The grave marker of Charles E. Seton, an Alsea resident who died at age 74, in the Southeast section of Mount Union Cemetery. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Published as it appeared on Feb. 15, 1917, in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Page 3, Column 2.

Alsea Citizen Dies Suddenly

Charles E. Seaton (Seton), aged 74 years, died very suddenly some time during the day Tuesday, his demise resulting from heart disease. The body was brought from Alsea during Tuesday night to the home of a niece, Mrs. Kerby, on Woods Creek, a few miles south of Philomath, where the funeral was held at 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, Rev. Jones officiating at the service. Interment was in Newton cemetery beside the grave of a sister who died some years ago. M.S. Bovee went to Woods Creek to take charge of the funeral.