Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Charles Willard Lake ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Charles Willard Lake
LAST NAME: Lake FIRST NAME: Charles MIDDLE NAME: Willard NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 21 Nov 1918 DIED: 6 Oct 1933 BURIED: 9 Oct 1933
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Child
BIRTH PLACE:  Plymouth, Jefferson Co., Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Jefferson, Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
OSBH DC (Marion Co.unty 1933) #735 - C. Willard Lake, male, b. 21 Nov 1918 in Plymouth, Nebraska, d. 6 Oct 1933 inear Jefferson, Oregon at the age of 14 y's 11 m's 15 d's, usual residence Jefferson, name of father William E. Lake (b. Nebraska), maiden name of mother Alvira [Alvina] Weishel (b. Nebraska), interment 9 Oct, undertaker E. E. Howell, informant Wm. E. Lake of Jefferson.
Hwy accident - struck by an oil truck.
1930 OR CENSUS - Willard Lake, age 12, b. Nebraska, is enumerated with William E., age 49, married at age 27, occupation farmer, b. Nebraska, and Elvina [Alvina], age 42, married at age 20, b. Nebraska, along with Arthur, age 21, b. Nebraska, Berneatha, age 18, b. Nebraska, and Donnie, age 5, b. Colorado.
OBITUARY: 
JEFFERSON YOUTH KILLED BY TRUCK. 
JEFFERSON, Oct 6 - (Special)- Willard Lake, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Lake of Jefferson, was instantly killed about 7 o’clock this morning when a Sunset Oil truck struck him from behind while he was riding on his bicycle. The accident, said to have been due to fog, occurred on the highway across from the high school. Edward Law was driver of the truck. An inquest will be held here Saturday forenoon at 10 o’clock. 
Willard was born in Plymouth, Neb., Nov. 31, 1918, and came with his parents to Jefferson in 1929. He was a junior in the high school here. Besides the parents, he leaves two brothers and three sisters, Donnie and Helen at Home; Arthur of Salinas, Calif., Mrs. Carroll Elrick of Flager, Colo., and Mrs. L. O. Edwards of Corvallis. Funeral services will be held at the American Lutheran church in Salem, probably Monday afternoon with Rev. P. W. Eriksen officiating. Interment will be at the City View (sic) cemetery in Salem. 
Oregon Statesman 7 October 1933 3:5-6
INSCRIPTION: 
Charles Willard 
Lake 
1917 - 1933
SOURCES: 
LD
OSBH DC (Marion Co.unty 1933) #735 
Saucy
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Jefferson, ED 35, sheet 1A)
OS 7 October 1933 3:5,6
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