Josephine Marie Kinlein, 72, secretary, civic...

September 08, 1997

Josephine Marie Kinlein, 72, secretary, civic activist

Josephine Marie Kinlein, 72, a former secretary and civic activist, died of pulmonary edema Aug. 17 at Fallston General Hospital.

Ms. Kinlein, who lived in Kingsville, worked as a secretary for a health care firm and as a clerk for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.

The Overlea native attended the Institute of Notre Dame and moved to Kingsville in 1946.

She was a Girl Scout leader for more than 20 years with Troop 584 and an organizer of the Kingsville Fourth of July Parade.

She was a charter member and past president of the Hill and Stream Garden Club and the ladies auxiliary of Kingsville Volunteer Fire Department.

She is survived by two sisters, Jeanette Jackson of Exeter, R.I., and Madge Harper of Prince Frederick; and five nieces and nephews. Services were held Aug. 21.

Stephen T. Milburn, 53, YMCA program director

Stephen T. Milburn, former program director at the Druid Hill YMCA who was active in the affairs of Trinity Baptist Church, died Aug. 29 of a heart attack at his Northwest Baltimore residence. He was 53.

Mr. Milburn was program director at the YMCA from 1968 to 1988, when he became recreation director of Baltimore's Waverly Recreation Center.

He retired for medical reasons several years ago.

The West Baltimore native graduated from Douglass High School in 1964.

He served with the Army in Germany, where he established a Sunday school for soldiers. He was discharged with the rank of sergeant.

At Trinity Baptist Church, where services were held Thursday, Mr. Milburn served on the usher board, sang in the choir, was active with the Youth Training Union, chaired the Diaconate Ministry and was Sunday school superintendent.

He was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and a former chairman of the Upton Advisory Board.

His marriage to the former Catherine Edwards ended in divorce.

He is survived by a daughter, Stephanie R. Milburn of Baltimore; his mother, Bertha B. Milburn McBride of Baltimore; four brothers, Horace Milburn Jr. of Randallstown and James W. Milburn, George L. Milburn and John L. Milburn, all of Baltimore; five sisters, Mabel L. Jackson of Beltsville and Mary L. Clay, Bertha B. Blackwell, Evelyn R. Robinson and Henrietta Coward, all of Baltimore; and a stepson, Lamont Edwards of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 9/08/97

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