Gerald Cameron Stow 1909-1958
STOW, SMITH, CAMERON
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/6/2014 at 20:49:39
Heart Attack Fatal to Gerald Stow
Gerald Cameron Stow, 48, of Dolliver, well-known Emmet county resident and businessman, died yesterday at 4 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital of a heart attack. He had been admitted to the hospital only that morning at 11 o’clock.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dolliver Methodist church. Burial is to be at the Dolliver cemetery.
Mr. Stow was born May 7, 1909 at Lone Rock, the son of Mr. and Mrs. O.P. [Edna Cameron] Stow, but moved to Dolliver with his parents at the age of three months. He attended school there and was graduated from the Dolliver High School with the class of 1926. He also attended Buena Vista College at Storm Lake for two years after which he became associated with his father in the grain business at Dolliver.
On July 6, 1938 he was united in marriage with the former Mildred Smith of Van Horne a Kirksville, Mo.
A veteran of World War II, Mr. Stow was a member of the Walther McKean American Legion Post at Dolliver and also belonged to the Emmet County chapter of the Isaak Walton League, being an avid hunting and fishing enthusiast as well as photography and bowling. He was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors are his wife, Mildred; his mother, Mrs. O.P. Stow; one brother, William; five nieces and nephews, all of Dolliver. He was preceded in death by his father of Feb. 22, 1957.
Friends may visit at the Sandin-Fuhrman Funeral Home from this evening until 9 a.m. Wednesday at which time the body will be taken to the church to lie in state from 10 a.m. until time of services. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 31, 1958)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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