Obit: Staves, Kenneth Alton (1902 - 1950)

Contact:  Sheri Stuve

----Source: BANNER JOURNAL (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI) 06/21/1950

Staves, Kenneth Alton (7 OCT 1902 - 19 JUNE 1950)

Funeral services are being held this afternoon (WED) for Kenneth Staves, 47 of Merrillan who died on Monday, June 19, 1950 at the Krohn Hospital where he had been brought the evening before. Services conducted by Rev. Arthur Gausmann are being conducted at the home and at the Merrillan Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Merrillan Cemetery. Mr. Staves died of a gunshot wound, suffered at his home between 7 and 8 pm Sunday. He lived about 12 hours. It is possible that a coroner's inquest will be held in the near future to determine the circumstances of his death.

Everyone was shocked to hear of the death of Kenneth Staves, Monday morning. Survivors are his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Raymond Comstock of Milwaukee and one son, Dick Staves of Eau Claire and two grandchildren.




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