James A. Seaton, 73, well-known native Fairview District farmer, passed away Sunday [January 7, 1968] at his home.
Born Nov. 12, 1893, near the head of Wilson Creek in Kittitas County, he was married to Ruth Z. Wallace, July 3, 1924 at Tacoma. His wife preceded him in death, passing away June 2, 1952.
A member of the Kittitas County Farm Bureau, Mr. Seaton also operated a hay baling business from 1923 to 1927. He is survived by one son, James A. Seaton, Jr., Ellensburg; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Paul, Ellensburg; nine grandchildren; one brother, Ralph Seaton, Ellensburg; two sisters, Mrs. Dick [George] Shuey, Ellensburg; and Mrs. C. C. Reynolds, Colton, Calif.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evenson Funeral Home. The Rev. Albert Sweet will officiate. Burial will follow in IOOF Cemetery.
The family suggests that those wishing to send memorials may send them to the Cancer Fund, in care of Mrs. K. J. Larimer, 209 E. Capitol Ave.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman