[December 14, 2012]
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MOUNT PULASKI -- Florence Bacon Schott Stoll, 97, of
Pulaski, Ill., died Dec. 11, 2012, at 3:45 a.m. at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Florence was well known to everyone in the
Mount Pulaski area as a spry and spunky woman, independent and
She was also well known for her regular column
in the Mount Pulaski newspaper and her leadership of the Mount
Pulaski Kitchen Band.
Below are pictures from the kitchen band days,
when the group went to a variety of nursing homes in the region,
wearing outrageous outfits and
delivering smiles and great music
from their kitchen instruments.
The group also appeared on the "Ted Mack
Amateur Hour." The last two pictures are of the cover of the TV
Guide where they were listed to appear and the page on which their
Pictures below from the collection of Florence
Stoll, on loan to Phil Bertoni