We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 18, 2003 for 96-year-old
Hazel Stanley of Chester, IL who died Wednesday, January 15, 2003.
Born November 12, 1906 in Marion, IL, the daughter of Edward Mack
Stanley and Ollie May Rawls.
Survivors include one niece, Bonnie Laudan of Chester, IL. Nieces and
nephews also survive.
Her parents, one brother and one sister in law preceded her in death.
Miss Stanley, who taught in the Chester school system for 46 years,
devoted her life to the nurturing and education of several generations of
students. She began teaching at the age of 19 in a one-room country
schoolhouse in Ebenezer. She also taught at the Kaskaskia Island School,
living with the families of some of the students she taught. At one time
she has taught "nearly all the grades" at Chester Grade School,
and in 1946 she began her career as high school English teacher. She
retired from teaching in 1972.
Friends may call after 5pm Friday, January 17, 2003 at the Welge
Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Hazel Stanley will be Saturday, January 18, 2003
at 11:00am at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, Il with Rev.
Marvin "Bud" Bennett officiating. Miss Stanley’s body will be
Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church and to Memorial
Hospital in Chester, IL.