Louis James Doran, 67, former Sequim and Yakima rancher, died Tuesday at Swedish Hospital in Seattle after five months’ illness.
Mr. Doran was born in Dubuque, Ia. He moved with his parents to Sequim 61 years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Doran operated a dairy ranch in the Sequim area until five years ago, when they moved to Yakima. They came to Seattle after he became ill.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Winona H. Doran; a foster son, Paul L. Stauffer of Alameda, Calif.; five sisters, Mrs. William Wilson of Bremerton, Mrs. Margaret Phelps of Heppner, Ore.; Mrs. Harold Sprague of Centralia, and Mrs. J.R. Denney and Miss Gene Doran of Seattle, and two brothers, Bert Doran of Port Angeles and William Doran of Sekiu.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Friday in the Arthur A. Wright and Son chapel, with burial in Port Angeles’ Mount Angeles Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Mrs. Hazel C. Atkinson died at her home at 13717 6th Ave. S.W. Thursday after a two-year illness. Born in Hazen, N.D. 33 years ago, she came to Seattle in 1942. Surviving are her husband, Dan, dispatcher for the Consolidated Freightways; three children, Patricia, Douglas and Viki Janeal; her mother, Mrs. Forrest McDonough of Clakston; five sisters, Mrs. Albert Kassens of Seattle, Mrs. Clark Nelson of Moscow, Idaho; Mrs. Ralph Pratt of Grangeville, Idaho; Mrs. George Claycomb of Boise, Idaho, and Mrs. John Glover of Placerville, Calif.; four brothers, Travis McDonough, Twin Falls, Idaho; Jack, Lewiston; Clyde, Clarkston, and John, Boise.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Yarington’s White Center Funeral Home.
Atkinson, Hazel, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 18 December 1949
Funeral services for Lawrence E. White, 12, who died Thursday in Maynard Hospital of injuries suffered when struck in the head by a rock hurled in play by a schoolmate, will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Columbia Funeral Home. Private cremation will follow. Lawrence was in the sixth grade at John Muir School. He had more than nine years of perfect Sunday School attendance at the Mt. Baker Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. White, 3115 Cascadia Ave., and a sister, Phyllis Mary.
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, Washington, 1 April 1950, page 14)
Sedro Woolley — George F. Giesler, a longtime resident of this city, died Thursday in Skagit Valley Hospital at Mount Vernon. Mr. Giesler, 76, came here in 1925 from Tennessee.
He was a retired fireman for Goodyear-Nelson Lumber Co.
Services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Lemley Funeral Home, with the Rev. W. V. Kononen officiating. Burial will be in Sedro Woolley Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife Ellen; four sons, Donald of Sedro Woolley, Charles of Burlington, James of Auburn and William of Seattle; three daughters, Miss Anna Mae Giesler of Seattle, Mrs. Mildred Moore of Bremerton and Mrs. Mary Constance of Ephrata; a sister, Mrs. Rhodie Davis, and a brother, Rod, in Tennessee.
(Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, Washington, 1 April 1960)