A lifetime resident of the area, Charles Oren Bonebrake, 63, died Wednesday [August 7, 1963] in Coos Bay. He was born April 26, 1900 at Ross Inlet.
The funeral service for Mr. Bonebrake will be Monday at 1 p.m. from the Coos Bay Chapel of Campbell Watkins Funeral Homes. The Rev. Charles Sanders of the First Baptist Church, Coos Bay, will officiate. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park.
Mr. Bonebrake had been employed as a truck driver and logger. He is a veteran of World War I. Surviving him are a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Weiren, Beaverton, a son, Charles Jr., Aloha, Ore., sisters, Mrs. Lucy Lund, Empire, Mrs. E. A. Nelson, Olympia, Wash., and Mrs. Victor Schmeltz, Long Beach, Calif., and a brother, Holt, Empire. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman