Mrs. Emma J. Storey, 88, a Seattle resident 63 years, died yesterday [October 15, 1951] in a hospital. She had been ill for two years.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock tomorrow in the Butterworth Chapel with burial in Mount Pleasant. Mrs. Storey, widow of a pioneer King County miner, George C. Storey, was born in Sparland, Ill. She came to Seattle in 1888.
Mrs. Storey was a member of Ridgeley Rebekah Lodge No. 6, and the Pioneer Association of Washington State. For many years Mrs. Storey was a well-known figure at the annual picnic of old timers at Renton. Last year she was one of the oldest to attend.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Emma J. Cooke, Mrs. Alice M. McIntyre and Mrs. Blanche Yatsunoff, all of Seattle, and Mrs. Howard Cooke, Bremerton; three sons, George C., Jr., and William W. Storey, both of Seattle and John M. Storey, Kooskia, Idaho; three sisters, Mrs. Carl Yeast, Seattle, and Mrs. Ole Boers and Mrs. Leslie Street, both of Sturgis, S.D.; 20 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildren.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman