Friday, July 22, 2011
Edgar Walter Stone, 1910-1985
Seymour Herald - 26 September 1985
Edgar Stone was born October 5, 1910 at Achillis, Kansas, the son of Clara Burns and Samuel Stone. He passed away October 9, 1985 at the Wayne County Hospital in Corydon at the age of 75 years and 4 days.
As a very small boy the family moved to Summer, Nebraska where they lived for a year before buying at Amherst, Nebraska where he received his schooling and was living when he married Lora Carter at Grand Island, Nebraska. They spent a few years there farming during the depression. In 1940 he rented his uncle Charley Burns farm at Jerome, Iowa and worked at the mine. In 1968 they bought their present farm and have resided there since.
Preceding him were his parents, a baby sister, and three brothers, Carl, Raymond and Lee.
Edgar leaves his wife Lora, son Harold and wife Sharon, three grandchildren; Wanita and Michael Gibbs of Promise City, Iowa; Annette of Canton, Missouri; and Peter stationed at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina; and one great granddaughter Trenna. Also two brothers Roy of Multon [Moulton], Iowa and Ernest of Elm Creek, Nebraska, two sisters Opal Ludwig of Browning, Missouri and Margaret Epp of Kearney, Nebraska and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Services were held on Saturday, October 12, 1985, at 1:30 P.M. from the Raldolph Funeral Home in Seymour with Corliss Fry, officiating. Organ selections "The Old Rugged Cross" and "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" were played. The pall bearers were Michael Gibbs, Ronnie Ludwig, Larry Ludwig, Dean Ludwig, Jerry Ludwig and Sam Stone.
Interment was in the Jerome Cemetery at Jerome, Iowa.
Additional Resource Information
"Family Tree of Edgar A Stone" on OneWorldTree on Ancestry.com.
1910 US Census-KS-Rawlins-Achilles-District 0151-Image 1.
1930 US Census-NE-Buffalo-Grant-District 18-Image 3.
SSDI on Ancestry.com for Edgar Stone, SSN 507-14-8143 issued Nebraska (Before 1951), born 5 Oct 1910, died Oct 1985, Last Residence: 52589 Selma, Van Buren, Iowa, USA.