North Powder, Union County, Oregon

Charles M. Belfield, aged 70, died suddenly at his home in North Powder at about 4 o’clock Sunday morning. Mr. Belfield has been in poor health for the past several months, following an attack of pneumonia. He was up and about the house after midnight Sunday morning, and was found dead by his bedside about 7 o’clock.

For the past fourteen or fifteen years, Mr. Belfield has been a resident of North Powder and North Powder vicinity.

Mr. Benfield (sic) was born in VanBuren County, Iowa, May 28, 1857.

He is survived by his wife, Ella L. and three sons, Geo. W. of Colorado; W.C. of North Carolina and Ernest M. of Portland, who were at the funeral; four daughters Mrs. Laura A. Marr, Mrs. Nellie M. Brogan and Mrs. Edna Hoges of Kansas and Mrs. Rose Fugat of Pleasant Valley, this county; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services and burial were held from the late home Tuesday afternoon.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 25, 1927