Person:Winnie Crandall (2)

m. 18 Jul 1880
  1. Winnie Crandall1884 - 1968
m. 18 Aug 1909
Facts and Events
Name Winnie Crandall
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 2 Jul 1884 New Auburn, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Marriage 18 Aug 1909 to Arthur Bernard Saunders
Death[1][2] 11 Feb 1968 Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton Courier
    p. 6, February 15, 1968.

    Mrs. A. B. Saunders, 83, Tucson, Ariz., well known author and poet, and former resident of Milton, died Sunday, Feb. 11, at Tucson following an illness.
    She was the author of two books, 'Daughters of Dakota' and 'To Span a Continent,' numerous published poems, including a book of poetry, 'The Old Pueblo Calls.'
    Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Tucson with burial there.
    The former Winnie Crandall, great-granddaughter of Henry B. Crandall, who came to Rock County from New York in 1836 with Joseph Goodrich, founder of Milton Village, was born in New Auburn, Wis., July 2, 1884, and was graduated from Milton College.
    She was married Aug. 18, 1909, to A. B. Saunders, lumber dealer in Milton for many years. They made their home in Milton until 1930 when they moved to Janesville, residing there until moving to Tucson in 1953. She was active in Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, having served as state vice president, and Tucson Chapter of National League of American Pen Women, the Rock County Historical Society and many other organizations.
    Survivors are a son, T. A. Saunders, Hales Corners; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Lange, Tucson; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband.

  2. 2.0 2.1 The Sabbath Recorder
    184:13:16, March 25, 1968.

    Winnie C. Saunders, daughter of Will H. and Rhoda (Ellis) Crandall was born in New Auburn, Wis., July 26, 1884, and died Feb. 11, 1968, in Villa Pueblo Nursing Home in Tucson, Ariz., after a long illness.
    The family moved to Dodge Center, Minn. While there she was baptized by the Rev. Lester C. Randolph and joined the Seventh Day Baptist Church. She was very active both in church work and in civic activities. It was while she was in high school that she first exhibited the ability to write poetry. She graduated from high school and taught in rural schools. When the family moved to Milton, Wis., she attended Milton College. She was married Aug. 18, 1909, to A. B. Saunders who was a lumber dealer in Milton until 1930, when they moved to Janesville, Wis. They moved to Tucson in 1953 to be near their daughter.
    Survivors are: a daughter, Mrs. Robert E. Lange, Tucson; a son, Truman A. Saunders, Hales Corners, Wis.; a sister, Mrs. Paul Crandall, Riverside, Calif.; nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
    Interment was in Tucson Memorial Park East Lawn next to her husband, who died Aug. 25, 1962. Mrs. Paul Crandall