This obit. was in my grandmother's scrap book.It was either in the Cheney Free Press, Cheney, WA, or the Spokesman Review, Spokane, WA, in 1948..
I. D. LEMLEY ROSALIA, Washington, June 27-Funeral services were held Friday here for I. D. Lemley, retired Rosalia farmer and pioneer of this ares, who died Tuesday at a Spokane hospital at the age of 87.
Mr. Lemley was born December 4, 1861, in Monroe county, Ohio, where he spent his youth.In 1881 he was married to Miss Caroline Burkey and six years later they came to the state of Washington, settling first near Cheney.In 1890 the family moved to the Rosalia community, where he farmed until his retirement.For several years Mr. and Mrs. Lemley have been living in Spokane.
He was a member of the Methodist church, the Knights of Pythias and the Masonic lodge.
Survivors include his wife, at the home in Spokane; two daughters, Mrs. William A. Vandecar and Mrs. George Murphy, both of Long Beach, Calif.; six sons, Forrest and Homer Lemley, Spokane; Clarence Lemley, Deer Park; Oddie Lemley, Long Beach; Cyrush Lemley, Elk, Calif., and Lester Lemley, Thornton, and four brothers, S. D. Lemley of Canada and Ohio, respec- Portland, and Al and Jessie Lemleyand Canada and Ohio respecley; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. * I've typed this the way it was written, somebody goofed.