Humboldt Standard, Eureka, California
April 8, 1949, page 13
"Stefano DiBene of Eureka Dies"
Stefano DiBene, 79, born in Lucca, Italy, in December 26, 1870, died at a local hospital Thursday night after a lengthy illness. DiBene was a rancher in southern Humboldt for 52 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Santina Mary Di Bene of Eureka; four sons, Frank, John and Domingo, of Eureka, and Peter of Oakland; a daughter, Mrs. Paul BIAGINI of San Francisco; a sister, Mrs. William GALLI of San Francisco; 17 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be said at the Pierce funeral parlors Sunday evening at 8:15 o'clock, and following brief rites at Pierce's Monday morning at 9:45, requiem mass will be held at St. Bernard church at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment will be in the St. Bernard cemetery.