Dr. Charles A. SteinPodiatristServices for Dr. Charles A...


February 03, 1992

Dr. Charles A. Stein


Services for Dr. Charles A. Stein, who practiced podiatry for 37 years on Park Heights Avenue, will be at noon today at the Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Dr. Stein, who was 71, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital of complications from emphysema.

For almost 50 years, Dr. Stein practiced podiatry in Baltimore. He was president of the Maryland Podiatry Association from 1957 to 1959, and was a consulting podiatrist for the Spring Grove Hospital Center and the Wesley Home for the Aged for more than 20 years.

Dr. Stein retired in 1986.

He was a 1939 graduate of City College and briefly attended the University of Baltimore before joining the Army in World War II. He was a medic in Panama and left the Army with the rank of sergeant.

After the war, he attended the Western Reserve College in Cleveland before receiving his doctorate in podiatry from the Ohio College of Podiatry in 1948.

Dr. Stein is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Pearl Shifren; three daughters, Leslie Polakoff and Amy Stein, both of Baltimore, and Nanci Puetz of Somerset, N.J.; a brother, Leonard Stein of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

The family suggested that donations be made to the American Lung Association, 1840 York Road, Lutherville 21093.

Julia Johnson

Club member

Julia Walker Johnson, who was a member of several local organizations including the Woman's Club of Roland Park, died yesterday of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 82.

Services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St.

Mrs. Johnson, a homemaker who lived in the Guilford community of Baltimore, also belonged to the Baltimore Country Club and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center Board of Lady Managers. She attended Second Presbyterian Church.

For 52 years she was married to Willis Edward Johnson Jr., executive vice president of Mount Vernon Mills, a textile firm based in Greenville, S.C. He died in 1985.

Born in Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Johnson was raised in Estill, S.C., and graduated from Greenville Women's College -- now Furman University -- with a degree in business. In 1940 she and her husband moved to Baltimore.

Survivors include a daughter, Julia Johnson Chapin of Contoocook, N.H.; a son, Willis Edward Johnson 3rd of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial donations be made to the Second Presbyterian Church.

E. G. Baumgartner

Nursing professor

Services for Elizabeth G. Baumgartner, a Baltimore native who was a retired college nursing professor and the first woman to serve as mayor of Madison, N.J., were held Jan. 20 at St. Vincent's Church in Madison.

Miss Baumgartner died Jan. 16 at home in Madison, where she had moved as a young child. She was 63.

She taught at Seton Hall University's College of Nursing, her alma mater, for 29 years, retiring as a full professor in 1988.

She became a registered nurse after studying at the St. Vincent's School of Nursing in Bridgeport, Conn. She received her bachelor of science degree from Seton Hall and her master's degree in nursing from St. John's University in New York.

Miss Baumgartner entered politics in 1974 when she was elected to the Madison City Council, which she served for six years. She was elected the city's first woman mayor in 1980 and served in that post until 1987.

Her immediate survivors include two brothers, J. Hampton Baumgartner of Chevy Chase and James C. Baumgartner of Madison; and a sister, Sister Theodora, Daughters of Charity, St. Vincent de Paul, of Pottsville, Pa.

Walter P. Stranz

Bolt & Nut Co. founder

Services for Walter P. Stranz, a founder of the Maryland Bolt & Nut Co. in Mount Washington, were held Jan. 22 at the Hubbard Funeral Home.

Mr. Stranz, who was 95, died of a stroke Jan. 18 at Union Memorial Hospital.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stranz was a veteran of World War I. When he returned from military service, he helped to found the Maryland Bolt & Nut Co. in an old cotton mill in 1919. He worked there as a superintendent his entire career.

He is survived by a companion, Martha Hamilton of Baltimore; a sister-in-law, Margaret Stranz; three nieces and one nephew.

David Dauses

Sales manager

Services for David Dauses, a sand and gravel company sales manager who volunteered for years as a coach and umpire in youth basketball and baseball in Baltimore and Annapolis, were held Jan. 27 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Towson.

Mr. Dauses, 36, died Jan. 23 when his car was struck from behind by a truck in the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Mr. Dauses was born and lived in Parkville until he moved to Annapolis in 1987.

At the time of his death, he had been working for six months as a sales manager for Chaney Enterprises, a West River sand, gravel and excavation company. Before that, he worked about four years as a vice president for Reds Dove, a sand and gravel operation in Edgewater.

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