Yoder, Walter Edward – 1912


Walter Edward Yoder, son of Mr. M. Yoder and Mrs. Miriam Yoder, of Oregon City, died at the Oregon City Hospital at 3:45 o’clock Thursday morning. The young man, who had been employed in the Willamette Pulp & Paper Company’s plant was burned on the chest about two weeks ago by a hot brass cylinder. The injury was not regarded as serious until last Thursday, when blood poisoning appeared, and the young man was taken to the hospital, but his condition gradually grew worse until his death.

Walter Yoder was well known in Oregon City where he was born and reared. He was born November 4, 1892, and attended the Oregon City schools, being a general favorite among his schoolmates. H was a bright young man.

Deceased is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Yoder, of Oregon City; four sisters, Mrs. Josephine Morris, of Rock Island, Ill.; Mrs. C. F. Antonsen of Portland; Mrs. E. L. Clark of Portland; Mrs. E. J. McNeel of Portland; four brothers, Levi D. Yoder of British Columbia; Harold Yoder of Spokane, Wash.; and Fred and Robert Yoder, of Oregon City.

The funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, Rev. T. B. Ford, Pastor, officiating. The interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Oregon City Enterprise, August 23, 1912.


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