Mrs. Ella A. Champ, 73, resident here for 30 years, died Saturday night at a local hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Champ was born at Hillsboro, Oregon, and had resided for a time at Winlock before coming to Aberdeen. The family home is at 308 West Market Street.
Surviving are her husband, Willis Champ, at the residence, two sons, Clifford Champ, Tacoma, and Jay C. Champ, Aberdeen; daughters, Mrs. Elmira Curtis, Aberdeen; Mrs. Mae Olsen, Aberdeen; Mrs. Retha Lonquest, Portland; Mrs. Florence Leland, Seattle; Mrs. Goldie McCoy, San Francisco, and Mrs. Geraldine Folkins, Spokane; sisters, Miss Jennie Ackley, Winlock, and Mrs. Carrie McCloud, Chehalis; brothers, Byron Ackley, Winlock; George Ackley, Yakima, and Rodney Ackley, Seattle; five grandchildren who will act as pallbearers and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon in Elerding Chapel with the Rev. C. E. Kingsley officiating. Interment will follow in Fern Hill Cemetery.
Aberdeen Daily World, March 3, 1947
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman