Mrs. S. E. Fix, 78, former Pierce County resident, died Tuesday in a hospital at Olympia. She was born at Rockford, Ontario, Canada, and came to the United States with her parents in 1884. The family made its home at Auburn, and prior to her marriage, Mrs. Fix taught in Orting schools.
She was married January 28, 1903 at Auburn and for many years the couple made its home at Kapowsin, later moving to Olympia. She had been ill the past few years. Mrs. Fix was past matron of the Narcissus Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Pauline Fitch, Shelton; Mrs. Ione Chase, Electron and Mrs. Zena Dubendorf, Olympia; a son, Russell O. Fix of Kapowsin; a sister, Mrs. Rachael Walbridge, Eugene, Ore.; six grandchildren and three nephews, Richard, Fred and Orno Oliver of Alderton.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Orting Funeral Home with the Rev. A. O. Quall officiating. Burial will be in the Orting Cemetery under the direction of members of Narcissus Chapter.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman