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Anna L. Stanger Dies In Jackson

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Mrs. Anna L. Stanger, 82, widow of Nathaniel Stanger, founder of the Stanger Furniture Co. here, died yesterday at a nursing home at Jackson after an illness of several months.

Mrs. Stanger was a former president of the Ann Arbor Woman's Club and was elected to honorary membership in the club after leaving Ann Arbor in 1943.

She was a member of the Bethlehem Evangelical and Reformed Church and a member of the Ladies Aid of the church.

Mrs. Stanger had lived with her daughter, Mrs. George A. Newsom of Muskegon and Jackson since 1943.

Mrs. Stanger was born Dec. 8, 1874, at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., a daughter of Robert and Minna Hoeck, and married Mr. Stanger October, 1901, at Ann Arbor. He died Nov. 4, 1934.

Besides her daughter, survivors are a grandson, Robert N. Newsom of Aberdeen, Md., and a great-granddaughter. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. C. G. Stanger of Elmhurst, Ill., and a brother, William R. Hoeck, of Dearborn.

A nephew, Eck Stanger, chief photographer of The News, also survives.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Muehlig Chapel, with the Rev. Theodore Schmale officiating and the Rev. Charles Bagby of Jackson assisting. Burial will be at Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel.