Calavan, James Madison – Obituary

James M. Calavan, a resident of this section for about eight years; died at the Willamette Sanitarium, Salem, Saturday evening, August 20th [1921].

He was aged 71 years, the husband of Mrs. Maggie Calavan and father of J. M. Calavan, Downs, Washington; J. L. Calavan of Silverton; R. E. Calavan of Oaksdale, Washington; Mrs. C. S. Page [Ivy] of Salem and Mrs. C. E. Eckhart [Elizabeth] of Wilson, Wash.

Mr. and Mrs. Calavan resided on a farm east of Woodburn until about three years ago, when they moved to one northwest of this city, where they made their home until his last illness. He was well known and liked in this city, and among his neighbors he was held in the highest esteem and called “Uncle Jim.”

Funeral services took place Monday, at 2 p.m., from Rigdon’s Undertaking Parlors, Salem, Rev. Milliken officiating. Concluding services were held at the IOOF Cemetery in that city.

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Collection: United States Obituaries.

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