Surname: Fix

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Fix, Stella F. Hall – Obituary

Mrs. Stella F. Fix, 93, of 112 S. 36th St., Tacoma, died in a local hospital Wednesday [February 12]. She was born in Battle Ground, and had lived in this area all her life. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now She is survived by a son-in-law, Fred Ferritti of Tacoma; and a cousin, Bill Burt of Portland. Services are announced by Orting Funeral Home. [Interment Orting Cemetery] Tacoma News Tribune, February 14, 1969 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Stella Yates – Obituary

Mrs. Stella Fix, 64, of Rt. 6, Box 262, Dash Point, died Wednesday [July 17, 1946] in a local hospital. She had lived at Dash Point 40 years and was a native of Oregon. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve C. Baker of Tacoma, and one grandson. Private services were held Friday at Mountain View with cremation following. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Russell Oro – Obituary

Russell Oro Fix, 87, died Oct. 28, 1993. He was born Oct 3, 1906 in Anaheim, CA, however, he has lived in Kapowsin, WA, since he was three months old. His parents, Samuel Edgar Fix and Clara Jane Harris were early Washington pioneers. His father came to Orting, Washington Territory, in 1889 and his mother in 1874. Russ was graduated from Kapowsin High School in 1925 and attended the University of Washington where he majored in forestry and rowed on the UW crew team. Russ retired from Puget Sound Power and Light in 1972 as a hydroelectric operator. He had started working for PSPL in 1928, and all of his years were spent at the White River and Electron plants. He played an instrumental role in unionizing the electrical workers in the plant during the 1930s. He had been a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 77) since 1935. Russell was also a member of the original board that helped consolidate Bethel School District from the smaller districts. He was a 65 year member of Mt. View Masonic Lodge and a member of the Puyallup Elks Lodge (BPOE No. 1450). He was preceded in death by his wife of 83 years, Elizabeth Ward Fix, in 1984. He is survived by 3 sisters, Ione (Mrs. Emmett) Chase of Graham, Pauline Fitch of Puyallup, and Zenia Dubendorf of Olympia,...

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Fix, George Stewart – Obituary

George Fix, 71, native of Minnesota, died Monday [May 28, 1945] at his home at Orting. He is survived by his wife, Ollie, at the home; son, Earl G. Fix, Tacoma; sister, Mrs. Grace Baker, Tacoma, and a brother, Ed Fix of Kapowsin. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Orting Funeral Home, the Rev. W. O. Benadow officiating. Burial will be in Sumner Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Cora Johnson – Obituary

Mrs. Cora Fix, 72, of Orting, passed on at her home Aug. 2 [1946] after an illness of several months. She had resided in Orting since 1889, moving there from her birthplace in Cawker City, Kas. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Gladys L. Berry of Orting, and two granddaughters, Mrs. Orpha Stone of Tacoma and Mrs. Shirley Rudnick of Orting. Also surviving are six great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Orting M. E. Church. Burial will be in the Orting Cemetery under direction of the Orting Funeral Home. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Samuel Edgar – Obituary

Samuel Edgar Fix, 80, who came to Orting in 1890 and who later built the Kapowsin School and the Eatonville gymnasium, died Tuesday [April 3, 1951] at a Puyallup Hospital. He was born in Minnesota, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Fix. His father was a Civil War veteran. S. E. Fix attended schools in Minnesota and Orting, then went to Alaska in 1901, engaging in placer mining for two years. He returned to Kapowsin in 1903 to work in various sawmills. He then became a contractor and constructed many of the buildings in Kapowsin, Eatonville, Orting, and Sumner. In 1903 he married Clara Harris of Sumner. She died this past June. Surviving are a son, Russell of Graham, and three daughters, Mrs. E. W. Fitch of Shelton, Mrs. Emmett Chase of Electron, and Mrs. William Dubendorf of Olympia. Funeral services will be held at the chapel of the Orting Funeral Home, Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Frank A. Andrews officiating. Interment will be in Orting Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Phillip William – Obituary

Phillip W. Fix was born in Decatur County, Indiana, in 1835, and died at his home in Orting, January 16, 1924, aged 89. Mr. Fix was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted in Co. “A” Fourth Minnesota Regular Volunteer Infantry in 1861 for three years. He re-enlisted at Huntsville, Alabama in the winter of 1864 and served until the close of the war when he was mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, on the 26th of July, 1865. He was married to Susan Bowman in 1856 and ten children were born to this union; Susan Bowman Fix died in 1899 and Mr. Fix was married to Metta Lee [Willametta Crisler Beatty Lee] in 1901. Mr. and Mrs. Fix have resided in Orting for about thirty-five years. Surviving Mr. Fix is his wife and six children-William Wesley, Samuel Edgar, Charles Austin, George S., Thomas A., and Grace Edith, now Mrs. Baker. Funeral services will be held at the M. E. Church this (Friday) afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. W. O. Benandom officiating. Interment will be made in the Orting Soldiers Home Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Thomas Arthur – Obituary

Thomas Arthur Fix, 60, died Sunday [October 31, 1936] at his home at Dash Point where he had lived for 17 years. Mr. Fix was a former member of the Tacoma Fire Department, but had been retired a number of years. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Orting and of Fairweather Lodge, F. & A. M. He is survived by his wife, Stella Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Baker of Tacoma; three brothers, William W. and George S., of Orting and Samuel E. of Kapowsin, and a sister, Mrs. Grace E. Baker of Tacoma. Mellinger will announce the funeral. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Earl George – Obituary

Earl George Fix, 50, of 1417 So. 44th St., died Friday [March 25] en route to a local hospital. He was born in Steilacoom and had lived in Tacoma for 23 years. He was a carpenter and a member of Carpenters’ Union No. 470. In addition to his wife Alice R., he is survived by a daughter, Linda Jane; three sons, Leslie W., Randal R. and Dennis W., all of the home, and his mother, Mrs. Olive A. Fix, Sumner. Services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in the C. C. Melinger memorial Funeral Church, Charles Summers officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumner Cemetery. Tacoma News Tribune, March 28, 1949 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Elizabeth Ward – Obituary

Mrs. Russell (Elizabeth Ward) Fix, 76, a 53-year Graham resident died Friday [September 7, 1984]. Mrs. Fix, a native of Wenatchee, was a retired school teacher. She taught at Bethel Junior High School, Bethel High School, and Eatonville High School. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Blount of Seattle, Pamela Mesick of Federal Way, and Harriott Balmer of Graham; a son, Phillip of Puyallup; two brothers, Dillis Ward of Manson, Chelan County, and Walter Ward of Tigard, Ore.; a sister, Olive Joy of Tigard; and seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Powers Funeral Home, Puyallup, is in charge. Tacoma News Tribune, September 9, 1984 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Alice Ruth Vickers – Obituary

Alice Ruth Fix, passed peacefully away into the hands of her Heavenly Father on 2 June 1996 in Santa Barbara, CA. Born 18 June 1908 to Howard and Catherine Vickers in Kingsville, Ontario, Canada. The family moved to Drumheller, Alberta, Canada when she was 3 years of age. Alice was the eldest of 5 children. She married Earl George Fix in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, on 10 Dec. 1925 and later emigrated to the United States. Alice lived in Orting and Tacoma, WA until Oct. 1962 when she moved to Santa Barbara, CA. Her husband; 1 sister, Vera Larsen of Seattle; 2 brothers, Jay and Frederick Vickers of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, all predeceased her. Alice worked for Santa Barbara Savings and Loan Assoc. until her retirement. She then worked for Let’s Dine Out, and for the Santa Barbara Historical Museum as a Docent, until ill health forced her retirement. She was active in Grace Church for a number of years, before attending Montecito Covenant Church. She is survived by sons, Lesley, Gig Harbor, Randall, Copperas Cove, TX, Dan, Camarillo, CA; daughter, Linda Steinhoff, Goleta, CA; 8 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, 8 great-granddaughters, 5 great-grandsons; and a sister, Iva Gosenberg, Tacoma. Memorial services will be held on 12 June, 11 a.m. at Montecito Covenant Church, 671 Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara. Interment will be later in Sumner Cemetery, Sumner. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider....

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Fix, Clara Jane Harris – Obituary

Mrs. S. E. Fix, 78, former Pierce County resident, died Tuesday in a hospital at Olympia. She was born at Rockford, Ontario, Canada, and came to the United States with her parents in 1884. The family made its home at Auburn, and prior to her marriage, Mrs. Fix taught in Orting schools. She was married January 28, 1903 at Auburn and for many years the couple made its home at Kapowsin, later moving to Olympia. She had been ill the past few years. Mrs. Fix was past matron of the Narcissus Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Pauline Fitch, Shelton; Mrs. Ione Chase, Electron and Mrs. Zena Dubendorf, Olympia; a son, Russell O. Fix of Kapowsin; a sister, Mrs. Rachael Walbridge, Eugene, Ore.; six grandchildren and three nephews, Richard, Fred and Orno Oliver of Alderton. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Orting Funeral Home with the Rev. A. O. Quall officiating. Burial will be in the Orting Cemetery under the direction of members of Narcissus Chapter. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fix, Charles Austin – Obituary

Charles Austin Fix was born near Lydia, Scott County, Minnesota, September 11, 1872 and he passed away at his home in Kapowsin, Washington, June 23, 1931 at the age of 58 years, 9 months and 12 days. Mr. Fix was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges and during the Spanish-American War served as sergeant of Company D, 14th United States Infantry. Besides his wife, Helen A., he is survived by two daughters, Wanda Jane and Helen; four brothers, Thomas, of Dash Point, Will and George of Orting and Edward of Kapowsin; and one sister, Mrs. Grace Baker of Tacoma. Funeral services were held from the Hill Funeral Parlors in Puyallup, Friday, June 26 at 2 o’clock. Interment was held at the Orting Cemetery. Over 75 cars filled with mourners composed the cortege to the cemetery from Puyallup. Contributed by: Shelli...

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