Living Stell

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Living Stell

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Sherman Stell

    John married Joellen Maxine Geeseman Joellen was born 13 May 1944, Canton, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 19 Nov 2006, Midland Hospice House, 200 SW Frazier Cr., Topeka, Kansas, USA; was buried 22 Nov 2006, Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee Couny, Kansas, USAy . [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Joellen Maxine GeesemanJoellen Maxine Geeseman was born 13 May 1944, Canton, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 19 Nov 2006, Midland Hospice House, 200 SW Frazier Cr., Topeka, Kansas, USA; was buried 22 Nov 2006, Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee Couny, Kansas, USAy .

    Other Events:

    • Obituary: 25 Nov 2006, Canton Daily Ledger, Canton, Illinois; JOELLEN STELL Published: Saturday, November 25, 2006 11:28 AM CST Canton Daily Ledger, Canton, Illinois Joellen Maxine (Geeseman) Stell, 62, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Canton, died Sunday (November 19, 2006) at Midland Hospice House. Born May 13, 1944, in Canton, the daughter of Ray and Lucille (Bath) Geeseman, she married John S. Stell on May 4, 1968. He survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Julie Anne (Daniel) Holmes of Topeka and Jennifer Sue (Aric) Harrington of Topeka; three grandchildren, Jayden Shea Gonzales, Kallan Justice Gonzales, and Meagan Mariah Harrington, all of Topeka; one brother, Ray Jr. (Carolyn) Geeseman of Plymouth; one sister, Janice (Morris) Ford of Canton; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents. She attended the Free Methodist Church in Canton. She recently became a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Topeka. She graduated from Canton Senior High School in 1962 and from Midstate Commerce College in Peoria. She was employed as a comptometer operator at Hiram Walker Distilleries in Peoria until 1969. She moved to Topeka in 1984 and returned to work as an office assistant at the Kansas Industries for the Blind. She enjoyed her family, friends, and her cat, Princess. Services were held at 10 a.m., November 22, at Penwell-Gaber Parker Price Chapel, 245 NW Independence Avenue, Topeka, Kan., 66608. She will lie in state after 2 p.m., November 21, at the funeral home, where family greeted friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Burial was at Prairie Home Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Midland Hospice House, 200 SW Frazier Cr., Topeka, Kan. 66606, or the Cat Association of Topeka 1719 SW Gage Blvd., Topeka, Kan. 66604. Online condolences may be sent to www.PenwellGabel.com. Joellen's Obituary was kindly sent by Jennifer S. Harrington, USA

    Children:
    1. Ltving Stell
    2. 1. Living Stell


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Alvin E. StellAlvin E. Stell was born 20 May 1905, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA (son of John Stell and Elma Bundesen); died 7 Dec 1992, Graham Hospital, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA; was buried 8 Dec 1992, Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 6 Jan 1920, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois State; Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois State 6 January, 1920 Mr. John Stell, [Mr. Stell], age 52 years, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, widow, parents birthplaces, Germany, no occupation. Alvin Stell, age 15, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, single, son of John Stell, is able to read and write, no occupation Catherine Stell, age 11 years, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, single, daughter of John Stell, able to read and write. (1920 United States Federal Census) Note John Stell died on 29th. April 1917. There must be a mistake. It should be Elma Stell, Widow.
    • Census: 8 Apr 1930, Canton, Fulton, Illinois; 1930 United States Federal Census 8 April 1930 Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois Stell, Alvin [Alvin Stelle], son in law of Sherman and Ananda Ketchman, age 22, born in Illinois, home in 1930, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, lineman Electric Light Co Stell, Ruby, age 23, born in Illinois, daughter of Sherman and Ananda Ketchman, home in 1930, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, wife of Alvin Stell, stenographer, Electric Light Co
    • Census: 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois; 1940 Federal Census Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois Stelle, Alvin, age 34 years, born in Illinois, married, head, Home in 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, occupation, Utility Man, house is rented. Education. Elementary school, 8th grade, class, Wage or salary worker in private work Stelle, Ruby, age 35 years, born in Illinois, wife. Home in 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, education, High School, 4th year
    • Residence: 1945, End N Main, Canton, Illinois; Name: Alvin Stell Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1945 Street Address: end N Main Residence Place: Canton, Illinois Occupation: Formn Spouse: Ruby K Stell Publication Title: Canton, Illinois, City Directory, 1945 ( U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989)
    • Residence: 1949-1958, l255, N Main limits, Canton, Illinois; Name: Alvin Stell Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1949 Street Address: l255 N Main limits Residence Place: Canton, Illinois Occupation: Linemn Spouse: Ruby K Stell Publication Title: Canton, Illinois, City Directory, 1949 ( U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989) Name: Alvin Stell Birth Date: 20 May 1905 Address: 1255 N Main St, Canton, IL, 61520-1105 (1974) (U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1)
    • Obituary: 7 Dec 1992, Newspaper, Putman Township; Alvin Stell Alvin Stell, 87, of 1255 N. Main, Canton, died at 12.35 a.m., Monday (Dec. 7, 1992) at Graham Hospital. Born May 20, 1905, in Putman Township, the son of John and Elma (Bundesen)Stell, he married Ruby Ketcham on Aug. 18, 1929 in Topeka, Kan. She survives. Other survivors include one son of Topeka; and two granddaughters, Julie Stell of St. Joseph, Mo., and Jennifer Stell, at home. He was preceeded in death by one brother and two sisters. He retired from Spoon River Electric on June,1 1970. He was a member of AF&AM Morning Star Lodge 734 for over 50 years. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery, the Rev. Robert Holler officiating. Privat family visitation will be held at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home. Memorials may be made to Morning Star Lodge. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jennifer S. Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell.

    Notes:

    Birth:
    United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries
    Deceased
    Name Alvin Stell
    Event Type Obituary
    Event Date 08 Dec 1992
    Event Place Illinois, United States
    Gender Male
    Age 87
    Relationship to Deceased Deceased
    Birth Date 20 May 1905
    Birthplace Putman Township, ,
    Death Date 07 Dec 1992
    Newspaper Peoria Journal Star, The
    Spouse and Children
    Elma Bundesen Stell Wife Female
    Others on Record
    Ruby Ketcham Unknown Female
    John Unknown Male
    Julie Stell Unknown Female
    Jennifer Stell Unknown Female
    Reverend Robert Holler Unknown Male
    "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch

    Buried:
    Greenwood Cemetery
    Greenwood Cemetery, located at 640 S. Main Street in Canton, is a 122 acre cemetery encompassing rolling hills, a gentle valley, fields, and natural woodland.

    Died:
    Name: Alvin Stell
    SSN: 332-01-0693
    Last Residence: 61520 Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA
    BORN: 20 May 1905
    Died: 7 Dec 1992
    State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)
    (U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current)

    Alvin Stell
    Birth 20 May 1905
    Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death 7 Dec 1992 (aged 87)
    Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial
    Greenwood Cemetery
    Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Memorial ID 228878119
    Maintained by: Stephen Cantrell
    Originally Created by: Jeanette
    Added: 26 Jun 2021
    Find a Grave Memorial 228878119

    Obituary
    Alvin Stell, 87, of 1255 N. Main died Monday, Dec. 7, 1992, at Graham Hospital.
    Born May 20, 1905, in Putman Township to John and Elma Bundesen Stell, he married Ruby Ketcham Aug. 18, 1929, in Topeka, Kan. She survives.
    Also surviving are one son, John, and two granddaughters, Julie and Jennifer Stell, all of Topeka, Kan.
    One brother and two sisters preceded him in death.
    He had worked at Spoon River Electric, retiring in 1970.
    He also was a member of AF&AM Morning Star Lodge 734 for more than 50 years.
    Graveside services will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.
    Peoria Journal Star - December 8, 1992.

    Alvin married Ruby Ketcham 18 Aug 1829, Topeka, Kansas, USA. Ruby was born 16 May 1904, Orion Township, Fulton, Illinois, USA; died 28 Aug 1999, Graham Hospital Extended Care, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA; was buried 231 Aug 1999, Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Ruby KetchamRuby Ketcham was born 16 May 1904, Orion Township, Fulton, Illinois, USA; died 28 Aug 1999, Graham Hospital Extended Care, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA; was buried 231 Aug 1999, Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 8 Apr 1930, Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois; 1930 United States Federal Census 8 April 1930 Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois Stell, Alvin [Alvin Stelle], son in law of Sherman and Ananda Ketchman, age 22, born in Illinois, home in 1930, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, lineman Electric Light Co Stell, Ruby, age 23, born in Illinois, daughter of Sherman and Ananda Ketchman, home in 1930, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, wife of Alvin Stell, stenographer, Electric Light Co
    • Residence: 1932, 56 W Spruce, Canton, Illinois; Name: Mrs Ruby K Stell Gender: F (Female) Residence Year: 1932 Street Address: 56 W Spruce Residence Place: Canton, Illinois Occupation: Sten Publication Title: Canton, Illinois, City Directory, 1932 ( U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989)
    • Residence: 1936, Canton, Illinois; Name: 1936Ruby K Stell Gender: F (Female) Residence Year: 1936 Street Address: 645 Residence Place: Canton, Illinois Spouse: Alvin E Stell Publication Title: Canton, Illinois, City Directory, 1936 (U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989)
    • Census: 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois; 1940 Federal Census Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois Stelle, Alvin, age 34 years, born in Illinois, married, head, Home in 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, occupation, Utility Man, house is rented. Education. Elementary school, 8th grade, class, Wage or salary worker in private work Stelle, Ruby, age 35 years, born in Illinois, wife. Home in 1940, E Elew Street, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, education, High School, 4th year
    • Obituary: 31 Aug 1999, Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois; Obituary Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois, Tuesday, August 31, 1999, p. B6. Ruby Stell CANTON-Ruby K. Stell, 95, of Graham Hospital Extended Care died there at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999. Born May 16, 1904, in Orion Township to Sherman and Amanda Olson Ketcham, she married Alvin Stell on Aug. 18, 1929, in Topeka, Kan. He died Dec. 7, 1992. She also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. Surviving are one son, John of Topeka, Kan.; two grand-children; and one great-grandchild. A 1924 graduate of Brown's Business College, she worked for the Canton Daily Ledger and Mutual Savings and Loan. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 46 for more than 50 years. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Walles will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jen Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell. Ruby K. Stell CANTON, Ill.-Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton for Ruby K. Stell, 95 Canton, Ill., who died Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999, at a Canton hospital. She was born May 16, 1904, in Fulton County, Ill., where she spent most of her life. She worked for the Daily Ledger newspaper and later for Mutual Savings and Loan, both in Canton Ill. She was a 50-year member of Evening Star Chapter No. 46 of Order of Eastern Star in Canton, Ill. She married Alvin Stell on Aug. 18, 1929, in Topeka. He died Dec. 7, 1992. Survivors include a son, John Stell, Topeka, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. today at Murphy-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Canton, Ill. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jen Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell.

    Notes:

    Buried:
    Greenwood Cemetery
    Greenwood Cemetery, located at 640 S. Main Street in Canton, is a 122 acre cemetery encompassing rolling hills, a gentle valley, fields, and natural woodland.

    Died:
    SSN: 357-36-2565
    Last Residence: 66618 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States of America
    Born: 16 May 1904
    Last Benefit: 61520 Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States of America
    Died: 28 Aug 1999
    State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (1961-1962)
    (United States Social Security Index)

    Ruby Ketcham Stell
    Birth 16 May 1904
    Orion Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Death 28 Aug 1999 (aged 95)
    Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Burial
    Greenwood Cemetery
    Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
    Memorial ID 229376182
    Maintained by: Stephen Cantrell
    Originally Created by: Jeanette
    Added: 11 Jul 2021
    Find a Grave Memorial 229376182

    Obituary
    Ruby K. Stell, 95, of Graham Hospital Extended Care died there Saturday, Aug. 28, 1999.
    Born May 16, 1904, in Orion Township to William Sherman and Amanda Olson Ketcham, she married Alvin Stell on Aug. 18, 1929, in Topeka, Kan. He died Dec. 7, 1992.
    She also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
    Surviving are one son, John of Topeka, Kan.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    A 1924 graduate of Brown's Business College, she worked for the Canton Daily Ledger and Mutual Savings and Loan.
    She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 46 for more than 50 years.
    Graveside services will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
    Peoria Journal Star - August 31, 1999.

    Children:
    1. 2. John Sherman Stell


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John StellJohn Stell was born 17 Sep 1865, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois (son of John Stell and Rebecca Ray); died 29 Apr 1917, Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; was buried 30 Apr 1917, Saunders-Blackaby Cemetery, Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 4 Jun 1880, Putman township , Fulton County Illinois, USA; Putman township , Fulton County Illinois, USA 3rd & 4th Jun 1880 Bundesen, Peter, 51, Farmer, born in Schleswig-Holstine Bundesen, Catrina, 50, wife, keeping house, born in Schleswig-Holstine Bundesen, William, age 17, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, Elma, age 14, daughter, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, Peter, age 11, son, at home, born in Illinois Bundsen, Henry, Age 7, son, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, James, age 4, son, at home, born in Illinois (1880 United States Census)
    • Census: 6 Jun 1900, Putman Township, Exclusive of Cuba City, Fulton County, Illinois; 1900 United States Federal Census 6 Jun 1900 Putman Township, Exclusive of Cuba City, Fulton County, Illinois State John Stell, age 35, born, Sep 1864 in Illinois, home in 1900, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, spouse Elma Stell, married in 1893, 7 years married, father's birthplace, Germany, mother's birth place, Ireland. Elma Stell, age 33, birth, Aug 1867 in Illinois, home in 1900, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, wife of John Stell, married in 1893, 7 years married, occupation, Farmer, father's birthplace, Denmark, Mother's birthplace, Germany Clarence Stell, [Elorence Stell], age 6, born Oct 1893 in Illinois, parents, John & Elma Stell
    • Census: 20 Apr 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois ; 1910 United States Federal Census Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois 20 April 1910 Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois Stell, John, age 44,, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, farmer, married, spouse Elma Stell Stell, Elma, age 40, born in Illinois, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, wife, father's birthplace, Denmark, mother's birthplace, Germany. Stell, Clarence, age 17, son, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois Stall, Alvin, age 4, son, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois Stell, Catherine, aged 1 year and 4 months, daughter, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois
    • Obituary: 30 Apr 1917, Canton Daily Ledger; Obituary Canton Daily Ledger, Apr. 30, 1917, p. 1, col. 5: JOHN STELL DIED, NEAR INDEPENDENCE (Daily Ledger County Service.) Cuba, April 30.-John Stell died at 12:45 o'clock Sunday morning, at his home five miles east of Cuba, and near the Independence corner, after a prolonged illness of tuberculosis. He was born in Fulton county Sept. 17, 1865 and was married to Miss Alma Bunderson Jan. 15, 1893. The wife and three children survive. The children are Clarence, Alvin and Katherine. One child is dead. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon, and burial was in the Saunders cemetery. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jen Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell.

    Notes:

    Died:
    Birth: Sep. 17, 1865
    Fulton County
    Illinois, USA
    Death: Apr. 29, 1917
    Fulton County
    Illinois, USA
    son of
    John Stell, Germany
    Rebecca Ray Ireland
    per death record
    amily links:
    Parents:
    John Stell (1827 - 1898)
    Rebecca Ray Stell (1828 - 1904)
    Burial:
    Saunders-Blackaby Cemetery
    Bryant
    Fulton County
    Illinois, USA
    (Find A Grave Search)

    Surname:STELL
    First Name:John
    AGE: UNK
    Cert.# 0047946
    Date of Death: 1917-04-29
    County: FULTON
    Location: PUTNAM-TWP
    (Fulton County Deaths from 1916-1950 Illinois Death Index)

    John married Elma Bundesen 15 Jan 1893, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. Elma (daughter of Jes Peter Bundesen and Katrina/Katharina Hansen/Hanson) was born 11 Aug 1867, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 12 Jun 1939, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; was buried 14 Jun 1939, Saunders-Blackaby Cemetery Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA . [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elma BundesenElma Bundesen was born 11 Aug 1867, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA (daughter of Jes Peter Bundesen and Katrina/Katharina Hansen/Hanson); died 12 Jun 1939, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; was buried 14 Jun 1939, Saunders-Blackaby Cemetery Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA .

    Other Events:

    • Census: 4 Jun 1880, Putman township , Fulton County Illinois, USA; Putman township , Fulton County Illinois, USA 3rd & 4th Jun 1880 Bundesen, Peter, 51, Farmer, born in Schleswig-Holstine Bundesen, Catrina, 50, wife, keeping house, born in Schleswig-Holstine Bundesen, William, age 17, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, Elma, age 14, daughter, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, Peter, age 11, son, at home, born in Illinois Bundsen, Henry, Age 7, son, at home, born in Illinois Bundesen, James, age 4, son, at home, born in Illinois (1880 United States Census)
    • Census: 6 Jun 1900, Putman Township, Exclusive of Cuba City, Fulton County, Illinois; 1900 United States Federal Census 6 Jun 1900 Putman Township, Exclusive of Cuba City, Fulton County, Illinois State John Stell, age 35, born, Sep 1864 in Illinois, home in 1900, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, spouse Elma Stell, married in 1893, 7 years married, father's birthplace, Germany, mother's birth place, Ireland. Elma Stell, age 33, birth, Aug 1867 in Illinois, home in 1900, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, wife of John Stell, married in 1893, 7 years married, occupation, Farmer, father's birthplace, Denmark, Mother's birthplace, Germany Clarence Stell, [Elorence Stell], age 6, born Oct 1893 in Illinois, parents, John & Elma Stell
    • Census: 20 Apr 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois; 1910 United States Federal Census Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois 20 April 1910 Stell, John, age 44,, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, farmer, married, spouse Elma Stell Stell, Elma, age 40, born in Illinois, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois, wife, father's birthplace, Denmark, mother's birthplace, Germany. Stell, Clarence, age 17, son, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois Stell, Alvin, age 4, son, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois Stell, Catherine, aged 1 year and 4 months, daughter, born in Illinois, home in 1910, Putman, Fulton, Illinois
    • Census: 6 Jan 1920, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois; Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois State 6 January, 1920 Mr. John Stell, [Mr. Stell], age 52 years, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, widow, parents birthplaces, Germany, no occupation. Alvin Stell, age 15, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, single, son of John Stell, is able to read and write, no occupation Catherine Stell, age 11 years, born in Illinois, home in 1920, Putnam, Fulton, Illinois, single, daughter of John Stell, able to read and write. (1920 United States Federal Census) Note John Stell died on 29th. April 1917. There must be a mistake. It should be Elma Stell, Widow.
    • Obituary: 12 Jun 1939, Canton Newspaper; Obituary Mrs. Elma Stell Dies Following Hip Injury Mrs Elma Stell, 71, died at 6:50 a.m. today at her home, 63 West Spruce street, following injuries sustained nine weeks ago when she fell and broke her left hip. Born in Putman township, Aug. 11, 1867, a daughter of Peter and Catherine (Hansen) Bundesen, she was married to John Stell, who died in 1917. Children are: Clarence, Cuba; Alvin, Canton; and Mrs. Kathryn Collins, also of Canton. William and James Bundesen, Cuba and Henry Bundesen, Avon, are brothers. Grandsons are James Stell and Jerry Collins. A daughter, Letha, died in 1901. A brother, Peter and a sister, Mary, also preceded her in death. She was a member of the Cuba Methodist church. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Murphy Memorial Home. Burial will be in Saunders cemetery in Putman township. Friends may call at Murphy's. Dr. Mark S. Nelson, coroner, will conduct an inquest at 8:15 o?clock tonight at the Murphy Memorial Home. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jen Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell. JURY DECIDES FRACTURE SHOCK WAS DEATH CAUSE A coroner's jury last evening returned a verdict attributing the death of Mrs. Elma Stell, 63 West Spruce Street, Canton, Illinois, as due to shock resulting from a fracture of the left hip. Mrs. Stell died yesterday at her home; she fractured her hip in a fall on April 12, 1939. The inquest, held at Murphy Memorial Home was conducted by Dr. Mark S. Nelson, coroner. Witnesses were a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Collins, Dr. H. D. Putman, and Mrs. Helen Gore Ross. Jurors were George Kostitch, foreman, Leornard Payne, John Kovachevich, August Nelson, George Ruey, and George Clewell.
    • Funeral Service: 15 Jun 1939, Murphy Memorial Home; Many Attend Funeral of Mrs. Elma Stell A large crowd attended funeral services for Mrs. Elma Stell yesterday afternoon at the Murphy Memorial Home. Dr. Arthur H. Smith, pastor of the Farmington Methodist church, officiated. Mrs. Helen Gore Ross sang, with Miss Agnes Christopher, organist. There were many floral offerings. Pallbearers were Ethan Blackaby, Harry Henderson and Cleve, Datus, Fosket and Ross Saunders. Burial was in Saunders cemetery. This Obituary has been kindly shared by Jen Harrington, USA, G. Granddaughter of Elma Bundesen and John Stell.

    Notes:

    Birth:
    Name Elma Bundesen Stell
    gender Female
    Husband John Stell
    Son Alvin Stell
    Other information in the record of Alvin Stell
    from United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries
    Deceased
    Name Alvin Stell
    Event Type Obituary
    Event Date 08 Dec 1992
    Event Place Illinois, United States
    Gender Male
    Age 87
    Relationship to Deceased Deceased
    Birth Date 20 May 1905
    Birthplace Putman Township, ,
    Death Date 07 Dec 1992
    Newspaper Peoria Journal Star, The
    Spouse and Children
    John Stell Husband Male
    Others on Record
    Ruby Ketcham Unknown Female
    John Unknown Male
    Julie Stell Unknown Female
    Jennifer Stell Unknown Female
    Reverend Robert Holler Unknown Male
    "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch

    Died:
    Name: Elma Stell
    Event Date: 12 Jun 1939
    Event Place: Canton, Fulton, Illinois
    Age: 71
    Birth Date: 11 Aug 1867
    Birthplace: Putman Township, Illinois
    Father's Name: Peter Bundesen
    Father's Birthplace: Denmark
    Mother's Name: Catherine Hansen
    Mother's Birthplace: Germany
    Occupation: housewife
    Residence Place: Canton, Fulton, Illinois
    Spouse's Name: John Stell
    Burial Date: 14 Jun 1939
    Burial Place: Putman, Fulton, Illinois
    (Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947)

    Surname:STELL
    First Name:ELMA
    AGE: UNK
    Cert. #0000093
    Date of Death: 1939-06-12
    County: FULTON
    Location:CANTON
    (Fulton County Deaths from 1916-1950 Illinois Death Index)

    Notes:

    Married:
    Name: Elma Bundesen
    Spouse Name: John Stell
    Marriage Date:15 Jan 1893
    Marriage County: Fulton
    Comments:This record can be found at the County Court Records located at Lewistown, IL.
    (Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900)

    Children:
    1. Clarence James Stell was born 8 Oct 1893, Putman township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 8 Feb 1978, Hallmark Nursing Home, Pekin, Fulton, Illinois, USA; was buried Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA .
    2. 4. Alvin E. Stell was born 20 May 1905, Putman Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 7 Dec 1992, Graham Hospital, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA; was buried 8 Dec 1992, Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, USA.
    3. Kathryn/Catherine L Stell was born 18 Nov 1909, Cuba, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; died 17 Jul 1949, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA; was buried White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA.
    4. Letha May Stell was born 17 Jul 1901, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; died 6 Jan 1902, Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; was buried Saunders-Blackaby Cemetery Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA .


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