Published in the Bonners Ferry Herald Thursday August 15. 1963
Alex E. Fetterley, 74 - husband of Charlotte Mae Fetterley
Alex E. Fetterley,
Passes in Washington
Alex E, Fetterley, 73, longtime resident of Bonners Ferry, passed away late Friday evening, Aug 9, in a Washington hospital following a lingering illness. He was hospitalized since March of this year.
He was born March 31, 1889 at Woodsville, Mich. He moved to Havre, Mont., at a very young age, where he did ranch work. In 1908 he moved to Bonners Ferry, where he farmed and did woods work. He entered the U. S. Army in October of 1917 serving until Dec. 28, 1918 when he received his honorable dischsrge. He again returned to Bonners Ferry and on August 12. 1921 he married Charlotte May Sweet here.
He was a member of the American Legion, Boundary Poll No. 55.
Survivors include a stepson Stanley Sweet: two stepdaughters. MrsThelma Clark of Moyie Springs, and Mrs. Ruby Hartz of Portland, several brothers and sisters in Michigan and several step grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Services were conducted TuesdayAug. 13 at the Hillcrest Memorialchapel at 11:00 a.m. wilh the Rev.W. B. Nelson officiating, Mrs. Arthur Campbell played the organ.
Military graveside rites were conducted by the American Legion boundary Post No. 55 Pallbearers were Alvin Monger, W. W. Deist, Lloyd Nowland, Ralph Fleming, William D. MacLacklan, and J. B. Thompson, members of the Post. Interment followed in the Grandview Cemetery.