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Ruth Elizabeth Bachman Stockdale 1884-1978


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/29/2012 at 00:52:47

Ruth Stockdale
Estherville Services for Ruth [Ruth Elizabeth] Stockdale, 93, Estherville, will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Fuhrman Funeral Home, Estherville, with Father Edward Taylor, Emmetsburg, of the Estherville Grace Episcopal Church officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Stockdale died Sunday at the Good Samaritan Center, Estherville. Friends may call at Fuhrman Funeral Home until time of services.

She was born Oct. 4, 1884, at West Bend, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Walton Bauchman. She came to Estherville with her parents and received her education in the Estherville school system, graduating from Estherville High School and Buena Vista College, Storm Lake.

She was married to James Edward Stockdale in Estherville on Feb. 8, 1908, and the couple made their home in Estherville. He died in 1958.

She was a member of the Estherville Grace Episcopal Church, where she directed the choir for many years, and a member of the PEO.

Mrs. Stockdale is survived by one son, James W. Stockdale, Orlando, Fla.; two granddaughters; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Alazanah Ladd, Phoenix, Ariz. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 29, 1978)


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