Wilbur Cemetery Obits
Submitted By Marge Womach
THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LISTING.
Alderson, William King; ( b. 1861, d. 1959) 193/10
"William King Alderson, 88, pioneer Wilbur farmer, died at his home in Wilbur Sunday morning. Funeral was held at the Community church in Wilbur." (notes from Odessa Record: 12-01-1949)
Marion E. ;
16, 1907, d. 1974 May 06 @66y 6m 20d)
E. Alexander.—Lifelong resident of
Alderson, Elsie D.; ( b. Jul 30,1898, d. Jun 27, 1971) 207/1
Elsie D Alderson.—Her home, Wilbur, WA. A member of the Community Presbyterian Church, Wilbur, WA; Tuscan Chapter No. 84, OES. Survived by one son, Col. Frederick K Alderson, Alexandria, VA; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Aldred, Carmichael, CA; Mrs. Joanne Costello, Sacramento, CA. Funeral services Wednesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. from the Community Presbyterian Church, Wilbur, WA. The Rev Kenneth J Scott officiating. Interment Wilbur, WA, Cemetery. The Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 6-30-1971)
Katherine; ( b.
1889, d. 1973)
s/w Alfred W. 155/5
M. Andersen.—Her home,
Anderson, Louis; ( b. Oct 24, 1853, d. Apr 11, 1909) 115/8
"Louis Anderson, a pioneer of Wilbur, died April 11, 1909, aged 55 years. He was a native of Sweden coming to America in 1869." (Apr 16, 1909, Citizen)
“Ed Jones, Wilbur, charged with manslaughter for the death of Neal Anderson, Wilbur farmer, March 26, furnished a $1,500 bond to appear in superior court May 1.” (Odessa Record: 4-08-1937)
Anderson, John E. M.; ( b. 1905, d.2003) 58/?
“Dr John Edgar Anderson, age 98.—Born in Winterset, Ohio on March 2, 1905 to Edgar and May (Tuttle) Anderson; passed away Oct 10, 2003. Graduated from Harrington (WA) High School in 1922. Attended the University of Washington, then University of Oregon School of Medicine, graduating in 1931. John practiced family medicine in Almira, WA from 1932 to 1940 after his internship. His practice in Wilbur, WA lasted from 1940 to full retirement in 1991. During some of those years, he was the Lincoln County Health Officer. Survivors include Grace Towers of Everett, WA and Bennett (Jan) Anderson of Mercer Island, WA; six grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace, in 1978; brother, Charles; sisters, Maude, Pearl and Helen. Private graveside services will be followed by a celebration of John’s life on Sunday, Oct 26, 2003 at the Wilbur Community Center at 1 p.m.” (Spokesman-Review: 10-22-2003)
Anderson, Hosea T.; ( b. Jul 23, 1839, d. Aug 1904 @65) 45/4
“Hosea T. Anderson died August 18, age 65. He was the father of Mrs. John Bruhn.” (Wilbur Register of 8-22-1974 in 70 Years Ago, representing August 1904)*
Dellis Q.; ( b.
1923, d. 1985)
services for Dellis Q Angstrom, 61, of Creston, took place Monday afternoon,
Sept 16 at the Christian Church in Creston with Rev Ron Greene officiating.
Mr. Angstrom died on Thursday, Sept 12, 1985 at
Angstrom, Kathryn M.; ( b. Jun 13,1908, d. Feb 11, 1974) 107/1 s/w Dean
“Funeral services for Kathryn M. Angstrom were held Saturday, Feb 16 at 11 a.m. from the Community Presbyterian Church. The Rev Malcolm McCallum officiated at the ceremony. Frank Hanson sang ‘In the Garden’ and ‘How Great Thou Art’ accompanied by Mrs. Geraldine Stephenson on the organ. Interment at the Wilbur Cemetery followed the service. Pallbearers were Lyle Perry, Vern Wolfrum, Les Gardner, Arthur Wagner, Herman Rux and Glenn S Porter. The Robertson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Surviving Mrs. Angstrom are her husband, Dean, at the home; one daughter, Carolyn Johnson of Spokane; two step-daughters, Sharon Rowlett of Medford, Oregon, and Janice Gollehon of Wilbur; eight grandchildren; a sister, Emeline Brand of St Louis, Missouri, and numerous nieces and nephews. Kathryn Martha Angstrom, oldest of three children of Walter and Martha Dowen, was born in Evansville, IN , on June 15, 1908. At the age of nine the family moved to Cut Bank, Montana, where her father worked for the Great Northern Railroad. After graduation from high school she returned to Evansville where she completed beauty school and worked until her marriage in 1929. One daughter, Carolyn, was born of this union. From 1936-1961, she lived in Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina and it was during this time she was active as a troop leader with the Girl Scouts as well as several garden and bridge clubs. In Charlotte she was active in the Meyer Park Baptist Church and employed as Jewelry Buyer for J C Penney’s. Coming to Spokane in 1961, she became assistant buyer of sportswear at The Crescent. During this time she met Dean Angstrom and they were married in September 1962, when she came to Wilbur to make her home. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge and Auxiliary No. 2577 of Grand Coulee and The Wilbur Gem and Mineral Club.” (Wilbur Register: 2-21-1974)
Angstrom, Lowell C.; ( b. 1933, d. 1971) 107/4
“Lowell C. (Hunk) Angstrom.—Passed away Dec 3 in Spokane. His home, N4811 Monroe, formerly of the Wilbur and Creston areas. Survived by his wife, Datha Angstrom, at the home; 2 stepsons, Timothy E. and Bruce E. Sapp, both at the home; 4 brothers, Merle, Delis and Boyd Angstrom, Creston, WA, and Dean Angstrom, Wilbur, WA. a member of the Eagles Lodge at Grand coulee, WA. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec 7, at 2 p.m. from the Presbyterian Church with the Rev William Bash officiating. Interment Wilbur Cemetery, the Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge of arrangements.” (Spokesman Review: 12-07-1971; scrapbook item)
Otho A. "Abe";
( b. 1903, d. 1970)
A. (Abel) Ashcraft.—His home
Attleson, Emma; ( b. May 27, 1856, d. Jul 29, 1927)
“Emma Attleson. Died: 29 July 1927,
Aubertin, Aaron Shaye; ( b. 1971, d. 1973) 57/11
“Aaron Shaye Aubertin.—His home, Keller, WA. Survived by his mother, Mrs. Bradley P. Aubertin, at the home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Aubertin, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Farmer, both Wilbur, WA. A member of the Lutheran Church. Funeral Services will be held Monday, Aug 20, 11 a.m. from the Wilbur Lutheran Church, the Rev Malcolm McCallum officiating. Burial Wilbur, WA, Cemetery. The Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 8-23-1973, scrapbook item)
Aubertin, Bradley P.; ( b. 1952, d. 1973) 57/11
“Bradley P. Aubertin.—His home Keller, WA. Survived by his
wife, Connie Aubertin, at the home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin L. Aubertin,
Wilbur, WA; one brother, Joel Aubertin, at the home; 3 sisters, Carol Ann and
Nancy Aubertin, at the home; Joan Marie St John, Zillah, WA; grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Aubertin, Keller, WA. A member of the Lutheran Church. Funeral
services will be held Monday, Aug 20, 11 a.m. from the Wilbur Lutheran Church,
the Rev Malcolm McCallum officiating. Burial Wilbur, WA, Cemetery.
The Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman
Review: 8-23-1973; scrapbook item)
Austin, Ida June; ( b. Nov 13, 1868, d. Mar 21, 1947) 77/7
June Austin. Died: 3-21-1947. Birth: 11-13-1868, MO.
Spouse: James D. Austin. Parents: unknown. Buried:
Austin, James F.; ( b. Oct 24, 1876, d. Jul 27, 1957) 77/8
Franklin Austin. Died: 7-27-1957. Birth: 10-24-1876, Illinois.
Widowed. Father: James E.
Austin. Mother: Cecile Whiteside. Burial:
Axtel, Anna K.; ( b. Oct 23. 1877, d. Apr 23, 1972) 159/4
Katherine Axtel. Died: 4-23-1972. Birth: 10-23-1877,
Axtell, Betty Jo; ( b. 1923, d. Aug 04, 1988) 66/5
Axtell. Died: 8-04-1988,
Monte Gary; ( b. Oct 23, 1955,
Aug 07, 1963
Gary Axtell. Died: 8-07-1963.
Birth: 10-23-1955, WA. Never
Wilbur Cemetery Obits, Lincoln County, Washington
submitted by Marge Womach, 2009.
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