James Odell, for a number of years a resident of Union, died in Portland, Oregon, Sunday November 14, 1909, age 74 years, 10 months and 22 days. Interment in Portland.
Deceased leaves a wife, Mrs. Minnie Odell; a daughter, Mrs. Walter Swackhamer; and a son, James Odell, of his immediate family, to mourn his loss. James Odell had been a sufferer for a number of years and his death was not unexpected.
He was a man of considerable means, having been successful in stock-raising in the Rye Valley country. The sympathy of many friends is extended to the family in their bereavement.
Undated newspaper item
Contributed by: Larry Rader