Mrs, Stella Hadden Alexander
1 80, noted pianist and well-known in Catawba Island circles, died at the home of a brother, Attv. Clar- ence B. Hadden, 3250 West Ban¬ croft, Toledo Saturday.
The body was brought here on Tuesday, for burial in the Ca¬ tawba Island cemetery, with the Rev. R. S. Linton of Trinity Meth¬ odist church officiating at servic¬ es at the grave. y $ 3 0~ i^H'i
Mrs. Aleander was bxorn March 19, 1865, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hadden for¬ mer Catawba Islanders. They were pioneers from Syracuse, N.
Her uncle, Corp. Newton Had¬ den gabe his "life in the service of the Union as a volunteer during the Civil War, in Kentucky. She was a Daughter of the merican Revolution, being of English and Dutch ancestry. In 1891 she married Arthur Ren- gough Alexander, who died many years ago, leaving an only son Col. Arthur Hadden Alexander. He was one of the first leader-pilots of bombing squadrons in th efirst World War. In World War 11 the son has served under General Ar¬ nold's supervision in the Air Force Intelligence.
Mrs. Alexander spent her young
(womanhood in Sandusky. _£>he showed extraordinary talent as a gifted pianist, and later gained re- known as one of the nation's lead¬ ing musicians., appearing writh
j orchestras all. over the country.
Since her musical retirement a few years ago and even before that, Mrs. Alexander was engaged m scholarly research work along the lines of religious and meta¬ physical s.
services conducted by Rev. Russell Linton, Port Clinton, on. Wednesday art; 10:30 a.m., Ca- tawiba cemetery, for Mrs. S Hadden Alexander, 30
passe away in xoieao Saturday fpom ? a heart attack after an illness of several months. Mrs. Alexander, a former Catawba resident, was a daughter of the late N. A. and Marian Dutcher Hadden. ,She was the widow c vrthur B Alexandei
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