Don McLachlen Answers Call
Death Comes After Brief Illness
Funeral to be held from the Home Tomorrow Afternoon at 2 O’clock
Donald A. McLachlen aged 37, died last midnight after an illness of less than a month brought about by hardening of arteries. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock from the J. H. McLachlen home, 1803 Third street. His life has been despaired for several days and the end came about midnight last night. His son Archie was called from Portland, and his near relations were assembled in the home of his father, J. H. McLachlen when the end came. The relatives surviving are the father, ex-chief of police and mother, one daughter, Florence Donohue, Archie, a son, a sister Helen, and an uncle Archie McLachlen.
Don McLachlen was born in Caledonia, near Rochester, N. Y., in 1877 and when 10 years old came to the West with his parents. They lived at Sprague, Wash., for a year and then came to La Grande, where they have lived to date. While here Mr. McLachlen was a member of the volunteer fire department for many years, and attained a statewide renown as a billiard and pool player. He was a painter by trade.
La Grande Evening Observer
Monday May 18, 1914