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Obituary: Stookey, William Benton

STOOKEY, William Benton
(Age 92)

Died Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City following a brief illness.

He was predeceased by the mother of his children Jo Ann Stookey; his wife Lois Stookey; his sisters George Ann Stookey and Nancy Whitney; brother Allen Stookey; and sons Allen and William Stookey.

He is survived by his wife of four years Doris Stookey; his children by Jo Ann: Sheryl Dobol, James Stookey, John Stookey, Karen Hansen, and Nancy Grasseschi; Lois’s children: Nancy Barr, John Davison, and Nina Drake; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 9485 N. Maple St., Hayden, ID.

Visitation is at 9:00 AM; service is at 10:00 AM.

Yates Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements.

Please visit William’s online memorial at and sign his guest book.