6/16/1894 Lawrence Daily Gazette
Stephen Stadebaker Gone. Stephen Studebaker, one of the oldest oldest and without doubt the best known faimerin Willow Springs, died last night after a lingering illness of con sumption. He was 70 years old and an industrious and hardworking man. He leaves a wife and seven grown children, nearly alt of whom live near tht eld homestead. Mr. Studebaker was a pioneer in Douglas county having come with the early settlers forty years ago. He was a charitable and kindly disposition disposition and will be widely mourned. The funeral will leave the Stude baker homestead Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and the sermon will be preached at the Progressive church in Collier, at 1 o'clock. Interment wi I be made in Collier cemetery.