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The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., November 12, 1970, page 1

 

FRANK GARNER DIES; SERVICES ARE FRIDAY

 

            Frank Garner, Centreville pioneer, died in the early hours Tuesday morning in a hospital in The Dalles.
            He had not felt well since last Wednesday. At the end of the week he went to The Dalles to visit his daughter, Elizabeth Brower, who suggested he go to the hospital Sunday morning. "His heart just stopped beating," explained the doctor.      
            Frank would have been 82 on November 23, and was born on his father's homestead at Centerville, where he lived all his life. His wife, Mary, passed away May 7, 1968.      
            Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Knosher Funeral Home, with burial in the Centerville cemetery.      
            He is survived by six children, all living: Leo and William of Goldendale, Henry of Portland, Elizabeth Brower To this union of six children were born, all of whom survive: Henry of Portland, William and Leo of Goldendale, Elizabeth Brower of The Dalles, Gayle Thompson of Electric City and Janice Creason of Sumner, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

 


 

The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., November 19, 1970, page 6

 

FRANK GARNER

 

            Frank Garner was born November 23, 1888 to Elizabeth and Henry Garner. He was born on the ranch south of Centerville which his father homesteaded in 1876.       
            He was married to Mary Jane Hollingsworth, October 25, 1913 in Bothell. She passed away May 7, 1968.       
            To this union of six children were born, all of whom survive: Henry of Portland, William and Leo of Goldendale, Elizabeth Brower of The Dalles, Ada Gayle Thompson of Electric City and Janice Creason of Sumner. Also surviving him are 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mayme Masters of Goldendale.       
            He was a member of the Christian Church of Centerville and a 50-year member of the Centerville Grange, the Elks Lodge No. 303 of The Dalles and the Masonic Lodge of Goldendale.       
            Funeral services were conducted November 13, 1970 at Knosher Funeral Home with Henry Carter officiating and Goldendale Masonic Lodge in charge of graveside services at the Centerville cemetery. Pallbearers were William Olson, Lyle Woods, Keith Kayser, Lyle Tobin, Quentin Jaekel and Anthony Sarsfield.