Obituary for Earl M. Van DeVenter
15 April, 1887 - 28 March, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Tuesday, 31 March, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Earl Van De Venter
Earl M. Van De Venter,
71, of Pomona, Calif., former Caldwell resident, died Saturday
He was born April 15, 1887, in Richardson County, Neb.,
and married Lottie Sheller, on Jan 7, 1909, at Cheyenne, Wyo.,
and they came to Caldwell that same year. He operated
the Van's Rabbit Farm for a number of years.
He was very active in mineral Clubs.
He was a member of Mr. Moriah Lodge No. 39, AF&AM,
member of the Ye-Old Timers Mineral Club and the Owyhee Gem
and Mineral Club.
Survivors include a brother, George R. Van De Venter of
Pomona, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Ethel B. Young, Pomona;
a step-son, Royal Van De Venter of Butte, Mont.
Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the
Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel. Dr. H. H. Hayman will
officiate. Interment will be in Canyon Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Moriah Lodge No. 39, AF&AM will be in charge of the
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.