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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 graveside rites.
     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 grandchildren.

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