Herbert Stetson's death reported

Herbert Stetson's death reported

Herbert Stetson's death while traveling in Massachusetts was reported in the April 30, 1924 edition of The Butte Miner. The text follows:

Word was received in Deer Lodge Tuesday of the death of H. E. Stetson at the home of his brother, E. H. Stetson, in South Weymouth, Mass.

Mr. Stetson prior to an extended visit in the east was a prominent resident of this city for over 20 years, occupying a responsible official position with the Bonner Mercantile company, one of the oldest mercantile firms in Montana.

Mr. and Mrs. Stetson were en route to the boyhood home of Mr. Stetson in Maine when he was taken suddenly ill at the home of his brother. At the time of his death Mr. Stetson was attended by his wife and a daughter. Mrs. R. S. Bauer of Champaign, Ill., at whose home he was visiting prior to the trip east.

Mr. Stetson was 70 years of age when stricken, was born in Maine and in his early years moved to Iowa, where he resided for a time before coming to Montana. The survivors are Mrs. Stetson, four daughters. Mrs, O. D. .Speer of this city, Mrs. R. S. Bauer of Champaign, Ill.; Mrs. J. V. Bennett of Scobey, Mont, and Miss Gladys Stetson of Kansas City, Mo., and one son, Ralph, of Spokane; three brothers and two sisters in Maine.

His son, Ralph, left for Champaign, Ill., where he will meet Mrs. Stetson and Mrs. Bauer. Funeral arrangements at this time are not complete.