Pioneers Hold Memorial Service.
The Wahkiakum Pioneer Association met at the Skamokawa Grange
August 16, at 11 a.m. for their annual meeting and luncheon
Mooers, president, directing the business session.
The group voted to retain the same slate of officers for the
year. Rev. Harry Olsen gave the invocation for the
Memorial Service and
Harry Steffen san "How Long Has it Been Since You Talked
with the Lord"
and "Safe in His Hands". He was
accompanied by Mrs. Steffen.
Mrs. Eleanor Taylor led the Memorial Service during which
persons from Wahkiakum County were remembered.
Others who participated were: Vivian Jaspers, Puget Island;
Faymonville, Skamokawa; Helene Badger, Grays River, Deep River,
The following names of pioneers were read during the service;
Cathlamet - Harry Doumit, George Kerstetter, Ellen Gill, Carrie
Dodge, Orpha Jane Munson, Stella Hallet, Mrs. Faye Robinson,
Jacobson, Clarence Page, George Hollar and Mervin Olsen; from
- Pearle A. Scott, Veldonna Gorley, Nels D. Scott, Ernest
Clarence Martin, Miss Florence Dawson, Hilding Berg, Martin
Ingenborg Grunstad; from Puget Island - Marlene Pedersen, John
Blix, David Sandstrom, Gottfired Aegerter, Ralph Peterson,
Jaspers, John G. Holland; from Grays River, Deep River, Rosburg,
- William Rangila, Ebba Sorenson, Miss Edith Swanson, Harold G.
Magnuson, Elizabeth Olson.
After the names were read and the candles lighted, Jack
Sixty nine members were present for the meeting and a few
following awards were presented: oldest man present -Theodore
oldest lady present - Ida Badger; oldest married couple - Mr.
Harry Gill, 58 years; oldest born in county - Emil Kandoll of
River; traveled farthest - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Stone of
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