In Minneapolis on Thursday, March 31, 1960, Dale got word that Jettie’s younger sister Ina Short Hook (above) died in Mercy Hospital, in Des Moines, Iowa. Dale attended her funeral in Des Moines on Saturday, April 2. Ina had a twin brother, Ira Short.
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.