In Muscatine on Tuesday, January 16, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Letter from Mother today; Helen’s Uncle Jim Schaffer’s funeral today. Watched TV at night.” James Wilbur Schaffer was a brother of Helen’s father George Franklin Schaffer.
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.