Death Claims Union Pioneer

Leon Levy, 79, of Union, pioneer merchant and breeder of thoroughbred cattle, died Friday at La Grande, where he had been ill for 11 months. Mr. Levy was born May 3, 1863, in Pacheco, Cal., and came to Oregon in 1878 with his family.

Mr. Levy and his brothers were well known on the Pacific coast for their fine livestock and for many years exhibited at the Pacific International Livestock show and were active in the handling of the Union livestock show. Mr. Levy was a member of the Union Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his sisters, Mrs. Minnie Bloch, Portland; Mrs. Helen Lewin, San Francisco; Estelle and Edna Levy of Union, and his brothers, Milton S. Levy of Union, and Gus Levy of La Grande.

Services will be held Monday at Holman & Lutz, N. E. 14th avenue and Sandy boulevard, at 11:30 A. M. Rabbi Henry J. Berkowitz officiating. Interment will be at Beth Israel cemetery.

(not sure which paper this came from, but date of death was October 30, 1942)
Contrubuted by: Diane Levy Salmon