|Stanley , Sylvina (1878 - 1948)|
|STANLEY CHRISTIE LUNKA|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 7/10/1948
STANLEY SERVICES SCHEDULED MONDAY
STROKE CASUES DEATH OF GREENWOOD WOMAN, 70, FRIDAY MORNING
Greenwood--Mrs. Sylvina Stanley, 70, who lived on the same farm, 5 miles southwest of Greenwood, Clark County in the Town of Eaton, since her marriage 47 years ago, died at 2:10 a.m. Friday, July 9, 1948 at her home. Death followed a short illness caused by a stroke.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Stabnow Funeral Home, where the body is lying in state. The Rev. Lee H. Holmes of Grace Methodist Church will be in charge of the services and burial will be made at Greenwood.
Mrs. Stanley, nee Christie, was born in the Town of Weston May 28, 1878, and was married April 17, 1901, to Benjamin Stanley, who died May 26, 1937.
She was a member of Forest Queen Camp, Royal Neighbors of America, member of which will attend the funeral in a body. The R.N.A. service also will be conducted at the funeral home.
Surviving are two sons, Merrill, Chetek, and Leo, on the home farm a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Lucille) Lunka, Willard two brothers, Fred and Scott Christie, both of Christie six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A sister, Mrs. Linwood Shaw, died March 14, 1936.
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