Ella Christiansen Stone

Birth
Larchwood, Lyon County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Oct 1981 (aged 87)
Clear Lake, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 27083626 · View Source
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Ella Stone
Mrs. Ella Stone, age 87 passed away on October 13, 1981 at the Good Samaritan Home in Clear Lake, SD. Mrs. Stone was born January 16, 1894 at Larchwood, Iowa, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johannes Christiansen. She grew to womanhood in Iowa and married Wm. Edward Stone on March 6, 1912 at Sioux Falls, SD. They resided at Valley Springs, SD, until 1915 when they moved to a farm near Gary, SD. Her husband passed away in 1942. She moved into Gary in 1950 and was the girls housemother at the State School for the Blind in Gary for many ears. She entered the Good Samaritan Center in Clear Lake in December of 1979.
She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gary since 1942. She was baptized in 1925. She was active in the South Dakota Farmers Union for over 50 years and served as secretary of Local 622 for about 35 years.
She is survived by two sons, Eldon and William, both of Gary, SD; one daughter, Mrs. Arnold (Elinor) Moeller of Gary; 19 grandchildren and 41 great grandchildren. She was prceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Edward, six sisters, four brothers and one granddaughter.
Funeral services were held on October 17, 1981 from the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gary with the Rev. Dale Neyhart officiating. Casket bearers were her grandsons, James and Edward Moeller and William, Roger, Paul and Craig Stone.
Submitted by Ray Wiese



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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 25 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27083626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Christiansen Stone (16 Jan 1894–13 Oct 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27083626, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .