MSgt. John E. Lein

  • Born: December 15, 1938
  • Died: September 12, 2017
  • Location: North Charleston, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

2180 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406

Tel. (843) 572.2339

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

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MSgt John E. Lein, 78, USAF Ret., longtime resident of North Charleston, SC, died September 12, 2017. His funeral service with military honors will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 23, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road from 3:00 until 4:00 pm.

John was born December 15, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of the late Matthew Charles Lein and the late Dorothy Ann Officer Lein. His Air Force career was in Air Weather Reconnaissance; he served during the Vietnam War and received the Bronze Star and Air Medal. John was a forecaster for National Weather Service and AWRA member. He enjoyed traveling the world.

He is survived by his loving wife Ruth Ann; children Bobette, John, and Michele; grandson Jason (Brittney); great grandchildren Haylie, Kinsley and Camden; siblings Matthew (Mary) and Patricia (Lance) and many loving nieces, nephews, friends, and "Friday Nighters" (Janet, Earl, Aubrey and Harry).