Information for William Crawford Riggs
22 November 1879 - 27 September 1937
Obituary from The Caldwell News-Tribune
28 September 1937
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Rites Will Be Held
Funeral services for William Crawford
Riggs, who died Monday at a local hospital following a short
illness, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the
Roswell Presbyterian church with Rev. David Oastler
officiating. Interment will be in the Wilder cemetery.
The body is now at the Peckham funeral establishment.
Mr. Riggs, who has been engaged in ranching in the Parma and
Roswell vicinity since 1919, came here from Kansas. He
was born in Harrison county, Iowa, 57 years ago.
Surviving Mr. Riggs are four daughters, Mrs. Nora Elston of
Parma, Mrs. Irene Cotham of Homedale, Mrs. Velma Aughey of
Glena, Ore., and Mrs. Pauline Sopher of Richfield, Ida; seven
brothers, Ira Walter, Jim and Harvey, all of Burns, Kas.; Jess
and Alva of Parma and Roy of Caldwell and nine grandchildren.
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