The following data is extracted from LaCrosse County, Wisconsin Obituaries.
E. Stilson, aged 72, a pioneer of West Salem, died at his home there today of the infirmities of old age. He leaves a widow and three sons, Charles, Leroy and Willis in the State of Washington, and one daughter. Mrs. Quiggle of West Salem. The funeral arrangements will not be settled until his sons in the west have been heard from.
LaCrosse Tribune, September 21, 1907
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman