The Merced Express, Merced, CA. Friday Dec 22, 1933

The Sudden Passing of L.W. HASKELL

In the death of L.W. {Wint} Haskell, which occurred suddenly at his home, at 330 Twenty-second street at 6:30 o'clock last Sunday evening following a heart attack, Merced county loses another of it's old-time residents.

Mr. Haskell was born at Shaw's Flat, Tuolumne county, October 7, 1859. He came to Merced county in 1877 and for many years was engaged in grain farming with his brother -in-law, the late J.S. BURNS, in the Dry Creek section near Snelling.
From there he moved to the vicinity of Le Grand and farmed there until about five years ago when he retired and came to Merced to reside.

He was a charter member of the Snelling Lodge of Odd Fellows and also held membership in the Merced Lodge of Rebekahs.
He was well and favorably known, especially in the Snelling and Le Grand sections, and commanded the respect of all.

Surviving relatives are his widow, Matha Isabelle Haskell; a brother, Ed Haskell of Stockton, and the following named stepdaughters and stepsons; Mrs. Laura HELM of Bakersfield, G.M. Haskell of Stockton, Mrs. D.K. Thornton of Le Grand, Mrs. M. BENNETT of Oakland, Mrs. Belle BINNING of Cima, Calif.; and Mrs. R.B. BROWN, Mrs. H.A. MANCHESTER, P.B. POOR and Miss Edna POOR of Merced.

With the Rev. David MCMARTIN officiating, funeral services were held in the Welch & Griffin chapel Wednesday afternoon and interment was in the Masonic cemetery.



Transcribed by: Alma Stone