Estella Merritta (Stella) Sprague

Photo, found on the Nebraska Gravestones website, used with permission from photographer Jim Sheaffer
Photo, found on the Nebraska Gravestones website, used with permission from photographer Jim Sheaffer

(December 10, 1896 - January 27, 1935)


The Lusk Herald
January 26, 1935


Crawford Resident Dies in Hospital Here, Brain Tumor

Miss Stella Merritta Sprague, 38 years old, a resident of Crawford, Nebraska, died at the Lusk Hospital last Sunday, January 27, from a tumor on the brain, according to the diagnosis.

The body was taken in charge by the Midwest Mortuary and shipped to Crawford, where the funeral was held.

Miss Sprague came to Lusk about three weeks ago to stay with her sister near Whitman. She had been ill since last November, and was brought to the Lusk Hospital only Sunday morning and her condition became so critical that she passed away Sunday night.








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