Evaleen was an author and artist.
Evaleen Stein, a regionally famous yet reclusive Lafayette poet, artist and author, died in St. Elizabeth Hospital after a heart attack on Dec. 11, 1923.
Born in October 1863, she was the daughter of attorney John A. and Virginia Stein. Her father died when she was 22. Of a shy and retiring nature, she lived with her mother in homes at 252 Columbia St., 629 South St., an apartment at Sixth and Main streets, and then at 708 Hitt St., in a structure they built in 1911 and named their "Little House of Dreams."