Iowa Old Press

Dallas County News
Adel, Dallas Co. Iowa
September 2, 1925


Well-Known Dallas County Resident Passed Away at Home in Adel Saturday

Emanuel Stacy, prominent Dallas County man, who has lived in the community practically all his long life, passed away at the family home Saturday afternoon, August 29, following a long illness. Funeral services were held at the home Monday afternoon and were largely attended by old friends and neighbors. Interment was made at the Panther Creek cemetery. Emanuel Stacy was born in Washington County IN on July 4, 1855. There were six children in the family, five of whom survive. They are Jasper Stacy, Adel; Mrs. W.W. Van Cleave of Clifford ND; A.B. Stacy of Boyce ID; Mrs. James Cowan of CA. The family moved to Iowa in 1856, when Emanuel was about a year old. They located first in Monroe County, coming to Dallas County in 1863, and took up residence on a farm just east of the one upon which he reared his family, in Adams Twp. On December 19, 1877, Mr. Stacy was married to Sarah Hougham, and to this union six children were born, five of whom survive. They all reside in Dallas County and are: Mrs. Grace O'Brien, Linden; Walter, John, and Charles Stacy , Adel; and Mrs. Mary Westcot, Linden. Nine grandchildren are also left to feel the loss of this splendid man.

(People in attendance: Mrs. Kate Francis, Earlham; Mr. and Mrs. John Redfern, Linden; Mr. and Mrs. A. Isenhart, Panora; Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Westcot, Linden)

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