Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - September 10, 1964, pg 1
[Copied from original newspaper by Researcher Ellen Rowley]
Chester hill Succumbs to Heart Attack
"Chester Hill, 67, long time resident of the Spring Creek area, passed away at his home Tuesday afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m.
According to Dr. H.W. Holderby, death was due to a coronary, although he had been in ill health for the past few months.
The funeral will be held at Knosher funeral home, Friday, 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Robert Hess officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF cemetery.
Chester Hill came to Klickitat county about 40 years ago and has resided here since that time. He served many years as manager of the local Grange Supply Company and has been active in the Goldendale Grange,
the Pomona Grange and is a past officer of the State Grange.
He leaves his wife, Griselda, two sons, Raymond and Harold of Goldendale and a host of other relatives."
Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - September 17, 1964, pg 7
Chester William Hill
"Chester William Hill was born at Klondike, Ore., October 10, 1896. He was educated in the public schools of Oregon and at the Commercial Business College
in Salem. On February 3, 1918 he was married to Griselda Pridham in The Dalles. To this union two sons were born, Raymond C. and Harold W. after farming in Oregon for several years they moved to
Goldendale November, 1923, purchasing a farm on Spring Creek which is still the family home.
During his life-time he has been a mail clerk for the United States government from Portland to LaGrande, Ore., from 1916 to 1917. He served as manager of the Grange Supply at Goldendale from
1947 to 1949 and again from 1954 to 1962. He was active in Grange work from 1918 up to the time of his illness. He served as Past Master Subordinate Grange in Oregon for one year, Goldendale
for 12 years and Past Master, Pomona Grange, four years. He served as Deputy Master of the Washington State Grange from 1930 to 1939. He also organized White Creek Grange and helped to organize
the Alder Creek Grange. He was also a member of the Knights of Pythias and a member of the Methodist Church.
He is survived by his widow, two sons, seven grandchildren and three brothers, F.D. Hill, Portland; Herbert Hill, Los Angeles and Guy Hill, Scapoose, Ore.
His parents, Ira F. and Mary Hill, and two sisters preceded him in death."