May 20, 1920 Oregon City Clackamas County Oregon, USA
MRS. ANNA M. CALIFF DIES ON MONDAY OF BLOOD POISONING
Mrs. Annie M. Califf, wife of MERVIN CALIFF, of this city, died Monday evening at 8 o'clock, after a week's illness of blood poisoning, caused from an infection. Everything was done in order to save Mrs. Califf's life, her two eldest brothers, Fred and Charles, who saw active service in teh big battle in France, undergoing operations in order to funish blood for blood transfusion of their sister, Fred giving two quarts and a pint of blood and Charles about two quarts, but without avail.
Mrs. Califf was 25 years of age, and resided in Clackamas county for a number of years, first making her home at Bolton (West Linn). She was united in marriage about six years ago to Mr. Califf, and since that time has made her home in this city.
Mrs. Califf is survived by her husband, two little children, Victor, aged five years and Lavina Ruth, 14 months. She also leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Stutts, of this city; seven sisters, among them being Mrs. Lizzie Fugill, Misses Mary Emma, Dollie, Esther adn Grace Stutts, and a married sister in Washington; four brothers, Fred, Charles, Paul and John Stutts of this city. Mrs. Califf's the daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. George Califf, of this city.
Published in the Oregon City Enterprise; 5/20/1920