Mrs. Iva L. Stockwell, 75, of 816 McKinley Ave., died last night at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born May 12, 1879, in Litchfield, Mich., a daughter of Casper and Flora Sherk, and was married on May 12, 1899 to the Rev. Cyrus K. Stockwell, a Congregational Church minister. He died in 1919.
Mrs. Stockwell attended Hillsdale College and taught at Coldwater State School for two years.
She was a resident of Jackson from 1920 to 1925. During that time she was church secretary of the First Congregational Church there. She came to Ann Arbor in 1925 and had been a resident here since that time.
She was a former manager of the Mary Louise gift shop.
She became a member of the First Congregational Church here, a member of the Woman's Society of that church and its president in 1940. She was a member of the Washtenaw County Humane Society.
Mrs. Stockwell is survived by a daughter, Miss Priscilla T. Stockwell of Ann Arbor; a brother, Frank Sherk of Litchfield; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Muehlig Chapel, with the Rev. Leonard A. Parr officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Litchfield. Friends may call at the chapel.
Coldwater State School
Washtenaw County Humane Society
Muehlig Funeral Chapel
Mt. Hope Cemetery (Litchfield)
Mary Louise Gift Shop
First Congregational Church
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Priscilla T. Stockwell
Iva Sherk Stockwell
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816 McKinley Ave