Obit: Stabnow, Esther Elizabeth #2 (1890 - 1961)


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Surnames: Stabnow, Stange, Etta, Tolleth, Volk, Keiner, Gorsegner, Weyhmiller, Meng, Hoehne, Steiger, Krom, Worden, Dunn, Koch, Egbert


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 12, 1961


Stabnow, Esther Elizabeth (20 May 1890 - 5 October 1961)


Mrs. Harold Stabnow, 71, died last Thursday morning at her home in Greenwood. She had been ill since suffering a stroke five years ago.


Mrs. Stabnow, the former Esther Elizabeth Etta, was born in Loyal May 20, 1890. She was the daughter of Jacob H. and Anna (Stange) Etta.  Since her marriage to Harold Stabnow in Loyal September 15, 1915, she made her home in Greenwood.


She was a member of the local Order of Eastern Star, whose members attended the funeral in a group.


She is survived by her husband; two sons, Donald of Willard Rt. 1, and Dale of Tomah; three sisters: Mrs. Fred (Mable) Tolleth of Wisconsin Dells, Mrs. Perry J. (Maude) Volk of Loyal, and Mrs. Carl (Florence) Keiner of Eau Claire; and a brother, Oscar H. Etta of Eau Claire. 


Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Hill Funeral home. The Rev. Charles Koch of New Holstein and the Rev. Orval Egbert, pastor of Zion United Church, officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Pallbearers were: Clarence Gorsegner and Otto Weyhmiller of Loyal, John Meng, Julius Hoehne, William Steiger and Harold Krom.


"The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beyond the Sunset" were sung by Mrs. Kenneth Worden and Miss Nettie Miller, accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Merrill Dunn.



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