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Obituary - - i is S. D. TRETHEWEY DIES AS A RESUL T OF MO...
- i is S. D. TRETHEWEY DIES AS A RESUL T OF MO TOR A CCIDENT Samuel Dunn Trethewey, well known lumberman and mining man, died in the Inland Hospital at Kamloops on Wednesday last, as a result of pneumonia which developed after he was admitted, following a motor accident on the previous Sunday evening. Mr. Trethewey sustained serious injuries when a truck in which he was riding turned over on the Savona road, about six miles from Kam - loops. The truck was driven by J. H. Turner, yardman for the Kamloops Lumber Co., and the accident occurred when he turned out to allow another car to pass, the road edge giving way under the truck. Turner was not badly hurt. The remains were brought to Chilliwack for burial, the funeral taking place on Sunday afternoon from the United Church. The service was conducted by Rev. E. J. Thompson, of the United Church. Mr. Trethewey was a member of Excelsior Lodge, No. 7, members of the Order attending the funeral in a body. The impressive burial service of the Order was conducted at the graveside. Brethren were present from both Ab - botsford and Mission, in which districts deceased was well and favorably known. There were many floral tributes. The following were pall bearers: Wm. Dus - terhoeft, N. Short, E. Brett, K. Fulton, L. L. Chadsey, Chilliwack; and K. McKay, Abbotsford. The late Mr. Trethewey was born at Waterdown, near Brace - bridge, Ontario, on November 15, 1861. In 1886 he moved to Mission, assisting in the pioneer work of clearing for the C. P. R. Later he performed the same service in clearing the first Vancouver town - site. In 1890 Mr. Trethewey returned east, where he married Miss Elizabeth Marrow, of Brace - bridge, Ontario. Coming back to B.C., he settled at Nicomen Island and enguged in farming until 1894, when he moved to Chilliwack and continued farming for several years, after which he went into the lumber business at Rosedale, until 1910. In this year he moved to Abbotsford going into partnership with his brothers, James and Arthur, forming the Abbotsford Lumber Company . In 1915 Mr. Trethewey started a sawmill at Clayburn. From there he went to Alberta and farmed till 1918, when he re - entered the Abbotsford Lumber Co. in company with his brother. In 1926 he sold out and went to Kamloops where he went into partnership in the Kamloops Lumber Co., with Mr. H. Turner. Mrs. Trethewey predeceased her husband in 1916. Mr. Trethewey later married Mrs. Elizabeth Swanson in Alberta, who survives him. Besides his widow, two sons survive him, Howard, of Kamloops, Ernest, of Radium Hot Springs. B.C.; one daughter, Mrs. J. L. McDaniels, Wilmer, B.C.; two sisters, Mrs. R. Brett, senior, of Chilliwack and Mrs. G. Dolby, of Oakland, Cal., and one brother, James, of New Westminster. with from on the Victoria, cier, two of navy and attending and mie,

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  1. The Chilliwack Progress,
  2. 03 Oct 1929, Thu,
  3. Page [1]

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