Fred C. Beldin; retired Union Pacific fireman, died at his home Tuesday of an extended illness.

Graveside services will be held at Hillcrest cemetery Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Mullins officiating.

Born in Summerville, Mr. Beldin was a lifelong resident of Union County. He was a member of the Union Pacific Old Timers and the International Brotherhood of Fireman and Oilers.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Susan Beldin of La Grande; three step-sons, Leonard N. Campbell of la Grande, Richard E. Campbell of Newbridge., and Herbert L. Campbell of Elko, Nevada, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dempsey’s Chapel.

La Grande Observer, June 9, 1966, Page 3
Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary Jaensch

Is this Charles Frederick Belden, the son of Helena Jane Hammock Belden and John J. Beldin?
Maybe backwards, Fred C. Beldin. I bet it is. Alice Allen will hopefully concur. Gary