Mrs. Howard Stanley
Lacon Home Journal
March 9, 1922
Lacon people were greatly shocked Saturday morning to hear of the death of Mrs. Howard Stanley. She has not been well for some time, but was up and around the house until a day or so before her death. On Friday night Mr. Stanley fearing that her condition might become critical, had Mr. and Mrs. Max Holland stay all night, Mrs. Holland being the granddaughter of Mr. Stanley. About four o’clock Mr. Stanley went down to fix the fire and getting no reply from Mrs. Stanley tried to arouse her, but she had answered the final summons and her soul had gone to the great hereafter.
Services were held in the Lenz undertaking parlors Sunday afternoon and were in charge of the Rebekah lodge. The body was sent to her former home in Battle Creek, Michigan, on Monday morning and burial took place from that city on Tuesday afternoon. Her husband and Frank Deneen, of the I. O. O. F. lodge, accompanied the remains to Michigan.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley were married in Battle Creek, nine years ago and after several years residence in Mendon, Michigan moved to this city in June, 1920, which has since been their home. During their almost two year residence here Mrs. Stanley has made many friends, and those who knew her found her a most interesting and cultured lady. On account of heart trouble she stayed at home closely, where she made a true home for her now desolate husband.
In her Michigan home she was active in the work of the Rebekah lodge and a member of the Congregational church. The deceased early home was in Syracuse, N. Y. were two sisters survive her and a third sister is living in Vermont. Several nieces live in Battle Creek and one in California.
The case of Mrs. Stanley’s death was fatty degeneration fo the heart and dropsy. Deep sympathy is felt for the ages husband in this sad hour of affliction.