Celia Adell (Griffis) Stouffer
Celia Adell Stouffer, daughter of Augustus and Amy Griffis, was born at Farnam, Nebraska, November 22, 1898 and departed this life at Ogallala on March 18, 1948, at the age of fourty-nine years, three months, and twenty-six days.
She spent her childhood days in Farnam and there grew to young womanhood, attending schoool and after graduating from high school, she entered the employment of a Farnam newspaper.
On April 11, 1921, she was united in marriage to Wm. Harvey Stouffer and the young couple established their home in Denver, later moving to Idaho Springs, Colorado, where she has since resided.
Mr. Stouffer was a veteran of the first World War and was for a number of years an invalid. During his long illness he was tenderly cared for by his loving wife and following his passing she continued to make her home in Idaho Springs.
Mrs. Stouffer united with the Congregational Church at Farnam in early life and later transfered her membership to the First Methodist Church in Idaho Springs and was a member of that church at the time of her passing. She was a member of the Eastern Star and American Legion Auxiliary.
She leaves to mourn her passing two sisters, one half sister, one brother, and one nephew, namely; Mrs. R.M Palmer of Ogallala, Mrs. W.H. Palmer of Moorefield, Mrs. Frank Lufkin of Beloit, Wisconsin, James Griffis of Fort Mead, South Dakota, Wayne C. Palmer of Washington, D.C., also other relatives and a host of friends who grieve at her sudden passing.
Funeral services were at Bracken Mortuary with interment in the Tower of Memories mausoleum at Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, where her husband is resting.
The Farnam Press. Farnam, Dawson County, Nebraska. Thursday, April 1, 1948.
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