|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1906|
Eau Claire County
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 1981|
Source: Spooner Advocate (Spooner, Washburn County, WI), 22 Oct 1981, page 6
EK, Stess (nee Candell)
STESS EK, 75, OF SHELL LAKE DIES
The funeral for Mrs. Stess Ek, Shell Lake [Wisconsin], who died Thursday, October 15, 1981, at Staples, Minnesota, was Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Shell Lake, Father Dean Buttrick officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The former Stess Candell was born August 12, 1906 at Eau Claire, where she attended the Eau Claire Teachers College. She was married December 1, 1930 to Walter Ek at Shell Lake. She taught school at Seymour [Eau Claire county] and at Shell Lake for many years. She was a member of the Shell Lake Tuesday Club and the St. Bridget's Altar Society.
She is survived by two daughters, Katherine Bredemus, Madison, and Mary Jacobs, Staples [Minnesota]; a son, William, West Point, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a sister, Mae Utyro, Superior; and two brothers, William and Nicholas Candell, Eau Claire. She was preceded in death by her husband.
William Matthew Candell (1870 - 1945)
Catherine Murphy Candell (1869 - 1961)
Walter F. Ek (1901 - 1972)
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Created by: Karen Kelsey
Record added: Nov 25, 2012
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