George Alfred STACE , 18521941 (aged 89 years)

Name
George Alfred /STACE/
Given names
George Alfred
Surname
STACE
Death

The headstone for George is inscribed that he dies on the 4th. The Pres 1860 Pioneer Register has his DOD as the 11th with a reference that a newspaper article confirmed this date. I have assumed that the 11th may refer to the date of his funeral. Can anyone help here?