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Ulin, Dorothy Lorraine
Ulmer, Charles D
Ulmer, Maud C Land
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Victor Udd ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Aug 13, 1956 )
Victor Udd, 65, of Sappho, died at his home Saturday evening after an illness of 2 months.
Born April 29, 1891 in Malaks Wasa, Finland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Udd, the first came to this country with his parents when 8 years old. When 17, he returned to Finland then came back tot he United States when he was 21.
Mr. Udd resided at Sappho since 1928 where he was a donkey engineer for Bloedell-Donovan until April 1944 when he became a mechanic for Rayonier, Inc.
He was a member of Naval Lodge of Elks in Port Angeles, the IOOF of Forks and IWA Local 23-90 CIO-AFL.
Surviving are his wife, Signy Udd at Sappho, 2 daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Scarlett, Sappho, Mrs. Lucille Duncan, Forks, his mother, Mrs. Maria Udd, Seattle and a sister, Mrs. Selma Mercer, also Seattle. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3pm Wednesday at the Forks Congregational Church with the Rev. Pruett officiating. Burial will be in the Forks Cemetery with the McDonald Funeral Home in charge.
Dorothy Lorraine Ulin ( d Nov 8, 1981 )
There will be a funeral service at 11am Thursday at the United Presbyterian Church for Dorothy Lorraine Ulin, 64, of Port Angeles. Rev. Elbert Harlow, Rev. Ted Mattie and Rev. Omer Vigoren will officiate. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Miss Ulin died Sunday in Port Angeles.
She was born to William W and Clara J Ulin in Rock Island, WA on Oct 25, 1917. She came to Port Angeles with her family in 1927, and attended Lincoln School. She was member of the United Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by 3 brothers, Victor of Forks, Richard of Port Angeles, and Rev. William Ulin of Poplar, MT; 3 sisters, Laura Reeves and Zella Sisson, both of Port Angeles and Rosalie Gittings of Olympia. Another brother, Wilmer, preceded her in death.
Pallbearers for the service will be Victor Ulin, Richard Ulin, William Ulin, Dale Ulin, and Willis Sisson. Honorary pallbearers are David Sisson, Phillip Sisson, Ed Mason, Jeff Jacobs, Frank Ulin, Bus Ulin, and Ronald Elmer.
William Ulin ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of June 17, 1927 )
The funeral of William Ulin, who passed away Thursday morning, will be held from the Lyden & Freeman Funeral Parlors at 2pm Saturday. Tev. Davis of the Presbyterian Church reading the funeral service. Mrs. Lee Daigle will sing. Remains will be laid to rest in Ocean View Cemetery.
Charles D Ulmer ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Mar 29, 1922 )
Charles D Ulmer, Sr., pioneer newspaper publisher of the Olympic Peninsula, passed away at his home in Renton this morning at the age of 79, and his son Chas. D Ulmer, Jr. left on the noon boat to assist in funeral arrangements.
Charles D Ulmer, Sr. and his family have made newspaper and job printing their life's work, and his family of 5 sons and 2 daughters have all been actively engaged in printing offices from the time they were old enough to "kick a job press."
Mr. Ulmer, Sr. first got into the printing habit in Charlestown, MA in 1858-9, where, with an amateur printing outfit, he published a school paper for the Bunker Hill Grammar School, in which he was a pupil, called "The Charlestown Newsboy."
While serving in the Union Army in the 8th Maine Volunteers at Hilton Head, SC in 1862, he had with him a part of his printing plant and printed orders for the regiment and cards for the boys. After the close of the war he conducted for a spell a job plant on Washington St, Boston. He then came West with his family and published papers in Denver and Pueblo, CO, the back in Kansas and published papers in 3 different towns in that state. Meantime, his sons were learning the trade in his shops.
In 1888 he came to Seattle. For a time he published the Republican at Newport, OR. In 1890, on the invitation of Col. R H Ballinger, father of Judge Ballinger, of Seattle. Mr. Ulmer removed to Port Angeles and took over the Tribune that had been started there by Col. Ballinger. Col. Ballinger and Mr. Ulmer had been old-time friends and newspaper men back in Kansas. Later on, Mr. Ulmer , for his company, purchased of A A Smith, the Port Angeles Times and consolidated the 2 papers as the Tribune-Times. His sons--Phillip W, Charles D, Jr., Ralph E, William N and Fred F--all worked in his office. A daily edition of the Tribune-Times was published for about a year, being the first daily published in Clallam County. Rev. A H Howell, now a resident of King County, was business manager of the paper and was succeeded in that capacity by Thomas T Aldwell.
In 1893, Mr. Ulmer sold the Tribune-Times to M J Carrigan, twice county commissioner of King County, of which he is still a resident. With his sons, Mr. Tribune-Times opened a job office in Seattle, eventually going back to Port Angeles with a job plant, and while there was elected to represent Clallam County in the 1901 legislature. In 1905 he acquired the Ballard Record, which he published for a time. The other publication in Washington Mr. Tribune-Times and his sons have owned and published are: The Clallam Bay Record, conducted by P W Ulmer and the late Capt. Dennis; the Charleston, News, in Kitsap County; the Renton Tribune, the Green Lake Record, the Redmond News, the Bothell Buzzer, the Renton Bulletin and the Kirkland News-Independent, all in King County.
In 1888, Mr. Ulmer sent his brother, Geo. T Ulmer and his son, Ralph E to Skagway, Alaska, with the first printing plant put in that town. They thought Dyea a better location and moved there and published the Dyea Trail until the town went fluey. They then moved to Juneau and got a paper on a lease, but the early death of George T Ulmer wiped out the Alaska venture.
Deceased leaves a wife, 4 sons and 2 daughters to mourn his loss: Charles D Ulmer, proprietor of Ulmer Print, Port Angeles; William Ulmer of Seattle; Walter Ulmer, of Renton; Mrs. Lucy A Hunt and Mrs. John McIntyre.
Some years ago, Mr. Ulmer sold the Renton Bulletin and returned to a 5 acre ranch near Renton and has been raising chickens and rabbits. The family was certainly worn out many lead pencils and used up a quantity of printer's ink in their 30 years experience in the state of Washington.
Maud C Land Ulmer ( d Jan 23 1976 )
Funeral services will be at 1pm Monday at Ridgeview Funeral Chapel for Maud C Ulmer, 100, who died Friday in Port Angeles. Officiating will be the Rev. Elbert Harlow and officiating at graveside will be officers of Eastern Star. Mrs. Ulmer, who resided at 132 San Juan Avenue, was born May 29, 1875, in Brantford, Ontario, to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Land.
Mrs. Ulmer's family came to the Port Angeles area in 1888 from Michigan. On July 4, 1893 she married Charles Ulmer in Victoria, BC, and the couple moved in 1894 to Seattle, returning to Port Angeles in 1914. Mr. Ulmer died in 1953.
Mrs. Ulmer enjoyed fishing, mountain climbing and gardening, and was an 82-year charter member of Eastern Star. She belonged to the Klahhane Club, Garden club and Historical Society.
Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Fern Skinner, Seattle; a sister, Bertha Pattison, Kent; and one grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
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Bessie B Frazier Ingram Vail ( d Nov 16, 1966 )
Bessie B Vail, 72, a resident of Port Angeles until 5 years ago, died in Renton Wednesday. The funeral service will be at 3pm Saturday in McDonald Funeral Home. Rev. Harold Sortor will officiate with burial to follow in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mrs. Vail was born Dec 20, 1892 in Missouri. She is survived by her husband Walter Vail at their home in Renton, 3232-7th Pl. N.
Other survivors include a son, Arron Ingram, Renton; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Kendall, Renton; 4 brothers, Joe and John Frazier of Seattle, Vernon Frazier of Shelton and Dolph Frazier of Longview. Also surviving are 3 sisters, Mmes. Claude Williams and Lily Huard of Port Angeles, and Mrs. Virginia Larson of Yakima; 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Charles Burrell Vail
Charles Burrell Vail, 61, of Gale's Addition, son of a pioneer family, died here Tuesday after a long illness. Funeral services will take place Saturday at 1pm at the McDonald Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Oscar Adam officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
He was born here June 3, 1892. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Vail, were members of the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. They came here in 1887 and settled at the mouth of Ennis Creek. The family was prominent in the affairs of the colony and this city in early days.
Charles B Vail was a pioneer operating engineer of this area. In recent years he had done custom plowing and land clearing. He lived in Clallam County all his life. He married Clara Clevenger here Jan 3, 1916. Mr. Vail was a member of the Neighbors of Woodcraft and of Local 302, Operating Engineers' Union.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Clara Vail and son James Vail, both of Port Angeles. Another son, Charles Vail, died here in 1945. Other survivors are 3 brothers, Emmons Vail, Shelton; Clyde Vail, Sequim; and Thomas Vail, Port Angeles; 5 grandsons, several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Herbert Burett Vail ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of June 19, 1936 )
Herbert Burett Vail, 67, a charter member of the Port Angeles Fire Department and prominent athlete of early days here, passed away at 6:15am today from a stroke suffered 2 days previously.
Funeral services are to be held Tuesday at 2pm in the chapel of the McDonald Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
Mr. Vail was born at Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio on July 31, 1869. In 1887 he came to Port Angeles with his parents and 2 brothers. His trade at that time was that of a painter.
Joining the Gate City Fire Department in 1891, he was a charter member of the volunteer organization, now call the Port Angeles Fire Department. In his youth he was very active in Port Angeles baseball and other sports and was known as an excellent swimmer.
In 1900 Mr. Vail went to Seattle where he resided for 32 years. In the later years he served as lineman for the city light department of Seattle and was retired on pension about 4 years ago due to a slight stroke. Since retiring, with the exception of a period of time spent in Ogden, Utah, he has lived in Port Angeles
Here, Mr. Vail was a frequent visitor to the city fire hall, renewing connections with the department which he helped institute. Many memories of early days in the community were revived, old-time fires were fought over, baseball games replayed and good time of pioneer years discussed. He was a familiar figure downtown in the past 2 or 3 years and made many new friends here in that time.
Survivors include one brother, Charles Wilbert Vail of Port Angeles; a niece, Mrs. Helen Vail Kempendorf of Ogden, Utah; and 4 nephews, Burrell, Emmons, Clyde and Tom Vail of Port Angeles.
Mrs. Kempendorf is coming here for the funeral rites.
Herbert V Vail
Old time friends of the late Herbert V Vail, who passed away here last week, will take part in funeral services for the pioneer Port Angeles fireman and athlete ate the McDonald Funeral Home Tuesday at 2pm. Attorney William B Ritchie will officiate in the rites. Honorary pallbearers will be veterans past and present members of the fire department, including Nat Hawkins, Joe Pearson, Frank Dilling, George Porter, Clyde McDonell and Fire Chief Clay Wolverton. Cremation is to follow the funeral.
Mary Ellen Burgess Vail
Mary Ellen Vail, 63, of Rt. 2, died Monday. Funeral services will be held at 11am Thursday in the McDonald Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Lieby officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mrs. Vail was born Nov 9, 1902 in Port Angeles, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Burgess. On Aug 28, 1920 she married Thomas Vail in Port Angeles and the couple settled here. Mrs. Vail was a member of the Christian Evangelical Church, Goldenagers and the Neighbors of Woodcraft.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas, at home; 2 sons, Louis H of Vallejo, CA, and Edwin E of Sequim; 2 daughters, Mrs. Glen Rudolph and Mrs. Vernon Elkhart, Jr., both of Port Angeles; 2 brothers, Walter burgess of Port Angeles and Alva Burgess of Bremerton; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Thomas H Vail ( clipping with date 1-31-75 )
The funeral for Thomas H Vail, 77, will be Tuesday at 1pm at Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Cole officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Angeles Memorial Park.
Mr. Vail, who resided at 731 S Alder St., died Friday in Port Angeles. He was born Nov 26, 1897 in Port Angeles to Mr. and Mrs. Charles W Vail.
He worked at Rayonier, Inc. pulp mill until his retirement. He was a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows, Neighbors of Woodcraft, and a former member of the Naval Lodge of Elks.
He is survived by his widow, Marvel Vail, of Port Angeles; 2 sons, Louis H Vail of Vallejo, CA and Edwin E (Gene) Vail of Tacoma; 2 daughters, Betty Anderson and Alice Craig, both of Port Angeles; 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Emmons (Doc) Vail of Renton.
Margaret Guptill Van Allen ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Nov 21, 1931 )
Mrs. Margaret Van Allen passed away at a local hospital on Friday evening after a brief illness. In the passing of Mrs. Margaret Van Allen the community lost one of its better known pioneers. Mrs. Van Allen, born in the state of Maine, came with her parents, the late Captain and Mrs. H M Guptill, to Port Angeles when she was a child and has spent most of her life in this city.
She is survived by a daughter, Ms. J H Ofstad of Sekiu; 2 sisters, Mrs. E G McCully of Detroit, MI, and Mrs. Willard Brumfield of Port Angeles; and 2 brothers, Capt. J E Guptill of Seattle and Thos. E Guptill of this city and 1 grandson.
The funeral will be from the Catholic Church at 9am Monday, Nov 23. Rev. Father Bernard Neary, O. S. B. officiating. Interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Remains are at the parlors of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors.
Ruth J Burdick Toupin Van Ausdle ( d April 28, 1989 )
A memorial service for Ruth J Van Ausdle, 76, will be at 11am Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sequim. She died Friday, April 28, 1989, in Sequim.
Mrs. Van Ausdle was born Aug 29, 1912 in Canada. She had lived many years in Sequim, where she was an antique dealer. She married Earl Van Ausdle in Chehalis in 1981.
Survivors include her husband of Sequim, and 2 sons, Robert Toupin and Ted Toupin, both of Canada. She was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Burdick.
Howard H Van Brocklin
Howard H Van Brocklin, 86, active for many years in civic affairs, died Monday in Port Angeles. The funeral will be at 3pm Thursday at Ridgeview Funeral Chapel with burial in Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. the Rev. Elbert Harlow and members of the Naval Lodge of Elks will officiate.
Mr. Van Brocklin, who resided at 514 W 3rd St., was born Dec 26, 1888, in LaPorte city, Iowa, to Mr. and Mrs. M O Van Brocklin. He attended schools in LaPorte City and School of Business at Waterloo, Iowa. He moved to Leavenworth (Chelan County) in 1909 and helped develop a fruit farm.
He came to Port Angeles in 1914 and established a men's clothing store, The Toggery. In 1929 he was secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. During the Depression he became local administrator for the WPA.
He purchased an insurance business in 1936 and became a real estate broker. He was a past president of the Port Angeles Board of Realtors.
He and Faye Burkett were married Oct 1, 1955, in Port Angeles. She died in 1969.
Mr. Brocklin was the last charter member of Port Angeles Rotary Club; a charter member of Peninsula Golf Club; a life member of the Elks Lodge; active in the Chamber of Commerce, and active in the County Fair for more than 30 years. He was from many years secretary of the G M Lauridsen Charity Trust Fund.
He is survived by sons William Brocklin of Port Angeles and Donald and Kenneth Brocklin of Alaska; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; brothers William, Francis, and George Brocklin, all of Leavenworth.
Robert L Van Brocklin
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Robert L Van Brocklin, 27, Cordova, AK businessman, councilman and private pilot for the past 2 years, was killed Saturday afternoon when his plane crashed into Eyak Lake near Cordova after a motor failure. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard H Van Brocklin of Port Angeles. In 1941 in Cordova, Mr. Van Brocklin married Eunice Anderson, a public health nurse from Walla Walla, WA. They had no children.
Mr. Van Brocklin is survived by his wife, Eunice, his parents and 2 brothers, William and Kenneth, all residing in Port Angeles and his brother, Donald of Cordova, AK.
Mrs. Van Brocklin, accompanied by Donald Van Brocklin, will leave Alaska on the next boat, bringing the body to Port Angeles. They expect to arrive here about August 11. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Charles H Van Brunt ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Feb 13, 1935 )
Charles H Van Brunt, 79, pioneer carpenter and cabinet maker of Port Angeles, died suddenly last night at 9. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2pm at the Christman Mortuary with Rev. C E Fulmer officiating. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
The late Charles H Van Brunt came to Port Angeles in 1891. He helped construct many of the buildings in the city and also took an active part in city political affairs. Mr. and Mrs. Van Brunt settled on their place at 1026 E 6th St. and lived there constantly for more than 40 years.
During the many years residence here Mr. Van Brunt lived a very active life. He numbered his friends by the hundreds, particularly among the older residents. He retained his interest in the city and county always and was particularly interested in politics.
Charles H Van Brunt was born at Augusta, IL Oct 4, 1856. He was married to Flora Carver at Fort Scott, KS March 12, 1886. The couple had one child, a boy, who died in Port Angeles in 1918.
Surviving relatives besides the widow are 2 brothers, John of Missouri and Fred of Kansas, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Sarah Farmer and Mrs. Margaret Meade, both of New Mexico.
Melvina Conroy Van Kuren (clipping with date 3-27-1939 )
Mrs. Melvina Van Kuren, 88, a resident of Port Angeles for 47 years, passed away Sunday at 2:25pm at the nursing home of Mrs. C B Harrison after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30pm in the McDonald Funeral Home chapel, conducted by the Rev. Rev. C E Fulmer, old-time friend of Mrs. Van Kuren. Burial will be in the GAR plot at Ocean View Cemetery, the Women's Relief Corps holding graveside rites.
Mrs. Van Kuren, whose maiden name was Melvina Conroy, was born at German Flats, NY on Jan 21, 1851. She was married at the close of the Civil War to James Madison Van Kuren, who served in the war with the First Michigan Volunteers. Until 1890 the couple lived in Michigan, farming in Oakland County. In that year they moved to Washington spent 2 years at Shelton, then came to Port Angeles.
Mr. Van Kuren died here in April, 1922. His widow remained in Port Angeles until her own passing Sunday.
The Van Kurens lived principally here in the home at 7th and B Sts. which they built about 37 years ago. They took up a homestead in the Blue Mountain district, in addition, and the voting precinct of that neighborhood still bears their name.
Mrs. Van Kuren was a member of the Women's Relief Corps 48 years, joining shortly after the organization was formed. She was the oldest member of the corps in Clallam County, in point of number of years actual membership, at the time of her death. She also was a charter member of the Women's Literary Club and was much interested in church work, first in connection with the Methodist Episcopal church and later, the Presbyterian. Old time friends recall she was largely instrumental in promoting construction of the Methodist church building at 7th and D streets, still used as a church by another denomination.
Mrs. Van Kuren was interested in the Clallam County Indians and was well-known and respected by them.
No blood relatives of Mrs. Van Kuren are known to be living. Other relatives include a nephew, A J Van Kuren of Gaines, MI and 3 great-nephews, Dr. Earl B Miller of Port Angeles and Earl and Oliver J Van Kuren of Michigan.
Martha E Johnson Vannausdle
Funeral services for Martha E Vannausdle, 92, will be held at Harper Funeral Home Wednesday at 2pm. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Memorial Park. Rev. James Seeley will officiate. Mrs. Vannausdle died in Port Angeles Sunday.
She was born Sep 13, 1879 in Lamar, MO, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Johnson. In 1880 she crossed the plains in a covered wagon with her parents who were among the first settles of Asotin flat.
She married Frank Vannausdle July 26, 1899 and the couple moved to Port Angeles in 1923. He died in 1965. She resided at 1116 E Boulevard. She was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church.
Survivors include 5 sons, Vernon and Earl Van Ausdle [thus] of Port Angeles, and Glenn of Spokane and Edwin and Raymond of Port Angeles; 3 daughters, Gertrude Lackman of Moses Lake, Gladys Olson of Vancouver and Agnes Rosen of Port Angeles; 2 brothers, John Johnson of Florida and Ray Johnson of Clarkston, 21 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.
Tilemachos (Tom) Vasilatos, Sr.
Tilemachos (Tom) Vasilatos, Sr., pioneer Port Angeles restaurant operator, died in a Seattle hospital Thursday after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home at 11:30am Tuesday with the Rev. E J Athanasiou of the Seattle Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption will officiate. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. Vasilatos was born June 16, 1887 in Agrillas, Greece. He left his home county in 1910 and came to Port Angeles from Victoria, BC in 1911. He became a US citizen Feb 19, 1927.
He owned and operated restaurants on the Olympic Peninsula for 35 years. Among the establishments operated here were the Olympic Oyster and Chop Home and Wilmer's Cafe and the Central Cafe, Port Townsend, between 1928 and 1937. He operated Wilmer's Cafe here from 1912 to 1949 when he retired. Wilmer's Cafe was the site of the present Harrington's Grill. He left Port Angeles in 1955 and since has lived with his daughters at 3610 45th St, West Seattle.
Mr. Vasilatos married Anna Pappasatthati in 1914. Mrs. Vasilatos died in 1934.
He was a member of the Naval Lodge of Elks, the Port Angeles Chapter of Ahepa and Odd Fellows Lodges and a charter member of the Port Angeles Gun club.
Surviving relatives include 2 sons, Tom Vasilatos, Jr., Bellevue, WA; Nick Vasilatos, Portland; 2 daughters, Julia and Katheryn Vasilatos, Seattle; 3 grandchildren and 2 sisters in Greece.
Ella Jessup Vautier ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Oct 24, 1932 )
Dr. Ella J Vautier, 70, who for numerous years practiced in Port Angeles, living in Clallam County since 1918, passed away at her Sequim home at 805am Sunday. She was the wife of George Vautier who survives.
The late Mrs. Vautier was born at Newport, Quebec, Oct 11, 1862 as Ella Jessup. she lived in Newport until her marriage in 1892 to George Vautier. The couple then came westward and made their home in Bellingham, residing there until 1918 when they removed to Port Angeles.
Five children, all of whom survive, were born to the Vautiers. They are: George and Joseph Vautier, Sequim; Percy of Seattle, formerly assistant manage of the Kaufman and Leonard Company in Port Angeles; Eddie, of San Francisco, and Miss Rita Vautier of Sequim. There are 2 sisters, Mrs. Eliza Nolan, of Montreal, and Miss Marguerite Jessup, Seattle, and 2 brothers, Thomas Jessup of Newport, Quebec, and Patrick W Jessup, Bellingham.
Mrs. Vautier was a devout member of the Catholic Church and the Third Order of St Francis of Assisi. Her activities in social and fraternal circles included membership in the Royal Neighbors, Women of the Moose, Business and Professional Women's Club, Woman's Literary Club, and the Delphian Society. Her friendships were many and varied, covering a wide range of Clallam County people, who knew and respected her both in her professional capacity as a sanipractor and as a valued acquaintance.
Funeral services are to be held Wednesday morning at the Catholic Church at 9 with the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors, in charge. Rev. Father Bernard Neary, O. S. B. will officiate. Burial is to be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Kodae Lornn Vernon ( d March 19, 1988 )
A funeral service for Kodae Lornn Victor, 54, of Port Angeles, will be at 1pm Saturday at Harper-Ridgeview Chapel. Pastor Omer Vigoren of Bethany Pentecostal church will officiate. Burial will follow at Ocean View Cemetery. Mr. Vernon died Saturday, March 19, 1988 in Port Angeles.
He was born April 13, 1933, in Port Angeles to Lloyd David and Lila Gertrude Iredale Vernon. He married Librada Acosta Aug 13, 1983 in the Philippines.
Mr. Vernon was a lifetime resident of Port Angeles. He served 2 years in Korea with the Army, and had been a special deputy sheriff for Clallam County. He had worked at Merrill & Ring since 1961 as a millwright, electrician and machinist. Mr. Vernon was a member of the Amateur Radio club and enjoyed the out-of-doors.
Survivors include his wife Librada of Port Angeles; 1 son, Michael Kodae Vernon of Port Angeles; one daughter, Lea Jean Ramirez of California; and 4 grandchildren.
Marion Lambert Maher Vincent
Marion Lambert Vincent, 87, died Oct 27. She resided at Rt. 2, Sequim.
Mrs. Vincent was born Nov 13, 1878 in Port Townsend to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lambert. The family moved to Port Discovery where she received her early education.
Later, Mrs. Vincent attended Haskell Institute in Kansas; then served as boys' matron at Old Fort Mojave in Arizona for 3 years. Later she took nurses training at NY Institute for Women and Children. While in the East she married Thomas A Maher by whom she had 4 children. Two of them are deceased.
In Dec of 1921, Mrs. Vincent married Frank Vincent. He died in 1948. Mrs. Vincent had been a resident of the Sequim community for 60 years.
Funeral services were held Oct 31 at the Sequim Trinity Methodist church under the direction of the McDonald Funeral Home. Interment followed in Sequim Valley Chapel.
She is survived by 2 sons, William Maher and Frank Vincent of Seattle; a daughter, Mrs. Fred Taylor of Sequim; 2 sisters, Mrs. Tillie Hopkins of Sequim and Mrs. Florence Hopkins of Yelm; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Paul Violette ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Oct 3, 1929 )
Paul Violette, 73, who has lived on a farm at Blyn during the past 24 years, passed away suddenly at his home early Wednesday afternoon. Death was believed due to a heart attack suffered while he was climbing to the seat of a wagon.
Through his long residence at Blyn, the late Mr. Violette was widely acquainted in the East End section and was very favorably known to the people of that district. He settled at Blyn with his wife 24 years ago, coming from Minneapolis, where a brother, Abel, is located still. He was born at Van Buren, ME Oct 29, 1856 of French antecedents, and removed to Minneapolis at the age of 24 years.
A boxer of considerable note in his youth, the late Blyn farmer reached the peak of his career when he battled 12 rounds with the famous Bob Fitzsimmons at St. Paul late in the last century. The "Ruby Robert" held the heavyweight championship of the world about that time and it was no novice who could make a 12 round stand against the noted puncher.
His acquaintances in the East End did not know Mr. Violette generally as a past master at the fistic art, but grew to respect him as a valued neighbor. His passing occasions many regrets in the Blyn territory.
The widow, Mrs. Hattie Violette of Blyn; a brother, Abel in Minneapolis, and a nephew, J E Bernard of Port Angeles, survive the pioneer farmer.
Funeral services will be held at the Sequim Catholic Church Friday at 2pm. Rev. Father Bernard Neary, O. S. B. officiating. Burial will be in the Sequim Cemetery. The services are to be under the direction of the Dewey Lyden Company, funeral directors, of Port Angeles.
Jerome F "Dutch" Vollendorff ( clipping with date 7-5-1934 )
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Funeral services for the late Jerome F Vollendorff, 40, accountant for the Port Angeles Evening News who died Tuesday afternoon, will be held at the Catholic Church at 9am tomorrow, Friday with Rev. Father Bernard Neary, O. S. B. in charge and with the Dewey Lyden Funeral Home in charge. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.
On account of the funeral there will be special services at the Catholic Church Friday morning at 7, 8, and 9 o'clock. the 8 o'clock Mass will be the Mass of Exposition service. The funeral Mass will be at 9.
The late Jerome F Vollendorff was born at Colfax, Washington, on Sep 29, 1894. He attended Gonzaga University, Spokane, and was by profession an accountant. Mr. Vollendorff and Miss Loretta Carroll were married at Walla Walla Dec 24, 1915. Three children, Jeanne, Jack and Beatrice, were born to the couple and they and the widow survive.
The family came here from Walla Walla 7 years ago and Mr. Vollendorff was employed as accountant and circulation manage on the Evening News until his last illness.
Mr. Vollendorff was a member and officer of the Knights of Columbus and of the Port Angeles Aerie of Eagles.
Surviving relatives besides the widow and 3 children are a brother, Frank, of Walla Walla, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Coakley and Miss Beatrice Vollendorff of Mount Angel, OR.
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Yoakum, Vesta Vernice Messer Hay
Young, Fred H
Young, Randolph J.
Youngquist, Teoncee Fritz
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Vesta Vernice Messer Hay Yoakum
Mrs. Vesta Vernice Yoakum died Saturday night just before she was to be installed as an associate matron of Pilgrim Chapter OES, Sequim. Mrs. Yoakum suffered a stroke as she entered the chapter room and was carried downstairs. She died later at Olympic Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are tentatively set for 2pm Thursday at the Trinity Methodist Church. the Rev. Mrs. Marion Brown will conduct the services with Amaranth and Order of Eastern Star taking part. Harper Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Long active in civic affairs, Mrs. Yoakum was a member of the OES, Sequim Rebekah Lodge 155, president of Rhododendron Grandmothers club 22 of Gardiner, VWF Auxiliary to Post 4760 as well as bridge clubs and was a sponsor of a bowling team.
Her husband, Angus C Hay, who died in 1931, founded the White Bluffs Spokesman. She handset type for the paper. They moved to Sequim in 1915, buying the Sequim Press from founder George W O'Brien. A used linotype was bought in 1916. Up to the paper was handset.
In 1921 Hay suffered a stroke. He told his wife what not to do in making up the page, while he lay down on a cot. She ran the paper for 6 weeks with the help of an old printer, her son Gordon Hay recalls.
When Mr. Hay died in 1931 she ran the paper until 1949 when she sold it to James and Betty Coble. "During that time she was quoted frequently throughout the state dailies, particularly in editorial writing," her son says.
She build the Yoakum apartments after selling the newspaper. She also wrote poetry, having had some published in "National Anthology of Verse." Three or 4 volumes of poetry written later may later be published.
She married L J "Jack" Yoakum in 1935. He died in 1951. She was a member of the Unity Center at Bremerton.
Mrs. Yoakum was born April 16, 1898 in Michigan. Her family moved to Tennessee and later she came west. After marrying Angus Hay she returned to high school and completed 4 years of high school in 3 years. She planned to go to college when her sons did but her husband's death prevented this.
Survivors include 2 sons, Angus C Hay, Jr. of Lutz, FL and Gordon H Hay of Bremerton.
Two brothers, Col. C J Messer of Gardiner and Roswell Messer of Naches, Washington and 3 sisters, Olive Towne of Spokane, Mrs. Joseph Yank of Bremerton and Elva DeZarn of Seattle. Her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J Pierce of Yakima, also survive as do 2 grandchildren.
Fred H Young ( Oct 29, 1997 )
A Service of Remembrance for Fred H Young, 78, of Port Angeles will be at 2pm Tuesday in Faith Lutheran Church, Sequim, with the Rev. Michael Kasting officiating. Mr. Young died Wednesday, Oct 29, 1998, in Port Angeles.
He was born Sep 28, 1919 in Wenatchee to Fred S and Grace B (Olsen) Young. After childhood in Eastern Washington he came to Port Angeles in 1936 with the Civilian Conservation Corps, then worked as an operating engineer on the Hurricane Ridge Road. Mr. Young entered the military service Nov 23, 1942 in Great Falls, MT; he was discharged.
Her married Margaret "Peggy" Jensen Feb 11, 1949, in Edmonds; after her death, he married Helen Saddler on May 30, 1997.
Mr. Young was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Port Angeles and the Seattle local of Operating Engineers.
Survivors include his wife Helen of Port Angeles; sons Fred R Young of Veradale and King DeBord of Eugene, OR; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Sister Almeda Kurtz preceded him in death.
Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Randolph J Young ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Nov 28, 1953 )
Randolph J Young, 83, former Port Angeles city engineer, died at Port Townsend Thursday night after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Monday at 8pm at the Caroll Mortuary, Port Townsend. Burial will be in Mt. Angeles Cemetery.
Mr. Young was born Oct 13, 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He went on the Klondike God Rush in 1898. Returning from the north, he married Edna Judd in Alpine, AZ May 28, 1901. Mrs. Young died in 1935.
He came here in 1918 with the U S Army Spruce Division. From 1919 to 1921 he was the city engineer here. He then became manager of the North Prairie Public Service Co., owner of the water system. He remained in that position until the system was sold to the City of Port Angeles.
After that he became manager of the Port Angeles Cooperage Co which had it manufacturing plant on Ediz Hook.
The family moved to Jefferson Co in 1932. He was construction engineer for a Cape George project, the fort engineer at Ft. Worden until his retirement in 1946.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. Merry Powers of Beirut, Lebanon, Mrs.
Rudolph Buge, Port Angeles, and Mrs. Billie Y Smith, Port Angeles.
Teoncee C Fritz Youngquist
Mrs. Teoncee C Youngquist, a lifetime resident of the Palo Alto area near Sequim, died there Thursday at the age of 69. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3pm at the Sequim Methodist Church with Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Sequim View Cemetery under the direction of the Harper Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Stewart Ellis, Henry Schmith, Antone Schmith, Robert Polhamus, Joe Almaden and Louis Sofie.
Mrs. Youngquist was born in Sequim in 1898. She attended school in the Palo Alto area. Following her schooling she lived several years with her sister and was married to Ainer Youngquist in Sept 1921.
The couple lived their entire married life in Sequim. Mr. Youngquist died in 1957. Mrs. Youngquist enjoyed the outdoors and in her younger years enjoyed horseback riding. Recently she still spent much time in the outdoors with her gardening, especially flowers and feeding and enjoying the birds in the area.
Mrs. Youngquist is survived by a son Bob in Sequim, a sister, Mrs. Ruth
Clawson of Modesto, CA, and a brother Ira Fritz of Bremerton. Three
grandchildren also survive.
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Luigi Zaccardo ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Mar 27, 1935 )
Luigi Zaccardo, 78, pioneer resident of Blyn, died at 11am Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Mar 28, at the Blyn Church with Rev. G H Hart officiating and the Sequim Mortuary in charge at 2pm.
Mr. Zaccardo's wife died at Blyn March 3 and it is thought that grief over her loss prompted the aged man to take his own life.
Born in Italy, Nov. 25, 1857, he was married in that country in 1875. The couple came to Blyn 35 years ago where Mr. Zaccardo operated a shoe repair shop for years.
Eleven children were born to the couple, 8 of which are living. the surviving children are: 2 sons, Frank and A A Zaccardo, state district fire warden, both of Blyn; and the following daughters: Mrs. Marie Marconi, Italy; Mrs. Angeline Sofie, Mrs. Mary Nason and Mrs. Louise Delaney, Blyn, and Mrs. Julia Stewart and Mrs. Laura Sofie of Seattle. There are also 30 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
Adam Zerenner ( Port Angeles Evening News issue of Sep 23, 1927 )
Adam Zerenner, 71, a pioneer tailor of Port Angeles, passed away Thursday evening at a local hospital, following a serious illness from cancer of the stomach. He remains are at the Lyden & Freeman Funeral Parlors and services will be held from there Sunday at 1pm, Rev. E H Beilstein of the Lutheran Church, reading the service. The body will be laid to rest in Ocean View Cemetery.
Mr. Zerenner was born in Germany, Dec 21, 1855, and came to Port Angeles about 40 years ago. With his needle and thread he built up a fine tailoring business, retiring from it about 10 years ago. He financed the construction of the Mack theater, now known as Halberg's Olympian, and owned other property in Port Angeles as well.
His niece, Mrs. Mamie Kightlinger, of Yuma, AZ, came here a week ago to be with her uncle in his illness. Other relatives surviving are: a sister, Mrs. Katherine Centgraf, Caldwell, KS; and a brother John Zerenner at Chene, KS
Pioneers of Port Angeles will be pall bearers at Mr. Zerenner's funeral.