Obituary for Charles Lackey Willits/Willets
30 July, 1870 - 28 January, 1933
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 30 January, 1933
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Note - Surname spelling for this person has
been seen both ways. The headstone and Idaho
Death Index show Willits. FamilySearch.org
and this newspaper article show Willets. Also,
the Western States Marriage Index shows his wife's
name to be Winkleman instead of Winhelman as mentioned below.
confirmation either way would be appreciated.
Also, Tucker cemetery mentioned below is the Lower
Boise Cemetery, near Parma, Idaho.
Passes Away At
Funeral Services for Charles L. Willets of Notus
Will be Held Tuesday
Funeral services for Charles
L. Willets of Notus, who died at a local hospital Saturday afternoon
will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Baptist
church of Notus, with Dr. W. J. Boone officiating. Interment
will be made in the Tucker cemetery.
The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Emma
Willets of Notus; two sons, Ira F. and Charles W. of Notus; two
daughters, Mrs. Louise Jane Moore of Spokane and Mr.s Addie Mae
Peugh of Spokane and four grandchildren.
Mr. Willets was born July 30, 1870, in Contra Cost
He spent his boyhood days in California and came to
Idaho in 1892. He and Miss Emma Winhelman were united in
marriage in Caldwell in 1897 and since that time the couple have
made their home in Notus. For the past three years Mr. Willets
operated a service station in Notus.
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.