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Pomeroy's Main Street early in 1925.
Betty was born May 23, 1928, to Mary E. (Landkammer) and John A. Purcell in Pomeroy, the youngest of 13 children. She was named Elizabeth Josephine.
Like many in the Purcell family, she had a natural talent and love of music that showed through her piano playing, and later the organ, that she shared with many, including her church family.
Betty and Francis P. Waldher were married Sept. 28, 1946, and made their home in Pomeroy, welcoming three children: ... more ...
Approximately 1100 persons heard Aimee Semple McPherson speak last Saturday, [October 19] in the afternoon at the high school auditorium, at a business men's dinner at the Revere hotel in the evening, to which the ladies were invited, and again in the evening at the auditorium. ... more...
Death Notices and Remembrances of people who were born in, grew up in, spent time in, or lived in Pomeroy, Washington, are offered as a public service at no charge by HistoricPomeroy.com.
From July, 1936
This community was shocked to learn of the sudden death of Mrs. Cy Zwanzig Monday noon. She was not known to have been ill, although she had had attacks of asthma at different times during the past several years. The doctor said death was due to pneumonia.
Ed McFalls drove to Dayton last week to get the children of Mrs. Inez Heifer. The young ladies came from Yakima and will stay until after July 4th at the home of their grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McFalls... more...
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Carefully curated stories selected from past issues of the Pomeroy East Washingtonian
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