Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon
Services Held For W.F. Kutch
William Franklin Kutch, of Joseph, passed away Sunday, March 29, 1964 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for the past three days. He had been in failing health for three years.
He was born June 23, 1891 in Umatilla County, son of Allen and Guilla Kutch. He had been a farmer and had lived in or near Joseph most of his life. He was a member of the Christian Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jerrold (Ruby) Graves, of Maupin; three sisters, Mrs. Bell V. Isley, of Joseph, Mrs. Albert (Nellie) Neiman, of Lewiston, and Mrs. Chris (Daisy) Marti, of Cambridge, Idaho; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Lester Wells officiating. Mrs. Harry Stein and Mrs. J.M. Trullinger sang “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” and Beyond The Sunset,” with Mrs. Stein at the organ.
Casket bearers were: Bud Zollman, S.W. Begley, A. Daisley, William Graham, Ted Simmons Sr., and Albert Butler, and burial was in the Prairie Creek cemetery.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, April 2, 1964
Contributed by: Sue Wells