William Samuel Peffers, 71, native Kittitas Valley resident died at Colville, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 8  while on a fishing and hunting trip.
Peffers was born July 24, 1889 in Caribou Canyon and has spent almost his entire life in Ellensburg. He farmed in the Fairview District for many years and retired in 1951. For the past seven years he has made his home at 907 Columbia St. He was married to Faye Wall in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, May 29, 1931.
Mrs. Peffers survives at the family home; two daughters are Mrs. Beverly Schell and Miss Wiladean Peffers, both of Ellensburg; three grandchildren and two brothers, John Peffers of Coos Bay , Ore., and Albert Peffers of Sunnyside. Three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
Rev. John Gaub will officiate at the funeral service to be held at the Evenson Chapel, Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. The family suggest that those wishing to give memorials send them to the Heart Fund in care of Mrs. Emil Erickson, Route 2.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman