and loved his dogs, as well as travelling. But the second biggest love in Rodney's life, next to his late wife of course, was his cars. Everyone knew he was a man of constantly changing cars.
Rodney was always known to help a friend in need and had a big heart; He was indeed a gentle giant. His sense of humour was one of a kind. And he often can be heard making jokes.
Please join the family, July 28th, 2022, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. for a celebration of Rodney's life at the Transcona Legion, 117 Regent Ave East, Winnipeg, Manitoba.


"For all the Cars I loved before"


Please bring your classic car so he can see them one last time.


Condolences for Rodney's family may be left at www.alternacremation.ca


Publish Date: Jul 23, 2022

RODNEY JAMES STEIN


With his children and grandchildren at his side, Rodney James Stein passed away July 8, 2022 in Winnipeg, Manitoba from complications following surgery.
Rodney was born in Melville, Saskatchewan on January 23, 1947. He was raised by his grandparents Fred and Eva Stein along with their own children. Rodney was predeceased by his wife Sharon, his mother Lillian Stricker and his half brother Allan.
He is survived by his son Steven and his family, his daughter Margie and family, his half brother Lorne Stricker and half sister Lynda Johnston as well as his Uncle Don Stein and Aunt Shirley Stein. He will be missed by his numerous cousins and many friends. Rodney was a great fan of car rallies and travelled all over to attend car shows.
Longer obituary to follow.
Rodney will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.


Publish Date: Jul 16, 2022

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 16, 2022, Jul 23, 2022

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • I went to Regent Park School with Rodney condolences to the family. - Posted by: Don Chester (friend) on: Jul 27, 2022

  • Our Deepest Synpathy to Rodney's family.We have been friend's of Rodney for decades. He had a heart of gold,he wore his heart on his sleeve. Always making jokes. He will always be RODNEY DANGERFIELD !! One of a kind... He will always be remembered and missed.. Rest In Peace Rodney.. Don & Olga - Posted by: Don & Olga (Friends) on: Jul 27, 2022

  • Please give my condolences to the family, from an old friend Ken - Posted by: Ken Young (Friend) on: Jul 26, 2022

  • May all of your happy memories give peace and comfort at this time.Rodney was always there when someone needed help.I will miss him...Love Aunt Pat - Posted by: Pat Stein-Jones (Aunt ) on: Jul 25, 2022

  • My sincere condolences to Rodney’s family, I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He was quite the character and I enjoyed my years of working with him. - Posted by: Penny Coutts (old work friend) on: Jul 17, 2022

  • It has been some years since I lived in Transcona but I would like to extend my condolences to Rod's family. Rod grew up just behind us on Ravelstone and we were in school together. As youngsters we often played together. Even in elementary school Rod was always fascinated by cars. - Posted by: Wayne Martin (Friend and neighbour) on: Jul 16, 2022

  • I will always remember Rodney, he was a great guy I was over to his place at Christmas and met the family. He always made sure that I had a drive home. That man loved driving and his cars. You guys had a wonderful Christmas. Sorry but I am shedding a few tears. Thanks for the great time Rodney and family. - Posted by: Peter Weir (Friend) on: Jul 16, 2022

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