WILLIAM JAMES YATES
services were held Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 17, 1942, at the Hancock Funeral Home
for William James Yates, age 69, with the Rev. Jasper C. Havens, pastor of the
Christian church, officiating.
Yates was born Jan. 21, 1873, at Looking Glass, Oregon.
He came to this country when 10 years of age, and had been a farmer in
this section. He was united in
marriage to Mrs. Grace Rose, Aril 10, 1905, at Asotin, Washington.
He died at home February 15, 1942.
Yates leaves his wife, Mrs. Grace Yates, and one son, Stanley, of Los Angeles;
three daughters, Mrs. Cornelius Nail of Grangeville, Mrs. Blanche Sutter of
Yakima, Wash., and Mrs. Betty Steinhouse of Los Angeles; one step-daughter, Mrs.
Clara Jacobson, Los Angeles; one step-son, Edward Goda, Los Angeles; two
brothers, Joe, of Grangeville, and Lee of Long Beach, Calif.; one sister, Mrs.
Chris Schmadeka, of North Hollywood, Calif., and seven grandchildren.
were Norman Witherow, Henry Goodwin, Jake Eimers, John Bentley, Charles Gill and
Submitted by Chris Cornett