Thought you might be interested in more of the Rule family.Interesting how many ways they spell Cleopatra's name in the various obits.
from the Shelton-Mason County Journal of Thursday, June 26, 1958, pg.3
Early Potlach Resident Passes
Death claimed the life of Mrs. Cleo Patria McDonald, 77, Box 175, Potlach, Tuesday, at her home.
Mrs. McDonald was born June 16, 1881, in Milano, Tex., and came to Washington in 1892.She was a member of the Shelton Assembly of God Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, in Whitsiers Funeral Home.The Rev. Mason A. Younglund officiating.Interment will be in the Shelton Memorial Park.
Surviving are her husband, Walter, Potlach; a daughter, Mrs. Floyd Gibson, Hoodsport; a brother, Alonzo Rule, Elma; two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. * * *
from the Shelton-Mason County Journal of Thursday, August 28, 1958, front page
Rev. McDonald Rites Friday
The body of the Rev. Walter R. McDonald, 69, Hoodsport, was recovered Tuesday from a jetty near Oyehut by the Grays Harbor sheriff and deputies.
Mr. McDonald drowned as the result of a fishing accident near Westport, August 16.He was born Sept. 8, 1888, in New Brunswick, Canada, and came to Hoodsport in 1913 from Alaska.He was ordained in 1939 by the Assemblies of Good and spent the early years of his ministry in organizing new churches, including the log church on the Skokomish Indian Reservation.He was proceeded in death by his wife, Cleopatra, June 24 of the year.
Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Floyd Gibson, Hoodsport; four brothers, Arthur and Edgar, Massachusetts, William A., Vancouver, B.C., Hazen, Springfield, Mo., a sister, Mrs. Jessie Fox, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada; two grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Witsiers Funeral Home.The Rev. Mason A. Younglund will officiate.Interment will be in the Shelton Memorial Park.