Elizabeth Hewitt died at the residence at Foster Tuesday, March 1 . Mrs. Hewitt was born in West Virginia, April 5, 1839 and died at the age of 92 years. She came to Washington 29 years ago. And for the last 25 years has resided in Foster. She was a member of the John Miller Post, Ladies of the G. A. R.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. George Storey of Seattle, Mrs. Thomas Mayer of Tacoma, Mrs. Ole Boers of South Dakota, Mrs. Leslie Street of South Dakota and Mrs. C. B. Yeast of Foster; three sons, John Smith of Tacoma, Thomas and William Hewitt of Seattle; two brothers, James Davis of Peoria, Illinois, and Jefferson Davis of Galesburg, Illinois, and 87 grand and great grand children.
Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. from Stokes Mortuary with the Rev. J. Giboney officiating. Interment took place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Renton News Record, March 4, 1932 (Front Page)
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman