Charles Austin Fix was born near Lydia, Scott County, Minnesota, September 11, 1872 and he passed away at his home in Kapowsin, Washington, June 23, 1931 at the age of 58 years, 9 months and 12 days.
Mr. Fix was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges and during the Spanish-American War served as sergeant of Company D, 14th United States Infantry.
Besides his wife, Helen A., he is survived by two daughters, Wanda Jane and Helen; four brothers, Thomas, of Dash Point, Will and George of Orting and Edward of Kapowsin; and one sister, Mrs. Grace Baker of Tacoma.
Funeral services were held from the Hill Funeral Parlors in Puyallup, Friday, June 26 at 2 o’clock. Interment was held at the Orting Cemetery. Over 75 cars filled with mourners composed the cortege to the cemetery from Puyallup.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman