Filer, Martha Ann Bacus – Obituary

After an illness of several months at her home near Twisp, Washington, Mrs. Martha Filer, died Thursday, August 25 [1913] age 73 years. Mrs. Filer was born January 8, 1840 in Illinois and when a girl moved with her parents to Texas, where in 1869 she was married to Jacob Filer. [Marriage date is incorrect.



Livingston, Ardith Maxine – Obituary

Union, Oregon Ardith Maxene Livingston, 100, of Union, died at her residence May 31. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Union. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Maxene Livingston was born Aug. 29, 1907, the oldest of 13



Sharp, Byron Rev. – Obituary

The Rev. Byron Sharp died at his home, 1531 Grand Avenue, early Saturday [November 17, 1923] morning after an illness of several weeks. The Rev. Sharp was 77 years old, and had been a minister of the Methodist Church in the Columbia River Conference for almost 50 years, excepting about three years when he was



Filer, Peter Louis – Obituary

Services were held Saturday for Peter Louis Filer, Methow Valley pioneer who passed away at the age of 88 years [January 17, 1951] at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ora B. Voight, Bremerton. Born April 9, 1862, in Dallas, Texas, Mr. Filer came to Washington in 1887, then but a territory. He stopped for



Yocom, Joseph – Obituary

Joe Yocom, aged 22, passed away [October 6, 1910] yesterday morning in Okanogan after a six weeks’ siege of typhoid fever. The deceased is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Byron [Myam] Yocom of the Colockom and was a brother of Mrs. Edward Dennis. His father, mother, and sister, Mrs. Moore, of Portland, were with



Prewitt, Robert T. – Obituary

Robert T. Prewitt, pioneer of the Methow Valley passed away at 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 15, [1946] at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maude Allen [Twisp]. Mr. Prewitt or “Bob” as he was generally known to the people of the valley was one of the early pioneers, having first come here in 1887. He



Smathers, Leone Wright – Obituary

Mrs. Leone Smathers, 46, of Omak, former Ellensburg resident, died Wednesday [June 24, 1942] following an operation at Rochester, Minnesota, according to word received here. Funeral services will be held at the Honeycutt chapel here Monday afternoon, June 29, at 1:30 o’clock. Rev. Joseph Greene of the Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in



Curtis, James H. – Obituary

James H. Curtis, one of the early pioneers of the valley, who came here in 1873, died suddenly last Saturday at Brewster, Wash., according to work received here. He was born July 1, 1849, in McCoon County, Mich. In 1875 he was married in The Dalles, Ore., to Miss Samantha Wheeler. Four of their six



Filer, Martha Ann Bacus – Obituary

After an illness of several months at her home near Twisp, Washington, Mrs. Martha Filer, died Thursday, August 25 [1913] age 73 years. Mrs. Filer was born January 8, 1840 in Illinois and when a girl moved with her parents to Texas, where in 1869 she was married to Jacob Filer. [Marriage date is incorrect.



Yocom, Earl William – Obituary

Twisp–Earl William Yocom, 49, a former resident of the Wenatchee area and late of Twisp, died in a Tacoma hospital Monday [April 26, 1965] following a brief illness. Born in Malaga, Feb. 3, 1916, he lived in the Colockum and Wenatchee areas until moving with his family to Twisp in 1931. He served in the



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