John Stinkeoway (May 14, 1955?)
Funeral services for John Stinkeoway, 39, of Starkweather, were conducted Tuesday afternoon from the Starkweather Methodist church with Rev. Virgil Homes officiating. Interment was in the community cemetery at Starkweather.
Mr. Stinkeoway died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon at the Mercy hospital in Devils Lake.
John, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Stinkeoway, was born April 11, 1916 in Banner township, northeast of Starkweather. He attended grade school at West Banner and high school in Starkweather.
On June 14, 1947, he was married to the former Doris Lindenberg. They have farmed near Starkweather, north of the Ramsey county line, since their marriage.
John has served on the township board and was a member of the Methodist church, and the Methodist Men’s club, and the Independent Order of odd Fellows.
Surviving besides his wife, Doris, are four children, Orville 7, Lois 6, John Jr. 3, and Debray Kay 6 weeks; his father; and two brothers, William of Starkweather, and Alex of Marysville, Wash. His mother preceded him in death.
The Toomey Sorvick Funeral chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Nick Heit, Arnold Fike, Robert Stotts, Walter Scott, John Dix, Earl Anderson, John Wengler, and Emil Walters.
Honorary pallbearers were Elmer Quarness, Knute Lindseth, Milton Werner, Thomas Schonauer, James Foard, Olaf Simonson, Edwin Werner, and Selmer Overbo.
Interment rites were conducted at the cemetery by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Hampden Lodge No. 143 with Earl Anderson as Noble Grand.