Obit: Stayton, William E. #2 (1896 - 1950)
Surnames: Stayton, Janney, Fink, Stumpner, Pickett, Schaffner, Storms, Ewing
----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/14/1950
Stayton, William E. #2 (24 FEB 1896 - 26 AUG 1950)
William Ernest Stayton, 54, died in downtown Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.), on Aug. 26, 1950, as the result of a heart attack suffered while sitting in his car.
The son of Carson and Mary Jane (Janney) Stayton, he was born at Richland Center on Feb. 24, 1896. He came to this vicinity in 1914 and has been engaged in farming here ever since. He was married to Laura Bertha Stumpner at Neillsville on Nov. 18, 1919. Mr. Stayton was a member of the United Brethren Church at Richland Center.
Surviving, besides his widow, are six children, Luella Fink of Chicago, Alvira Olsen of Watertown, Carl Stayton of Milwaukee, Marjorie Pickett and Nancy Stayton of Loyal, and Robert Stayton of Wausau; two grandchildren, and three sisters, Bessie Schaffner of Bonners Ferry, Ida., Margaret Storms of Richland Center, and Erma Ewing of Logansville.
Funeral services were held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 30, from the Myre Funeral Home, with the Rev. J. C. Langholz officiating. Burial was in the Loyal Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lothar Oestreich, Garth Luchterhand, Buford Schoonover, Ed Haslow, Haskel Catlin and Fred Clouse. Honorary pallbearers were Fred Cox Sr. and Norman Luchterhand. The wives of pallbearers and honorary pallbearers had charge of the flowers.
People from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fink of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Olsen of Watertown, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stayton of Wausau, Carl Stayton of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Ardie Ewing and family of Loganville, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Storms, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Anderson, Leon Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sebranek, Mrs. Rollin Togo, Mrs. Henry Santas, Everett and George Stayton and Mrs. Velma Hatfield, all of Richland Center, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Looker of Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Anderson and family, Mrs. Emil Anderson and Mrs. Bernard Fisher of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stumpner of Holcombe, Miss Joan Coan, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Warner and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chonas of Nekoosa, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Stumpner and Joe Jelinski of Prairie du Chien.
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