Daniel O’Farrell, a resident of the State of Washington for the last 43 years, died Monday morning [March 2, 1914] at 4 o’clock in the Puyallup Hospital. He was 79 years old and was well known throughout the state.
Mr. O’Farrell was born in Ireland. In 1870 he came to Washington, settling in the Puyallup valley at the junction of the Puyallup and Stuck rivers.
The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock in the Puyallup Catholic Church. The body will be brought to Tacoma for interment in Tacoma Cemetery by the Spurr & Dunlap Company.
Mr. O’Farrell leaves five sons and one daughter. They are Robert, John, Orin [Owen], Martin, and James, all of Orting, and Mrs. Ella Swain of Salem, Ore. James O’Farrell is postmaster at Orting and a prominent politician in that section. He was formerly mayor there and a member of the state legislature.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman