Stella Seeley (born McEwen)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: November 21, 1896

Date of Death: April 26, 1982

Birth Place: KS

Death Place: Fruita, CO

Stella McEwen Seeley

Stella McEwen Seeley of Fruita died Monday, April 26, 1982, at the Lower Valley Nursing Home in Fruita after a lengthy illness.  She was 85.

Mrs. Seeley had been a resident of the Grand Valley for 50 years.

She was born Stella McEwen Nov. 21, 1896, in Kansas.  She spent her childhood and attended schools in Cherokee, Okla.

She married Ira E. Seeley at Amerida, Okla., Dec. 27, 1918.  He died in April, 1948.

Mrs. Seeley’s interests included flowers, crocheting and fancy work.  She was a member of the Riverside Church of Christ in Oklahoma.  She was also a past member of the Grandmother’s Club.

Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Steele of Fruita; two sons, Ralph and K. Gene Seeley, both of Grand Junction; three sisters, Nora Hankey of Topeka, Kan., Pearl Jacobson of Chicalo, Ill., and Lana Brown of Rialto, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Callahan-Edfast Mortuary

Published in The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado) Wednesday April 28, 1982

[Wife of grandson of SGS # 2784g –Ira Eason; Ralph Waldo; Ira (# 2784g); Gideon (# 1098); Agur/Augar, Joseph; Joseph; John; Nathaniel; Robert]