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Faherty, Mary Elizabeth
Faires, Joseph E
Fairservice, H Clement
Fairservice, Lulu Keitner
Fasola, Clarence H
Fasola, Nellie E Correia
Feeley, Helen Strobel
Feelley, Minnie Irene Diimmel
Fenwick, Charles G
Ferguson, Glenna Marie Avery
Ferguson, John D
Ferguson, Mrs. John
Fernandes, Gertrude Stange
Fernandes, Leo B
Fernandes, Walter James
Fernie, Donald Fowler
Fernie, Laura M
Fernie, Wallace L
Fey, Henry C
Fey, John Carl
Fey, Michael J
Fields, John C
Filion, Felix Moses
Filion, Lewie B
Finch, Nellie B
Fisher, Alta M
Fisher, Clara Alice
Fisher, Elmer Ellsworth
Fisher, Jessie Brownlee
Fisher, Mary Augusta
Fisher, Merle C
Fisher, Thomas J
Fitch, Lillian Ware
Fitzgerald, Edward Nicholas
Fitzgerald, Honorah Quinn
Fitzgerald, John Q
Fleming, Elizabeth Calhoun
Fletcher, Albert A
Fletcher, Elizabeth Huelsdonk
Fletcher, Fred Allen
Fletcher, Grace Darling Baker
Fletcher, Walter Alvin, Lt.
Flinn, Arlington Jr
Flinn, Kathleen Kathleen M Ides
Forrest, Grafton A
Forrest, Margaret Emery
Forsberg, Agnes E Coventon
Forsberg, Charles G
Foster, Leola G Beal
Fowler, Matilda Eva
Fraker, Elbert Vern
Fraker, Eugene V
Fraker, Grace Anderson
Fraker, John Acey
Fraker, Ora Alice Crippen
Frank, Floy Doty
Frank, Sophie Raney
Fredriksen, Johanne Redine
Fritz, Harry H
Fritz, Julia Schmith
Fuller, Marcellus T
Fuller, William Charles
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Mary Elizabeth Faherty (bu Ocean View Cemetery 8/12/1932 )
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Faherty, 65, wife of Patrick Faherty, died Tuesday noon at the family residence, 1038 W 6th St., after a lingering illness.
Mrs. Faherty was born in Chicago, IL, June 18, 1867. She came west with her husband and family in 1904 and has made her home in Port Angeles for 28 years. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, 3 sons and 2 daughters of Port Angeles, and one daughter living at Wapato, WA and 7 grandchildren. She was a devout member of the Catholic church.
The remains are at the Christman Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at the Catholic Church Friday at 9am with Rev. Bernard Neary, OSB officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Joseph E. Faires ( Monday, Aug 25, 1997 Peninsula Daily News issue of 27 Aug 1997 )
Rosary for Joseph E. Faires, 78, of Port Angeles will be at 7pm tonight in Queen of Angels Catholic Church, where a memorial service will follow at 1pm Thursday. Inurnment will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Mr. Faires died at home Monday, Aug 25, 1997.
He was born Sep 22, 1918 in Port Angeles to Luke R. and Maude E. (Hoare) Faires and married Marjorie Keller Aug 8, 1942 in Port Angeles.
After attending Queen of Angels Catholic School through the 8th grade, he completed his education in Roosevelt High School.
During WW II, Mr. Faires served with the Army and was a corporal in the First Infantry Division of the National Guard, Fort Warden.
He was harbormaster and manager of the Port Angeles Marine Docks for more than 30 years, as well as a partner in Peninsula Towing Co., which operated 2 tugboats.
Mr. Faires was a member of the Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis, Elks and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife Margie and son Charles, both of Port Angeles; daughters Nancy Brant, Patty Johnson, both of Normandy Park, Ann "Babits" of West Seattle; Diane Pennington of Anchorage, AK; Maureen "Mosey" of Seattle and Theresa Schmid of Port Angeles; brother Bill of Elma; sister Kay Palmer of Coronado, CA; and 15 grandchildren.
Drennan-Ford Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Alston Fairservice ( 8-10-1938 )
Alston Fairservice, 74, a native of Quebec who came to Clallam County in 1891 and helped to write mercantile and banking history of Clallam County, died at the Providence hospital in Seattle on Tuesday evening, Aug 9 at 7pm. Funeral services will be from the University Parlors in Seattle Friday at 1pm with burial in Washelli.
Alston Fairservice was born at Black Cape, Quebec, Canada on Oct 4, 1864 and moved from there to Minnesota. He came from there to Port Townsend in 1891 with Mike Earles, who later established the Earles sawmill in Port Angeles.
Mr. Fairservice went to Clallam Bay from Port Townsend in 1891 and established a mercantile store, which has continued as a store, post office and general community assembling place through the years. At the time Mr. Fairservice went to Clallam Bay access from Port Angeles was by steamer, there being no road excepting to Forks. He was joined in marriage to Miss Lulu Keltner in 1898 at Clallam Bay.
When Benjamin N. Phillips came to Port Angeles to establish the Port Angeles Trust & Savings Bank, Mr. Fairservice was one of the first stockholders. He assisted in the consolidations of banking interests that finally emerged into the First National Bank of Port Angeles, and served as president of this institution for many years.
He made the "Fairservice place" at Fairholme one of the showplaces of Lake Crescent and it was with great deal of regret that he parted with it in recent years. After leaving Port Angeles in 1925 Mr. Fairservice continued in the Fairservice & Gierin Logging Company.
He was a republican national committeeman from Washington State when Warren G. Harding received the republican presidential nomination at Chicago.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lulu Fairservice, son Clement and daughter, Mrs. C. E. (Hazel) Kefauver all living in Seattle. Mrs. Fairservice's address is 2425 Union Blvd.
H. Clement Fairservice (Tuesday, Jan 3, 1989 )
A funeral service for H. Clement Fairservice, 89, of Tacoma will be at 2pm Saturday at the Acacia Forkner and Home Funeral Directors, 14951 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle. Intement will be at Acacia Memorial Park. Mr. Fairservice died Tuesday, Jan 3, 1989, in Tacoma.
He was born April 6, 1899, in Port Angeles. His family moved to Clallam Bay for a time, bsut he returned to Port Angeles to attend high school. Mr. Fairservice was a graduate of the University of Washington. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma and a 50 year member of the Port Angeles Masonic Lodge and Shrine. He retired from the American Marietta Co., in Seattle.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia, and a son Alston.
Survivors include one daughter, Emmie Lou Towne of Tacoma; one sister, Hazel Kefauver of Seattle and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of the Acacia Forkner and Home Funeral Directors in Seattle.
Lulu Keitner Fairservice ( 1953 )
Mrs. Lulu Keitner Fairservice, 72, who pioneered at Clallam Bay in 1890, died in Seattle Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be Forkner's in Seattle at 1pm Friday and entombment Acacia Memorial Park, Bothell Way.
Born in Joplin, MO, she came to Seattle with her parents in 1887 and was there through the great fire of 1889. The following year she moved to Clallam Bay, married Alston Fairservice, and lived there and at Fairholm until she returned to Seattle with her family in 192?.
Mr. Fairservice was a prominent merchant, banker and logging operator. He came west from St. Paul, MN with Michael Earles, who was Clallam County's leading logger and lumberman before the pulp mill era. He died in Seattle in 1938.
Mrs. Fairservice remained healthy and active until quite recently. She was a member of PEO, Seattle Chapter CB.
Surviving relatives are her son, H. Clement Fairservice; her daughter, Mrs. Clarence E. Kefauver, and 4 grandchildren, Alston and Emmie Lou Fairservice, and Elizabeth Ann and William P. Kefauver, all of Seattle.
Clarence H. Fasola
Clarence H. Fasola, 75, of Rochester, WA, died Saturday, Oct 6, 1990, at Providence Hospital in Centralia. A graveside service will be at 1pm Friday at Sequim View Cemetery with the Rev. Fred Jewell officiating.
Mr. Fasola was born June 4, 1915, in Sequim, to Alfred and Nellie Correia Fasola. He lived in Sequim for 35 years and farmed in the Sequim valley for 15. He moved to Centralia in 1963 and the to Rochester in 1983. He was a log truck driver and owner/operator of a log trucking business.
Survivors include his wife Elsie Fasola of Rochester; 2 sons, Ray Fasola of Port Angeles and Roger Fasola of Rochester; one brother, Clyde Fasola of Sequim.
Newell-Hoerling's Chapel in Centralia is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie E. Correia Fasola ( Jul 12, 1967 )
Mrs. Nellie E. Fasola, 76, a long time resident of the Sequim area, died there Wednesday following a short illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2pm at Trinity Methodist Church in Sequim. Burial will be in the Sequim View Cemetery. Harper Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.
Mrs. Fasola was born in Blyn in 1891. She attended school in Blyn and was married to Alfred Fasola in Seattle in 1915.
The couple made their home in Sequim most of their married lives. They operated a dairy farm in Sequim except for 5 years when they lived in Enumclaw and operated a dairy,
Mrs. Fasola enjoyed gardening and raising flowers. She and Mr. Fasola celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan 16, 1965.
Mrs. Fasola is survived by her husband Alfred, 2 sons, Clarence of Centralia and Clyde of Port Angeles, and 2 daughters, Mrs. Earl Bennett, Port Angeles and Mrs. Margaret Prence of Cedro Woolley.
One brother, Francis Correia, and 6 sisters, Mrs. Sophus Hendrickson, Mrs. George Silva, both of Blyn, Mrs. Isabell Dean, Bremerton; Mrs. Virginia Reposa, Kirkland; Mrs. Edward Burr, Forks; Mrs. R. C. Carroll of Milwaukie, OR; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren also survive.
Helen Strobel Feeley ( The Daily News Feb 29, 1973 )
Graveside services for Mrs. Helen Feeley, 89, will be Saturday at 11am in Mt. Angeles Mausoleum. The Rev. David Storm will officiate.
Mrs. Feeley, who died in Port Angeles Thursday, lived at 804 E 7th St. She was born Feb 29, 1884 in IL to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Strobel. She was married to Harry Feeley Dec 24, 1907 in SD. He died in 1971.
Mrs. Feeley came to Port Angeles in 1927 and has lived here since. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star 19.
She is survived by sons, Don and Frank Feeley, both of Port Angeles; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren ; and a sister, Mrs. Barbara O'Malley, of Minnesota.
Minnie Irene Diimmel Feelley ( 3-12-1984 )
Graveside services for Minnie Irene Diimmel Feelley, 87, will be at 1pm Tuesday at Forks Cemetery with the Rev. Versian Matie officiating. Burial will be at Forks Cemetery. Arrangements are by Harper-Ridgeview Chapel. Mrs. Feelley died Monday in Spokane.
She was born on June 18, 1896 in Sappho to Otto Emil and Wilhelmina Diimmel [may also be found Dummel] , early pioneers on the Olympic Peninsula. She spent her early years in Forks and attended schools in Forks and Pysht. Then she moved to New York state. She married in 1942 in Spokane where she has since resided.
Survivors include a sister, Elsa Elizabeth Warner Matei of Osoyoos, B.C.; 2 brothers, Herbert E. Diimmel of Port Angeles and Martin F. Diimmel of Forks; and several nieces and nephews.
Charles G. Fenwick ( 1985 )
Charles G. Fenwick, 99, a 1984 Sequim Irrigation Festival Honorary Pioneer, died Nov 24 in Sequim.
Mr. Fenwick was born Sep 18, 1886 in Winnipeg, Canada, and came to Sequim in 1920 where he worked as a mechanic and owned his own garage and gas station at the present location of Sebols Coast to Coast. He later ran a gun shop nearby. He loved planes, and had a pilot's license for 35 years, flying until he was 86 years old.
He was married to Molly H. Mayer June 3, 1922. She preceded him in death on Nov 24, 1981. He continued to live in their Cedar St. home, which he built himself.
Survivors include a daughter, Katherine Woodmansee of Camarillo, CA; a sister, Lillian Paulette of Vancouver, B.C.; and 2 grandchildren.
Memorial services will be scheduled later. Bleitz Funeral Home in Seattle is in charge of arrangements.
David Ferguson ( In Port Angeles Evening News, issue of Jan 30, 1932 )
David Ferguson, 88, one of the early pioneers of Port Angeles, passed away at noon today just after a few weeks of illness. The end came peacefully and practically without pain. His death will be mourned by a host of friends of this and past decades, as he numbered his friends by his acquaintances. He was beloved by all for his kindly and helpful spirit, being anxious at all times to help in any manner could.
The late Mr. Ferguson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, April 26, 1844. He came to America at the age of 17 years and settled in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. He was married at Chatham in 1869 to Hannah Watt who died many years ago in this city.
He is survived by 4 children. Mrs. Julia F. McMahan, Atlanta, GA; John D. Ferguson and Mrs. Wm B. Smith of this city and Mrs. G.E. McConaughy of Seattle; 2 grandchildren, Miss Wilda Smith and Russell Smith of this city and a sister, Mrs. Jessie S. Christiansen of St. Helens, CA.
In 1860 the late Mr. Ferguson moved from Chatham to Grand Island, NE and later to St. Joseph, MO and from there to Port Angeles coming here with the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony in 1887 and being prominent in the development of the city practically from its inception.
In the early days the late Mr. Ferguson was employed in the Colony mill that stood on the present site of the Olympic Forest Products Company plant. He was one of the promoters and builders of the first church edifice in Port Angeles, the First Congregational of which he was a devout and valued member and officer for practically all the years of the institution. At one time, Mr. Ferguson was an engineer of the city electric light plant.
The late Mr. Ferguson has been affiliated with the Masonic order since the lodge was established in Port Angeles. Up until the very last, Mr. Ferguson was mentally and physically active.
Funeral announcements ill be made Monday by the Dewey Lyden company, funeral directors.
Glenna Marie Avery Ferguson ( 10 Aug 1974 )
At her request there will be no funeral services for Glenna Marie Ferguson, 77, of Sequim who died Sunday in Port Angeles. Bleitz Funeral Home has charge of cremation.
Mrs. Ferguson, who resided at 392 W Spruce St., Sequim, was born Oct 12, 1896 in Fairbury, IL, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Avery.
She came to Washington with her family in 1902. She and Arthur Ferguson were married Sep 27, 1915, in Everett. They lived in various cities in Washington and in Seattle before moving to Clallam County in 1921. They lived in Sequim in the same house for 33 years.
Mrs. Ferguson was one of the town's first librarians and served in the library for nearly 20 years.
She is survived by her widower at the family home; a son, Joseph H. Ferguson of Sequim; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Jessie Lawton of Oakland, CA.
John D. Ferguson (bu Ocean View Cemetery 2/24/1953 )
John D. Ferguson, 87, died here early Sunday morning after an extended illness. Funeral services will be at the Harper Funeral Home Tuesday with the Rev. L.L. Farmann officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. Ferguson was born Sep 2, 1874 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. He came here with his family in 1887 and attended school at the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony at Ennis Creek and Old Central. [school] His home was at 511 E 1st St.
In 1905 he followed the gold rush to the interior of Alaska. During his residence in Alaska he was engaged in mining. Returning here in 1923 he became interested in prospecting on the Olympic Peninsula, and also was employed in the timber business. He was employed for a number of years by the late A. L. Johnson in the shipment of mining props to Mexico.
John D. Ferguson was a member of one of the city's prominent families who came here as members of the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. During his younger days, he took a prominent part in social and other activities.
Surviving are 3 sister, Mrs. W. B. Smith, Port Angeles; Mrs. Julia McMahen, St. Alenia, CA; and Mrs. G. E. McConaughy, Seattle; a niece, Mrs. Donald Mac Donald.
Mrs. John Ferguson ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Nov 14, 1925 )
Mrs. John Ferguson, formerly Mrs. C M Armbrust, of this city, passed away at the family residence at Roy, WA Nov 6. She was 76 years of age. Mrs. Ferguson was one of the early pioneers of Port Angeles. She has been a resident of Roy for the past 4 years, where she had many friends who were grieved to hear of her passing. All of her children, except Mrs. Gay of Kelso, who is very ill, were at the bedside of Mrs. Ferguson when she passed away. She is survived by her husband, 5 daughters--Mrs. Gay, Mrs. Curtiss of Emmett, ID; Mrs. Johnson of Centralia, Mrs. Gay of Seattle, Mrs. Ashdon of Tacoma--and 2 sons--George Armbrust of Monroe and C W Armbrust of Roy, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gertrude Stange Fernandes ( Jan 13, 1987 The Daily News issue of Jan 15, 1987 )
Funeral services for Gertrude Fernandes, 100, a West End pioneer resident, will be at 1pm Saturday in Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Home in Port Angeles. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. Mrs. Fernandes died Tuesday, Jan 13, 1978, at her home in Pysht.
She was born Sep 25, 1886 in Breslough, Germany, to Joseph and Hattie Stange. Her parents brought her to the US when she was 3 months old, when they immigrated to become sharecroppers on an Indiana farm. The family moved to Pysht in 1889, when she was 3. Her schooling took place in Pysht, at Burnt Mountain and for a time by a teacher at her home. In April 1909, she married Antone Fernandes in Blyn; he died in 1963.
The couple live in Pysht, where her husband had a dairy farm. Mrs. Fernandes was a mail carrier in Pysht around 1916, when the mail came by boat and was delivered by horse to Clallam Bay.
Survivors are 4 sons, George and Ernest of Pysht, Albert of Clallam Bay, and Paul of Port Angeles; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. A son, Walter, died in 1965.
Leo B. Fernandes ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Sep 16, 1968 )
Graveside services at Mt. Angeles Cemetery will be held Tuesday 11am for Leo B. Fernandes, 94, 1305 E 4th St., Port Angeles. He died Friday after an extended illness.
Born in Portugal, Sep 23, 1873, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Fernandes, Mr. Fernandes came with his family to the US at the age of 4. The family settled in Blyn. As a young man he moved to Hadlock and worked in the saw mills. He married Gloria Martin of Port Townsend in 1902.
The couple moved to Port Angeles in 1914 where he worked at the Charles Nelson mill as a millwright till its shutdown. He then worked for I.T.T. Rayonier, Inc. till his retirement in 1939. He was a member of the Queen of Angels Catholic Church.
He is survived by his son Irving, of Pysht; 2 daughters, Edna Pane of Port Angeles and LaVerne Graff of Bellevue; a sister, Louisa Granucci of Sacramento, CA; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Rosary will be recited at the Harper Funeral Home this evening at 7.
Walter James Fernandes ( 1965 )
Walter James Fernandes, 54, of Pysht, died here Thursday. Funeral services will be held 1pm Wednesday at Harper Funeral Home with the Rev. Elbert Harlow officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
He was born Mar 12, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. Antone Fernandes at Pysht and attended school there. Following school he worked on the Fernandes farm. Later he worked at the Snyder Ranger Station and at Merrill and Ring Tree Farm.
In 1942 he entered the Army and remained in the service until 1952.
He was a member of the Port Angeles Presbyterian Church. He loved the outdoors, participating in fishing, hunting and trapping.
He is survived by his mother Gertrude Fernandes, Pysht, and brothers Albert, Clallam Bay; Ernest and George, both of Pysht and Paul of Port Angeles.
Donald Fowler Fernie (29 Oct 1966 )
Donald Fowler Fernie, 71, a lifetime resident of Sequim, died there Saturday after a short illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Trinity Methodist Church in Sequim. The Rev. Jerry Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Sequim View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wallace Fernie, Bruce Fernie, Donald Kirner, Camet Sturdivant, Charles Reed and Tony Sofie. Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fernie was born and raised in the Sequim area. He worked as a logger both in the Sequim area and the West End. He purchased a farm in Sequim in 1941. His hobby was raising and handling honey bees. He enjoyed processing honey and starting new hives.
Mr. Fernie is survived by a sister, Dorothy Hammill, Huntington Park, CA; and 2 half sisters, Ellen Resos and Edna Webber, both from Los Angeles; 3 half brothers, John and Conrad Fernie of Sequim and Douglas Fernie of Los Angeles; and several nieces and nephews.
Laura M. Fernie ( Wednesday June 21, 1995 )
Visitation for longtime Sequim resident Laura M. Fernie, 87, will be from 9am to 5pm Friday at Sequim Valley Chapel. A funeral will take place in the same location at 1pm Saturday, with private interment in Sequim View Cemetery. Mrs. Fernie died Wednesday, June 21, 1995 in Port Angeles.
She was born Jul 10, 1907, in Greensburg, PA. In 1909 she moved with her family to Dungeness. She attended Dungeness Grade School and Sequim High School. She married Leonard Fernie in Nov 1927, and lived on a homestead at Palo Alto until 1993, when she moved to Fifth Avenue Retirement Center.
An Honorary Grand Pioneer for he 1987 Irrigation Festival, Mrs. Fernie was a member of the Grange, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, a 53 year member of Eastern Star, and was a square dancer and jogger.
Survivors include her son Bruce of Sequim; daughter Della Vik of Wapato; 8 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, son Wallace, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Wallace L. Fernie ( Jan 19, 1968 )
Wallace L. Fernie, 37, resident of Route 2, Sedro Wolley died Monday at United General Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Fernie was born Feb 9,1930 in Sequim. He was a graduate of Sequim High School and Washington State University. He was married to Ann Whie Feb 1, 1953 in Avon, and had been engaged in dairy farming.
Surviving are his wife, Ann; 1 daughter, Lisa, and 2 sons, Michael and Timothy, all at the family home; one sister, Mrs. Della Vik, Fall City; one brother, Bruce, Sequim; and his mother, Mrs. Laura Fernie, Sequim.
Henry C. Fey (bu Ocean View Cemetery 5/3/1960 )
Henry C. Fey, 86, Rte. 3 Port Angeles, a resident here 49 years, died Friday after a long illness.
Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Tuesday at 1pm with the Rev. Carl E. Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery under the direction of Harper Funeral Home.
Mr. Fey was born in Germany 18 Sep 1874. He came here from Germany in 1911. He was employed at the Filion and Charles Nelson sawmills when he first arrived. Later he worked at the Crown Zellerbach Corporation newsprint mill until his retirement in 1932.
His wife, Mrs. Katherine Fey, died here in 1926.
Surviving relatives include 3 sons: Henry J. and John C Fey, both of Port Angeles and George C. Fey, Issaquah, and a daughter, Mrs. Melvin Kuehl, Spokane.
John Carl Fey ( bu Ocean View Cemetery Sep 10, 1960 )
John Carl Fey, 55, of Old Mill Road, Port Angeles, died Wednesday after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Saturday at 2pm with the Rev. Carl E Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. Fey was born in Germany Aug 11, 1905. He came direct to Port Angeles in 1911 and lived here since. He attended Lincoln Grade School and graduated from Roosevelt High School with the class of 1923 and the attended the University of Washington. He served in the US Navy in WWII.
At the time of his last illness, he was a shift superintendent at Rayonier Inc. mill here. Mr. Fey was a member of the Naval Lodge of Elks and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Surviving relatives include 2 brother, Henry J. and George C. Fey, both of Port Angeles, and a sister, Mrs. Melvin Kuehl, Spokane.
Louise Fey ( Oct 30, 1992 )
PORT ANGELES---A memorial service for Louise Fey, 80, will be at 2pm Tuesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Charles Mays officiating. There will be cremation. Inurnment will be at Ocean View Cemetery. She died Friday, Oct 30, 1992 in Tacoma.
Mrs. Fey was born in Uettingen, Germany on Feb 9, 1912. She married Martin Jacob Fey. He died in 1962. She lived in Port Angeles for many years before moving to Tacoma. Mrs. Fey was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Survivors include sons Jake Fey of Tacoma, Danny Fey of Kent and John Fey of San Francisco; and 4 grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Harper-Ridgeview Chapel.
Michael J. Fey ( 10-17-1971 )
Graveside service for Michael J. Fey, 77, will be held at Ocean View Cemetery at 2pm Wednesday. Service will be conducted the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Mr. Fey died in Everett Sunday. He was residing there. He was born Mar 21, 1894 in Germany. He moved here in 1918 and was plant superintendent at Angeles Creamery. He moved to Everett in 1959.
He was an elder in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Port Angeles and a member of the Teamsters Union #589. His widow, Lorena, survives in Everett as does a son, Dr. Harold Fey of Everett; a sister, Mrs. Anna Landeck in Germany and 3 grandchildren.
The body will be at Ridgeview Chapel from 10am to 1pm Wednesday.
John C. Fields ( Port Angeles Tribune Times, d 18 Aug 1909 )
The funeral services over the remains of the late John C. Fields, who died at the Soldiers Home at Orting last Wednesday, took place from the Methodist church last Saturday at 2pm. A very large number of friends being present to help pay their last respects to the beloved citizen. Rev. J . Hixson officiated and delivered a very impressive sermon. Of Mr. Field's highly respected family, there are left to mourn his going, 3 sons, Rev. D. L. Fields, of Salem, OR, and C. W. and M.E. Fields of this city. A few short months a go the deceased lost his wife and an only daughter, Mrs. Anna Willson, of this city. The loss of these two loved ones was too great, and it was in an endeavor to stop the ravages of grief that he was taken to the Soldier's home, where it was hoped he would forget his late troubles but to no avail.
John C. Fields was born Oct 16, 1847 at Sugar Loaf Hill, OH. He was married to Margaret C. Pickens, Sep 22, 1872. To this union 4 children were born. In 1879, the entire family moved from Laclede, MO to Atwood, KS, from there in 1889 to Aspen Junction, CO and from there to Port Angeles in 1891, which has been their home ever since.
He enrolled as a private under Capt. E.E. Wilson, Co. C 2nd Regiment of the West Virginia Cavalry Veteran Volunteers on the 17th day of Dec, 1863, and was honorably discharge June 13, 1865.
Felix Moses Filion (bu Ocean View Cemetery 10-30-1927 GAR )
Felix Moses Filion, 86, Civil War Veteran, died at his home, 902 W 5th at 6:15 Thursday evening after a lingering illness. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the American Legion, and will be held from Lyden & Freeman, funeral directors, at 2pm Sunday; burial to be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. Filion leaves to mourn him 4 children--Mrs. Alma Filion, Mrs. L. R. Wright, Charles A Filion and Homer Filion, all of Port Angeles; 2 brothers, Ishmael Filion and Simon Filion, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was born Nov. 20, 1841 at Quebec, Canada, and was married to Miss Aurora Parent Oct 21, 1869. Mrs. Filion died at Bad Axe, MI 38 years ago.
He came to Port Angeles 35 years ago and has resided on Lincoln Heights. He has been a mill operator in his younger days. He served the city of Port Angeles as councilman from the 6th ward under the councilmanic form of government, and was a power in the ward.
War service organizations--The American Legion, Grand Army, W. R. C., Spanish-American War Veterans and Ladies of the Grand Army are to be present at the funeral.
Mr. Filion enlisted at Saginaw, MI, on Aug 14, 1862 in the 23rd Michigan, company F and served through the Morgan raids, the Atlanta campaign, Tennessee campaign, the second battle of Nashville and the siege of Knoxville. Mr. Filion often told of the 18 days spent in Knoxville during the siege and in which nothing but bran bread was fed to the soldiers.
Mr. Filion operated several shingle mills in Clallam County, running one where Beaumont's ranch is located now.
American Legion men will be pall bearers at the funeral Sunday.
Another: Felix Moses Filion, 86, Civil War veteran, was laid to rest in the Grand Army plat in Ocean View Cemetery Sunday afternoon. Services were in charge of Walter Akeley Post, American Legion N0. 29, and Chaplain Stuart Goude conducted the service at Lyden & Freeman funeral parlors. A soloist and a sextet of American Legion men sang "O Dry Those Tears" and "Nearer My God to Thee." The pall bearers were 6 Legion men--Daniel Pierson, Charles J. Filion, Ed Schlager, Fred Epperson, Ernest Harding and William D. Welsh. Members of the WRC Grand Army of the Republic, Ladies of the G.A.R. and other war service organizations were in attendance. A bugler sounded "Taps" at the graveside.
Fred Filion ( Nov 28, 1975 )
Memorial services will be at 2pm Tuesday in Harper Funeral Home for Fred Filion, 78, 224 W 3rd St., who died here Friday. Dr. Peter Raible of Seattle will conduct the service. Cremation was at Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mr. Filion retired as a Justice Court Judge in 1963 after serving since 1935.
He was born Oct. 19, 1897, in Port Angeles to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Filion and attended Lincoln Heights Grade School. He graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1917 and was salutatorian of his class.
In 1923 he graduated from the University of Washington majoring in history. Later he decided to study law and was admitted to the bar in 1930. About the same time he became blind.
All the way thorough school his eyesight had worsened and much of his legal study had been with aid of people who read to him. He also studied Braille while he could still see.
In 1934 he ran for Justice of the Peace in Port Angeles precinct against William B. Ritchie and W. F. Phillips. He was never opposed after his election to that office. After his retirement in 1963 he continued to be active.
Se served on the board of Diversified Industries and was a member of the Unitarian Fellowship, Democratic club, Washington State Association for Retarded Children and the Grange. He also belonged to the Clallam County Historical Society.
The late Attorney John Wilson of Port Angeles who helped tutor him in his law studies said of him: "He determined what he wanted and got it. He exerted a persistence that has helped make him a good judge."
Surviving are sisters Ruth Filion and Alfa Peterson of Port Angeles.
Ismael Filion ( bu Ocean View Cemetery 2-7-1928 Port Angeles Evening News issue of Feb 6, 1928 )
Ismael Filion, pioneer mill operator of Port Angeles, passed away Sunday morning after an illness of several months. Funeral services will be at the parlors of Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors, at 2pm Tuesday and Rev. William Major of Seattle will read the service. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Mr. Filion leaves to mourn him, besides his wife, Catherine Filion, 3 children, City Commissioner Charles J. Filion, Alfred L. Filion, operator of the City Dock, and Mrs. Harry C Lind; a brother, Simon Filion, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Filion was born Aug 20, 1837 in Saint Theresa, about 20 miles from Montreal, Quebec. He later moved to Ontario and was married to Miss Jane McLeod in 1864, One child, Alfred I Filion was born to the union. Mrs. Filion died Sep 26, 1867. Ismael Filion was married to Catherine McLeod on April 5, 1883, and 2 children were born to the union, Charles J. Filion and Anna Filion (Mrs. H C Lind).
Mr. Filion was a cabinet maker by trade and later operated a grist mill, sawmill and carding mill in Bayfield, Ontario. The family moved from there to Michigan, where he operated a sawmill. In 1892 Ismael Filion and Felix Filion came to Port Angeles with the machinery from that sawmill and erected it on a site at 12th and C Streets. When that mill burned, a new sawmill and shingle mill was erected at 16th and C Streets. The Filion Mills operated all through the hard times of the nineties and provided the only payroll in Port Angeles for many years. From fifty to one hundred men were employed in the Filion plants during that time. Practically all the old time houses in Port Angeles and several of the churches were built of Filion lumber.
Ismael Filion constructed a locomotive from a donkey engine boiler, geared it to the flange wheels and was able to haul 3 carloads of cedar and fir logs from as far west as Dry Creek, where the Filion tracks ended. The locomotive was familiarly known in to the employees of the mill as the "One Spot" and Al Filion was at different times engineer, fireman and brakeman on the train.
Despite his advanced age, Mr. Filion superintended and directed the installation of the new waterpower mill on Tumwater creek. This was completed 2 years ago.
Mr. Filion was known as an employer kindly to his workers and his many good deeds are still talked of by employees of the mill. J. E. Bean of Port Angeles has been an employee of the mill for 30 years, and is now office manager.
Mr. Filion was the oldest of a family of 14, only one of whom survives him--Simon Filion of this city. Six of his nephews will be pallbearers at the funeral.
Lewie B. Filion ( 4-29-1983 )
Funeral services for Lewie B. Filion, 79, will be at 1pm Wednesday at Harper-Ridgeview Chapel with members of B.P.O.E. #353 officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park Arrangements are by Harper-Ridgeview Chapel. Mr. Filion died Friday in Port Angeles.
He was born Aug 31, 1903, to Charles and Grace Filion in Port Angeles. He married Borghild Holm on June 28, 1922 in Port Angeles. She preceded him in death in 1977. He was a lifetime resident of Port Angeles, founding Filion Jewelers in 1937, where he worked until his retirement in 1968. He also enjoyed music and performed with his own dance band.
He was a member of B.P.O.E. #353, F.O.E. #483, Rotary club, Musicians Union, Blue Babel and post Commodore of the Yacht Club.
Survivors include one son, Jack Filion of AZ; 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lila McKeever of AZ.
Nellie B. Finch ( 23 April 1907 )
Nellie B. Finch, age 44 years, 9 mos and 25 days, wife of Eugene H. Finch, died at her home, corner of Race and 6th Sts., this city [Port Angeles] Tuesday, April 23 after an illness of one week with pneumonia. The funeral took place from the Methodist church at 2pm Thursday, services being conducted by the pastor, Rev. Simons, assisted by the Woman's Relief Corps. Interment was made at Ocean View Cemetery. At the time of her death the deceased was surrounded by all the members of her family. She leaves behind to mourn her loss, besides her husband, 6 children, Ira Finch, of Seattle, Mrs. Mildred Eacrett, Roy, Jennie, Alice and Ellen Finch, and in addition, her mother, Mrs. Mary Derickson, 3 sisters and 3 brothers, all residing at Port Angeles. There is also a wide circle of relatives, and many friends made during her long residence of 17 hears here. Mrs. Finch was an active member of both the M.E. church and the W.R.C., having been recently president and secretary of the latter.
Alta M. Fisher ( 9-14-1983 )
At her request, there will be no services for Alta M. Fisher, 101, of Seattle who died Wednesday in Port Angeles. Cremation is under the direction of Harper-Ridgeview Chapel.
Mrs. Fisher was born Aug 14, 1882 in Kansas. She had lived in Port Angeles, then moved to Seattle in the 50's and recently returned to the area to be with her family. At the time of her 100th birthday in 1982, 96 of Mrs. Fisher's grandchildren attended a celebration in her honor.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son Lawrence Fisher of Seattle; a sister Edna Frogolia of Ellensburg, and a large number of grandchildren, to the 6th generation. She was preceded in death by 2 daughters and a son.
Clara Alice Fisher ( 4-25-1939 )
Mrs. Clara Alice Fisher, 76, who came to Port Angeles from England 50 years ago, passed away Saturday evening at her home, 812 S E St., after a lingering illness.
Private funeral services will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home Tuesday at 2pm with burial in Dungeness Cemetery. The Rev. Mr. Tubbs of the Pentecostal Church will read the service.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Bombay, India, Dec 29, 1862. She married John Fisher in England in 1881. A few years later she and her 3 small children came to Port Angeles to join Mr. Fisher and members of their family were will known among old timers here.
Surviving relatives include 3 daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Snelling of Port Angeles; Mrs. Mabel Lacey of OK and Mrs. Ruth Cordes, San Francisco; and 1 son, George Fisher of Port Angeles.
Elmer Ellsworth Fisher ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Jul 23, 1934 )
NOTABLES OF MOOSE LODGE FROM ALL OVER THE STATE WILL BE HERE TO BE ACTIVE PALL BEARERS
Funeral services for the late Elmer Ellsworth Fisher, 73, who died suddenly here Saturday, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday at 2:30pm at the Christman Mortuary.
The Elks services for the dead will be held at the funeral parlor, with Rev. M. McLean Goldie assisting. The Moose Lodge will have charge of the burial service at Ocean View Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the Christman Mortuary from 5pm this evening until noon tomorrow.
Active pall bearers will be all the state Past Great North Moose of the Mooseheart Legion of the world. [not listed here]
Mr. Fisher's death came very suddenly Saturday afternoon at 2:30 as he was preparing to leave his drug store for his summer home at Lake Sutherland.
The late E. E. Fisher was born in Moravia, PA, June 22, 1861. He came to Port Angeles in 1887 with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Fisher. The family came here from Elgin, IL, Mr. Fisher having previously attended school at Newcastle, PA.
Being a druggist by profession, E. E. Fisher opened a drug store on Front Street in 1888 about where the Habit Cleaning establishment now is and he operated a store on various locations on Front St. until the day of his death, making record for having operated the oldest business establishment in Port Angeles.
The marriage of Mr. Fisher and Miss Mary Corgan was solemnized in Tacoma on June 22, 1890. Two children, Howard Fisher and Mrs. Paul Poulsen, were born to the couple and they and the widow survive. Other surviving relatives are 2 brother, Frank P. and H. M. Fisher, of this city; and 4 grandchildren.
Frank Fisher (Clallam Bay 1951 )
Frank Fisher, 86, of the lower Hoh river Indian reservation, died there Saturday morning.
Funeral services will be at the LaPush Shaker Church Wednesday at 1pm with the Rev. Charles Howeattle officiating. Burial will be in the LaPush Cemetery under the direction of Forks Mortuary.
Mr. Fisher was born on the Hoh reservation in 1865 and lived there all his life.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Mary William and Nell Penn, both of Queets, and 2 sons, Scott and Herbert Fisher, both of the Hoh reservation.
Herb Fisher ( 1992 )
Missing Hoh tribal elder confirmed dead.
HOH RESERVATION---Hoh tribal elder Herb Fisher, missing more than a month, was confirmed dead Tuesday. Christian and traditional Indian memorial services will be held Feb 15, the day Fisher would have turned 79.
The King County medical examiner confirmed Tuesday that a foot found on the beach Jan 28 was that of Fisher. X-rays were matched with those taken when Fisher injured the foot several years ago. His shoes were also found during the week. Fisher disappeared from his home in the lower village Jan 2, leaving his glasses behind. A search of beaches, river banks and woods the following days turned up nothing.
In desperation, family members enlisted the help of 3 different psychics, all of whom said Fisher was alive but disoriented and trying to find his way home. The family followed leads from Joyce to Elma to across the river, all to no avail. The search continued until Lanette Sailto, a grandchild of Fisher, found the foot on the beach.
An artist and craftsman, Fisher tool part of the Hoh culture with him. He was one of only 3 elders who spoke the Hoh language, and the oldest person to have spent his life on the reservation, at the mouth of the Hoh River southwest of Forks.
He was the father of Chief Kilap Fisher. He carved canoe paddles for traditional dances and made dugout canoes the traditional way.
"We fished out of those boats for the longest time," Adopted son John Sailto said. Fisher was a big supporter of student sports and often drove teams to games. Stepdaughter Mary Leitka said the family is using traditional methods of grieving, with drumming and acceptance songs, to get through the difficult time. "Its a hard thing," she said. "Traditionally, we know we have to go on. We can't continue to cry and hold back."
Indian Chiefs from the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia will come to the memorial, she said.
A Christian service will be held at the Assembly of God Church in Forks on Raven Crest at 10am. Following the service, a dinner will be held at the Tribe's gym on the reservation, where speakers from other tribes will talk about Fisher's life. Leitka said the family is thankful for all the help from other tribes and the Clallam and Jefferson county rescue groups.
Jessie Brownlee Fisher
Mrs. Jessie Brownlee Fisher, 82, died Friday following an extended illness. Memorial services will be at 1pm at the McDonald Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Rings will officiate.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Sequim Aug 16, 1882, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Brownlee Dick, Clallam County pioneers. Mrs. Dick and her daughter Jessie moved to Port Angeles before her marriage to H. Maurice Fisher Nov. 19, 1901. Mr. Fisher, who was co-founder of the Clallam County Abstract Co., was one of the 3 city commissioners when the commission form of city government was established here in the 1920's. At that time he also became city mayor.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Fisher were active in fraternal organizations; Mrs. Fisher was past worthy matron of the Eastern Star.
Until her health prevented her participation, Mrs. Fisher was active in the Port Angeles [Garden] Club. For many years her flower arrangements were a distinctive part of every Garden Club extravaganza. She was a member of the First Methodist and Congregational Church.
Survivors include an only daughter, Margaret Fisher Barnes, Lewiston, ID; 2 grandchildren, Robert Michael Bundy, now attending the University of Idaho, and Janel Bundy Rasmussen, Los Altos, CA; and a sister, Mrs. Grace E. Fisher-Thompson, Port Angeles.
Mary Augusta Fisher ( 1-21-1936 )
Mrs. Mary Augusta Fisher, widow of the late E. E. Fisher, passed away this morning at 3. She was 75 years old, and had resided in Port Angeles 46 years.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Minneapolis Sep 24, 1860, and was married in Tacoma June 12, 1890. Two children survive in Port Angeles, a daughter Mrs. P. T. Poulsen, 5th and Cherry Sts., and Howard Fisher, 224 W 9th St.
Services will be held Thursday at 2pm in Christman Mortuary chapel. Rev. O. M. Bailey of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment is to be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Merle C. Fisher
Merle C. Fisher, 67, died in Port Angeles Thursday. The son of Everett and Lillie Fisher, he was born April 25, 1912 in Sequim. He was married in Port Angeles to Gail Malchau in 1939.
Fisher operated Miler's Department Store until 1959. He was a lifetime member of the Elks and a member of the Masonic Lodge and Rotary Club of Port Angeles.
He is survived by his wife; 2 daughters, Karen Rosholt of Twin Falls, ID, and Janet Butterfield, Spokane; 2 brothers, Lloyd of AZ and Carl of Seattle, and 5 grandchildren. A funeral service is pending.
Thomas J. Fisher ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Sep 24, 1934 )
Thomas J. Fisher, 69, a resident of Sekiu for 30 years, died at that place this morning. Funeral services will be held at the Dewey Lyden Funeral Home Wednesday at 2pm with the Rev. Erle Howell conducting the services. Cremation will follow.
The late Mr. Fisher was born in England 69 years ago and 30 years ago he settled at Sekiu where he has engaged in farming ever since. His farm at Sekiu is one of the finest places in the west end of Clallam County.
Surviving is the widow, Mrs. Jane Jackson Fisher in Sekiu.
Lillian Ware Fitch ( Dec 31, 1989 )
A graveside service was held for Lillian Fitch, 91, in Seattle's Washall Cemetery Jan 6, 1989. She passed away Dec 31, 1989 at Resthaven Rest Home in Bremerton.
Mrs. Fitch was born Aug 10, 1898 in Seattle to Will and Evelyn Ware of Sequim. She was raised on a farm on Riverside Rd. near Sequim and began her education at Riverside School. She finished her schooling at the old Sequim school. Her grandparents, the Benjamin Potters, settled in Dungeness in 1884.
She married Clare Fitch in 1917 and they lived in Clallam County for much of their lives. They began married life in a small cabin near McDonell Creek, and in the late 1920's, built and operated a gas station and store at Fairview. They also lived at Lake Ozette, the Sekiu and Quillaute rivers, Beaver, Jamestown, Port Angeles and Sequim.
She is survived by 4 sons, Clyde and LeRoy of Sequim, and Duane and Eugene of Port Orchard; 3 daughters, Jeannette Kozleman of Seattle, Harriet Sadow of Redding, CA, and Barbara Brockob of Tacoma; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Clare; by 2 sons, Duane, who died in his first year, and James, killed at age 13; and a daughter Bertha who died last year.
Charles H. Fitzgerald ( June 30, 1986 )
SEQUIM---Funeral services for Charles H. Fitzgerald, 74, of Sequim, will be at 11am Thursday at Sequim Valley Chapel. Father Alan Marshall of Queen of Angels Catholic Church of Port Angeles and Rev. James Gamble of the Christian Evangelical Church of Port Angeles will officiate. There will be viewing from 4 to 7pm Wednesday at Sequim Valley Chapel.
Mr. Fitzgerald died Monday, June 30, 1986 at Olympic Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jul 19, 1911, in Sequim to Charles and Mary Ellen Fitzgerald. He married Violet Minks Aug 25, 1956 in Port Angeles.
Mr. Fitzgerald was a lifelong Sequim resident. He owned and operated 2 dairy farms and was owner and developer of Dungeness Beach Estates, golden Sands and golden Eagle Estate developments. He was a 3rd generation pioneer family.
Mr. Fitzgerald was a member of the Port Angeles Elks, past member and chairman of Klallam Indian Tribe and past national president of the Future Farmers of America.
Survivors include his wife Violet of Sequim; 5 daughters, Pharis Gusdalh of OR, Charlotte E. Fitzgerald of Port Angeles, Geraldine Mueller of Sequim, Kathleen Durean of Silverdale and Darlene Blagdon of Port Angeles; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Edward Nicholas Fitzgerald ( bu Ocean View Cemetery Jan 5, 1974 Port Angeles Evening News issue of 3 Jan 1974 )
A funeral service for Edward N. Fitzgerald will be at Queen of Angels Catholic Church Saturday at 10am. Rosary will be recited Friday at 7:30pm at Ridgeview Chapel.
Mr. Fitzgerald, 78, of 106 Apple Lane, died Wednesday in Port Angeles. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
He was born in Port Angeles Dec 6, 1895, the son of James and Hanorah Fitzgerald. He married Goldya Morrison May 8, 1917 in Port Angeles.
Mr. Fitzgerald carried on the business of meat cutting begun by his father and operated the Fitzgerald Meat Market at 8th and Laurel streets for more than 30 years.
During WWII he served with the Army Engineers. After retiring from the meat market he continued business activities in Port Angeles in real estate operations.
He was on the board of directors of the Port Angeles Savings and Loan Association; chairman of the Clallam County Civil Service Board, and served with other organizations.
He was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church; a life member of Naval Lodge of Elks; past district commander of Walter Akeley Post 29, American Legion; a member of WW1 Veterans; past president of Olympic Knife and Fork Club; belonged to the Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club and was an active Republican.
He is survived by his widow at the family home; a son Edward Nicholas, Jr., of Florissant, MO; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren ; a brother Tom Fitzgerald of Bel Air. MD; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Frances Coolidge of Port Angeles and Mrs. Margaret Stroup of Bremerton.
Honorah Quinn Fitzgerald ( 9-26-1934 )
Honorah Quinn Fitzgerald, 80, widow of the late James Fitzgerald, Port Angeles pioneer, died at the family home at 8th and Laurel street at 11pm last night. Funeral services will be held Friday morning, Sep 28, at the Queen of Angels Catholic Church at 9am with the Rev. Father Bernard Neary, OSB, officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
The late Mrs. Fitzgerald was the youngest of a large family born at Castle Gregory, County Kerry, Ireland, Sep 29, 1854. Her father died in Ireland and she came with her mother to North Adams, MA when she was 16 years of age. She was married to James Fitzgerald in North Adams in 1886.
Forth-three yeas ago Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald came to Port Angeles and securing title from the government on the lot at 8th and Laurel Streets, built their home there. Mr. Fitzgerald died Dec 14, 1929 and his widow resided in the old home until her death.
Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald and they all survive as so also 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Fitzgerald was the last of her own immediate family. The children are James, Edward and John, of Port Angeles, Thomas M. of Seattle and 2 daughters, Mrs. Mary Coolidge, Sultan, WA and Mrs. Margaret Stroope, Bremerton.
John Q. Fitzgerald ( 12-28-1957 )
John Q. Fitzgerald, 62, of 140 W 9th St., lifetime resident of Port Angeles and son of city pioneers, died suddenly Thursday afternoon. Rosary will be recited at Queen of Angels Catholic Church Monday at 7:30pm. Funeral services with the Rev. Anslem Lenzlinger officiating will be at the church Tuesday at 8:30am. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home.
Mr. Fitzgerald, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Fitzgerald, was born at the family home at 8th and Laurel Sts. Jan 1, 1895.
He attended schools here and resided here all his life except while serving in the armed forces during W.W.I. His father was an early-day meat market owner and John Fitzgerald became a meat cutter and market operator here also. He was a member of the Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Port Angeles Post of the American Legion and Naval Lodge of Elks.
Surviving are 2 sisters, Mrs. J. V. Coolidge, Port Angeles and Margaret Stroop, Bremerton; 3 brothers, Edward N. and James M. Fitzgerald, both of Port Angeles and Thomas M. of CA; and several nieces and nephews.
Allie Fleener ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Sep 9, 1931 )
Mrs. Sidney Fleener, 56, of 536 East 4th St., passed away this morning following an illness of 2 weeks. Her remains are at the Christman Funeral Parlor and funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Mrs. Allie Fleener was born in Ottumwa, IA, on October 8, 1875 and was joined in marriage to Sidney Fleener at Davenport IA. She came to Port Angeles 9 years ago.
Mrs. Fleener was a member of the Auxiliary to the United Spanish Veterans camp here.
She is survived by her husband, Sidney Fleener; son, Errett Fleener; daughter Mrs. Lois Conrad, all of Port Angeles; and a sister, Mrs. Eunice Baird, Seattle.
Elizabeth Calhoun Fleming ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of July 20, 1925 )
Mrs. J B Fleming, familiarly called “Grandma Fleming” by many Port Angeles people, died at the family home at 1022 W 9th St., Sunday at 1:40pm, having reached the advanced age of 88. Funeral services will be held from the Lyden & Freeman Funeral Chapel Tuesday at 2pm under the auspices of Vicksburg Circle, Ladies of the GAR. Services will be read by Rev. Duncan Black of the Presbyterian church and remains will be laid to rest in Ocean View Cemetery.
Elizabeth Calhoun Fleming was born in Armstrong County, PA Aug 20, 1837, but a few miles away from where she later married J B Fleming, who survives her. Mr. Fleming, a short time after their marriage, joined the 78th Pennsylvania Volunteers as post duty sergeant and served all through the Civil War.
“Grandma” Fleming’s passing has brought sorrow into hundreds of Port Angeles homes. She led a useful, Christian life and raised a large family of children.
She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, J B Fleming, 2 sons, O B Fleming,
principal of the Junior High School, Port Angeles; Ed B Fleming, of San
Jose, California; and 3 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Burgman of Port Angeles and
Mrs. Mamie McMillen of Kansas, who is at the present time visiting with
a sister, Daisy Fleming oat Kitanning [Kittanning], Pennsylvania.
Ed Fleming arrived 3 weeks ago on a visit to his parents and was present
his mother passed away.
Albert A Fletcher ( 1960 )
Albert A. Fletcher, 73, Forks, Olympic Peninsula resident 64 years, died here Friday after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at the Forks Congregational Church Tuesday at 2pm with the Rev. Richard Rich officiating under the direction of the Harper Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
Mr. Fletcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fletcher, was born Jan 4, 1887, in Cowlitz County, Washington Territory. He moved to the Hoh Valley, Jefferson County, in 1896 with his parents. He attended schools in the Hoh Valley and spent his entire life in western Jefferson and Clallam Counties.
He married Grace Darling Baker of Puyallup June 19, 1910.
He owned and operated a moving picture theater in Forks more than 20 years. He was justice of the peace at Forks from 1929 to 1933. Mr. Fletcher was Clallam County Commissioner from the 3rd district 1945 to 1949. He was a charter member of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and member of the Forks IOOF for over 45 years.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Grace Fletcher, Forks; a son Frank Fletcher, Los Angeles; a grandson and a great grandson.
A son, Walter Fletcher, an officer in the US Army, died in Germany in 1945 and another son Henry Fletcher, was killed in an auto accident in Port Angeles in 1951.
Elizabeth "Betine" Huelsdonk Fletcher ( Sep 13, 1989 )
Eiszabeth "Betine" Huelsdonk Fletcher, 92, the author of "Iron Man of the Hoh, The Man Not the Myth," died Wednesday Sep 13, 1989. Fletcher spent the last years of her life on the Huelsdonk homestead in the upper Hoh Valley where she grew up.
She was born July 21, 1897, in the upper Hoh Valley to John and Dora Huelsdonk. Her husband John died in 1986.
Survivors include her sister Marie Lewis of Forks; 9 nieces and nephes. Two other sisters preceded her in death, Dora Richmond in 1981 and Lena Fletcher in 1985.
Fletcher graduated fom the University of Washington in 1921, earning a degree in home economics. She taught school at Centerville, and about a year later at Clearwater near the Hoh. She later worked as a cook in surveying camps. In 1928 Fletcher and her husband purchased the Ruby Beach Resort which they operated for several years.
Fred Allen Fletcher ( d 12 May 1968 Port Angeles Evening News issue of May 14, 1968 )
Fred Allen Fletcher, 83, a Forks pioneer died Sunday at his home on the Lower Hoh. He had spent a usual Sunday morning with his wife, Lena, daughter Mary and grandchildren when he collapsed suddenly while reading the newspaper. He is survived by his widow, Lena; a sister, Mrs. C. R. Horner of Seattle; brother Ern of Westport and john of Forks; sons Alvin, Fred, and Rockwell of Forks, John of St. Paul, MN; daughters Mrs. Charles Barlow and Mrs. Robert Huelsdonk of the Hoh, 21 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1pm Thursday at the Congregations Church in Forks with burial at the family cemetery on the Hoh. Harper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. The family suggests that memorial donations can be made to the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Fund. Honorary pallbearers are Nansen Anderson, Oscar Wahlgren, Alvin Wahlgren, James Mansfield, J.L. (Mac) MacDonald, Sandy Floe, Bob Anderson and Roy Huling. Active pallbearers are Fred Wahlgren, Tom Mansfield, Clayton Graves, Harold Granseth, Theodore Hudson and Charles Anderson.
Mr. Fletcher was born in Pierce City, MO Feb 3, 1885 to Mary Rockwell Fletcher and Henry Aman Fletcher. With his 2 sisters, Maude (Mrs. Isaac Anderson) and Myrtle (Mrs. C. R. Horner) and 5 brothers, Bert, Ern, George, John and Len, he came to Forks in 1896 when his parents settled on a homestead just outside the Hoh Indian Reservation. The Fletcher family came to Washington from Missouri with another family, the Pfundts, in the fall of 1886, settling first in Cowlitz County, then moving to Tacoma in the spring of 1887 and to Hood Canal in the fall of 1889. The families separated when the Fletchers moved to Forks. Mr. Fletcher spent his life working out of doors on his homestead and as a packer and guide. As a young man he worked in the wheat fields of eastern Washington during harvest season and was packer and guide for the first railroad survey in this area at the age of 16. He also served as packer and guide for geologists on the first geodetic survey to Mr. Olympus in 1911. He packed for the highway crew during construction of Highway 101 from Klaloch to the Hoh bridge prior to 1931 as well as packing supplies to their camp when the crew was quarantined during a smallpox epidemic--a situation which relieved him from serving on jury duty at the time. He also guided another group of geologists who were exploring the area for an oil company sometime prior to 1940.
At 21 he settled his own homestead on the Hoh where he married and raised a family up until a few years ago when he and his wife moved to another location on the Hoh to live with daughter Mary. Two pioneering families were joined when he married Lena Huelsdonk in 1918. Also raised on the Hoh, she had graduated from the University of Washington and was then teaching at the school on the lower Hoh. Fletcher, a quiet, unassuming man, was often teased about his small stature compared to that of his robust Germanic wife, the daughter of the legendary Iron Man of the Hoh, with whom he would have celebrated their golden wedding anniversary this Aug 5. Together hey raised seven children--John, presently the director of a zoo in St. Paul, MN; Mrs. Elizabeth Barlow, a botanist and artist, who lives with her husband Charles on the family homestead; Alvin, who owns Fletcher Electric in Forks and presently served as Clallam County PUD Commissioner; Fred, who is employed by Allen Logging Co., and Rockwell, who is a logger, and Mrs. Mary Huelsdonk, with whom Lena and Fred have been living. Among his many ventures, Fletcher, together with brother Ern, logged airplane spruce during W.W.I. For a short time following the war, he ran a fish cannery at the mouth of the river. He served a mail carrier from Forks to the Lower Hoh, first by pack horses and later when the road was completed, by a Model T. Over the years, Fletcher served the community in many capacities. He was Justice of the Peace in the Hoh precinct of Jefferson County for a short time. He assisted with putting in the first water supply for Forks, was a school bus driver and served on the school board. He retired from his last job as road foreman with the Jefferson County road district at the age of 70. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, Quillayute Valley Grange and the West End Pioneer.
Grace Darling Baker Fletcher
Grace Darling Fletcher, 84, a pioneer of the Forks area for 56 years, died Friday in Sequim. Funeral services will be held Thursday at the Forks Congregational Church, with the Rev. William Hawk officiating. Cremation will follow.
Mrs. Fletcher was born in Chase County, KS, on Jul 28, 1881, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Baker. She completed her education at Kansas University in 1906 and came to Washington that same year. She taught for 3 years in country schools and for 2 years at the Vashon Island High school June 19, 1910 she married Albert A. Fletcher, and the couple moved to Forks. Mr. Fletcher died in 1960.
Mrs. Fletcher served as school director for 3 years and was active in organizing the high school district. She was postmaster from 1920 to 1933, and from 1927 to 1947, she and her husband owned and operated the Olympic Theater. Mrs. Fletcher, whose hobby was music, played during the silent movies at the Olympic Theater during the 1920's. She conducted a class for piano students until 1965.
Active in helping establish the Forks Memorial library, Mrs. Fletcher also served as treasurer of the organization for several years. During her later years she was a regular contributor to the Forks Forum where she wrote a great deal about pioneer days in the West End.
Mrs. Fletcher was a member of the Forks Congregational Church and Ladies' Aid, and a past Noble Grand of the Calawah Rebekah Lodge.
She received the Meritorious Service Award from the Sovereign Grand Lodge in 1841. She was a charter member of the Olympic branch of the AAUW, the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Fletcher Wittenborn Post VFW, and the Forks PTA. In 1958 she was awarded an honorary state life membership in the PTA.
Survivors include a son, Frank A. Fletcher of Forks; a grandson, Albert A. Fletcher of Port Angeles; 2 sisters, Mrs. George E. Davis of Sumner and Mrs. Mamie Bloomfield of Medford, OR; and 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Fletcher's had two other sons: Walter, who was killed in action in Germany in 1945, and Henry, who was killed in an auto accident in 1951.
Lena Huelsdonk Fletcher ( 2-25-1985 )
FORKS---A memorial service for Lena H. Fletcher, 91, pioneer West End resident, will be at 11am Saturday in the Congregational Church. Burial will be in the Huelsdonk family cemetery on the Upper Hoh. Mrs. Fletcher died Monday in Forks Community Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born on her father's homestead on the upper Hoh River at Spruce on July 8, 1893. Her parents were John, the legendary Iron Man of the Hoh, and Dora Wolfe Huelsdonk. Lena was the oldest of the 4 daughters and the first Caucasian child born in the area. Essentially, she spent the first 30 years of her life inside more than 2 million acres of trackless, roadless forest land. Her home was 60 miles by trail from Port Crescent on the North and equal roadless (mostly trailless) distance to Gray's Harbor on the south. During those years she became intimately acquainted with the environment and often wrote of it and the wildlife she knew in her columns for the Daily News in Port Angeles and an Aberdeen paper.
Following her schooling at the University of Washington, where she majored in chemistry, she married Fred Fletcher in 1918 and returned to live on a farm near Forks. There she became the mother of 6 children, a teacher, and served as justice of the peace for the area.
She is survived by sons Rockwell, Fred N. and Alvin Fletcher, all of Forks, John of St. Paul, MN; and 2 daughters, Elizabeth Barlow and Mary Huelsdonk, both of the upper Hoh. There are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He husband, Fred, preceded her in death in 1968.
Arrangements are by Harper Funeral Home.
Paul Fletcher ( April 1964 )
Paul Fletcher, 74, died in Seattle Saturday following an extended illness. Funeral services will be a t 1pm Wednesday at Harper Funeral Home. The Rev. R F Burger will officiate with burial following in the Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mr. Fletcher was born Nov 7, 1889 in Port Angeles, the son of Mr. and Mrs. LaQuenten Fletcher. He attended schools here and in Port Townsend.
As a young man he worked in Juneau, AK, gold mines. He helped build the Washington Pulp Mill and worked for the firm for 28 years when it was purchased by Crown Zellerbach.
He was a machinist and when Rayoiner Inc. was being built he helped with construction and worked for the company for several years.
He built the Top Spot in 1941 and had operated it ever since.
He married Genevieve Gill in Reno, NE in 1949. He was a lifetime member of the Naval Lodge of Elks, a W.W.I veteran, and belonged to the American Legion, and the Teamsters Union.
Survivors include his wife, Genevieve of Port Angeles, a step-son Ty Gill of Clallam Bay; a nephew and 2 grand daughters.
Lt. Walter Alvin Fletcher ( April 15, 1945 )
First Lieutenant Walter Alvin Fletcher, husband of Mrs. Helen Fletcher of Forks was killed in action in Germany on April 15,  according to a telegram received here on Friday from the War Department. He was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Fletcher, also in Forks.
Walter enlisted in the Army on Aug 28, 1942 and graduated from Officers Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA on April 24, 1943 as a second Lieutenant. In Aug 1944, he was shipped overseas and was there assigned to the 9th Army. Lt. Fletcher took part in the battles in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
Memorial services will be held at Forks Sunday, May 6, at the Legion Hall at 2pm. Rev. Evan David of the Congregational Church will conduct the services.
Walter Alvin Fletcher was born March 23, 1914, to Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Fletcher at Hoh, Washington at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fletcher. He attended Forks schools, graduating from the Forks High School in 1930. Later, he attended Washington State College at Pullman, WA.
On June 3, 1939, he was united in marriage to Helen Shipley who at that time was teaching school here. Since. Mr. Fletcher has been overseas, Mrs. Fletcher has returned to Forks and has again taken up teaching and at the present time is teaching the first grade in Forks Grade School.
Kathleen M. Ides Flinn and Arlington Flinn, Jr. ( 5-7-1983 )
Funeral services for Kathleen M. Flinn, 32, and Arlington Flinn, Jr., 27, will be at 2pm Tuesday at Neah Bay Gymnasium with the Rev. Wayne Lowery and Father Mark Stehly officiating. Burial will be at Neah Bay Cemetery. Arrangements are by Harper-Ridgeview Chapel. The Flinns died Saturday in an automobile accident in Neah Bay.
Kathleen was born Nov 14, 1950, in Bellingham, to John and Maxine Ides. She attended schools in Neah Bay and Western Washington University. She married Arlington Flinn, Jr. on Dec 31, 1980, in Neah Bay. She was employed as a conservator at the Makah Museum.
She is survived by her other, Maxine Ides; father, John Ides; step-mother, Junette Ides; a daughter, Heather; and 2 brothers, John J. and Hamen R. Ides, all of Neah Bay.
Arlington was born mar 20, 1965, in Northfield, VT, to Arlington and Matilda Flinn, Sr. He attended schools in Neah Bay. He was employed as Makah language coordinator for the Makah Museum.
He is survived by his parents, Matilda and Arlington Flinn, Sr., of Neah Bay; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Meredith Parker of Neah Bay; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Flinn of Vermont; a daughter, heather, of Neah Bay; a brother, Paul Flinn of Port Angeles; and a sister, Meredith Heilman of Neah Bay.
Grafton A. Forrest ( 1948 )
Funeral services for Grafton A. Forrest, 83, resident of the Blue Mountain district east of Port Angeles for 50 years, will be Thursday at 2pm at the Sequim Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Blue Mountain Cemetery.
Mr. Forrest died at Sequim Sunday night. He sold his Blue Mountain ranch 2 years ago and since then had resided in Sequim. Born in Maryland in 1865, Mr. Forrest left his home when 19 years old and first followed the land rush to Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. From there he came to Clallam County in 1899 and established a 20 acre ranch in the Blue Mountain District. He married Margaret Emory, daughter of a pioneer family of the district. Mrs. Forrest died 10 years ago.
When he left his Maryland home as a boy, he planned to return in 2 weeks but never got back there.
Surviving relatives include nieces and nephews in Maryland and relatives of his late wife living in Clallam County.
Margaret Emery Forrest ( d 28 Oct 1935 Port Angeles Evening News issue of Oct 28, 1936 )
Mrs. Margaret Forrest, 56, wife of G. E. Forrest of the Blue Mountain district, succumbed this morning at 8:30 after several months illness. Funeral services will be held at the Blue Mountain school house Friday at 2pm under the direction of the Rev. J. H. Beall. Burial will be in the Blue Mountain Cemetery.
Born near Minneapolis, KS, April 18, 1890, the late Mrs. Forrest came here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Emery, 48 years ago. The family homesteaded the Blue Mountain district.
Margaret Emery was married to G. E. Forrest here March 13, 1906, and has lived at Blue Mountain ever since. She was a member of the Blue Mountain Methodist church.
Surviving relatives are her husband, G. E. Forrest and mother, Mrs. Ida Emery of Blue Mountain; 3 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Winslow, Brewster, WA; Mrs. Vina Corning and Mrs. Lottie Winters, Port Angeles; 4 brothers, Ernest and Cecil Emery, Port Angeles; Sam Emery, Dungeness; and Henry Emery, Sequim.
Agnes E. Coventon Forsberg ( June 25, 1992 )
A memorial service for Agnes E. "Nessie" Forsberg, 88, will be at a later date. Cremation was at Drennan-Ford Crematory with inurnment at Ocean View Cemetery. Mrs. Forsberg died Thursday, June 25, 1992, in Port Angeles. She was born Nov 30, 1903, at the family home on Herrick Road, Port Angeles; her parents were Harry and Edna Coventon who were members of the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. She graduated from High school in Port Angeles and worked for many years at Johnson & Bork.
She married Clarence Forsberg May 30, 1926 in Port Angeles; he died in 1966. The Forsbergs operated a dairy farm.
She was a 7th degree grange member, a lifelong member of Dry Creek Grange, a past member of Olympic Homemakers Club and the Clallam County Historical Society.
Survivors include son Walter Forsberg of Port Angeles; sisters Marge DeSoer of Tempe, AZ, Kathleen Mills of Seattle, Linley Story of Chicago, Marion Mansfield of Forks; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren . a daughter, Marjorie Ruud, and brother Bill, Harry and Art Coventon all preceded her in death.
Folow-up article: Memorial services for Agnes E. "Nessie" Forsberg, 88, of Port Angeles will be held at 1pm Saturday at the Dry Creek Grange hall. The Rev. Omer Vigoren of Bethany Pentecostal Church will officiate.
Charles G. Forsberg ( Wed 5-29-1942 )
Another old time resident of Port Angeles was removed Tuesday in the death of Charles G. Forsberg, who passed away here after an extended illness.
Mr. Forsberg came to Port Angeles from Chicago with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forsberg, and family during Puget Sound Cooperative Colony days in 1888. He and other members of the family have lived in and about Port Angeles since and are well known among pioneer residents. Mr. Forsberg made his home in this vicinity almost continuously for more than half a century except for a period in Alaska gold rush days.
Funeral services have been set for 2pm Thursday at the Christman Mortuary.
Mr. Forsberg is survived by 2 sons, Robert, serving in the air corps at Fort Lewis, and Owen, who went into active service with a national guard unit at San Diego; and by 3 sisters, Mrs. Anna L Smith, Port Angeles; Mrs. Robert H Fairley, Seattle, and Mrs. Walter Darrer, Madras, OR.
NOTE: No birthdate or age included.
Joseph Foresman ( 3-25-1905 )
Joseph Foresman was born in Lycoming County, PA May 23, 1816, one of 16 children. His father died when he was 6 years of age and his mother 11 years later. At 13 he commenced working out which soon developed the trait of self-reliance. At the age of 17 he began apprenticeship to the blacksmith trade, which he largely followed the rest of his active life.
In 1835 he went to Logansport, IN where he resided for 6 years during which time he was married to Hester Weir, who bore him 14 children. Mrs. Levi Cays, lately deceased, being the last survivor. In 144 he established a home in Cass County, MI near the town of Cassopolis. He enlisted in the Mexican war in company F first Michigan infantry. In 1848 he was bereaved by the death of his wife after which he removed to St. Joseph, MO. Two years later staring to the mining regions of California with an overland party drawn by oxen. In 1858 he visited the Frazier River country of British Columbia, returning to the US in 1864 where he was engaged in the lumber camps of Clallam County and other portions of this state. In 1890 he returned to Michigan and was married to Susan Moore, in June of that year, and resided there with his wife until her death Feb 2, 1902 after which he returned to Dungeness and has ever since been a member of the family of his granddaughter Mrs. F. C. Roberson.
Mr. Foresman was a man of wide travel and experience and retained the same good health which attended his youth until his last few years. His death, which came at 88 years 10 months of age, was largely the result of old age. He leaves no near relatives to mourn his loss except 5 grandchildren and their families.
Funeral services for the late John Fortman, 60, pioneer farmer and logger of Sequim, will be held next Friday afternoon at 2pm at the Sequim Methodist Church with the Sequim Mortuary in charge.
Mr. Fortman died suddenly last Sunday at 11:45pm at Soap Lake, Washington where he had gone on a vacation and to seek relief from rheumatism.
Born in OH 60 years ago, the late Mr. Fortman came to Clallam County 47 years ago and for 28 years lived on a farm in the Lost Mountain section. He was also a pioneer logger, operating camps for Mike Earls in the West End of this county. He had a large acquaintance among old time residents.
Surviving are the widow and 2 sons, Wilson and Clarence of Sequim and one daughter, Mrs. C A Patterson of Port Orchard. There are also 2 sisters and 2 brothers, Mrs. Joe Pollard, Port Townsend, Mrs. Jerry Sisk, Orting, and Clem of Dungeness and Henry of Lost Mountain.
Funeral services for Mrs. Leola G. Foster, 96, 2015 S. Oak, will be in the McDonald Funeral Home at 1pm Tuesday. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery with the Rev. Lloyd Doty, First Methodist and Congregational Church officiating. Mrs. Foster died in Port Angeles Sunday.
She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Beal, Feb 10, 1873, at St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. Foster attended school at Elkhart, IN. She was married to Charles D. Foster April 22, 1893. Mr. Foster died in 1944.
She lived in Elkhart as a small child before moving to San Francisco in 1889 and to Port Angeles in 1890 to join the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. During both world wars she worked in Red Cross rooms, knitting and serving at home for several years.
Mrs. Foster was a member of the Methodist Church, WSCS and the Sarah Circle of the Methodist Church.
Surviving are daughters Mrs. Eva Murphy, Port Angeles; Mrs. Susan Werby and Mrs. Norman Baitinger, both of CA; Mrs. Harold Bolyard, ID; 10 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Matilda Eva Fowler ( May 13, 1951 )
Funeral services for Miss Matilda Eva Fowler, 81, will be Wednesday at 2pm at the McDonald Funeral Home with the Rev. John F Como officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Miss Fowler died in a local hospital Sunday morning after a 3 year's illness.
Born in New York City, Sep 24, 1869, Miss Fowler was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fowler. She went to Kansas with her parents while a young child and came here with her father, step-mother and brothers and sisters in 1890.
For a number of years, Miss Fowler resided with her father's sister, the late "Auntie Cooper," one of the city's most prominent pioneers.
Wall her life time in Port Angeles Miss Fowler was prominent in musical and church affairs. She was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and St. Andrew's guild and a worker in the affairs of that church which her aunt helped found.
Among the many friendships Miss Fowler made were Port Angeles school teachers, scores of whom lived with her over a long period of years.
Surviving are 2 brothers, Albert Fowler, Nakust, B. C.; and Charles I. Watts, Port Angeles; 3 sisters, Mrs. Sarah McKenney, Napa, CA; Mrs. Minnie Fredericks and Mrs. Bessie Warner, both of Port Angeles; and several nieces and nephews.
John Acey Fraker ( Sep 18, 1971 )
Funeral services will be held at Forks Congregational Church Tuesday 10am for John Acey Fraker, 86, of Forks. Burial will be in Forks Cemetery. The Rev. Ted Ringsmuth will officiate; arrangements by Harper Funeral Home.
Mr. Fraker died in Forks Saturday. He was born Jan 7, 1885 in Iowa. He came to Forks when he was 8 years old. He married Grace Anderson in Forks in June of 1909. [ 2 Jun 1909 ] In 1970, the family was selected as Pioneer Family during the July festival in Forks.
He worked as a logger and carpenter until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening. He was a longtime member of the IOOF in Forks.
In addition to his widow who survives at the family home, other survivors include 4 sons, Eugene, Elmer and E Vern of Forks and Earl V of Arcata, CA; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ellsworth Whitehead of Forks and Mrs. Melvin Parker of Aberdeen; 26 grandchildren and 68 great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.
Eugene V. Fraker ( Sunday, Oct 28, 1990 )
A graveside service for Eugene V. Fraker, 79, of Forks will be at 2pm Friday at the Forks Cemetery with Pastor Arthur Morlin officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8pm Thursday or from 10 to 1pm Friday at Mt. Olympus in Forks. Mr. Fraker died Sunday, Oct 28, 1990, in Forks.
He was born July 19, 1911, in Forks, to John and Grace Fraker. He lived most of his life in Forks, working as a mechanic and road foreman for the county highway department.
He married Ora Crippen Oct., 27, 1933 in Port Angeles.
Survivors include his wife Ora of Forks; 2 sons, Donald and Melvin, both of Forks; 3 daughters, Joy Mishanec of IL, Janice Fontana of Port Angeles, and Marjory Faulkner of Forks; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren . Others include 3 brothers, Elmer and Verne Fraker of Forks, and Earl Fraker of CA; 2 sisters, Ethel Whitehead of Forks and Evelyn Parker of Aberdeen.
Harper-Ridgeview Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Grace Anderson Fraker ( April 27, 1987 Peninsula Daily News issue of Apr 29, 1987 )
FORKS---A graveside service for Grace A. Fraker, 95, of Forks, will be at 1pm Friday at the Forks Cemetery. The Rev. Lou Taylor will officiate.
Mrs. Fraker died in Forks on Monday, April 27, 1987. She was born on Mar 10, 1892, in Forks, to James S. and Ada Davis Anderson. She was reared in Forks and attended schools there.
She married John A. Fraker in 1908 in Forks. He died in 1971.
Mrs. Fraker was a member of the Bogachiel Garden Club and Forks Grange.
Survivors include 4 sons, Eugene, Elmer, and Vern Fraker, all of Forks, and Earl Fraker of CA; 2 daughters, Ethel Whitehead of Forks; and Evelyn Parker of Aberdeen; 26 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.
Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ora Alice Crippen Fraker ( d Jan 21, 1998 Peninsula Daily News issue of Jan 23, 1998 )
Visitation for Ora Alice Fraker, 85, of Forks will be between noon and 7pm today in Mount Olympus Funeral Home. Graveside committal Forks Cemetery will be at 11am Saturday with Jerry Bowers officiating. Mrs. Fraker died Wednesday, Jan 21, 1998, in Forks.
She was born Jan 11, 1913 in Maple Falls to Ira and Annie (Hodges) Crippen. She married Eugene Fraker Oct 27, 1933 in Forks; he died in 1990.
A 74 year resident of the Upper Hoh and Forks, she is survived by sons Donald and Melvin and daughter Margie Faulkner, all of Forks and daughters Joy Mishanel of IL and Janice Fontana of Port Angeles; brothers Jim and Wallace Crippen and sister Effie Crist, all of Forks, sisters Laverne Edwards of Vancouver, WA; and Merle Edwards of Juneau, AK; and 13 grandchildren. A brother, Vincent Crippen, died in 1964 and sister Myrtle Bayliss in 1994.
Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements.
Elbert Vern Fraker ( d Nov 13, 1992 )
FORKS: Visitation for Elbert Vern Fraker, 77, of Forks, will be from noon to 1:30pm Wednesday at Mount Olympus Funeral Home. Graveside services, conducted by family members, will be at 2pm Wednesday in Forks Cemetery. Mr. Fraker died Friday Nov 13, 1992 in Forks.
He was born Oct 6, 1915, in Forks to John and Grace Fraker. He attended school at Forks and served in the US Air Force during WWII. He worked in logging, construction and road maintenance in the Forks area.
He was a member of the Forks Elks Lodge and the Forks Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Survivors include son Robert Fraker of Port Angeles; daughters Barbara Bunger of Port Angeles and Carolyn Evans of PA; brothers Elmer Fraker of Forks and Earl Fraker of CA; sisters Ethel Parker of Aberdeen; and 5 grandchildren.
Harper-Ridgeview Chapel is in charge.
Floy Frank ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of 23 June 1942 )
Mrs. Floy Frank, 56, who had lived in Port Angeles since 1899, passed away at 10:30 pm Monday at the home of a sister, Mrs. Althea Hunter, after a long illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 pm at the Christman Mortuary chapel, the Reverend C E Fulmer officiating. Burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery.
Mrs. Frank was born 15 May 1886, in Goldfield, Iowa, and came to Port Angeles in 1899 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W A Doty, and her sisters and brother. In 1903 she was married to Martin Wait and two daughters, Valda and Lois, were born to the union. Mr. Wait died in 1925 and in 1935 Mrs. Wait was married to Carroll Frank. Mr. Frank passed away in 1940.
Surviving are the daughters, Mrs. Lois Gallacci and Mrs. Valda Morris, 9 grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Edith Felisiano of Bremerton and Mrs. Althea Hunter and Winifred Doty, of Port Angeles, and a stepson, Carroll Frank, who at present is chief radio operator aboard a merchant vessel now at sea.
Mrs. Frank was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. She established a wide circle of friends in the community during her more than 40 years of residence here.
Sophie Raney Frank ( d Apr 12, 1930 Port Angeles Evening News issue of Apr 19, 1930 )
Mrs. Sophie Frank, 76, one of the oldest residents of Clallam County, passed away Saturday night, April 12, at 6:30pm in Portland, OR, after rounding out a 67 year residence in Clallam County.
Mrs. Frank was born in Victoria, B. C. on Aug 19, 1853, and when but 9 years old, crossed the Strait of Juan de Fuca with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Raney, who took up residence in Dungeness in 1862.
She was married to James Frank in 1869 at Dungeness. Mr. Frank passed away in Port Angeles 11 years ago. [Sophie Raney married again 19 Jan 1920 in Clallam County to Joseph Stockhammer]
From Dungeness the Franks moved to a timber homestead near Port Crescent in 1870, and moved to Port Angeles in 1890, making their home at 11th and Lincoln Streets.
Mrs. Frank and her mother, Mrs. Raney, nursed back to health the sole survivor of the Indian massacre on Dungeness Spit in the early sixties. Northern Indians, returning to Canada from a season's work in Seattle, put in at Dungeness Spit to spend one night.
The Clallams, knowing the Northern Indians had the results of the season's work with them in a huge canoe, swooped down one night and massacred the entire band, with the exception of one Indian woman who hid under an improvised mattress. She was severely wounded, but was nursed back to life by the pioneer white women.
Mrs. Frank was a devout member of the Catholic Church. She leaves to mourn her loss 2 brothers, Fred Raney, Joyce and George Raney, Redmond, OR; one adopted son, Wallace Frank, Port Angeles. George Raney arrived today from Redmond.
Funeral services will be held at 9am Wednesday from the Catholic Church at Port Angeles. Rev. Father Bernard Neary, OSB, officiating. Burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery, under the direction of the Christman Mortuary.
Johanne Redine Fredriksen ( 4-25-1939 )
Mrs. Johanne Redine Fredriksen, 52, wife of Frank N. Fredriksen, of 1504 W 10th St., died last night after a short illness. Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Saturday, afternoon at 2 at the Christman Mortuary with Rev. E. H. Beilstein officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Born in Lillesand, Norway, Sep 24, 1886, Johanne Nelsen was married to Frank N. Fredriksen in Norway in 1904. The couple came from Norway to Port Angeles in 1918 and settled on a farm in the lower Elwah district and lived there until recently when they moved to Port Angeles.
Mrs. Fredriksen was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Surviving is the widower, and a son and 5 daughters, all of Port Angeles. They are Arne F., Astrid A., Johanne Irene, Mrs. William J. Richards, Mrs. Harry C. Richards, Mrs. Frank Kirschner. also surviving are her mother, Mrs. Helene Nilsen, in Norway, 2 brothers, Thomas P Nilsen, Port Angeles and Helmar A. Nilsen of New York and a sister, Marie Nilsen in Norway. There is 1 grandchild.
Harry H. Fritz (Feb 10, 1990 )
A funeral service for Harry H. Fritz, 81, of Sequim, was held Tuesday at the Sequim Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Sequim Valley Cemetery.
Mr. Fritz died Saturday, Feb 10, 1990, in Sequim. He was born Dec 7, 1908 in Sequim, WA to Charles and Julia Fritz and had been a lifetime resident of the Sequim.
Mr. Fritz graduated from the Sequim High School and from Pullman Vocational College. He married Viola Klien Mar 14, 1948 in Sequim. He was a member of the Sequim Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include in wife Viola Fritz of Sequim; 3 daughters, Judy Cochran of Tacoma, Jerrietta Braun of Seattle, and Jeannette Gault of Port Angeles; 3 grandchildren; and one sister Betty Orem of Port Angeles.
Sequim Valley Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Julia Schmith Fritz ( 16 Apr 1973 )
Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Fritz, 85, will be conducted at Sequim Valley Chapel Tuesday at 10:30am. Burial will follow in Mt. Angeles Memorial Park with Catholic rites observed.
Mrs. Fritz died in Sequim Friday. She resided at Rt. 2 Box 208. She was born in Port Townsend Jan 30, 1888 to William Schmith. She married Charles Fritz in Blyn Dec 27, 1907. He died in 1941.
She lived in the Sequim area her entire life and the couple farmed for many years near the Louella Guard Station on the Palo Alto Road.
Survivors are sons Clavey and Harry of Sequim; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Orem of Port Angeles; brothers William, Antone, Henry and Charlie Schmith, all of Sequim; sisters Mrs. Mary Boatsman of Kent and Mrs. Margaret Hempstead of Sequim; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Marcellus T. Fuller ( May 27, 1930 )
Marcellus T. Fuller, 80, for 30 years one of Port Angeles' well known citizens, passed away at 12:30am at his home at 213 W 3rd St.
The late Mr. Fuller was born in Indiana, Nov 8, 1849. He came direct from his Indiana home to Port Angeles in 1900 during one of the railroad booms that were on here at that time.
After arriving here, Mr. Fuller took up gardening and followed that vocation wit great success ever since. He developed several garden spots in the city.
Surviving relatives are the widow in this city, one daughter, Mrs. Frank Neff, here and 3 sons, William R., Richmond, CA; David L., Delphos, OH; Frank J., Dunsmuir, CA; and 7 grandchildren.
The late Mr. Fuller had long been a member of the Christian Science Church. Funeral services will be held at the Christman Mortuary at 2pm Thursday with the Christian Science church in charge. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
One of the city's best known gardeners, the late M. T. Fuller was up until recently a familiar figure on the streets of the city. He was intensely interested in the city of Port Angeles and watched its growth with the keenest interest. He was known as a man of sterling honesty who had a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.
William Charles Fuller ( Tuesday, April 17, 1990 )
A memorial service for William Charles Fuller, 65, of Port Angeles will be at 1pm Friday at the Church of Christ, Front and Liberty St., with the Rev. Roger White officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2pm at Mt. Angeles Cemetery. Mr. Fuller died Tuesday, April 17, 1990, in Seattle.
He was born Feb. 15, 1925 in Port Angeles to Chester and Rose Valentine Fuller. He married Edith Rose Gilchrist. She died in 1972. He married Noel Helen Adams April 25, 1974 in Port Angeles. He worked many years as a Realtor. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife Noel of Port Angeles; his step-mother, Inez Fuller; 2 sons, Tim of Port Orchard and Doug of Port Angeles; 5 daughters, Marjorie Fuller and Violet Macomber, both of Port Angeles, Janie Dickerson of Alaska, Nancy Staley of Seattle, and Shirley Mike of Tacoma. Other survivors include 13 grandchildren and 2 sisters, Edith Lingvall of Sequim and Caroline Castle of AZ.
He was preceded in death by a son, Charles and a daughter Rosemarie. Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.