Long Illness Ends In Death Woodland Man

James C. Rhoades Dies At The Home Of Daughter In Astoria

James C. Rhoades, an aged and highly respected farmer of Woodland township, died yesterday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ferne Pottenger in Astoria, following an illness of several months duration. At the time of his death he was aged 73 years, 6 months and 13 days.

Mr. Rhoades was born January 1, 1863. He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Cranjord in the year 1886. She passed away Dec. 9, 1923. The following children survive: Clem Rhoades, Monmouth, Mrs. Maud Young, Roseville, Paul Rhoades, Mrs. Ferne Pottenger of Astoria, also 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; also the following brothers and sisters: John Rhoades of Astoria, Mrs. Cora Gierens and Mrs. Belle Leach of Lincoln, Nebr., Rolla Rhoades of Franklin, Nebr., Chas. Rhoades of Sheldons Grove, and Mrs. Viola Booth of Omaha, Nebr.

Mr. Rhoades was a member of the Church of the Brethren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Woodland Church of the Brethren, conducted by Rev. W. A. Deardorff, assisted by Rev. I. J. Gibson. Interment in the Woodland cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 7/15/1936


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