Photo above, "courtesy of Katherine Mildred Beryl WADE."
The following are obituary profiles courtesy of The San Juan Journal and provided by Eleanor Louise Boyce-Johnsom.
Maybelle Boyce and Ole Wold
Pioneer lady of Island Dies Very Suddenly Mrs. Ole Wold, Sr., Victim of Heart Trouble
November 27, 1919
As we go to press the Journal is informed that Mrs. Ole Wold, Sr., died very suddenly today (Wednesday) presumably from heart trouble. Mrs. Wold in the morning was enjoying her usual health, and her sudden death comes as a distinct shock to her San Juan Island acquaintances.
Funeral of Mrs. Ole Wold Held Friday Afternoon Daughter of Pioneer Family of San Juan County
The funeral of Mrs. Ole Wold, whose death occurred Wednesday of last week, was held Friday afternoon at the Valley Presbyterian church, Rev. G. W. Davis officiating. The lady's death came very suddenly and was a distinct surprise to her many acquaintances.
Mrs. Wold was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Boyce, pioneer residents of the San Juan county, being born on July 7th, 1869, on San Juan Island. Her death occurred Wednesday, Nov. 26th, 1919, at the age of 50 years, four months and nineteen days.
Mrs. Wold enjoyed a large acquaintance, especially among the older residents of the Island and was particularly known for her patient and charitable disposition. She leaves a sorrowing husband and three sons, Elmer, Vernon and Victor, also five brothers and four sisters in the persons of John, William, Orin, Frank, and Steve Boyce of Friday Harbor; Mrs. Joe Sweeney, Mrs. Gus Anderson, of Seattle; Mrs. August Wold of Richardson; and Mrs. Don Erickson of Slega, California.
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