Clipped From The Daily Telegram
Royal M. Stetson Royal McGraw Stetson, -a re dent of Adrian for the last 45 years, died this morning at 8:30 o'clock in Bixby hospital'where he had been a patient since November 13, 1940. About 12 years ago he retired from active business because of failing health and remained an invalid the rest of his life. He was.57 years old. Mr. Stetson was born in Jackson in 1885, and was the son of the late Albert E. Stetson and Charlotte Charlotte Dickinson Stetson. When 12 years old he moved to Adrian with his family and has since been a resident of this city. At the age of 16 years he was compelled to leave school on the death of his father to assist in the support, of his two sisters and one brother. During his active business years he was associated with a. number of Adrian's principal manufacturing and business interests in responsible positions as executive and sales manager. On April 7, 1923, he was married to Helen Hardy, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Clinton D. Hardy. She survives with two daughters Charlotte Charlotte Hardy Stetson and Marjorie Pennock Stetson, two sisters Mrs Charles Woerner of Tipton, and Mrs. Ralph F. Miller of Eagle Rock Calif., and one brother Warner D Stetson of Warren, Ohio. Mr. Stetson was a communican of Christ Episcopal Church and served for many years as a member of the vestry. He was also affiliated affiliated with all the Masonic orders. The funeral services will be hel( Thursday afternoon at the Stetson home, 902 North Broad Street at o'clock, the Rev. James M. Horton officiating. The burial will be in Oakwood cemtery.