Idaho County Free Press
Thursday, November 24, 1938
JAMES A. GOAN DIES TUESDAY: PNEUMONIA
James A. Goan, 44, died Tuesday morning at Dysard Hospital in
this city with pneumonia. He had been ill only a short time. Funeral services
will be held at the Hancock Funeral Home Friday, November 25, at 2:00 p.m. with
the Rev. Nelson C. Pierce officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Idaho
Cemetery with graveside services in charge of Grangeville American Legion Post.
James A. Goan was born near Grangeville on July 22, 1894, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. William Goan. He grew to manhood here and when his country called he served
in its defense in the World War. He was a member of the local American Legion
Survivors are his wife Jessie Goan of Grangeville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
William Goan, Mt. Idaho; five sisters, Mrs. Ida Earp, Mrs. Ruth Pollan, Mrs.
Georgia Dean, all of Grangeville; Mrs. Ellen Leavenhagen of San Francisco; Mrs.
Leora Ritz, Lewiston; one brother , Ralph Goan, Mt. Idaho.
Submitted by Chris