Mrs. James Seaton, Sr., 54, a widely known Kittitas Valley resident, died at 10 o’clock Monday morning [June 2, 1952] at the Ellensburg General Hospital after a long illness. She had been hospitalized for the past six weeks.
Mrs. Seaton was born Sept. 24, 1897, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. She came to the Kittitas Valley in 1902 and had lived here since. She was married to James Seaton July 5, 1924 [Tacoma, WA]. They had lived in Fairview District since their marriage.
Mrs. Seaton was a member of Miriam Rebekah Lodge, Chapter 105 of the Order of Eastern Star the Progressive Club, the Fairview Farm Bureau and the Kittitas County and of the Licensed Practical Nurses. She did nursing at the Ellensburg General Hospital until she became ill a year ago.
She is survived by her husband, James A. Seaton, Sr.; a son James Seaton, Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Paul, and two grandchildren, all of Ellensburg; her father, V. E. Wallace of Roy, Wn.; two sisters, Mrs. Herman Turner of Ellensburg, and Mrs. C. A. Lawliss of Seattle; three brothers, Ernest, Warren and Raymond Wallace, all of Roy, and an uncle, L. A. Jungst of Ellensburg.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Honeycutt-Evenson Chapel, with Rev. Hardwick Harshman officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman