Friday
Jan102014

WALLIS, Eloise Evelyn Barr (1922-1943)

CRASH KILLS MRS. WALLIS - Mrs. Lois Wallis of Modesto, former Ono resident and Shasta Union High School graduate, was killed yesterday or early today [21 December 1943] and her husband, Stanton Leland Wallis was seriously injured in a automobile accident near Willows.

Attaches of the Glenn County Hospital today nottified Thomas Thatcher, county tax collector, of the tragedy. They called for Miss Della Kidder, who is an aunt of Mrs. Wallis, but Miss Kidder was out of the office. Her brother, Charles W. Kidder, died here last night.

Mrs. Wallis is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Barr of Ono.

Her eight-month-old baby was in the automobile, but was uninjured. [Janet Clara Wallis Barclay (1943-2011)]

The Wallis' were enroute here to spend the holidays with the Barr families.~

Wednesday
Jan222014

WILDER, Delia Ione (1894-1963)

Funeral services for Miss Delia I Wilder were to be conducted at the Linn and Fulkerth Chapel this afternoon.

Mrs. Madge Vollmers was to officiate.

Interment was to be in the Ono Cemetery.

[Born 28 August 1894 in Ono, Shasta, California to Francis Marion Alvador Wilder (1869-1924) and Susan Robinson Wilder, Delia Ione grew up on the Wilder Ranch at Watson Gulch, learning to ride horses and work the cattle. She became an elementary school teacher with a teaching career of 39 years. Delia never married and lived most of her life in Redding with her sister Mona Wilder, also a school teacher.]

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