Bradshaw, Pearl Catlin – Obituary

Mrs. Frank H. Bradshaw, 59, passed away at her home at 408 North Kittitas Street last evening of a heart attack following a protracted illness. Pearl Catlin Bradshaw was born in Ellensburg, November 16, 1873, and on June 9, 1905 was married to Frank H. Bradshaw, who survives her. She leaves five children, all of



Rader, Margaret Chance – Obituary

On Sunday Oct. 26th the gentle spirit of Margaret Rader passed to the land where pain is not, neither sorrow nor death, age 73. She was the mother of ten children, seven of whom are still living, two sons in the Methow Valley, one of whom had just been down to see her, one daughter



Wippel, Frederick – Obituary

Fred Wippel, 72, a Kittitas Valley resident since 1901, died Monday [December 9, 1940] from a heart ailment. Fred Wippel was born in Sunman, Indiana in 1868, and spent his early years in that state. He married Kathryn Renyer in Topeka, Kansas, in 1901 and came to Ellensburg shortly afterwards. He joined his brothers, Simon



Milns, Anna Katherine Mueller – Obituary

Long-time Ellensburg resident Anna K. Milns died early Wednesday at a local rest home.She was 89. Born November 26, 1880 at St. James, Minn., she came to the Ellensburg area with her family when she was 2. In 1909 she was marred to Martin Wippel. He died in 1915. In 1930 she married Frank Milns



Parker, Orilla Fogarty – Obituary

Mrs. Orilla Fogarty Parker, 49, a native of Ellensburg, died at her home at 608 North Ruby Street last night [November 23, 1948] following an illness of two months. She had been in failing health for several years. Mrs. Parker, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Fogarty, Kittitas Valley pioneers, was born



Peffers, Henry Elmer – Obituary

Elmer Peffers, 47, died here this morning [June 14, 1935] after a short illness. Born here and for most of his life a resident of the valley. Mr. Peffers is survived by two sisters, Emma Waters and Mary McEwen; and four brothers, John, Leavenworth; William and Burton, Ellensburg; and Albert, Sunnyside. Funeral arrangements have not



Pease, Rosanna ‘Roxy’ L. Williams – Obituary

Mrs. Roxy L. Pease, who died Oct. 31st was born Aug. 28th 1832, in Steuben County, New York. At the age of 20 she married B. S. [Benjamin Salisbury] Pease and soon after immigrated to the then territory of Iowa. After a few years residence there the family again immigrated, this time to territory of



Weaver, Clyde Carl – Obituary

Clyde Weaver, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Weaver, and a well-known young man died at his residence in West Kittitas, six miles west of this city, Friday, January 4th at 9:15 p.m., of heart failure. Mr. Weaver had been more or less indisposed for several days and had returned from a trip to



Grimm, Anna Bailes – Obituary

Mrs. Annie Grimm died in this city at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Poland, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1911. Funeral from Briley’s Chapel, Friday at 2 p.m., Rev. A. L. Crim officiates. Mrs. Grimm was born in Missouri, October 19, 1852. When yet a child, she moved with her parents to Salem, Oregon, where



Banister, Samuel Newell – Obituary

Aged pioneer of valley loses his life in the river; Samuel Newell Bannister, resident of valley for many years, drowns; Body is recovered; Falls from Lower River Bridge at noon yesterday; No witnesses Samuel Newell Banister, 92, a pioneer of this state and the Kittitas valley, lost his life yesterday when he fell from the



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