Edel B. Isaac-Stein, 73


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Edel B. Isaac-Stein died July 12 at home. She was the wife of the late Arnold Stein. 

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, a daughter of the late Karl and Laurine (Eden) Barsoe, she had lived in Providence, previously living in Gilbert, Ariz. 

She worked for the state of South Dakota for 15 years as a social worker in child protection services. She was also a professor for Oglala Lakota College where she taught psychology and sociology classes. She was a former member of Temple Emanu-El and Temple Beth Sholom. 

She loved her family, her religion and helping people the most. She was the mother of David Isaac and his wife, Taffy, of Warwick, Michael Isaac and his wife, Brandy, of Chicago, Ill., and the late Stephan Isaac. Loving grandmother of Shauna, Mariah, Jacob, Mason, Lauren and Taylor. 

Contributions in her memory may be made to American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 3004, Warwick, R.I. 02886.