Mrs. LeRoy Rash, 54, resident here for the past month, died this morning [February 9, 1944], in St. Anthony’s Hospital, following a week’s illness caused by pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Rash came here from Silverton, Mr. Rash having purchased the Charles Peterson ranch at Cayuse.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Rash is survived by two sons and a daughter, Lloyd Rash, Harold Rash, and Mrs. Arline Thompson; a brother, Jack Rowe of Meacham, and five sisters, Mrs. E. W. [Georgia] Barnum of Pendleton, Mrs. Laura Jochinsen of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Sylvia King of Chewelah, Wash., Mrs. James [Carlie] Wickham of Hood River and Mrs. James [Bernice] Stalcup of Albany. The funeral will be held Friday, 2 p.m. in the Folsom Chapel. [Interment at Olney Cemetery]
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman