GILBERT STICKNEY                     GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

Evening Kansan-Republican, Friday, April 6, 1917

Died:  April 1, 1917




  Gilbert Stickney was born in St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., March 26, 1835, and peacefully fell asleep April 1st, 1917, aged 82 years, five days.  In early life he moved to Iowa and August 15, 1862 enlisted in the army.  Was discharged for disability July 18, 1963.  On September 12, 1865, he was united in marriage to Emma Isabelle Gilkison at Prairie Du Chine, Wis.  To this union one child was born, now Mrs. D. J. Campbell of Newton, Kans.

  About twenty-two years ago he united with the Seventh Day Adventist church of Winterset, Iowa, and has lived a consistent Christian life.

  He moved to Newton in 1911 where he has since resided, and has made many friends.

  Funeral services were held at the Seventh Day Adventist church conducted by Elder Dunham.

  He leaves to mourn a wife, daughter and husband, granddaughter and sister-in-law, but not without hope for he sleeps in Jesus.