Died in Shelton, Thursday, Jan. 22  of consumption, William M. Kirkland, aged 56 years. The deceased has been sick since August and steadily failing for a month past, staying in town for the doctor’s care.
He leaves several brothers and his father, a hardy old gentleman of 86 years who resides on a farm on the Skokomish River. Aaron, a brother of the deceased, was called and was with him in his last moments.
The funeral services were held in the church Friday afternoon, being conducted by Rev. J. E. Sanders, and the remains interred in the Shelton Cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman