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Machenheimer, Helen K Elves
Machenheimer, John R
MacKechnie, Ida Burdick
MacNamara, Helen Isbell
Magor, Lillie A Page
Malchau, Marie Katherine
Malony, Thomas F
Mansfield, James W
Mansfield, Marian R Coventon
Manspeaker, Rose Bell Miller
Mapes, Harry Edward
Mapes, Rachel Eleanor Smith
Maple, May Shields McDonnell
Markishtum, Frieda Corea
Markishtum, Nellie Butler
Marshall, Evelyn Pettett
Martin, Jessie E Hulse
Martin, Walter A
Martin, William George
Mason, Eudora Hall
Mason, Lena Bogess
Matthews, Emma Erickson
Matthews, Floyd Daniel
Maxfield, Casper A
Maxfield, Daisy M Young
Maxfield, Marvel W Peterson
Maybee, Henry William
Maybury, Martha Irwin
McComb, William A
McDonald, Guy L
McDonald, John Arthur
McDonald, Mary Sophia
McDonnell, Clyde Burton
McDonnell, Florence L Tripp
McDonnell, Joseph E
McGeorge, Catherine Cosman
McGillivray, Corinne Lane
McHone, Frank A "Pete"
McInnes, Jean Holmes
McKenney, Sara Fowler
McLaughlin, Clarence Nelson
McLaughlin, Harold "Si"
McLaughlin, Inez McLaughlin
McLaughlin, Marion Belle Jones
McLeod, Elizabeth Mary Watts
Meagher, Bernard Ben
Meagher, Mary Ellen (Minnie) Fend
Menary, Emma Belle
Merrill, Devlin B
Merrill, Ernest W
Meyer, Elsie Ware
Mike, Richard Robert
Miles, Charles Sumner
Miller, Anna Murdock
Miller, Orrin F
Miller, Ralph H
Miller, Winfield Scott
Mitchell, Sarah Jane
Mix, Frank Asberry
Monds, James B, Sr.
Moniz, Frederick DeGreat
Monson, Hannah Ward
Morganroth, Chris Sr.
Morgenroth, Katherine Spease
Morrissey, Bertha F Peterson
Morse, Charles A
Morse, Davis Waterman
Morse, Hugh C
Morse, James Oscar
Morse, Mary Gay
Munro, Alvia Lydia Verge
Murray, Dorothy Talbot
Myers, Charles A
Myers, Eugene Robert
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Helen K Elves Machenheimer ( d 21 Nov 1975 )
Graveside services will be at Ocean View Cemetery Monday at 2pm for Helen K Machenheimer, 84, Battle Ground, who died in Sequim Friday.
Mrs. Machenheimer was a long-time resident of the Port Angeles area, residing in the Blue Mountain area 1910 to 1941.
Mrs. Machenheimer was born Jan 18, 1891 in Manitoba, Canada, and moved with her parents to the Port Angeles area where she married Fred Machenheimer Nov 24, 1910. Mr. Machenheimer preceded her in death in 1971.
Surviving are sons Fred Machenheimer, Joyce; Elmer Machenheimer, Tacoma; and Henry Machenheimer, Cle Elum. Also surviving are daughters Mrs. John Eaton, Seattle; and Mrs. William Maher, Hartford, CT; brothers Walter Elves, Kirkland, and Fred Elves, Tacoma; and sister Ethel Meredith of Kirkland.
John R Machenheimer
John R Machenheimer, 78, former Port Angeles resident, died Oct 15 in San Jose, CA.
He was born in Port Angeles Sep 12, 1905, the son of John and Pauline Machenheimer. He attended Central School and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1924. Mr. Machenheimer worked for Smith Bottling Works and for many years at Angeles Creamery. He also had been the owner of the Elwah Resort. Mr. Machenheimer was a lifetime member of the Elks lodge, belonged to Clallam County Historical Society and Pioneer Museum.
Survivors are his wife, Agnes, of San Jose; a daughter, Lois Merideth of Chimacum; son John in ND; a stepson, Jack Dickenson and stepdaughter, Dorothy, both of San Jose; a brother Jim and sister Louise Wheeler, both of Port Angeles; another sister, Gladys Plotts of Lyons, OR; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ida Burdick MacKechnie ( 1960 )
Mrs. Ida MacKechnie, 96, Port Angeles resident over 58 years, died Sunday. Funeral services will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home Wednesday at 2pm with the Rev. Lloyd Holloway officiating. Cremation will follow.
She was born Ida Burdick, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ozias Burdick in Plainview, MN June 6, 1864. She married John Joseph MacKechnie at Carrington, ND Nov 26, 1884. Mr. MacKechnie here in 1922.
The family came here over 58 years ago. The early family home was on the southwest corner of 8th and Lincoln Sts.
Mrs. MacKechnie was a member of the First Methodist and Congregational Church, Esther Chapter No. 19 Order of Eastern Star and life member of the WCTU. She was an active worker in her church and the OES and WCTU to which she belonged more than 50 years.
Among surviving relatives are 5 daughters, Mrs. W F Chambers and Mrs. Lucy M Fish, both of Port Angeles; Mrs. Andrew Peterson and Mrs. E C Jack, both in Oregon and Mrs. E D Gutherie, Manchester, WA; 3 sons, J Lloyd MacKechnie, in Oregon and Col. Ross MacKechnie and Russell MacKechnie both in California, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Helen Isbell MacNamara ( d Dec 16, 1990 )
Memorial service for Helen Isbell MacNamara, 95, will be at 1pm Friday at The Unity Church. Cremation is under the direction of Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. Mrs. MacNamara died Dec 16, 1990 in Port Angeles.
Mrs. MacNamara was born Sep 1, 1895 in Port Angeles, an area formerly named McDonald, to Edwin and Inez Stringham Isbell. She married Guy E MacNamara on Dec 12, 1920 in Port Angeles. He died in 1965.
She was a member of The Unity Church of Port Angeles and United Methodist Church of Yreka, California.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Barbara E Bretches and Phrania M Jacobson, both of Port Angeles; 23 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ellston G Isbell of Des Moines and Raymond F Isbell, Seattle; and one sister, Edith M Worely of OR.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel.
Lillie A Page Magor ( d Aug 13, 1988 )
A graveside service for Lillie A Magor, 86, of Port Angeles, will be at 11am Thursday at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. The Eagles Auxiliary will officiate with eulogy by her granddaughter Tami Lemley. A reception will follow at the Eagles Hall. Visitation will be from 9am to 5pm today and Wednesday at Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Magor died Saturday, Aug 13, 1988 at Olympic Memorial Hospital as a result of an accident March 17.
She was born Feb 2, 1902 in Port Angeles to James and Daisy Page. Magor was a member of the Eagles for 44 years, the Royal Neighbors of America, Merritt Social and Port Angeles Senior Center.
Survivors include one daughter, Doris Lemley of Port Angeles; one son, Donald McCollum of Federal Way; 4 sisters, Elizabeth Hargreaves, Zella Wyman, Jennie Jones and Hellen Hren, all of Port Angeles; one brother, Howard Page of Port Angeles; 2 stepchildren, Ruth Childress of Bremerton and Jody Book of Kent; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Maguire ( d Sep 23, 1929 )
Henry Maguire, 72, for 44 years a resident of Port Angeles, passed away Monday afternoon after an illness of a year, and, with his passing, another of the old and well-known pioneers of this city is gone.
Henry Maguire was born in Syracuse, NY June 2, 1857. He came to Port Angeles in 1885, and in 1889 was married to Addie E Dyke, member of a pioneer Port Angeles family. The family in the very early days lived in the first valley, but had in the meantime homesteaded what is now known as the Maguire Addition, south of Port Angeles, where they built a fine home and where Mr. Maguire lived for 2 score years before his death.
Surviving relatives are the widow; 2 sons, Harry and Clarence, both of Port Angeles; 3 daughters, Mrs. Carl Garrison and Mrs. Ed Picard, of Seattle; Mrs. Lee Crowder, of Gallup, NM; and 9 grandchildren.
The late Mr. Maguire was a member of the A O U W.
Funeral services are to be at 1:30pm Wednesday Sep 25, from the Christman Mortuary. William B Ritchie, a friend for more than 40 years, will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
The late Henry Maguire was one of the substantial citizens of Clallam County. His coming to Port Angeles 44 years ago antedated even the settlement of the east end of the city by the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony in 1887. Soon after his arrival he went into what was then the dense woods south of the city and homesteaded on a farm that he and his family developed to a high state of productiveness. Parts of what were the Maguire homestead are now occupied by fine homes.
In the early days, the late Mr. Maguire took a prominent part in the political affairs of the county and city and made a wide circle of friends who knew and respected him. His part in the development of this section was no small one, and his memory will always be honored.
John Malchau ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Aug 3, 1931 )
John Malchau, 79, pioneer hand shoemaker of Port Angeles, passed away at 11pm Saturday after an illness of one week.
Mr. Malchau was born in Germany on Sep 7, 1852 and came to Port Angeles from Port Townsend in 1890 and spent many years at his trade of shoemaker, being in business with a brother. Twenty years ago he retired and has been living a quite life since.
He is survived by 5 nephews: Fred, D. J., William and Van living in Seattle and Harry and Fan Malchau living in Port Angeles; 2 nieces, Mrs. C H Markey, Seattle; and Mrs. C E Shields, Port Angeles;
Funeral services will be held from the Christman Mortuary on Tuesday at 2pm with Rev. Erle Howell reading the service. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Marie Katherine Malchau ( d June 30, 1927)
Mrs. Marie Katherine Malchau, 70, passed away at the family home at 119 E 11th St this morning at 6 following a brief illness. The remains are at the Lyden & Freeman funeral parlors. Services will be announced later.
Mrs. Malchau was born in Bremmer, Germany, Feb 2, 1857. Leaving Germany, she lived in the Hawaiian Islands for 6 years, moving later to Port Townsend, where she lived 2 years. She has been a resident of Port Angeles for 37 years.
She was married in Germany on Jul 11, 1877 to Herman Malchau, a pioneer shoemaker of Port Angeles who survives her.
She was a life member of the Lutheran Church and a member of the Ladies Aid of the German Lutheran church, for which organization she had been treasurer for many years.
Surviving are: her husband, Herman Malchau of Port Angeles; daughter, Mrs. C H Markey, Seattle; son D J Malchau, Seattle; son Fred Malchau, Seattle; son William Malchau, Vancouver, BC; son, Harry Malchau, Port Angeles; daughter Mrs. Sophie Shields, Port Angeles.
Thomas F Malony ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Mar 17, 1931 )
Thomas F Malony, 78, of Tuscon, AZ, former Port Angeles pioneer and at the time of his death eldest member of the 10th Arizona legislature, was fatally injured Sunday in an automobile accident at Florence, Arizona, while enroute from Phoenix to his home. The news of the late Mr. Malony's fatal injuries and death was contained in Associated Press dispatches of Monday.
One of the curious phases of the accident is the fact that Mrs. Malony was killed in a similar accident about 15 years ago and the Mr. Malony was injured at that time.
The late Mr. Malony came here in 1887 with the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony and served a term as president of that colony. This colony settled at Ennis Creek. He took an active part in the affairs of the colony during the time that it was in its prime and afterwards.
An ardent Democrat, Mr. Malony was exceedingly active in politics after Washington was made a state in 1889 and in 1896 managed the campaign of James Hamilton Lewis when he was elected to Congress. Mr. Lewis was recently elected Senator from Illinois.
More than 30 years ago Mr. Malony and family moved to Olympia where Mr. Malony had a political position with the state and about 15 years ago they moved to Arizona.
There were 4 children, all said to be living. The children are Birdie, Dolly, Roy and Florence, the latter having been born here.
Old time residents of Port Angeles remember the late Mr. Malony as a man of strong character and will whose activities were many and who took part in affairs of state-wide importance.
James W Mansfield ( d May 10, 1974 )
Funeral service for James W Mansfield, 75, of Forks will be 10am Tuesday at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Forks. Rosary will be recited at St. Anne's at 7pm today. Burial will be in the Forks Cemetery with arrangements by Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Mr. Mansfield died Friday in Forks.
He was born July 7, 1898 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James E Mansfield. He was educated in Seattle and attended Wilson's Business College in Seattle.
In early days he operated a hardware store in partnership with his brother Thomas. During WWII he served as a civilian at Kodiak, Dutch Harbor and Amchitka Island in Alaska. He then worked for the State Department of Natural Resources until his retirement in 1963.
Mr. Mansfield was a member of the Catholic Church; a lifetime member of Elks Lodge 353; a member of the Quillayute Valley Grange, the West End Oldtimers Club and the Society of American Foresters.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lena M Shibell of Forks; a brother, Thomas H Mansfield, of Forks; and 3 nephews, David, James and Thomas H Mansfield , Jr.
Marian R Mansfield ( d Aug 28, 1996 )
Memorial services for Marian R Mansfield, 94, will be at 4pm Tuesday at Forks First Congregational Church with the Rev. Don Haase officiating. She died Wednesday, Aug 28, 1996, in Forks.
Mrs. Mansfield was born May 3, 1902 on the Upper Elwah in rural Clallam County to Harry and Edna Burns Coventon. She grew up on Port Angeles and graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1919. Following high school, she worked as a clerk-typist in the Clallam County Auditor's office for several years.
She married Thomas Mansfield on June 20, 1925 in Port Angeles. Soon after they moved to Forks. She served as the relief postmistress during WWII and Forks and several nearby military installations until retirement in 1964.
Mrs. Mansfield served on the Forks Hospital Guild, the Forks school Board, and was a life member of the Forks Museum Association. She was a member of the Quillayute Valley Grange, Forks First Congregational Church, the Order of Eastern Star, Rebekahs, and the Bogachiel Garden Club.
Survivors include sons Thomas, Jr., of Kirkland, James and David, both of Forks; sisters Kathleen Mills of Seattle and Marjorie DeSoer of Tempe, AZ; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Her husband died in 1981. She was preceded in death by 6 brothers and sisters.
Mount Olympus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Bell Miller Manspeaker ( June 6, 1937 )
Mrs. Rose Bell Manspeaker, 68, beloved mother of Mrs. Gus Schneiker, of Fairholme, Lake Crescent, passed away in a local hospital at 4am after an illness of several months.
Rose B Miller was born in Zanesville, OH on Oct 24, 1869 and grew up there. She was joined in marriage to William Manspeaker at Kansas City in 1888, moving to Seattle in 1907 and remaining there until 1919, thence to Los Angeles.
Mr. and Mrs. Manspeaker moved to Port Angeles in 1923 and Mr. Manspeaker opened Manspeaker's Grocery. After his passing, it was operated for several years by Mrs. Manspeaker. She was a devoted member of the Episcopal church and Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Gus Schneiker, Fairholme; son G E Manspeaker, Los Angeles; and 2 grandchildren, Jane Schneiker and Billy Manspeaker.
Funeral services will be announced Monday by the Christman Mortuary.
Harry Edward Mapes ( Aug 1981 )
A graveside service for Harry Edward Mapes, 77, will be at 1pm Thursday at Dungeness Cemetery with the Rev. Elmer L Bigham officiating. Mr. Mapes died Monday in Port Angeles. Friends may call at Sequim Valley Chapel from 9am to 12:30pm prior to the service.
He was born at Dungeness April 10, 1904, the son of Jake and Bertha Mapes. Mr. Mapes was a dairy farmer in the area and then worked for I.T.T. Rayonier, Inc. for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel, in 1968.
He is survived by 3 sons, Norman E, Harry E and Jake L Mapes, all of Kenai, Alaska; 2 brothers, James B Mapes of Sequim and Merton W Mapes of Carlsborg; 2 sisters, Mildred Williams of Seattle and Ida Daniels of Sequim; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Rachel Eleanor Smith Mapes
Funeral services for Mrs. Harry Mapes (Rachel Eleanor) will be held Tuesday, 2pm at Sequim Presbyterian Church. Rev. Floyd Torrence will officiate with burial to follow in Dungeness Cemetery. Harper Funeral Home directs.
Mrs. Mapes, 58, was born Oct 25, 1910 in Sequim, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Smith. She attended schools in Sequim and Dungeness.
Following her schooling, she married Harry Mapes, June 3, 1925 in Sequim. With the exception of a short period, Mr. and Mrs. Mapes spent their entire life in the Sequim area. Mrs. Mapes was a member of the Sequim Realty bowing team and was very active in sports and outdoor activities.
She is survived by her husband, Harry, at their home on Rte. 3 Sequim; 3 sons, Norman and Jake of Kenai, Alaska and Harry, Jr. of Anchorage; her mother, Mrs. Perry Smith, Sequim, and a sister, Mrs. Doris Rhodes, Bothel. 12 grandchildren also survive.
May Shields McDonnell Maple ( clipping with 1958 only )
Mrs. May McDonnell Maple, 72, of 1007 S Albert St., Port Angeles pioneer, died Sunday after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1pm at the McDonald Funeral Home with the Rev. W G R Dann and Esther Chapter No. 19, Order of Eastern Star officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mrs. Maple was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shields, born in Atlantic IA, Jan 10, 1886. She came here with her parents 70 years ago. The elder Shields were members of the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. Her father operated the Colony Store before going into business on Front St. here.
The family was very prominent in the early days of the city. Mrs. Maple attended school here and resided in the city most of her life. In more recent years he has taken part in activities of the Clallam County Historical Society. She was the widow of Clyde McDonnell.
Mrs. Maple belonged to Esther Chapter No. 19, Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of Nile, Clallam County Historical Society and the Port Angeles Home Economics Club.
Surviving are her daughter, Alta may McDonnell, Portland, OR; brother C E Shields and several nieces in Port Angeles.
Ada Markishtum ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Nov 26, 1968 )
Mrs. Ada Markishtum, mother of Luke Markishtum, Makah Tribal Council Chairman; Neah Bay, died Monday evening in Olympic Memorial Hospital. She had been a resident of Angeles Convalescent Center.
Mrs. Markishtum, matron of a famed Indian family, was versed in Makah traditions, and was well known as a basket maker and maker of Indian beads. She and her late husband donated the 5 acres of land on which the Neah Bay school is located. They worked with Dr. Erna Gunther on Makah genealogical studies in 1957 and 1958 and had long collaborated with Dr. Gunther in her Indian studies.
Her death is the 3rd in the Markishtum family this year. Her son Quentin, former chairman of the Makah Tribal council, died in March while serving in that post. Quentin Markishtum's wife died last February.
Surviving, in addition to Lute Markishtum, are 3 other sons, Russell, of Moses Lake; Woodrow, Neah Bay, a past member of the school board, and Hubert of Neah Bay; and a daughter, Mrs. Edith Hottowe, Neah Bay. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Frieda Corea Markishtum ( May 23, 1996 )
NEAH BAY--Baha'i prayer service for Frieda Corea Markishtum, 76, of Neah Bay will be at 1pm Monday in Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel; visitation will be from 1 to 4pm.
The funeral, at 1pm Tuesday, will be in Neah Bay Presbyterian Church with Mike Lewis, Hilded Ides and Keith Ledford officiating. Burial will be in Neah Bay Cemetery.
Mrs. Markishtum was born Jan 28, 1920 in Neah Bay to William and Alice Allabush Penn. Aside from a short time in LaPush, she was a lifetime resident of Neah Bay.
Survivors include son Ronald Markishtum and daughters Audrey McCarty and Terry Markishtum, all of Neah Bay, and daughter Merlee Markishtum of Seattle; brothers William of Forks and John, Samuel and Nathan, all of LaPush; sisters Harriet Stewart of Tacoma, Shirley Howerton of Auburn, Vicki of Squaxin Island, Donna of Shelton and Susan of LaPush; 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Brother Earl and sisters Janelle Allen, Anita Rasmuseen [thus] and Phyllis Penn preceded her in death.
Luke Markishtum ( d 18 July 1945 )
Luke Markishtum, 69, member of a long prominent Makah family, died Wednesday, July 18 in Cushman Indian Hospital, Tacoma, where he had undergone a major operation. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Neah Bay Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Markishtum was a senior elder. The Rev. Baldwin officiated.
Luke Markishtum was born at Neah Bay, Washington, December 25, 1875 and spent most of his life at Neah Bay. Mr. Markishtum built the first church for the Presbyterian mission board at Neah Bay.
In recent years Mr. Markishtum was custodian of the Neah Bay School. When the Neah Bay school district was formed about 15 years ago as part of the state public school system, replacing the US Indian service day school, Mr. Markishtum donated land to the district for the school. Formation of a consolidated school for both white and Indian children made larger schools possible at Neah Bay and other places where the same course was followed.
Among friends of the Markishtums at the funeral was Dr. Erna Gunther, representing the University of Washington's department of anthropology and state museum which she heads.
Dr. Gunther said yesterday that Mr. and Mrs. Markishtum have rendered outstanding service to the university in its study of northwest coast Indian life and history. In addition to information they supplied directly, the Markishtums were instrumental in leading researcher to other sources through their wide acquaintance among Washington and British Columbia tribes.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Ada Markishtum, Neah Bay; 8 sons, William, Eustace, Luke, Quentin and Russell, Neah Bay, Woodrow, in the Army stationed in France; Edmund, Tacoma and Hubert, in the maritime service in the south Pacific; 1 daughters, Edith Markishtum; 2 brothers, Henry and Mark Markishtum, Neah Bay; 1 sister, Mrs. Flora Hunter and 7 grandchildren.
Nellie Butler Markishtum ( 1964 )
Nellie B. Markishtum, 71, of 625 E 7th St., died Monday. Services will be held 2pm Thursday in the Presbyterian Church in Neah Bay under the direction of Harper Funeral Home. Officiating at the rites will be the Rev. Robert Lieby. Burial is to be in the Neah Bay Cemetery.
Born in Neah Bay Dec 11, 1892, Mrs. Markishtum attended school there. Oct 11, 1912, she married Henry Markishtum in Seattle. The couple taught school in the US Indian Service for many years. After their retirement from the Indian Service, they returned to Neah Bay and operated a grocery store there for a number of years.
While at Neah Bay, Mrs. Markishtum was active in church work.
In 1960, following the death of her husband Feb 27, 1957, Mrs. Markishtum moved to Port Angeles where she lived since. She was a member of the Christian Evangelical Church.
Survivors include 2 brothers, Bert and Charles Butler and a sister, Mrs. Lyda Colfax, all of Neah Bay, and many nieces and nephews.
Evelyn Pettett Marshall
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Marshall, 87, will be held at Valley Chapel in Sequim Saturday at 2pm. Burial will be in Dungeness Cemetery, with Bishop Russell Hubbard officiating. Members of the Order of Eastern Star will officiate at graveside.
Mrs. Marshall died in Port Angeles Wednesday. She resided on Rt. 3, Box 775, in Sequim. She was born June 20, 1884, in West Avon, NY to Mr. and Mrs. James Pettett. She attended schools in Dungeness and Port Townsend, coming there in 1892. She married Ira Marshall in Port Angeles in 1901. He died in 1967.
In 1906 the family returned to Dungeness where they lived until 1930. The then moved to Mount Vernon where they lived on a farm until his death. She has resided in Dungeness since that time. She was a member of Pilgrim Chapter, Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include sons Iris of Sequim; Ernest of Dungeness and a daughter Mrs. Jahlmer Hansen of Mount Vernon; brothers Harvey Pettett of Dungeness and Louis Pettett of Centralia; sister Mrs. Fred Edgington of Sequim and Mrs. Daniel Manes and Mrs. Grace Hassing, both of Everett; 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Jessie E Hulse Martin ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of 5-12-1981 )
A graveside service for Jesse E martin, 78, of Sequim will be at the Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle at 1:30pm Friday, with burial under direction of Harper Funeral Home. Mrs. Martin died Saturday in Sequim.
She was born at Lostine, OR Mar 22, 1903, to Mr. and Mrs. Elizah Hulse. She traveled as a baby with her parents in a wagon train from Lostine when they moved to Port Angeles. She lived here until 1934, then moved to Yakima and then to Kodiak, Alaska, in 1940. She was at Kodiak during the last big earthquake and returned to Port Angeles in 1977. Her husband, Bryan A Martin, Sr., died in June 1969. Mrs. Martin was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Her survivors include a son, Bryan A Martin, Jr. of Kenwood, California; a daughter, Shirley E Dochow of Port Angeles; 2 brothers, Gilbert E Hulse of Olympia and Robert R Hulse of Centralia; a sister, Marion A Silvers of Tacoma and 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Ole Martinson ( d Feb 24, 1935 )
Ole Martinson, 78, a resident of Port Angeles for 46 years, died here at 7pm Sunday after an illness of 2 months. Funeral services will be held at the Lyden Funeral Home Wednesday at 2pm with Rev. Erle Howell officiating.
Born in Norway in 1857 the late Mr. Martinson came to the United States 76 years ago and was among the pioneer residents of this city and well known by old timers.
Surviving relatives are 2 sisters, Agnette Werlandson and Caroline Grenley of MN and 2 brothers, Tom Kampred, Port Angeles and Ole Kampred of MN.
Walter A Martin ( d 5-28-1938 )
Walter A Martin, 52, well-known native son of eastern Clallam County, passed away Saturday night at his home near Dungeness. Mr. Martin was born at Sequim Mach 25, 1886 and spent his entire life farming near Dungeness. He was married at Sequim on June 23, 1919. Funeral services were held today at the Sequim Methodist Episcopal Church at 1pm, the Rev. Joseph H Beall of Port Angeles officiating. Burial was in Dungeness Cemetery, the Sequim Mortuary in charge.
Mr. Martin is survived by his widow, Mrs. Gertrude Martin; 2 daughters, Rachel E and Julie Irene Martin, and one brother, Francis Elliott Martin, all of Dungeness, a 2 sisters, Mrs. Bert Doran of Port Angeles and Mrs. Hazel Moran of Centralia.
Mr. Martin's parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Martin, were early pioneers of the Dungeness valley.
William George Martin ( d 2 Sep 1953 )
William George Martin, 79, member of a pioneer Port Angeles family, died in Bremerton Sep 2. Death was due to a gas jet being left open accidentally after he had cooked a meal, Bremerton officials announce. Funeral services will be at 1:30pm Thursday at the Miller-Raymond Funeral Home, Bremerton, and burial will be in that city.
Mr. Martin had visited here a week ago with his niece, Mrs. Hazel Myers, and attended the Clallam County Fair with her.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. J M Martin, he was born in Brussels, Canada, Oct 6, 1874. His mother died when he was a child. He and his brother, the late John Martin, joined their father at San Francisco by crossing the continent alone. They came to Port Angeles about 65 years ago and assisted their father in a woodworking shop that they later operated.
During WWII, Mr. Martin went to Bremerton and was employed by the Puget Sound navy Yard. He enlisted in the services here during the Spanish-American War and was a member of the Spanish-American War Veterans Post of this city.
His wife, Mrs. Elva Martin died in Bremerton 3 months ago.
Among the surviving relatives are an adopted son, Chester Martin, of Bremerton; a step-daughter, Mrs. Stella Sebastian, Seattle; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Stubo; Seattle; niece Mrs. Hazel Meyers of Port Angeles; and several other nieces and nephews.
Eudora Hall Mason ( d June 26, 1937 )
Mrs. Eudora H Mason, 74, former resident of Port Angeles who was a pioneer music teacher and widely known and respected here, passed away suddenly this morning at the home of Mrs. Warren Woodcock at Sequim.
Mrs. Mason and her 2 daughters had been visiting relatives in this district. She had not yet completely recovered from injuries received when struck by an automobile at 1st and Peabody Streets in Port Angeles April 14, while here on a visit.
Mrs Mason was born in Indiana on May 4, 1863. She was long a resident of Port Angeles and was prominent in music circles over an extended period.
She was a president of the Pioneer Women of Washington, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter here and an honorary life member of the Degree of Honor.
Surviving relatives include 2 daughters, Mrs. H R Jeffs of Seattle, and Mrs. Lois E Moir of Vancouver, BC; a son Lawrence L Mason of Lester, Washington, and a sister, Mrs. Charles M Kitchell of Cleveland, OH.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1pm in the Christman Mortuary, burial at Ocean View Cemetery following.
***ALSO***on June 29
Funeral services were held at 1pm Monday from the Christman Funeral Parlors of Mrs. Eudora Hall Mason, state and Clallam County pioneer, who died on Saturday morning, June 26th, at the age of 74. Rev. Virgil Kraft of the Trinity Methodist Church at Sequim read the service, after which members of the Degree of Honor paid their respects with a service of memory.
Pall bearers were Clarence Forsberg, J P Christensen, William J Ware, E L Clark, William B Smith, and Percy Bork. William D Welsh sang "Abide with Me" and "Out of the Dust" with Mrs. James Brayton of Sequim playing accompaniment.
Eudora Hall was born in Indiana, May 4, 1863. She came west with her parents at the ago of 2. Her father, Isaac M Hall, was one of the first to practice law in Seattle, which city was then a small seaport village of a few hundred people and he was the first probate judge in Washington Territory. Her mother, Laura Etta Hall, always was active and interested in civic affairs, and went to Olympia with one of the first delegations to work for Woman Suffrage. She was married a second time to Mr. Charles Peters and together with Mr. Peters helped to form and develop the co-operative colony [Puget Sound Cooperative Colony] which has grown into the splendid city of Port Angeles. Eudora Hall, Mrs. Peter's daughter, accompanied them. Eudora's girlhood was spent in Seattle where she gave much pleasure and happiness to the little community with an unusual musical ability which she developed at an early age.
In 1889 she was married in Port Angeles to Luther A Mason, who died in 1912 at the family home in Ellensburg. To this union 5 children were born, 2 dying in infancy. The surviving children are Laurence, Luther, Mason, Lois Eudora Moir and Nell Elizabeth Jeffs.
Mrs. Mason's entire life was devoted to music. Besides teaching music, she was a leader and member of various orchestras. She conducted a studio of piano in Ellensburg, Seattle and for many years in Port Angeles.
Lena Bogess Mason [ picture accompanies ]
Mrs. Lena B Mason, 89, Sequim, pioneer teacher, who first taught in Clallam County schools in 1891, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2pm in the Sequim Presbyterian Church with the Rev. William C Wartes officiating under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
She was the widow of George H Mason who died in Sequim in 1952.
Mrs. Mason was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E E Bogess, born in Washington County, Iowa, July 9, 1869. She went to Greeley, CO in 1883 and graduated from high school there in 1889. She took normal school work at Denver University and taught 2 years in Colorado rural schools.
Coming west from Colorado, she taught at Mr. Misery District School, now known as the Mount Pleasant District, in the spring of 1891. She transferred to Old Central School, Port Angeles and taught there the 1891 and 1892 school terms. The next term she taught in Eastern Washington and the following 2 years in Akron, OH.
She received bachelor of science and bachelor of law degrees from Ohio Northern University and also attended a business college. Returning to Port Angeles in 1897, she taught school in Sequim in 1898-99 and later at Quilcene, where she helped organize the Jefferson County Fair Association and was its secretary.
She married George H Mason, her second husband, in Vancouver, BC in 1905. He was a sawmill man and they lived at various places to be near his work. They came to Port Angeles in 1921 and went to Carlsborg in 1923. About 10 years ago they moved to Sequim.
Mrs. Mason was a life member of the Clallam County Historical Society and of the Sequim Home Economics club. She was in 4-H clubs and was secretary of the Carlsborg School board 6 years. She was also secretary of the Carlsborg Commercial Club.
Surviving relatives include her daughter, Mrs. Lenora Iverson of Forks; 3 grandsons, Sherman Iverson, Port Angeles; George Iverson in the Coast Guard; and L P Lapman, in the Navy Air Service; 3 granddaughters, Virginia, and Louis Iverson, Forks; and Mrs. R L Johnson, Bainbridge Island, and 9 great-grandchildren.
Rev. Emerson L Matthews ( d 19 Oct 1971 )
Funeral services for the Rev. Emerson L Matthews, 77, pastor of the Apostolic Faith Church in Grants Pass, OR., and former Port Angeles resident, will be held at 11am Saturday at the Apostolic Faith Church here, 221 W 8th St.
The officiating ministers will be the Rev. James Seely, the Rev. Lowell Montgomery and the Rev. Charles Butler. Burial will follow at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. Ridgeview Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The Rev. Mr. Matthews died in Grants Pass last Sunday. He was born June 5, 1894 in Michigan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. A H Matthews, early day residents of the area.
He was 9 when the family moved here. He worked in the shingle industry until 1952. He served pastorates in his church in Tooele, Utah, Dallas, OR, Puyallup, WA; and Port Angeles prior to going to Grants Pass.
Besides the widow, he is survived by 3 sons: Allen L Matthews, Port Angeles; Charles E Matthews, Idaho; Stanley E Matthews in OR; a daughter, Mrs. Esther Reule, Portland; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Argalus Matthews of Port Angeles; G Earl Matthews, Tacoma; and one sister, Margaret Matthews of Port Angeles Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening or Saturday until 10am.
Emma Erickson Matthews (d April 18, 1932 )
Mrs. Emma Matthews, 76, of 704 E 5th St., widow of the late Patrick Matthews, died at a local hospital at 9:30am today after a 2 week's illness. The late Mrs. Matthews was a resident of Port Angeles for 40 years.
Up until the death of her sister, Miss Ida Erickson, Feb 29, this year, Mrs. Matthews seemed to be in the very best of health but started to fail immediately after she lost her sister.
Born in Sweden, Nov 6, 1856, the late Mrs. Matthews came to Illinois when 11 years of age and from there the family moved to Iowa. Coming to Port Angeles in 1890, she was married to the late Patrick Matthews, a veteran of the Civil War and former Port Angeles city councilman, died in 1901.
Surviving relatives are a brother, Otto Erickson, 704 E 5th St, this city, a well known old time resident, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Zimmersan [thus], Red Oak, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at the chapel of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors, Wednesday at 2pm with Rev. E H Beilstein, of the Lutheran church officiating.
Floyd Daniel Matthews ( 1963 )
Funeral arrangements are being made by the family of Floyd Daniel Matthews, 60, who died Wednesday at Monroe, WA. Mr. Matthews, who was best known to many friends and school mates here as Danny, was a driver for the Greyhound Bus Company.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Matthews born April 22, 1902 in Michigan. He came here with his parents when he was a year old. They first lived in the Mt. Angeles road district where there was a shingle mill known as the Filion and Wright mill. Later the family moved to Port Angeles and established the family home on Western Lincoln Heights on the Cemetery road.
Mr. Matthews attended the Lincoln Heights School and was a schoolmate to many of a generation of folks now living here. After his school days he drove a delivery truck for the Commission Company. Later he became a driver for the Washington Motor Coach Co., now the Greyhound line. He first was on the bus run between here and Seattle. For the past 20 years he had the Seattle/Spokane run for the company.
Last Sunday he was stricken while driving from Spokane to Seattle. He was taken from the bus a short distance north of Monroe and died in a hospital there Wednesday.
Mr. Matthews launched into a boxing career here when 15 years of age. He became the top ranking boxer of this area and was a favorite in many local boxing shows. He later boxed professionally in other cities in Tacoma and Amarillo, TX. Mr. Matthews frequently visited his hometown here from his headquarters at Seattle.
Surviving relatives include his son Richard and daughter, Mrs. Beverly Riley both of Seattle and a sister, Miss Marget Matthews, Port Angeles.
Three brothers, Earl Matthews, Tacoma; Emerson Matthews, Toole, UT; Gael Matthews, Port Angeles; and 4 grandchildren.
Casper A Maxfield ( d Feb 15, 1983 )
Funeral services for Casper A Maxfield, 74, will be at 1pm Friday in the Forks Congregational Church with Rev. Tom Porter and members of the Forks Masonic Lodge 253 officiating. Burial will be in Quillayute Cemetery with members of the lodge as pallbearers. Mr. Maxfield died Tuesday in Forks. Mount Olympus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born in Port Angeles Jan 26, 1909 to Casper A and Daisy Maxfield, Sr. He was the oldest of 10 children and was in the first graduating class of Quillayute Valley school in 1927. Mr. Maxfield was a retired forester of the Department of Natural Resources. He was a charter member of Mount Olympus Masonic Lodge and the Order of Eastern Star 253. He also belonged to the Scottish Rite Masons, the West End Pioneer Club, and was a member of the Forks Congregational Church. He married Frances Conaway in Yakima Nov 23, 1936.
Mrs. Maxfield survives; also sons, George Arthur of Crofton, MD; Douglas Leroy of Bowie, MD; Darel Eugene of Carlin, NV and Curtis Dean of Forks; a daughter, Barbara Marilyn Hoffman of Forks. Other survivors are brothers, Jesse S of Forks, Darel L of Spokane, Donald G of Puyallup and sisters, Gloria A Rudy of Shelley, ID; Eleanor Thornton and Anita Tuttle, both of Forks. There are 15 grandchildren.
Daisy M Young Maxfield ( d 19 Sep 1931 )
Mrs. Daisy Maxfield, 49, wife of C A Maxfield, of Beaver, died at a local hospital at 11pm Saturday after an illness of 2 weeks.
The late Mrs. Maxfield was born in Lewis County, Washington Dec 11, 1882. After graduating from the Tacoma High School, Miss Daisy M Young came to Clallam County and taught school in the Shuwah district more than 25 years ago. The marriage of Miss Young to C A Maxfield occurred in Tacoma Oct 25, 1906.
Besides the husband, surviving relatives are 10 children, all of Beaver. The children are: Arthur, Jesse, Freemont, Dudley, Donald, Gloria, Daniel, Eleanor, Anita and Cyrus. There are 4 sisters; Mrs. Evelyn Barton, Tacoma; Mrs. Etta Stout, Raymond; Mrs. Maud Landis, Mossy Rock, WA; and Miss Dolly Young, of California; 2 brothers, Frank E Young of Chehalis, and Walter J Young of Mossy Rock.
The late Mrs. Maxfield was a member of the Rebekah Lodge at Forks. Funeral services will be at the Christman Mortuary Wednesday at 10:30am with Rev. H B Iler reading the services. The burial will be in Quillayute Cemetery, with the Rebekahs conducting the ceremonies at the graveside.
Marvel Wells Maxfield ( d Aug 6, 1993 )
Funeral service for Marvel W Maxfield, 89, will be at 1pm Wednesday at Forks Congregational Church with the Rev. Don Haase officiating. Burial will be at Quillayute Cemetery. She died Friday, Aug 6, 1993 in Forks.
Mrs. Maxfield was born may 14, 1904 in Kenmare, ND to Cyrenous and Hulda Peterson Wells. She married Jesse Maxfield on Sep 27, 1932 in Grays Harbor. She had lived in Forks for the past 60 years. Mrs. Maxfield was a member of the Forks Congregational Church.
Survivors include her husband of Forks and sisters Arla Knudson of ND and Mildred Anderson of OR.
Ray Maxfield ( Mar 28, 1938 )
Ray Maxfield, 65, pioneer who came to Quillayute Prairie in 1877 from Dead Indian, Oregon, passed away in his sleep at 11:30pm Monday at his home on the prairie. Funeral services will be held from the Forks Congregational Church at 2pm Friday (tomorrow) with the Taylor Undertaking Company in charge. Burial will be in the Quillayute Cemetery.
Ray Maxfield was born at Dead Indian, OR on Sep 3, 1873, eldest son of Jesse and Abigail Maxfield. These pioneering souls left Oregon 4 years later and went by steamer to Neah Bay. With the 4 year old Ray Maxfield with them, the Maxfields succeeded in convincing Makah Indians to transport them to the mouth of the Quillayute River in a sealing canoe and made the journey successfully. They settled on a homestead on Quillayute Prairie.
Ray went to a one-room school in western Clallam County and later came to Port Angeles and secured training in a business college after which he served as county assessor. He was one of the last remaining pony-mail riders of Clallam County, having carried mail by horseback from Clallam Bay to points around Forks and Quillayute Prairie. He operated a blacksmith shop at Forks and with the opening of roads and the coming of the automobile, Mr. Maxfield modernized his blacksmith shop into the first operating garage in western Clallam County.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge at Forks and had a large number of friends over Clallam County who will journey to Forks tomorrow and pay their respects.
Ray Maxfield is survived by the widow, a daughter, Ruth Ann, and son James Estes; brother Harry and sister Anna Maxfield, all living on Quillayute Prairie.
Henry William Maybee
Henry William Maybee, 82, of 1130 E 8th St., died here Thursday. Funeral services will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home Saturday at 2pm with the Rev. Bernard Young officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery. The Eagles Lodge will have graveside services.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Maybee, born at Edwards, NY April 18, 1881. He came west to Aberdeen in 1909 where he was a timekeeper for a logging firm until he came to Clallam County in 1911. He engaged in farming in the county until 1945 when he came to Port Angeles.
He was employed at the People's Store here until his retirement 5 years ago.
He married Susie M Machenheimer her Dec 6, 1911. The couple observed their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1961.
Mr. Maybee was a member of the Eagles Aerie here 30 years. he also was a member of the Clallam County Historical Society, Golden Agers, and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church.
Among surviving relatives are his wife, Mrs. Susie Maybee, daughters, Mrs. Alice Murray and Mrs. Bernice Swegle, all of Port Angeles; sons Clifford Maybee, Burlington, Washington and Edwin Maybee, Port Angeles; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Martha Irwin Maybury ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Thursday Oct 18, 1928 )
Mrs. Martha Maybury, 73, of Forks, who at the time of her death was the oldest living white woman born in Clallam County, passed away in the Waldo sanitarium, Seattle, Wednesday morning, following an operation.
The late Mrs. Maybury was born on Sequim Prairie Mar, 1855. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. S S Irwin, pioneer settlers there. Her father, who crossed the plains before the days of '49, took up the old Irwin homestead early in the 50's. The Irwin farm, on the south side of the road, just east of the last turn after leaving Sequim, has passed from the family now.
After spending her early life in Sequim and being married there to James Merchant, she and her husband took up a homestead on Forks Prairie about 45 years ago. Following Mr. Merchant's death, her marriage to William Maybury occurred. Mr. Maybury died a number of years ago.
The farm was that was taken up in a wilderness has become a very valuable property, practically in the town of Forks, and has always been the deceased woman's home, she having lived there with her daughter, Miss Elizabeth Merchant, until taken to Seattle last week for medical attention., Mrs. Lincoln Sands, another daughter, accompanied her mother to Seattle.
There are 5 daughters who survive, they being Mrs. Lincoln Sands of Eden Valley; Mrs. Maude Wentworth, Quillayute; Mrs. Olive Lempie, Mora; Mr. R H Palmer, Bremerton; and Miss Elizabeth Merchant of Forks. There is one brother, Sam Irwin of Quilcene, and numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Maybury was one of the best known pioneer women of the Olympic Peninsula. She had the true pioneer spirit that made friends and she was also a capable woman who managed her fine farm so that it became increasingly valuable as time went on.
Funeral services are to be held at Forks, Friday, Oct 19, at 2pm at the Congregational Church, with Rev. Floyd C Green, assisted by Rev, Charles Flannagan, officiating. Refferty Undertaking company, Seattle, have charge of the burial.
William A McComb ( Article dated Wed, 6-11-1975 )
Funeral for William A McComb, 82, will be 1pm Saturday in Sequim Valley Chapel with Sequim Lodge No. 213 F&AM officiating. Burial will be in Dungeness Cemetery. Mr. McComb died Sunday in Port Angeles. He was born April 16, 1893 at Lost Mountain to David McComb and Mary Jane Redding McComb, pioneers in the Sequim area.
He and Ann Sims were married April 10, 1926. She died in 1967. Mr. McComb joined the Navy in 1918, served 4 years on the USS Polaton, and made 24 trips across the Atlantic Ocean. He returned to Sequim in 1923 and bought a farm. He had Clallam County's highest producing dairy herd for 3 consecutive years in the early 1950's.
He retired from farming in 1969. He was a resident of Port Angeles for the last 3 and 1/2 years. He was living at the Olympic Hotel at the time of the explosion in 1971 and in ill health as a result of that accident.
He was a navy veteran of W.W.I; a member of Jack Grennan Post No. 62, The American Legion; World War Barracks No. 2294; Sequim Lodge No. 213 F&AM for 58 years; and a 36 year member of Eagles Aerie No. 483.
He is survived by a son, George McComb in Sequim; 4 daughters, Betty Higbee of Sequim; Mrs. Herbert (Roxy) Ulrich, Puyallup; Irene Moe, Olympia; and Mrs. Elliot (Mary) Clark, Jr., of Port Angeles; 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Morris Quinn, Glen Quinn, Gail Quinn, John Kirner, Orum Medsker and Doug Machenheimer. Honorary pallbearers will be Alfred Fasola, Henry E Lotzgesell, Dr. John Stevens, Roy Lunch, Howard Cameron and John Gilbert.
Alexander McConachie ( d Feb 28, 1927 )
Alexander McConachie, 87, father of Mrs. Albert G Draper, of 12th and Oak Sts., died at 4 this morning in a local hospital, death being due to old age and an injury he received last Thursday. McConachie fell and broke his hip.
He was born in Scotland. Moving to this county at an early age, he was an employee of a railroad at Lima, OH, where he lost an arm and had the other badly crippled in an accident. After that he became a school teacher.
He came here with his wife about 36 years ago and was secretary of the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony cot a time. He made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Draper for the past 34 years. His wife died in Port Angeles 9 years ago.
His remains are at the Lyden & Freeman funeral parlors and services will be held from there Wednesday at 2pm.
Guy L McDonald
Funeral services for Guy L McDonald, 81, Port Angeles, who died here Wednesday, will be held Saturday at 1pm at Ridgeview Chapel with Rev. Lloyd Doty as officiant. Burial will be at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park.
Mr. McDonald was born Oct 21, 1890, in Grinnell, IA, the son of F H McDonald. He attended schools in Iowa and married Ruby Butler Nov 7, 1915 in Bozeman, MT.
He went to Montana in 1913 where he became a wheat farmer. From there, he came to Port Angeles in 1922. He was a self-employed logger, farmer, horse breeder and trainer of thoroughbreds. He was active in his work until his death.
Mr. McDonald was a member of BPOE 53 since 1943, the Washington Horse Breeders Association, Angeles Grange, and the Goldenagers.
He is survived by his widow, Ruby, who lives her, 2 sons--Maurice McDonald, Port Angeles, and Russell McDonald, Nielton; 1 daughter, Mrs. John Douglas, Port Angeles; 2 brothers, Dewey McDonald and Charles McDonald, Port Angeles; 3 sisters, Mrs. Edith Gillespie and Mrs. Douglas McNutt, Port Angeles, and Mrs. William Englund, California; 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
John Arthur McDonald
John Arthur McDonald, who had lived in and near Sequim for half a century, passed away in a Port Angeles hospital yesterday following a short illness. He had made his home for the past several years on Sequim Bay. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church in Sequim, Sat, Jan 19. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery in Port Angeles.
Born Jan 12, 1875, McDonald came to Sequim in 1902. In 1904 he married Olly Mae Mitchell here. His wife preceded him in death in 1947. He was a carpenter by trade.
He is survived by one son, Arthur McDonald, Port Angeles; one daughter, Leah Sutherland, Bremerton; one brother, Lee McDonald, Kansas and 7 grandchildren.
Mary Sophia McDonald ( 30 Oct 1936 )
Mary Sophia McDonald, 83, resident of Port Angeles 30 years, passed away at 8pm Friday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Julius Herman, 501 E 8th St.
Mrs. McDonald, widow of the late John McDonald, was born in WI on April 28, 1853. She came to Port Angeles in 1906 from Butte, MT. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving relatives include 2 daughters, Mrs. Herman of Port Angeles and Mrs. Thomas C Armitage of Billings, MT; and the following grandchildren: Mrs. R A Bollin, Tacoma, and Mrs. Harriet Sperry, Mrs. Florence Adams and Sidney, George and Kenneth Armitage, all of Billings.
The body is at the McDonald Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are to be announced later.
William Mc Donald ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Feb 2, 1940 )
William Mc Donald, 80, and old time farmer in the Sequim region, passed away at 12:35am today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. J M Davis in Port Angeles.
Mr. McDonald was born in Iowa May 4, 1859. He came to Washington with his wife and family from Neosho, MO in 1906 and settled on a farm at Sequim in the Riverside district. There he pioneered at farming and worked in the woods and sawmills.
Mr. McDonald and his wife, the former Nellie Hannum, and been marred 56 years when Mrs. McDonald died in Sep 1929. Mr. McDonald came to Port Angeles 7 years ago to be near his daughter, Mrs. J M (Merton) Davis.
Surviving relatives include 3 sons and 3 daughters, Raymond and Burton McDonald of Sequim, John of Chico, California, Mrs. Davis of Port Angeles, Mrs. Sadie Morgan, Carterville, MO, and Mrs. Maude Gulick of Joplin, MO. There are 2 brothers, John of Sequim and Lee of Colorado and 20 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the Sequim Mortuary Sunday at 2pm with the Rev. W G R Dann of Sequim officiating and the Sequim Mortuary in charge. Burial will be in Sequim Cemetery.
Clyde Burton McDonnell
Clyde Burton McDonnell, 56, widely known local businessman and a native son of Clallam County, died suddenly of a heart attack here late Wednesday afternoon. Death occurred after he had climbed a flight of stairs in a downtown building.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2pm from the McDonald Funeral Home followed by burial at Dungeness Cemetery. Port Angeles Lodge No. 69 F&AM, of which Mr. McDonnell was a member, will conduct Masonic funeral rites.
Mr. McDonnell was born at Dungeness, Dec 27, 1884, into the Richard McDonnell family, one of the earliest white families in the county. Except for a few years in California, he spent his entire life in Port Angeles and vicinity.
He followed various occupations during his lifetime, including that of cook, garage operator and dance hall proprietor. Building Clyde's Hall just east of Port Angeles, he operated that establishment more than a dozen years, selling out last year. There he became known generally as "Be There Clyde" from his advertising slogan.
Mr. McDonnell just recently announced opening of the Angeles Manufacturing Company, an auto rebuild, repair and body shop with a partner. He was actively working, however, as an employee of the Austin company on the Ediz Hook naval section base project up to the time of his death.
Mr. McDonnell was the oldest active member of the Port Angeles volunteer fire department, in point of years of service, and was chief of the department from 1922 to 1926. He joined the volunteer force in 1909. Firemen will serve as honorary pallbearers at his funeral rites.
He was married to May Shields on June 24, 1908. Survivors include the widow, of Port Angeles; a daughter Alta May, at Kalispel, MT, and a brother Joseph, Los Angeles.
Mr. McDonnell was a member of the Musician's Union as well at the Masonic Lodge and Shrine.
Florence L Tripp McDonnell ( d 28 Dec 1967 )
Florence L McDonnell, 79, died Thursday in Sequim. Funeral services will be at 2pm Saturday at McDonald Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Torrence and Order of Eastern Star officiating. Burial will be at Dungeness Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Wilkie, Craig Wilkie, Joe Turton, Jack Bishop, Richard Thomas, and Douglas Matson.
Mrs. McDonnell was born Aug 18, 1888 in Port Townsend, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tripp. She was married to Levi McDonnell in Port Angeles in 1906, and she and her husband operated Maple Grove Resort at Lake Sutherland from 1910 to 1926. She lived in Seattle from 1936 to 1966. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include a son, Richard of California; a brother, Steve Tripp of Sequim; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Jack Bishop and Mrs. Fred Regal, both of Washington and Mrs. Gertrude Buck, Seattle.
Joseph E McDonnell ( d 2 June 1940 )
Joseph E McDonnell, 80, a member of one of Clallam County's earliest pioneer families, passed away here Sunday at the home of a nephew, Clyde McDonnell after a 2 week's illness.
Private funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2pm from the Christman Mortuary, the Rev. Joseph H Beall officiating. The burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. McDonnell was born in Victoria, B. C., Nov 24, 1859, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard McDonnell. The family crossed the Strait and took up a homestead at the mouth of McDonnell Creek when Joseph was about 1 year old. The creek, located between Port Angeles and Dungeness, was named for the McDonnell family, although an error in recent years maps and highway markers have called it McDonald Creek.
In later years, Mr. McDonnell recalled there were only 9 white families in the county when his parents brought him to the homestead, and this part of the county was in a primitive state. For some time as a young man, Mr. McDonnell carried the mail from Dungeness to Port Angeles along the beach as there was no road. He remembered this experience with pride in later times.
Mr. McDonnell became a professional musician and left Clallam County for about 40 years during the middle portion of his life, playing in various Pacific coast cities. He came back here 10 years ago and made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Clyde McDonnell until his death. He remained unmarried throughout his life.
Surviving relatives include 2 nephews, Clyde McDonnell of Port Angeles and Joseph E McDonnell of Los Angeles and a large number of other kinfolk on the Olympic Peninsula and elsewhere over the country.
Catherine Cosman McGeorge ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of May 14, 1945 )
Mrs. Catherine McGeorge, 88, widow of the late Dr. W W McGeorge, pioneer physician with the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony in 1887, died at her home near Sequim Sunday after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held at the Sequim Methodist Church Wednesday at 2pm with Rev. W G R Dann officiating. The Sequim Mortuary will be in charge. Cremation will follow.
Dr. and Mrs. McGeorge came here 57 years ago and were among the most prominent pioneers here during the early history of the city. Dr., McGeorge practiced medicine until his death at Sequim a number of years ago. The family moved to Sequim 46 years ago.
Mrs. McGeorge was born at Carrol, ME June 4, 1856 and lived in California before coming to Port Angeles.
After moving from Port Angeles to Sequim, Mrs. McGeorge took a prominent part in the activities of that community as she did here and was known fro her many charitable and friendly acts.
Surviving relatives include a brother, Paul Cosman, Sequim; grandchildren, Marian Eleanor Schumacher, San Francisco; Douglas W Schumacher, Bremerton, and Lt. (jg) Patricia Jean Schumacher, a Navy Nurse stationed at Treasure Island, California. There are 5 great-grandchildren.
Corinne Lane McGillivray ( d Jan 18m 1958 )
Corinne L McGillivray, 75, of 215 N Vine St., Port Angeles resident 55 years, died early Saturday morning after a long illness.
Funeral services will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Wednesday at 1pm with the Rev. John F Como officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert D Lane, born March 25, 1882 in Montpelier, VT. She married Dr. Donald Edward McGillivray in St. Andrew's Episcopal Church here June 10, 1903. Dr. McGillivray died here in 1950 after practicing medicine in Port Angeles more than half a century.
Mrs. McGillivray spent many hour on Red Cross work during 2 World Wars. She also was interested in the Port Angeles Humane Society and took a great part in the organizations work.
She was a member of the St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Port Angeles Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Esther Chapter No. 19 Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are her daughter, Patricia McGillivray, Port Angeles and a brother, Albert D Lane, VT.
Peter McGoff ( d July 19, 1931 )
The body of Peter McGoff, 67, widely known Port Angeles resident who disappeared from a small rowboat in the harbor July 19, was found floating a short distance off the end of Ediz Hook about noon today. The remains, discovered by Mrs. Jennie Johnson, who was fishing in a boat off the Hook, were identified by clothing. G M Breakey and Boyd Shelton aided Mrs. Johnson in getting the body ashore.
Graveside funeral services are to be held at 7 this evening at Ocean View Cemetery, with the Port Angeles Aerie of Eagles in charge. The Christman Mortuary will direct the services and burial at Ocean View.
The late Mr. McGoff hired a skiff on the morning of Sunday, July 19, and went for a row in the bay. When he did not return later in the day, search was begun and the empty boat was found. Dragging and diving operations by Coast Guard and Navy men ensued as well as a search by shore authorities and civilians. No trace of the remains was discovered until today.
Mr. McGoff was born in New Hampshire, had lived in Port Angeles more than 30 years and was well known here. He is survived by his widow, who conducts a confectionery on Lincoln St. near Front; 2 sons, Lovell and Peter McGoff, Jr.; Port Angeles; a step-son, Ralph Daniels, Port Angeles and a step-daughter, Dr. Lora Isham, Seattle.
Mary McGrath ( d 10 Dec 1930 )
Mrs. Mary McGrath, 78, a resident of Port Angeles furing the past 10 years, passed away Wednesday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Dickinson, 307 E 5th St.
The late Mrs. McGrath was born in Liverpool, England, July 27, 1852. The years ago she came to Port Angeles to make her home with her children here. One son and 4 daughters, all living in Port Angeles, survive. They are William R McGrath, Mrs. Thomas Dickenson, Mrs. Sarah Thompson, Miss Phoebe McGrath and Miss Margaret McGrath. There are also 5 grandchildren.
As she was a life-long and ardent member of the Episcopal church, last rites for the late Mr.McGrath will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in this city Sunday afternoon. The services will be at 2pm with the Rev. MeLean Goldie in charge. Burial will be in the family plot at Dungeness Cemetery.
The arrangemetns are under the direction of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors.
Frank A "Pete" McHone ( d 5-28-1981 )
SEQUIM--In accordance with his wishes, there will be no funeral services for Frank A "Pete" McHone, 56, 106 Roupe Road, who died Thursday in Seattle. Cremation will take place under the direction of Sequim Valley Chapel.
He was born Aug 16, 1924, in Carlsborg to Frank and Eva McHone and attended schools in Carlsborg and Sequim. Mr. McHone worked 16 years for the state Highway Department and for a short time operated a cafe in Sequim. He lived most of his life in the Sequim area. During WWII, Mr. McHone served in the Army and spent 2 years in Europe. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4760 of Sequim.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Mrs. Eva Taylor and Charlie Taylor of Carlsborg; a son, Terry McHone of Orange County, CA; 2 step-sons, Eddie Stanard of Port Angeles and Gordon Stanard of Joyce; a daughter, Cheryl Matheny of Port Angeles; a step-daughter, Roberta Ridgeway of Port Townsend; a brother, Larry McHone of Port Angeles; a step-brother, Dick Taylor of Port Angeles; sister, Vay Archibald of Forks; 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Donald McInnes ( d 16 Nov 1931 ) [ Portrait accompanies article ]
Donald McInnes, 78, member of the first city council of Port Angeles, a resident of Clallam County for 57 years, a member of the state tax commission and an outstanding pioneer citizen of the county, died at his home in Dungeness last night.
The late Mr. McInnes was born in Holbeach, England in 1853. He came to this county in 1874 at the age of 21 to visit with an uncle who was living in the Dungeness Valley. In 1878 he married Laura McInnes. To this union was born one daughter and 2 sons, one of the sons dying in infancy. Mrs. Charles Tennant of Seattle and David McInnes of Quilcene surviving.
Mr. McInnes was engaged in farming until the death of Mrs. McInnes when he moved to Port Angeles where he was elected to the first city council in 1890. In 1891 he married Marg. Doome. To this marriage 2 sons, Donald and Rex, were born. They live in Dungeness. He is also survived by his widow and one brother, the latter living in Campbelltown, Scotland. There are 11 grandchildren.
Mr. McInnes was a successful agriculturist and was the first in the northwest to be awarded the Burbank Association medal for his achievement in that line. He was president of the State Dairyman's Association for several years and also was president of the King county and Western Washington Fair Associations and in many ways assisted the agricultural movement for the benefit of dairymen.
At one time, Mr. McInnes was engaged by the British Columbia government as lecturer on the dairy advisory board. He was also one of the directors of the first cooperative creamery in Clallam County which proved a great financial benefit to the East End farmers. He was fro many years a director of the Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co., of Enumclaw. He was also an official of the First National Bank of Port Angeles.
The late Mr. McInnes was appointed to the State Tax Commission Board by Governor Roland Hartley and reappointed after serving one term and was a member at the time of his death. One of his last official acts was, with the assistance of his colleagues, of relieving some of the tax burdens of Eastern Washington farmers.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday Nov 19 at the Sequim Methodist Church.
Jean Holmes McInnes ( d Apr 23, 1966 )
Memorial services will be held Tuesday 2pm at St. Luke's Episcopal Church for Jean Holmes McInnes, 48, of Sequim who died Saturday in Seattle.
Mrs. McInnes was born in Bremerton Nov 12, 1917. She graduated from Sequim High School and lived in Sequim for the past 32 years. On Aug 24, 1941, she married Rex A McInnes, Jr., in Sequim. Mrs. McInnes was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Sequim.
She is survived by her husband at their home. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Larrie Tozzer, Port Angeles; a son Jeffrey, Seattle; brother, Bert Holmes, Olalla; and a sister, Mrs. Conrad Thompson, Portland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Nellie McIvor (Port Angeles Evening News issue of April 3, 1933 )
Mrs. Nellie McIvor, beloved wife of William McIvor, 435 E 6th St., Port Angeles, passed away at 11am Saturday in a hospital near Tacoma following an illness of more than 2 years. Funeral services will be from the Christman Mortuary at 2pm Tuesday with Rev. Erle Howell reading the service. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mrs. McIvor was born aboard the British steamship "Glasgow" at sea in the Atlantic on Dec 4, 1864, at the time her parents emigrated to the United States. She was joined in marriage to William McIvor at Manistique, MI, on Aug 2, 1882, and they moved to Port Angeles 43 years ago. Their daughter, Mrs. Grace Welch, passed away in Port Angeles a year ago.
Mrs. McIvor had a host of friends in this city who regret her passing. Besides her husband William McIvor, she is survived by a brother and sister living in California.
Sara Fowler McKenney ( clipping dated 12-19-67 )
A former early-day Port Angeles resident, Sara Fowler McKenney, died in Napa, CA.
Mrs. McKenney was born Jan 17, 1884 in Burlington, KS. She came to Port Angeles in 1892 with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fowler and attended school here. She graduated from old Central High School. She married S S McKenney and they resided in Napa, California where he died. A memorial service was held in Napa.
Survivors include a step-son, Bev McKenney of Napa; a step-daughter, Pat Lee, of Shelton, 2 sisters, Mrs. Minnie Fredericks and Mrs. Bessie Warner and a brother, Charles Watts, all of Port Angeles and several nieces and nephews.
Clarence Nelson McLaughlin
Clarence Nelson McLaughlin, 89, a Clallam County resident for 64 years, died in Seattle Wednesday following an illness of one day. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2pm at the McDonald Funeral Home with Dr. Oscar Adam officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mr. McLaughlin, son of the late Oscar and Emily McLaughlin, was born Feb 1, 1863 in Bailee, New Brunswick. He went to Northern California in 1882 and came to Clallam County with the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony in 1888.
He married Grace Haynes, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. L T Haynes, here in 1889. Three children were born to the couple. Mrs. McLaughlin died in 1939. A son, Laurel, died in 1941.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. S S Mullen, Seattle, and son Guy McLaughlin, Sisters, OR; 2 grandchildren, Mrs. M B Nichols, Portland, and Mrs. S S Mullen, Jr., Seattle; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mrs. A A Evans, Dungeness and Mrs. Donald McLaughlin, Port Angeles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin were prominent in early day affairs of Port Angeles and Clallam County. They lived in the city until 1905, when they moved to a farm in the Mount Pleasant district. There they became interested in Grange and other rural activities.
He came to Port Angeles to vote Nov 4 and returned to Seattle Monday. He was stricken the next day, and succumbed to a heart aliment a day later.
Harold "Si" McLaughlin
A memorial service for Harold "Si" McLaughlin was held October 30, 1993 at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church at Port Angeles. Mr. McLaughlin died in Port Angeles at the age of 84. Inurnment was at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden.
Mr. McLaughlin was born to Heenan Niles and Marian Jones McLaughlin on the family farm at Sequim on April 26, 1909. He graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1927, attended St. Martin's College before graduating from Washington State University in 1931. He did graduate work at WSU and the University of Washington.
He married Jane Scholl on Mercer Island on Oct 4, 1931. Mr. McLaughlin taught school in Clallam County for 40 years including 4 years at Clallam Bay, 4 years at Forks and 27 years at Port Angeles as a science teacher and athletic director. He retired in 1971.
Mr. McLaughlin was chair of the Port Angeles Park Board for 12 years; a past president of the Clallam County Retired Teachers Association and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles.
In addition to the wife at the family home, Mr. McLaughlin is survived by daughters Nancy McLaughlin of Berkeley, California and Ann McLaughlin of Los Alamos, NM. He was preceded in death by a son and a daughter.
Cremation was at Drennan-Ford Funeral Crematory.
Inez McLaughlin ( d June 4, 1969 ) [ Picture accompanies ]
Funeral services for former County School Superintendent Mrs. Inez McLaughlin, 84, of 904 E 7th St. will be in the First Methodist Congregtional Church at 1pm Friday. She died Wednesday evening in Port Angeles and will be buried in Dungeness Cemetery. The Rev. Lloyd Doty will officiate with the Order of Eastern Star partipating at the graveside service. Arrangements are by the McDonald Funeral Home.
Mrs. McLaughlin was born in St Steven, New Brunswick, Canada, Dec 11, 1884, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar McLaughlin. She married Donald McLaughlin in 1926. He died in 1965.
Mrs. McLaughlin came to Port Angeles in 1890 and taught school in both the elementary and high school. She was county superintendent for 20 years and was author of "We Grew Up Together," a book concerning the early days of Port Angeles.
Mrs. McLaughlin was a member of the First Methodist Congregtional Church, Esther Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Amarant, charter membver of the Soroptomist club, charter member of the Klahane club and a member of the Angeles and Pomona Granges.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews. The family suggests memorials to the Inez McLaughlin Scholarship Fund.
Laurel McLaughlin ( 5-16-1942 )
Laurel McLaughlin, 49, son of C N McLaughlin, pioneer resident of this county, died at Laurel Beach Sanitarium, Seattle at 2 this morning after an illness of almost a year, according to word received here today by his aunt, Mrs. Madge Nailor.
Funeral services will be here, probably Tuesday, and more details will be available on funeral plans Monday.
Laurel McLaughlin was born to C N McLaughlin and the late Mrs. McLaughlin here Nov 11, 1892, and live here practically all his life. He and his parents moved from this city to a farm east of town more than 30 years ago.
Surviving relatives are his father, C N McLaughlin, Port Angeles; a brother, Guy McLaughlin, Bend, OR; and a sister, Mrs. S S Mullen, Seattle. There are many other relatives in Clallam County.
Marion Belle Jones McLaughlin ( clipping with date 12-7-1972 )
Funeral services for Marion Belle McLaughlin, 95, will be held at Ridgeview Chapel Wednesday at 11am. Burial will follow at Dungeness Cemetery with the Rev. David A Storm officiating. Mrs. McLaughlin died in Port Angeles Sunday. She resided at 601 W 7th St. She was born May 11, 1877, in Faribault, MN, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eben Jones.
She married Heenan McLaughlin who died in 1950. A pioneer family, the McLaughlins were dairy farmers in the Dungeness area for many years before moving to Port Angeles in 1925.
Survivors include a son, Harold, of Port Angeles; a sister, Flora McLaughlin of Torrence, California; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Oscar McLaughlin ( d Jul 5, 1928 )
Oscar McLaughlin, 88, who had lived in Port Angeles for 38 years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Miss Inez McLaughlin, at 10pm last night after quite a lengthy illness.
The late Oscar McLaughlin was born June 12, 1840 at St. Stephen's, New Brunswick, Canada. He was married at the age of 22 to Miss Emily Stephens of St. Stephen's. They came direct from New Brunswick to this city 38 years ago. Mrs. McLaughlin passed away about 5 years ago.
Twelve children were born to Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin, of which 5 still live. They are Mrs. B T Wilcox, Sequim; Mrs A A Evans, Dungeness; H N McLaughlin, Port Angeles; Clarence McLaughlin, Port Angeles; and Miss Inez McLaughlin of this city, county superintendent of schools. He had 22 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
The late Mr. McLaughlin retired from active work 15 years ago. He always took a great interest in current events and politics and was at one time a member of the Port Angeles City Council. He had been a member of the Masonic fraternity for 50 years and was affiliated with the local lodge.
Funeral services are to be held at 1pm Sunday from the chapel of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors. Regular church burial services are to be held by Rev. C E Fulmer, after which the Masonic lodge will take charge. Interment will be in Dungeness Cemetery.
Elizabeth Mary Watts McLeod ( 14 Nov 1935 )
When death claimed Mrs. Elizabeth Mary McLeod, 59, Thursday evening, the community lost one of it's best loved pioneer women who had lived here for the past 43 years and was well known and liked by hundreds of old-time residents. The late Mrs. McLeod had been ell for more that 2 months.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2pm at the chapel of the Dewey Lyden Funeral Home. Rev. E C Fulmer will officiate and burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Born in Lawrence, KS, Nov 5, 1876, Elizabeth Mary Watts came to Port Angeles in 1892 with her stepfather, the late Richard Fowler, and her mother and numerous brothers and sisters. The family took up the land at 312 E 8th St. that has been their home ever since.
Elizabeth Watts was married to Hamlin S McLeod, Nov 30, 1904. Mr. McLeod died here April 9, 1916. The widow and her only child, Helen McLeod moved back to the family home with her widowed mother, the late Mrs. Richard Fowler, and had resided there ever since.
Surviving relatives besides the daughter, are one brother, Charles Watts; 2 half sisters, Mrs. Minnie Fredericks and Mrs. Bessie Warner, all of Port Angeles; 3 step-sisters, Miss Tillie Fowler, Port Angeles; Mrs. Sarah McKinney, Denver, CO; and Mrs. Becky Jones, Berkley, California; 2 step-brothers, Richard Fowler, Port Angeles and Bert Fowler, in British Columbia. There are a number of nieces and nephews who are Daryl, Doris and Marion Warner; James and Minnie Ellen Fredericks; Mrs. Eleanor Caulkins and Mrs Nadine Channing, all of Port Angeles. There are many more distant relatives.
The late Mrs. McLeod was a fine type of American mother. Always helpful and self-sacrificing, she gave her whole life to the making of a home and to charitable deeds. For a decade she has been a symbol to old-time residents of a fine wife, mother and housekeeper. Following her late mother's example, Mrs. McLeod affiliated with the Women's Relief Corps and was active in the fine work of that organization and of the Pythian Sisters until illness forced her to conserve her strength.
Tom McRoberts ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Jan 19, 1920 )
Tom McRoberts of Lincoln Heights passed away at his home yesterday morning as a result of a stroke of paralysis with which he was stricken on Friday last. He was 51 years of age and has been a resident of Port Angeles for a number of years being one of the teamsters at the Filion Mill for about 12 years and more recently has driven team for Ernest O'Brien. Exposure and worry over domestic troubles is given as the cause of his illness. He has had the care of 6 children--the oldest 15 and the youngest 2 1/2 years--and it has been a sore trial to him but he struggled on doing as best he could to keep them together in the home and in every way he tried to be a kind and affectionate father just as he was a kind and patient master to his horses.
Besides the 6 children in the home, he has one married daughter. His mother, Mrs. A A Rogers and sister, Mrs. C C Harding, and brother, Charles McRoberts, are residents of Port Angeles, and another brother, John McRoberts, lives at Auburn, and a sister, Mrs. Higgins, at Emunclaw, Washington.
Fellow workmen and old friends at the Filion mill are raising a subscription
to help defray the burial expenses and assist the children. The funeral
will be held at 2pm tomorrow at the Fulmer chapel, in charge of Rev. Fulmer.
Bernard Ben Meagher ( d April 27, 1935 ) ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of 29 April 1935 )
Another pioneer came home to rest when Bernard B Meagher, 70, of Seattle, was buried in the family plot at Ocean View Cemetery this morning after funeral services at the Queen of Angels Catholic Church conducted by Rev. Father Bernard Neary under the auspices of the Lyden Funeral Home.
Bernard B (Ben) Meagher died in the Marine Hospital, Seattle, April 27 after an illness contracted while he was keeper of the light at Smith Island. The late Mr. Meagher came here with his family while a boy. The family home was at what is now Second and Valley Streets where the old home was a landmark for two score years. They also owned what was known as the Meagher farm just south of the city limits.
After growing to manhood here, the late Mr. Meagher married Hattie Fend, a member of another pioneer family and in the early 90's the couple moved to the Ediz Hook Light, where Mr. Meagher was keeper for a number of years. In 1914 Mr. Meagher was transferred to Smith Island Light where he remained until retired from the lighthouse service.
Surviving relatives are the widow of Seattle; 2 daughters, Mrs. J R Welsh and Mrs. S C Penny, Seattle; sons, E S Meagher, Bellevue and J B Meagher, Bremerton; and 19 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Charles Meagher of this city is a nephew of the deceased.
Mary Ellen (Minnie) Fend Meagher ( Nov 18, 1935 )
Mrs. Mary Ellen Meagher, 65, mother of Charles Meagher of this city and widow of the late James F Meagher, prominent Port Angeles pioneer, died at her home at Oakland, California at 3:45 this morning after an illness of 3 years.
Mary Ellen (Minnie) Fend, daughter of old time Port Angeles residents, was married to the late James F Meagher here about 46 years ago. Her husband was one of the leading citizens of the city and a member of the first city council of this city. After residing here about 10 years ago the family lived at Sumner, WA where Mr. Meagher died about 10 years ago, the widow then moving to California.
Besides the son, Charles of this city, Mrs. Meagher is survived by 4 other sons, Arthur, William, Richard and David, all living California and a daughter, Gertrude living in Tacoma and another daughter, Caroline, in Tacoma. There are numerous grandchildren and other relatives.
Emma Belle Menary ( d 11 Jan 1938 )
Emma Belle Menary, 76, who lived in Clallam County more than 35 years, passed away suddenly this morning at her home.
Mrs. Menary, widow of the late James G Menary, was born April 9, 1862, at Millsbrook, MI. She came west with her husband and family in 1902 to Clallam Bay and after 2 years' residence there, moved to Port Angeles, where she spent the remaining years of her life.
Mrs. Menary is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Tessie Chatterton of Port Angeles and Mrs. R Russell of Tacoma; 2 sons, Claude and Edward Menary of Port Angeles and 2 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Windsor of Whipple, AZ, and Mrs. Alma Sanders of Blanchard, MI.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2pm from the church in Port Angeles at 9th and Oak, the Rev. Bone officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Devlin B Merrill ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of 14 Dec 1935 )
Devlin B Merrill, 92, pioneer Port Angeles groceryman and Civil War veteran, died at his home at Brewster, ME, Friday, according to word received here by his daughter-in-law Mrs. E R Merrill.
The late Mr. Merrill came here about 46 years ago and was engaged in the grocery business for many years before retiring to return to his former home in Maine. He was a member of the GAR post here and took an active part in Grand Amy affairs, at one time being commander of the post. The family homesteaded on the reserve at 14th and Lincoln streets in 1891 and lived there for many years.
Ernest W Merrill ( d April 17, 1934 )
Ernest W Merrill, 58, resident of Port Angeles through a major portion of the past 40 yers and a fromer local grocer, passed away at 6:30am today after an illness of 6 weeks.
Born at Belfast, Maine, on March 2, 1876, the late Mr. Merrill came to Port Angeles at the age of 18 years. He and his father, Devlin B Merrill, who still lives, purchased the pioneer grocery store of Sam Morse that originally was the G M Lauridsen establishment.
Mr. Merrill went north in 1900 and spent the next 5 years prospecting and mining in western Alaska. After returning to Port Angeles, he was married to Miss Annie Smith on Sep 18, 1910.
Mr. Merrill went back with his father in the E W Merrill grocery company following his return from the north. In 1915, the business was sold to William Wolten, whose present store here is on the same site.
Both Mr. Merrill and his father were prominent in local affairs in the past years, in a civic and social way as well as in business. The father, well known GAR member, went to Maine several years ago upon the death of the elder Mrs. Merrill and is at present living in the northeastern state.
Also surviving is the widow, Mrs. Annie Merrill, who is connected with the Manspeaker grocery.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2pm in the chapel of the Dewey Lyden Funeral Home, Rev. C E Fulmer officiating. Cremation will follow. Mr. Merrill was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His home was at 120 2nd St.
Elsie Ware Meyer
Mrs. Elsie Ware Meyer, 83, member of a pioneer Port Angeles family, died at Berkeley, California, Friday. Funeral services were held at Berkeley.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ware and came here with her parents in 1889. She attended Port Angeles schools and was educated as a school teacher and spent many years teaching in Alaska and later taught at Berkeley.
She is the last of her generation of the Ware family. One brother was the late William J Ware of this city. Near surviving relatives are a niece, Mrs. Elsie Taylor Wilson, Port Angeles; 2 nephews, Stanley A Taylor, Port Angeles and Jess Taylor, Sequim.
Richard Robert Mike ( d Feb 28, 1990 )
Funeral service for Richard Robert Mike, 63, will be at 1pm Monday at the Lower Elwah Tribal Center with Oliver Charles and Joe Miller officiating. Burial will follow at The Place. Mr. Mike died Wednesday Feb 28, 1990 in Port Angeles.
Mr. Mike was born July 1, 1926 at Pysht, Washington to Jessie Viola Hick and Robert John Mike. He lived his entire life in the area, mostly on the family homestead off Ranger Road. He worked a variety of occupations from small engine repair to railroad construction. He was a custodian for the Crescent School District and Lower Elwah Community Center. He is best known for his wood carving expertise which developed in recent years. He was a principle carver on the Port Angeles Longhouse at Lincoln Park. He also produced a number of the sidewalk benches in Port Angeles with Northwest Coast designs. He worked for several years for Olympic National Park as a cultural demonstrator and represented his craft at the Smithsonian Folk Art Festival in 1970. His last major project was carving "Nakita," the Lower Elwah canoe used in the Paddle to Seattle event in 1989.
Mr. Mike was a member of the Lower Elwah Band of the S'Klallam and the Crescent Grange.
He was married to Helen Sailto of Queets from 1949 to 1966 and to Dorothy Rhodes from 1966 to 1975.
Survivors include 4 sisters, Evelyn Brooks of Seattle, Viola Cagey of Bellingham, Barbara Poellet and Betty Cooke, both of Port Angeles; and one brother, Charles Mike of Port Angeles; and numerous nieces and nephews. His brother John Mike preceded him in death. Pallbearers are Sam White, Al Charles, Jr., Chris Sanchez, Steve Cannel, Rob Johnston, and Guy Charles. Honorary pallbearers are Jim Charles, Art Rhodes, David Forelines, Floyd Charles, Sr., Bill Cagey and Loren Cooke.
Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Sumner Miles ( d 27 Aug, 1935 )
C S Miles, 78, a respected citizen of Clallam County for more than 20 years, passed away about noon Tuesday after an illness of 8 months. Funeral services will be held from the Lyden Funeral Parlors at 2pm Thursday Aug 29 and cremation will follow.
Charles Sumner Miles was born in Miami county, OH on Oct 19, 1856. His parents, who were pioneer Quakers, moved to Kansas where he received his schooling at the Emporia State Normal School.
When Oklahoma Territory was opened for settlement in 1889, Mr. Miles took up land in the "new country" and helped to found the town of Perkins. He was a charter member of the IOOF in that town.
In 1895 he was married at Guthrie, Oklahoma to Alice Grizzle, of Carrolton, MO. The union was blessed with 5 children.
In 1904 Mr. Miles moved with his family to Washington state, first to a farm in Okanogan county and later to Everett where he went into business.
In 1912 he brought his family to Port Angeles and located on a farm on the Round Mountain road where he lived until his death.
Having been a staunch Republican for years, Mr. Miles was interested in learning a few days ago that his father and former President Hoover's mother were first cousins.
He leaves to mourn him his widow; 2 sons, Roscoe and Harry; 3 daughters, Mrs. B L (Lois) Hayes, of Aberdeen, Washington; and Mrs. G C (Ruth) Moreland and Mrs. A M (Ione) Sether of Port Angeles; 2 brothers, J Arthur Miles of Perkins, Oklahoma and Faye Miles of Emporia, KS; 2 sisters, Mrs. Florence Blomstedt of Okanogan, Washington and Miss Bertha Miles of Emporia, KS. 9 grandchildren also survive.
Anna Murdock Miller ( d 19 Apr 1930 )
Mrs. Anna Miller, 64, lifetime resident of Clallam County, passed away at the family home at 5th and Peabody Sts. at 5:15pm Saturday following a lingering illness.
Anna Murdock was born at Dungeness, Washington on June 2, 1865 and when a young girl moved to Joyce where her parents settled on a homestead. She was joined in marriage to Thomas Miller at Victoria, BC on May 23, 1885. Her husband, who had been a recruit under General Custer, passed away in Port Angeles on Jan 27, 1928.
Mrs. Miller was a resident of Joyce, moving to Port Angeles 2 years ago.
She is survived by 5 sons: Allen T Miller, Snohomish; Claude E Miller, Aberdeen; Lester J Miller, Jesse T Miller and Marvin E Miller, all of Port Angeles.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Tuesday from the chapel of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors, with Rev. John Vint reading the service. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Chris Miller ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Jan 11, 1934 )
A long adventurous career ended Wednesday when death claimed Chris Miller, 93 year old Civil War veteran, freight train driver in the early days of Colorado and Washington state and Sequim pioneer. Death was due to the infirmities of old age.
The late Mr. Miller's history reads like a romance. Born at Ridgeville, IN March 9, 1841, he enlisted in the union forces of the civil war in 1861. He was wounded 5 times in the first 6 months he was in the Army. The last would, a severe one in the shoulder, was received in the same battle in which he had 2 brothers killed and he was invalided out of the army.
Immediately after the war, Mr. Miller married Elizabeth Bading in Indiana and 2 children, Mrs. Annie Hinds, Seattle and a son Herman, now deceased, were born to the couple. Mrs. Miller died and Mr. Miller took his 2 children who were infants and drove a mule team from Indiana to Canyon City, CO and engaged in freighting between that town and Leadville, during the great gold rush days that made that camp one of the liveliest ever known.
It was early in the 80's that Mr. Miller came to Washington Territory and built a sawmill at Auburn. He was married to Miss Myra Wright in Auburn, April 4, 1887 and lived there 5 years, where 2 children, Mrs. Austin Smith of Sequim and Frank Miller, now deceased, were born.
From Auburn, Mr. Miller moved to Sequim in 1892 and settled on what is now known as the Ray Cays ranch where he started a sawmill and operated that mill for 2 years, then he moved to the Hardgrove ranch where 2 more children, Mrs. Olive Farrar, Seattle and George Miller of Colorado, were born.
After living on the Hardgrove ranch for several years, Mr. Miller operated a sawmill on the Evanson place until the death of his second wife, Dec 1918, when he moved to Sequim to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Austin Smith and he was married again August 9, 1924 to Mrs. Matilda Brown of Sequim who survives him.
Mr. Miller has the distinction of having owned the first automobile in Sequim. He drove that first car up until a few years ago when he bought a coupe and he operated that vehicle up until a few months before his death.
Mr. Miller, who at the time of his death, was one of the few survivors of the Civil War in this county, had one of the most interesting careers of any of our citizens. He had spanned the continent, was wounded in the Civil War, saw stirring days of the Colorado gold rush and was a pioneer of this state and of Clallam County. The sturdy old man kept his vitality almost to the last and although old, was among the first to accept the changes of modern civilization. His mind was keen and he had many stories to tell of pioneer days.
Years ago, Mr. Miller made arrangements for his burial which is to be a military one at Port Townsend next Sunday at 2pm. He was a member of the GAR and of the Masonic Order. Surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Chris Miller, Sequim; a daughter, Mrs. Austin Smith, Sequim 2 other daughters, Mrs. Annie Hinds and Mrs. Olive Farrar of Seattle and a son, George Miller of Colorado.
Claude E Miller ( d 12 Feb 1937 )
Claude E Miller, 45, who was born at Joyce and lived in this vicinity practically all his life, passed away at 1:30am today after an illness of 9 days duration.
Mr. Miller was born at Joyce on Oct 29, 1891. He worked at logging for some time but in recent years was employed at the Olympic Forest Products mill as a crane operator. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulfite and Papermill Workers.
Mr. Miller married Margaret Myhr on Oct 11, 1924.
Surviving relatives include this widow, a stepdaughter, Elaine Myhr, and 4 brothers: Allen, Lester, and Jess, of Port Angeles and Marvin, of Quilcene.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm Monday at the Christman Mortuary Chapel, the Rev H B Iler officiating.
Orrin F Miller ( d Feb 13, 1951 )
Funeral services for Orrin F Miller, 77, of Joyce, will be held at the Harper Funeral Home Saturday with the Rev. Donald Hindman officiating. Cremation will follow. Mr. Miller died Tuesday morning at his Joyce home from a self-inflicted bullet wound.
Mr. Miller was born in Tarrytown, NY Act 16, 1878. After an adventurous career in his youth that included mining in Alaska, he came to Clallam County in 1910. He settled on a farm in the Joyce district. For many years, until their retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Miller owned and operated the Joyce General Store and post office. Mrs. Miller disappeared at Agate Beach, Dec 2, 1954.
He was a member of the Crescent Grange. Surviving are 3 sisters, Bertha Grimm, Lake Stevens, WA; Mae Patton, Niagra Falls, NY; Eva Phillips, Rochester, NY; several nieces and nephews in NY state.
Ralph H Miller ( bu Ocean View Cemetery April 23, 1971 )
Funeral services for Ralph H Miller, 73, were held last Friday at 11am at Ocean View Cemetery with the Rev. Dan Hevenor officiating.
Mr. Miller died Wednesday, April 21, in Port Angeles after a long illness. He was born May 12, 1897 in Port Crescent, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Winfield S Miller. He was the grandson of one of the original settlers at Port Crescent. He attended the old Port Crescent School and owned and operated a farm at Joyce most of his life before moving to Port Angeles. He married Eva Jordan in Vancouver, BC, Dec 28, 1925. She survives at the family home at 1702 W 5th St.
Mr. Miller served on the Board of Directors of Crescent School for a number of years, was a member of the building committee in charge of constructing the original Crescent Grange Hall and helped organize the Joyce Fire Department.
Other survivors include a son, Col. Morris Miller, USMC and a step son, William Trigg of California; a daughter, Mrs. Dave Symington of Seattle; 2 brothers, Bert of Port Angeles and Breece of Bremerton, and a sister, Mrs. Roland Gribble of Oregon. Five grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren also survive.
Winfield Scott Miller ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Monday March 21, 1938 )
Winfield Scott Miller, who spent 54 of his 76 years in Clallam County and was one of the best-known pioneer residents of this area, passed away Saturday evening at his home near Joyce. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2pm from the McDonald Funeral Home, the Rev. C E Fulmer officiating. Burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery.
"Win" Miller, as he was familiarly known over the Peninsula, was born in Athens, Ohio, Aug 22, 1861. He came to Port Angeles on New Years' Day 1884, landing on the beach from the old steamer Dispatch.
In 1886, Mr. Miller went to Port Crescent and took up a homestead about a mile east of Joyce, which remained his home for the duration of his lifetime.
He was married to Mary Snecal at Port Crescent on March 1, 1887. The Miller's celebrated their golden wedding anniversary a year ago, dozens of friends and relatives assembling to offer congratulations.
Mr. Miller, in addition to pioneering in the Joyce country, was prominent in county affairs over a long period of years. He served a 4 year term as county commissioner, was deputy assessor or his district 25 years, postmaster and justice of the peace many years at Joyce, and served on the school board in recent times.
Mr. Miller and his wife and family put in a long span of years at hard work cutting a home out of the Clallam County wilds and earned the universal respect and regard of their Peninsula friends and neighbors.
Surviving relatives in addition to the widow, Mrs. Mary Miller, include 2 daughters, Mrs. Louise Bishop of Joyce and Mrs. Gladys Gribble of Port Angeles; 3 sons, Breece of Joyce and Ralph, Bert and Miller of Port Angeles; 19 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Rachel Minnihan ( d April 30, 1932 )
Mrs. Rachel Minnihan, 87, one of Clallam County's oldest pioneers, died at Port Townsend at 3:40pm last Saturday, April 30.
Coming from Quincy, IL with her son, Clifton E Johnson of this city in May 1879, Mrs. Minnihan first settle at Dungeness where she married Michael Minnihan in 1881, who was then connected with the C F Clapp General Store They later moved to Sequim Prairie, where they leased the Irwin estate, remaining there until 1889, when they moved to Gettysburg where they took up a homestead. The remained on the homestead until 1908 when Mrs. Minnihan went to Fort Hadlock and lived there until her death.
Mrs. Minnihan was born in Mendon, IL, Mar 29, 1945. She is survived by 5 sons, Clifton E Johnson, Port Angeles; Robert Minnihan, Seattle; John, Michael and Ira Minnihan of Chimacum; 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren
Funeral services were held at Chimacum at 2:30 today. Many old time residents of the county remember Mrs. Minnihan as one of the most active of the pioneers of this section. She made many warm friends while living at Gettysburg, which is on the Lyre River, west of [Port Angeles.]
Sarah Jane Mitchell ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Sep 14, 1945 )
Mrs. Sarah Jane Mitchell, 84, of 702 S Cherry St., died Thursday after residing in this city for 58 years. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3:30pm at McDonald Funeral Home with Rev. James T Albertson officiating and burial in Ocean View Cemetery. The family requests that friends do not send flowers.
Mr. and Mrs. Lafe Mitchell came here from Iowa in 1892 and immediately Mrs. Mitchell started operation of the Globe Hotel that, before it burned, was on the south side of Front St. between Laurel and Oak. The pioneer hotel became famous for its hospitality and the owner's cooking skill. Later the family moved to Piedmont on Lake Crescent where Mrs. Mitchell operated the Hotel Crescent. Mr. Mitchell died about 25 years ago and for the past 20 or more years since her retirement, Mrs. Mitchell has lived at the family home at 702 S Laurel. Until recently she had retained her accustomed activities in planting and maintaining a large garden and keeping in touch with the scores of friends she made in earlier days. Mrs. Mitchell had been a member of the Methodist church for 60 years.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Christopher and a son, Herman T Mitchell, both of Port Angeles; grandchildren Mrs. Gladys Ruffle, Miss Betty Christopher and Mrs. Irene Fleener, all of Port Angeles; and Mrs. Helen Staehli in the east and Mrs. Fred Payne, Bremerton; great-grandchildren Billy and Raymond Fleener, Port Angeles and a sister, Mrs. Mary Small, in Iowa.
Frank A. Mix ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of 15 Dec 1954 )
Frank A [Asberry] Mix, 96 of 138 W 2nd St., died here Tuesday morning after a long illness.
Funeral sevices will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Logan officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mr. Mix was born in LaPorte County, Indiana, Oct. 10, 1858. He married Evelyn Davis in Minnesota Sept. 28, 1884. Mrs. Mix died in 1949.
He was in the mercantile business much of his life until coming to Port Angeles 28 years ago.
Mr. Mix was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Homer E. Mix, Port Angeles and David F. Mix, Montana; two daughters, Mrs. R. L. Deschemps, Montana and Mrs. La Chambre, California; brother Fred Mix, Kansas. He has 18 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
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Louis Mona ( d Jan 10, 1972 )
Funeral services for Louis Mona, 80, of Port Angeles, will be held at Queen of Angels Catholic Church Thursday at 10am. Rosary will be recited tonight at Ridgeview Chapel at 7:30. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Mr. Mona died in Port Angeles Monday.
He resided at 123 W 2nd St. He was born Oct. 19, 1891, in Port Angeles, the son of Theophile Mona. He attended old Central school. He owned and operated a second-hand store at Front and Oak Sts. and later worked for the City of Port Angeles, retiring in 1958.
He was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church, VFW Post 1024 and WWI Barracks 2294 and a life member of the Eagles Aerie 483.
Surviving is a sister, Lucy Mona of Port Angeles.
James B Monds, Sr. ( d Aug 31, 1987 )
A funeral service for James B Monds, Sr., 69, of Port Angeles will be at 11am Thursday at Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Pastor James Gamble of the Christian Evangelical Church will officiate. Burial will be in Dungeness Cemetery. Mr. Monds died Monday, Aug 31, 1987 in Port Angeles.
He was born Aug 18, 1918 in Port Angeles to James and Helen Monds. He attended schools in Port Angeles. He was married to Mabel Monds who died in 1982. He later married Betty Powell.
Mr. Monds served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and also in a tank regiment during WWII. He worked as a logger in the Raymond area as well as Clallam County. He also worked as a deputy sheriff and with Foss tug, retiring in 1977 from Dant and Russell.
Survivors include his wife Betty of Port Angeles; one son, Kenneth Monds of Port Angeles; 3 daughters, Helen Swegle of Sequim; Karen Monds of Washington, DC; and Kathleen Irons of OR; 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.; 4 sisters, Vivian Grenier of Gig Harbor, Verna Winters of OR; Faith Tinsley of California; and Murle Caldwell of Nordland.
Correction printed later: Gail Monds of Kennewick is a surviving brother of James Monds, Sr.
Frederick DeGreat Moniz
Frederick DeGreat Moniz, 70, died at his home near Sequim, May 15. At his request there will be memorial service. Peoples Memorial Association of Seattle is in charge of cremation.
Mr. Moniz was born at Blyn, WA, Jan 15, 1902, the son of Joseph Moniz and Isabella Gonzalves Moniz. He went to school at Blyn and at the ago of 17 was a self-taught diesel engineer on a fishing boat bound for Alaska.
He was married in 1920 in Seattle to Opha Ann King. He worked as a logger until 1929 when the family moved to San Pedro, California where he was employed as a captain on a private yacht.
In 1937 they returned to Washington and the Sequim area. He worked in logging and was a bulldozer operator until he retired. Since retirement much of his time was devoted to gunsmithing for which he was well-known locally.
Mr. Moniz is survived by his wife Opha at the family home; 3 daughters, Mrs. Guy (Dona) Nason of Oak Bay; Mrs. Arthur (Gloria) Jackson, of Sequim; Mrs. Loreli Miller of Renton. He is also survived by a brother, Lawrence Moniz near Modesto, CA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Phillip (Mary) Waldron of Kingston and Mrs. Estella Layton of Kodiak, Alaska; 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
SEQUIM--Graveside services for Hannah Monson will be held Thursday at 3pm Mt. Angeles Cemetery under the direction of Garb Calvary Bible Church of Port Angeles. Mrs. Monson died Monday in Everett. She was born at Old Town Dungeness June 9, 1881 to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ward of Old Town, one of 6 generations born in Washington Territory and State.
Her Grandfather was W H Blake, first keeper of the Dungeness light station, stationed there from 1858-68. Her mother, Mrs. Ward, was born at the lighthouse prior to the Indian Massacre which took place on the spit a few years later.
Mrs. Monson attended the Holy Names Academy of Tacoma for several years and was known for her china painting and landscapes. She worked under the tuition of the late Minerva Troy, of Port Angeles, a number of years.
She was a member of the Clallam County Pioneers Association and a member of Pilgrim Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Sequim. She was a charter member of the Women's Improvement Club of Dungeness.
Mrs. Monson is survived by 2 daughters Mrs. L L Turner of Seattle and Winifred Monson of Eureka, California; and a son, Theodore Monson, Renton. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Chris Morganroth ( April 12, 1981 )
Chris Morganroth, Sr., 76, a member of the Quillayute Tribe, will be at 1pm Saturday at the LaPush Assembly of God Church officiating. Mr. Morganroth died Tuesday in Port Angeles. Cremation will be under direction of Harper Funeral Home.
Mr. Morganroth was born Dec 25, 1904 to Chris and Susie Morganroth on the Morganroth ranch on the Bogachiel River near Forks. He became a commercial fisherman, welder and ship builder and was licensed to captain vessels of more than 500 tons. During WWII he was a civilian airplane spotter for the Navy. Much of his life was spent in the Olympics and his home was at LaPush.
Surviving are 2 sons, Chris Morganroth III and Henry Lee Morganroth, Sr., both of LaPush; 4 daughters, Susan C Fuller of Raymond, Lela Mae Morganroth of LaPush; Dixie Lynn Lampkins and Marilyn Morganroth, both of Bellingham; 22 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Richard Poulin, Tom Jackson, Charles Rice, Russell Woodruff, Jerry Lazzar, Jr. and Donald Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert E Lee, Fred Gleed, Ken Roberts, Tom Phillips, George Owens and Mike Owens.
Katherine Spease Morgenroth ( d Jan 3 )
Mrs. Katherine Morgenroth, 77, of 135 W 11th St., Port Angeles resident for almost half a century, died suddenly at her home Saturday evening. The remains will lie in state at the McDonald Funeral Home until noon Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church at 2:30pm Tuesday with Rev. John F Como officiating. Cremation will follow. Pallbearers are M J Schmitt, H G LaGear, Wilfred Bower, Judson Dailey, Harold Butler, Jr., [and] Maynard Fields.
She was born Katherine Spease, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spease, in Montpelier, IN, May 25, 1881. She came to Clallam County about 50 years ago. She married Christopher Morgenroth June 30, 1909 in Olympia. Mr. Morgenroth died here in Aug, 1939.
Her husband was a prominent pioneer citizen who was an executive officer in this district of the Olympic National Forest and later with the Olympic National Park. He was a woodsman after whom a lake was named in the Seven Lakes Basin in the park.
She was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and Guild, the Book club, honorary life member of the Port Angeles Garden club and the Orthopedic Hospital Guild. She was a former member of the Ladies Musical Club, Reading club and the Business and Professional Women's Club and several other organizations.
An active member in the Clallam County Historical Society, she was to have acted on a society committee tonight at a meeting. The meeting has been postponed.
Surviving relatives include her son John Morgenroth, Seattle and daughter, Katherine Flaherty, Mercer Island; 8 grandchildren, Sharon and Margaret Young, Katherine and John Flaherty, Patricia, Daniel, Timothy and Gregory Morgenroth, all of Seattle; 2 nephews and a niece, John Spease, San Hose, California, Dick Horton, Oklahoma city; Mrs. Elizabeth Tait, Montpelier, IN.
Ernest Morgenthaler, 94, of Rt. 2 Box 1840, died Wednesday. Private services will be held Saturday in the McDonald Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Lieby officiating. Cremation will follow.
Born New Year's Day, 1870, in Switzerland, Mr. Morgenthaler homesteaded on the Quillayute Prairie in 1881 with his parents.
he came to the United States with his family when he was 2 years old. The family settled at Uppersondusky [thus] Ohio. The Morgenthalers moved west when Ernest was 18, settling in Seattle.
In 1893, young Morgenthaler married Sarah Slayton in Everett and brought his 17 year old bride 50 miles overland by horseback to his parents homestead. They later made their home in Bellingham.
Following Mrs. Morgenthaler's death in 1953, Mr. Morgenthaler came to Agnew to live with a daughter, Mrs. Carl Marquardt, and her husband, Dr. Marquardt.
Rosa Morgenthaler ( article dated Thursday, July 22, 1948 )
Mrs. Rosa Morgenthaler, 83, wife of Herman Morgenthaler, 604 W 10th St., Port Angeles, died Saturday afternoon after an extended illness. Private funeral services were held Tuesday at 3:30pm at the Harper Funeral Home in Port Angeles with Rev. R W Rimbaugh of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mrs. Morgenthaler was a pioneer of the west end of Clallam County. With her husband she landed at Pysht 56 years ago from Seattle aboard the steamer Evangel. The couple went by trail to Quillayute Prairie, a 3 day trip afoot, where they took up a wilderness homestead. Later they lived at Forks, and 26 years ago came to Port Angeles.
Mrs. Morgenthaler was born at Langnau, Switzerland, June 18, 1865 and came to the United States when 8 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Morgenthaler were married at Toledo, OH Aug 6, 1886 and would have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary next month. At their golden wedding in Port Angeles in 1936 they were hosts to many relatives and old time friends from the West End of Clallam County.
Surviving are the husband, Herman Morgenthaler; 6 daughters, Mrs. Richard Keller, Mrs. Fred Linton and Mrs. William Fitch, Port Angeles; Mrs. Carl Wahlgren, Forks; Mrs. Fred Oberg, Sappho; and Mrs. Erling Peterson, Oakland, CA; a son, Ernest Morgenthaler, Port Angeles and a brother, Ernest of Bellingham.
Bertha F Peterson Morrissey ( bu Ocean View Cemetery Jan 16, 1954 )
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha F Morrissey, 64, will be at the Harper Funeral Home Saturday at 2pm with the Rev. Carl Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Mrs. Morrissey died as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile collision here Christmas Eve. She died Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Morrissey was born Bertha Peterson, in Souix Falls, ND Oct 7, 1889, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson, Port Angeles pioneers. She came here with her parents in 1890. The family homesteaded on upper Cherry Hill, and members of the family were prominent in the early days of this city.
She attended Port Angeles schools and graduated from the Port Angeles General Hospital Nursing School in 1909. She married William D Morrissey here in 1911. The family home has been at 1221 Chase St. for many years.
Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Mrs. Donald Yoakum, Port Angeles; 2 sons, Robert Morrissey of the Coast Guard and Willis Morrissey, Tacoma; 3 sisters, Mrs. Anna Short and Mrs. Mamie Church, both of Port Angeles, and Mrs. Eda Cathcart, St. Joseph, OR; a brother, Dellmere Peterson, Port Angeles, and 3 grandchildren.
Charles A Morse ( d 25 Oct 1926 )
Charles A Morse, 66, for mare that 63 years a resident of Clallam County and a member of a pioneer family, passed away at a local hospital last evening after a short illness.
In the passing of Charles A Morse Port Angeles loses another of its pioneer citizens. Mr. Morse was born at Santa Cruz, California, Sep 22, 1860, coming to this county when a small child, where he had resided practically ever since. His trade was that of carpenter and he did service in helping to build Ediz Hook, Tatoosh and Dungeness lighthouses.
Mr. Morse had been a sufferer for years, although he was able to continue his trade, and until a few days before his death he was engaged in building the new Ben Chambers home.
Mr. Morse was well known and liked among the old-timers of this county. He was a pleasant, kindly man, unobtrusive in his manner and known as one whose word was a good as his bond, He was for many years a member of the First Congregational Church, possessing an unswerving, old-fashioned faith in the god he loved and served. He will be missed by a large circle of friends and loved ones.
He leaves the following brothers and sisters: W W Morse, O N Lee, Mrs. Sarah Agnew, and Mrs. J O Morse, all of this city.
Funeral services are to be held at 2:30pm Thursday from the Lyden & Freeman, Parlors with Rev. G H Marrs conducting the services. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Davis Waterman Morse ( d Oct 13, 1927 )
Davis Waterman Morse, 64, the first white boy born in Port Angeles, passed away at 1 this morning at the family home at 516 E Front St. after having been seriously ill since Sep 30.
D W Morse was born in Port Angeles April 19, 1863, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Davis W Morse who had come from San Francisco some time pervious. The senior Davis W Morse was a brother of Gay Morse, also a well known pioneer.
The story of the life of the late D W Morse is coincident with the history of the city of Port Angeles. When he was born, Puget Sound was a little village on the beach. He received a few years of schooling here and then was sent to San Francisco where he went to business college after having worked in the logging camps in this county.
When 18 years of age he came north to Port Townsend where he was employed as a clerk in the C C Bartlett store during the stirring pioneer days of that city.
In 1884, when he was 21, Mr. Morse opened up the only mercantile establishment in this city on the corner of Front and Laurel Streets in what is now the Morse building. He operated this store until 1913.
In the very early days he built the Morse Dock and operated it for years, selling out to the Peoples wharf Co., who still operate it. In 1913, Mr. Morse built the first reinforced concrete building in Clallam County on the site of his old store building at Front and Laurel which still stands as a monument to his foresight.
Four years ago Mr. Morse had a stroke of paralysis. He has since then been an invalid but kept cheerful and most of the time made his daily trips to town and took a great interest in the growth of the city. He was down town for the last time on Sep 30.
The late Morse is survived by his widow, Celia M Morse, 2 daughters, Mary G Morse of Seattle and Mrs. Hazel M Mathison of Kingston, WA; and 2 sons, Samuel Howard Morse of Seattle and Warren Morse of Port Angeles. He also has a sister, Mrs. Sarah Agnew of Port Angeles and a half sister, Mrs. J O Morse, and a half brother, Oscar N Lee in this city. Besides the near relatives, there are also a score or more of other kinfolk in the county belonging to other branches of this pioneer family.
Mr. Morse has for many years been a member of the First Congregational Church of this city. Funeral services are to be held at this church at 2pm Saturday, Oct 15, with the Rev. T U Richmond and Rev. A Amundsen officiating. The services will be in charge of the Port Angeles Funeral Home. Interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Mr. Morse was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Modern Woodmen.
During his active business days in this city, Mr. Morse was a man of great activity. He was busy all the time and had a hand in every milestone of growth that the city has passed from the time it was a little village until it had grown to a city. He will be missed by his old-time friends.
Hugh C Morse
Hugh C Morse, 70, member of a pioneer Clallam County family, died at Bremerton last Thursday. Funeral services were at Bremerton.
Mr. Morse was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel G Morse, born in Port Angeles in 1892. He lived in Bremerton more than 40 years.
His father, Samuel G Morse, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gay Morse who homesteaded at the mouth of Morse Creek almost 100 years ago. His mother was a member of the Draper family, also county pioneers.
James Oscar Morse ( d Feb 9, 1944 )
James Oscar Morse, 78, resident of Port Angeles for 53 years and one of the community's outstanding pioneer citizens, died Feb 9 after a long illness. Funeral announcement will be made by the McDonald Funeral Home after the arrival of a son, James, from Oklahoma.
Born Dec 10, 1865 at Oxford, Nova Scotia, Mr. Morse came here 53 years ago and later became manager of the Morse dock later sold to the Black Ball Ferry Line. He was county assessor for one term and agent for the Canadian Pacific Steamship Company. For the past many years, he with his wife, had owned and operated the Morse Courts here. Mr. Morse married Miss Ida J Lee at Victoria, BC Nov 7, 1894.
Mr. Morse was prominent in all early day activities here. He was a relative of the family of Gay Morse, the original settler on Morse creek and one of the heavy property owners of the business section of Port Angeles in the era previous to 50 years ago. Old time residents remember Mr. Morse's love for fine horses. He owned fast trotting horses and for a number of years followed the racing circuit with his prize-winners. An accident that crippled him a number of years ago somewhat slowed down his activities but he still was keenly interested in many affairs up until his last illness.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Ida J Morse of Port Angeles; a son, James Morse with the Army in Oklahoma; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lucy Falls, Medford, MA; Mrs. Mary Sargent, Haverhill, MA; Mrs. Clarence Cove, Nova Scotia; brother R P Morse, Nova Scotia. There are many scores of nieces and nephews and cousins in Clallam County, eastern Canada and MA.
Mary Gay Morse ( d 12 Aug 1945 )
Mary Gay Morse, 58, member of a pioneer Port Angeles family, died Sunday morning at her home in Seattle, 4211 Woodlawn Avenue.
Mary Gay Morse attended Old Central School here and Whitman college, Walla Walla. Her principal interests were music, art, writing and Christian work, especially with young people. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church Seattle. For many years she was secretary to the late Judge Thomas Burke, Seattle.
She wrote and published a booklet of legendary Olympic Peninsula history called "The Lore of Olympic Land."
Her father, D W Morse, was the first white boy born here. He was born at Morse Creek in 1863 and died here in 1927. Her mother, Mrs. Celia A Morse, 82, is believed to be the oldest living pioneer settler at Port Angeles, coming here when a year old. Mary Gay has lived with her mother in Seattle for many years.
Besides her mother, she is survived by a sister in Seattle, Mrs. Louis Mathison, and 2 brothers, Warren Morse of Port Angeles and Howard Morse, Seattle.
The funeral will be at 2pm Wednesday in Arthur Wright mortuary and burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, both on Queen Anne Hill, Seattle.
Alvia Lydia Verge Munro ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Jan 4, 1929 )
Mrs. Alvia Lydia Munro, 54, passed away at her home, 1233 W 6th St, this city, at 9pm Thursday after an illness of one day's duration.
Mrs. Munro was born in Twillingate, Newfoundland, Feb 1, 1874, and was married to Thomas F Munro in June 1896 at Victoria, BC. The family moved here from Victoria 5 years ago.
Eleven children, 6 sons and 5 daughters, were born the Mr. and Mrs.
Munro, all of whom survive. The children are Thomas, Andrew, Allen,
John and Lloyd Munro, sons, of this city; Mrs. S R Brown, Irene, Olive,
and Beth, daughters, of Port Angeles; Edward Munro of Tacoma, a son, and
Mrs. F E Purdy, a daughter
Besides the children there are the husband, Thomas F Munro, of Port Angeles; a brother, S Verge, Seattle; a sister, Mrs. J House, Twillingate, Newfoundland, and 2 grandchildren.
Mrs. Munro was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church of this city and of the Ladies' Aid of that church.
Funeral services are to be held at 2pm Monday, Jan 7, at the chapel
of the Christman Mortuary, with Rev. V E Davis of the First Presbyterian
Church in charge. Interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Dorothy Talbot Murray ( d Jan 11, 1989 )
There will be no services for Dorothy Murray, 91, of Port Angeles. Cremation was held at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park under direction of Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Murray died Wednesday, Jan 11, 1989, in Sequim.
She was born Feb 8, 1897, near the Hoko River to George and Alice Talbot. She married Bart Murray, St., Jan 5, 1918, in Port Angeles. He died in 1971.
Mrs. Murray lived in Clallam Bay until 1946, when she moved to Port Angeles where she lived the rest of her life. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles, the PEO, the Orthopedic Guild and the Daughters of the Nile.
Survivors include 2 sons, Bart Murray, Jr., and Roland T Murray, both
of Sequim; one daughter, Mervane Benoit of Port Angeles; 7 grandchildren
and 6 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Pearl Cousens of Seattle and Alice
Manes of Port Angeles.
Charles A Myers, Early Dungeness Settler, Dead ( Sequim Press 17 Aug 1912 )
Charles A Myers, brother of Amore Myers of Sequim and George Myers of Port Angeles, died at his home at Seattle last Saturday afternoon.
He was born in Quincy, Ill., January 23, 1855. In 1859 he came to Puget Sound and settled in Dungeness. He was married to Miss Anna Rollins in 1877. Until 1895 he was engaged in the lumbering business.
He moved to Seattle in 1895 where he resided until his death. While a resident in Dungeness he served as commissioner of Clallam county.
He is survived by a widow, three sons and three daughters. His sons are Charles W., Amore and Philip. His daughters are Mrs Warren Davis, Mrs P J McGuire and Mrs F B Heffeditz, all living in Seattle.
Amore and George Myers attended the funeral in Seattle this week.
Eugene Robert Myers ( d 20 Dec 1936 )
Eugene Robert Myers, 46, beloved husband of Mrs. Dorothy Donovan Myers, passed away at the family home in Seattle at 2am Sunday from an attack of angina pectoris after an illness of only a few minutes. Burial will be at 2pm Tuesday from the chapel of Arthur A Wright & Son, Seattle.
"Gene" as he was affectionately known to his relatives and friends was born in Port Angeles on April 23, 1890 and attended grade and high school here. Upon leaving school he became attached to the engineering crew of Clallam County under Theodore R Rixon until C C Donovan moved a surveying crew here for the Milwaukee railroad. He then joined Mr. Donovan and for a number of years and during the war was resident engineer on surveying for the wartime spruce railroad.
Following the war, he was appointed district engineer for the state highway department in eastern Washington, and while in that capacity met and joined forces with Kenneth Goulter, forming the contracting company of Myers & Goulter, which has continued successfully since in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Their first firm contract was that of grading Morse Creek Hill in preparation for the concrete.
He was married to Miss Dorothy Donovan in Bellingham.
Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Dorothy Donovan Myers, and son Richard, living at 5226 17th NE, Seattle; his mother, Mrs. Lillie Myers, Port Angeles; and sister Mrs. C C (Leah) Donovan, Sekiu.