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Lela K. Stokes

Female 1910 - 1997


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  • Name  Lela K. Stokes  [1
    Born  15 Jul 1910  Leesville, Vernon County, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  6 May 1997  Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Obituary  7 May 1997  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Lela K. Wiegard, 86, of Danville Care Center, formerly of 1301 Parkway Drive, Burlington, died Tuesday, May 6, 1997, at the care center.

      Born July 15, 1910, at Leesville, Louisiana, she was the daughter of John and Amelia Eisner Stokes. She married Glen H. Mehaffy. She later married Fred Wiegard in 1948. He died in January 1959.

      Survivors include one daughter, Wilna F. Liles of Danville; two sons, John D. Mehaffy of Mediapolis, and Carl E. Mehaffy of Janesville, Virginia; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one niece.

      Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

      Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis. There will be no family visitation.

      The funeral for Mrs. Wiegard will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, with the Reverend Gary Biggs officiating. Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery.

      A memorial has been established for Danville Care Center.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Lela Wiegard; born: 15 July 1910; died: 6 May 1997 (V); last residence: 52623 (Danville, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  10 May 1997  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I25903  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family 1  Glen Harold Mehaffy,   b. 17 Mar 1910, Kossuth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1959, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Jul 1931 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F9374  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Fred Henry Wiegard,   b. 24 Jan 1892, Kossuth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1959, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1948  [3
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F9375  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1314] World Connect - mehaffy: 1650011, (last updated: 2008-06-18 03:46:12 UTC (Wed), contact: Debbie Koch) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3835] Wiegard, Lela K. (Stokes/Mehaffy) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, May 7, 1997; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).