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Location: Grays Harbor County WA

Lucas, Emma A. Bean – Obituary

Mrs. Emma A. Lucas, 67, pioneer resident of Aberdeen and prominent worker in the Order of Eastern Star, died last night [May 24, 1928] at the family residence, 1701 West First Street following a several weeks’ illness. Mrs. Lucas was the widow of the late M. E. [Marshall Edward] Lucas and had lived in Aberdeen for more than 30 years. Mrs. Lucas was born in Junction City, Oregon, and came to Grays Harbor shortly after graduating from the University of Oregon. Soon after her arrival here, she became identified with Eastern Star work, and had served as secretary of Rhododendron Chapter for the past 20 years. She also served a term as Worthy Matron of the Aberdeen Chapter. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Julia A. Lucas, Aberdeen; five brothers, Federal Judge R. S. Bean, Portland; J. R. Bean, Portland; Dr. J. W. Bean, Ventura, California; L. E. Bean, Salem, Oregon, and C. O. Bean, Raymond; and by a sister, Mrs. W. W. Pope, Ventura. Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning at the Elerding Chapel. Rev. Charles McDermoth will officiate and interment will be in Fern Hill Cemetery. The Order of Eastern Star will conduct ritualistic services at the graveside. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Curtis, Elmira Dorothea Champ – Obituary

Mrs. Elmira Curtis, 61, a resident of Aberdeen for the past 12 years, died last night [November 26] at a local hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Curtis was born in Winlock. She made her home here at 513 West Curtis Street and had been employed in various Harbor restaurants. Surviving are sons, Norman Curtis, Winlock, and Glen and Vern Curtis, both of Aberdeen, daughters, Mrs. Lois Audette, Aberdeen, and Mrs. Dorothy Cabibi, Terra Bella, Calif.; sisters, Mrs. Mae Olsen, Aberdeen; Mrs. Florence Leland, Seattle; Mrs. Godine McCoy, San Francisco, and Mrs. Geraldine Folkins, Fairfield, Wash.; brothers, Clifford and Jay Champ, both of Tacoma; 10 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Winlock [Cemetery]. Aberdeen Daily World, November 27, 1954 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Champ, Elvira ‘Ella’ Ackley – Obituary

Mrs. Ella A. Champ, 73, resident here for 30 years, died Saturday night at a local hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Champ was born at Hillsboro, Oregon, and had resided for a time at Winlock before coming to Aberdeen. The family home is at 308 West Market Street. Surviving are her husband, Willis Champ, at the residence, two sons, Clifford Champ, Tacoma, and Jay C. Champ, Aberdeen; daughters, Mrs. Elmira Curtis, Aberdeen; Mrs. Mae Olsen, Aberdeen; Mrs. Retha Lonquest, Portland; Mrs. Florence Leland, Seattle; Mrs. Goldie McCoy, San Francisco, and Mrs. Geraldine Folkins, Spokane; sisters, Miss Jennie Ackley, Winlock, and Mrs. Carrie McCloud, Chehalis; brothers, Byron Ackley, Winlock; George Ackley, Yakima, and Rodney Ackley, Seattle; five grandchildren who will act as pallbearers and several great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon in Elerding Chapel with the Rev. C. E. Kingsley officiating. Interment will follow in Fern Hill Cemetery. Aberdeen Daily World, March 3, 1947 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Champ, Charles Darwin – Obituary

Charles Champ, 36, known among Harbor loggers as “Big Charlie,” dropped dead at the door of the cookhouse of Camp 10, Humptulips Logging Company, immediately after the evening meal at the camp yesterday. Death was ascribed to heart trouble. Champ had engaged in woods work in the Harbor country for the last 10 years, coming here then from Winlock. His mother and brothers and sisters reside in Winlock. A nephew lives in Hoquiam, and an uncle, Willis, resides in Aberdeen. The body is at the local Whiteside parlors pending completion of funeral arrangements. [Interment Winlock Cemetery, Lewis Co.] Aberdeen Daily World, Front Page, August 9, 1922 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Conner, Lela Maude Ingersoll Cooke – Obituary

Lela M. Conner, 87, a resident of McCleary for 18 years and a previous resident of O’Brien, Oregon, died February 13 [1975] at a local hospital. She was born December 2, 1887, at Lowell, Washington, and was a member of the McCleary Grange and the American Legion Auxiliary at Kerby, Oregon. Her husband, Clyde L. Conner died August 20, 1974. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Fattig of McCleary; four sons, Edwin Cooke of Cave Junction, Ore., Gordon Cooke of Port Angeles, Ellsworth Cooke of Grants Pass, Ore., and Jim Cooke of O’Brien; three sisters, Mary Atkenson, Gladys Carter and Grace Bernard, all of Elma; a brother, Ellsworth Ingersoll of Wenatchee, 20 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Whiteside Chapel, Elma with the Rev. William Kennedy officiating. Additional services were held at 1 p.m. Monday from the Methodist Church in Cave Junction, Oregon. Burial followed in the Laurel Cemetery, Kerby, Oregon. Contributed by: Shelli...

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