Obit: Stephens, Ida (1877 - 1950)
Surnames: Stephens, Odland, Johnson, Durbin, Banks, Krug, Baldwin
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/16/1950
Stephens, Ida (15 Dec. 1877 - 12 Mar. 1950)
Mrs. William Stephens, formerly of Curtiss, died of a heart attack at the home of her son in Marshfield Sunday evening at the age of 72 years. Funeral services were held at the Curtiss Evangelical Lutheran Church Wednesday afternoon, Rev. O. K. Odland officiating, and burial was made in the parish cemetery.
Mrs. Stephens, nee Ida Johnson, was born Dec. 15, 1877, in Norway. She came to the United States with her parents and lived at Curtiss until she married William Stephens on Dec. 25, 1896. Later the couple lived on several farms in the town of Mayville until they retired a few years ago and made their home with their son.
Surviving are her husband and the following children: Wesley and Clarence of Owen, Mrs. Howard (Nina) Durbin of Withee, Mrs. Warren (Esther) Banks of Waukesha, Mrs. Andrew Krug of Owen, Mrs. Albert (Gladys) Baldwin of Minneapolis, Chester of Random Lake and Arnold of St. Paul. Also surviving are 27 grand children, four great grand children, two brothers and four sisters.
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