Obit: Stinson, Lela Bell / Dell (1883 - 1947)
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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 05/23/1947

Stinson, Lela Bell (28 Mar. 1883 - 29 Apr. 1947)

Funeral services for Mrs. Lela Bell Stinson, 64, Spokane, Washington, who died of a heart attack in that city April 29, were held May 2 at the Lagen and Jager funeral home at Spokane, followed by burial in the Spokane Cemetery.

Lela Pettet was born March 28, 1883, in Unity and was graduated from the Unity, Wis. High School. She was a member of the Eastern Star and of Hope Rebekah Lodge 400F, Spokane. She had lived in Spokane since 1905. Surviving are the widower, Charles Stinson; a brother, Marshal Pettet, Harrison, Idaho, and Mrs. Lulu Bell Creed, Unity, a twin sister of the deceased.

1900 Federal Census,  ED 16 Beaver & Unit towns, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, page: 13, sheet letter: B, family # 236

Lela D Pettet, white, single, female

occupation: teasher

Household Members
head Joseph A Pettet M 58 New York
wife Elizabeth M Pettet F 46 Wisconsin
daughter Lela D Pettet F 17 Wisconsin
daughter Lula D Pettet F 11 Wisconsin


Washington Death Records


Lela B. Stinson
death date: 29 Apr 1947
death place: Spokane, Spokane, Washington
gender: Female
race (displayed on form):
age at death: 63 years 1 month 1 day
estimated birth year: 1884
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Charles H.
father's name: Joseph Amos
mother's name: Elizabeth Mary Burell



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