In Osceola overnight on Wednesday, February 13, 1952, Dale wrote, “Took Mother to the cemetery. Went to Osceola High School and looked around. Seems small.” He had graduated from there (above) 25 years earlier. He drove back to Muscatine that evening.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.