Stafford, Mabel Louella (1891 - 1963)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 11/ /1963

Stafford, Mabel Louella (1891 - 1963)

GREENWOOD--Mrs. I. W. Stafford, 72, Greenwood, Clark County, died at 2 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 1963, at her home. She had been in ill health for the past two years following a stroke.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood. The Rev. Orval Egbert, pastor of Immanuel and Zion United Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will repose at the Hill Funeral Home from Sunday afternoon until time of services.

The Former Mabel Louella Berg was born Feb. 28, 1891 at Eau Claire, and as a small child, she moved with her parents to Drummond, where she graduated from high school. She received a teaching certificate from the Superior State College and taught school in northern Wisconsin for three years. Her marriage to Ira William Stafford took place June 8, 1911 at Drummond, where the couple lived until 1916. They then moved to Mott, N.D. where they lived until 1921, when they came to Greenwood.

Mrs. Stafford was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 137 of Greenwood, and attended Grace Methodist Church here.

She is survived by her husband a son, Willard, Milwaukee and a grandson, Ronald, West Allis two great-grandchildren a sister, Mrs. Ralph (Ruth) McKluskey, Minneapolis, Minn. two brothers, Clarence Berg, Lodi, Calif. and Leonard Berg, St. Petersburg, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.



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