|Stabnow, Henry F. (1860 - 1948)|
|STABNOW OPDYCKE KLEINSCHMIDT MENG STEUBER TELHOUSE SULLIVAN|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 11/13/1948
FORMER GREENWOOD MAYOR DIES TODAY
FUNERAL RITES SCHEDULED MONDAY AFTERNOON AT METHODIST CHURCH
Greenwood--Henry F. Stabnow, 88, a former mayor of Greenwood, Clark County, died at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Opdycke, at 2 o'clock this morning, Nov. 13, 1948. He had been in failing health for the past two weeks and confined to his bed for one week.
Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Grace Methodist Church in Greenwood, and interment will take place at the Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Lee H. Holmes will officiate.
The body will lie in state beginning Sunday morning at the Stabnow Funeral Home, and will be taken to the church Monday morning.
Henry F. Stabnow was born July 13, 1860 in North Freedom. He married Augusta Kleinschmidt at Honey Creek March 16, 1887, and the couple moved to Hecla, S.D., where they resided until they came to Greenwood in 1901. While at Hecla he was a state representative for two terms.
In addition to holding the office of Mayor of Greenwood, he also served as an alderman and assessor. Mrs. Stabnow died Aug. 4, 1933.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edgar (Euloda) Opdycke and Mrs. John (Esther) Meng, Greenwood three brothers, August, Greenwood, and Paul and Ernest, Reedsburg three sisters, Mrs. Amelia Steuber and Mrs. Louise Telhouse, Prairie du Chien, and Mrs. George Sullivan, North Freedom four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
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