Blanche Marilla <I>Belfield</I> Fugit

Blanche Marilla Belfield Fugit

Kansas, USA
Death 8 Jun 1919 (aged 21)
La Grande, Union County, Oregon, USA
Burial North Powder, Union County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 11414890 · View Source
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Daughter of Charles M. & Ella M. Belfield; wife of Leo T. Fugit; young mother of Cleo M. & Blanche M. Fugit. Age 21 years.


Well Known Woman Passed Away Last Monday

Mrs. Blanche Fugit of Kalema, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Bellfield of this place, died in the hospital at La Grande, Monday morning of this week. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church and burial was made in the North Powder cemetery, the following afternoon. The immediate surviving relatives are the parents, the husband, a child of two and a babe one day old. Mrs. Fugit was 22 years of age and lived at North Powder for many years prior to her marriage, where her husband is employed by the O.W.R.R.&N. offices.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 14, 1919



Mrs. Blanche Marilla Fugit, the youngest of nine children born to Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Belfield, was born at Burton Kansas, July 14th, 1897, and died at La Grande hospital, La Grande, Oregon, June 8th, 1919, aged 21 years, 10 months and 25 days. She came to Oregon in 1911 and has resided here most of the time since. Early in life she displayed religious tendencies of marked character and united with the Methodist church at the age of 11 years.

On December 18, 1916, she was joined in marriage to Leo T. Fugit, and was living at Kamela, Oregon, at the time of her departure. Those left to mourn her departure are a husband, Leo Fugit and two infant children. A father and mother Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Belfield of North Powder. And four sisters, Mrs. Laura B. Stone, Burton, Kansas; Mrs. J. Bryan, Hutchinson, Kansas; Mrs. F.M. Hays, Onega, Kansas; Mrs. A.L. Fugit, North Powder and four brothers, G.W. Belfield, Denver, Colorado; W.C. Belfield, Newton, Kansas; O.S. Belfield, Pendleton; E.M. Belfield, Portland, besides a host of other relatives and friends. 411t

North Powder News
Saturday June 28, 1919


1900 Census KS Harvey Alta ED 75 S 4B L 93 62/62
Belfield, Blanche M. b. Jul 1897 KS, age 2

Gravesite Details Birth year differs; marker states "1896," while obit and 1900 census say "1897."

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