Elmer H. Dixon Dies Yesterday. Former Ellensburg Man Succumbs To Pneumonia In Yakima.
Ellensburg friends and relatives of Elmer H. Dixon, 44, of Sunnyside were shocked today to learn of his death yesterday in St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Yakima of pneumonia, following a tonsil operation [died August 7, 1936].
Mr. Dixon was born on a farm near Ellensburg on January 10, 1892. He spent his boyhood and early manhood here, graduating from Ellensburg High School and the Normal school. He attended the University of Washington and Washington State College.
For several years he was a teacher and athletic coach, then was an accountant for the Fruit Growers’ Association in the Yakima valley. For the last few years, he had been in business in Sunnyside.
He was married to Gladys Parshall in 1916. She died in 1929. In 1932 he married Geneva Young, who survived him. In addition to his widow, he is survived by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Dixon of Ellensburg, a sister, Mrs. W. F. Erickson and a niece, Lois Erickson, also of Ellensburg.
Funeral services will be held at the Ball Undertaking parlors in Sunnyside at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon. Burial will be in Sunnyside.
Elmer Harrison Dixon died on August 7, 1936. His mother was Melinda Bertha Banister.