Levi J. Fortney Called By Death. Retired Farmer Had Been Resident Of County For 41 Years. Levi Jackson Fortney, aged 66, died last evening at his residence on East Eleventh Street.
He was born in Decatur, Iowa, he came to Kittitas County 41 years ago, and had resided in Ellensburg for the past 26 years. He was a retired farmer.
Mr. Fortney is survived by his wife, four daughters, Mrs. H. S. Floyd of Toppenish, Mrs. W. A. Horn of Myrtle Point, Ore., Mrs. L. B. Horn of Selah and Mrs. J. D. Shelton of Ellensburg; also a son, Jefferson Fortney of Union Gap, Wash. He leaves two sisters, two brothers, 33 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and one cousin, Mrs. J. T. Hayes of this city.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. from the Christian Church, the Rev. A. M. Williams officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery.
Contributed by Shelly Steedman.