Obituary for Anna E. Johnson Van Atta
18 July, 1884 - 7 February, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 9 February, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Mrs. Van Atta
Services for Mrs. Anna
Van Atta 74, of Wilder, who died Saturday at a local nursing
home, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Fothergill of
Wilder officiating. Interment will be in Wilder Cemetery
with the Charity Rebekah Lodge of Wilder in charge of
Mrs. Van Atta was born July 18, 1884, in Poynette,
Wis., and moved with her parents to Washington in 1902.
She was married to G. F. Van Atta, at Brush Prairie, Wash., on
March 19, 1904. They moved to Wilder in 1918 where they
had since resided. The couple celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversary in 1954.
She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for 54 years and
was a member of the Wilder Rebekah Lodge.
Survivors include her husband, G. F. Van Atta, Wilder;
two sons, Allen Van Atta, Salinas, Calif., and Clyde Van Atta,
of Roseberg, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Arnold,
Eugene, Ore., Mrs. Agnes Morrow, of Vancouver, Wash., and Mrs.
Marie Van Atta, of Lebanon, Ore.; and four
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