February 4, 2021
Stasha Leora Loring Spitler, 101, died Jan. 30. She was born Oct. 15, 1919, the only child of Ed and Daisy Ann (Fuller) Loring on a farm south of Scandia. She attended Dist. 88 grade school and graduated from Scandia High School with the Class of 1937.
She married Eugene H. Spitler on Jan. 18, 1939, at the Methodist Parsonage in Courtland. They made their home north and west of Courtland until 1958 when they moved into town. To this union, one daughter was born, Anita.
Leora worked for a short time at Blackburn’s Produce and then in 1960, she became employed with the Courtland Public...