"If you can't get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance"
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday

Stanley (Wheeler) William Wood
b. 11 August 1893 Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
m. Lillian Helen Lardie 9 June 1919 Mapleton, Grand Traverse County, Michigan
d. 17 Dec 1960 Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan
buried St. Joseph's Cemetery, Mapleton, Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Traverse City Record Eagle

Monday, December 19, 1960

 Stanley Wood Taken by Death
Page 7

                Stanley W. Wood, 67, of Traverse City R. 1, died at Munson hospital later Saturday morning after suffering a heart attack at a Traverse City store.
                Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wood, he was born August 11, 1893, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess county, N.Y. and came to Traverse City in 1915.  He had been and employe[e] of the Grand Traverse county road commission for the past 30 years.
                Mr. Wood was a Traverse City fireman for four years and at the time of his death was the chief of the Peninsula township volunteer fire department.
                He served in France with headquarters company of the Second Field Artillery in World War I and was a member of Peninsula township’s Garland-Tompkins Post 339 of the American Legion.

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