October 13, 1949
WILLIAM H. SPENCER, 62, passed
away suddenly at his farm home in the Fenn area, Friday night, as the result of
heart disease. He had been in ailing health for several years and his death did
not come as a surprise to his family.
Mr. Spencer was born
January 2, 1887, at Pomeroy, Washington, and came to this area with his parents
when a boy of six. He attended school in Grangeville and when a young man
purchased a farm near Fenn where he made his home until he retired and moved to
Cottonwood in 1946. Mr. Spencer married Ola Patton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E.
Patton at Grangeville, January 17, 1925. He was a member of the Odd Fellows
Lodge at Fenn and the Knights of Pythias of Cottonwood.
He is survived by his widow
and two sons, Gene and Don of Cottonwood.
Funeral services were held
Monday at 2 p.m. at Cottonwood Community Church with the Rev. Ray Daugherty,
Music was furnished by
members of the church choir.
Pallbearers were Marion Weber, Herman Reuter, Gus Seubert, France Meyer, Horace
Chicane and Urban Lester. Burial was in the Cottonwood Cemetery.
Submitted by Chris