Chambers, F. Elwood 'Slip' (February 18, 1903 - October 29, 1957)


F.E. (Slip) Chambers

Douglas Budget - November 7, 1957

Funeral services were held at Stark's chapel last Saturday afternoon for F. Elwood (Slip) Chambers, 54, who died Oct. 29 in Pershing General hospital in Lovelock, Nev. from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Oct. 24. The Rev. Clyde Thompson officiated and burial was in the family plot in Douglas Park cemetery.

The fatal accident occurred near Lovelock when Mr. Chambers apparently dozed at the wheel and went off the highway.

F. Elwood Chambers was born February 18, 1903, near Crawford, Neb. In 1906, he moved with his family to Douglas where he attended school and made his home for a number of years. While attending high school here he was an outstanding football player. He graduated with the class of 1921.

In April, 1929, he was united in marriage with Miss Mildred Hasen (sic) Hanson, and to this union two sons were born.

From 1928 until 1931, he was employed as a salesman here by the Mountain States Power Co. He then was transferred to Lander, Casper and Oregon. He left the power company while in Oregon and joined the L.Perrigo Co. as a drug salesman and was still employed by this company at the time of his untimely death.

Surviving are his wife; two sons, Robert of Memphis, Tenn. and Richard of Boise, Ida.; one sister, Mrs. E.D. George, and a brother, W.Clay Chambers, both of Douglas.

Active pall bearers were Jake Thompson of Casper, Lawrence Merritt of Cheyenne, Tye Slonaker, Wayne Anderson, Buster Goodrich and Charles George.

Honorary pall bearers were E.W. Fix, Mitchell, S.D., Lester Peyton of Cody, Ray Perrigo and Paul Perrigo of Allegan, Mich., Howard Hansen and Edward D. George of Douglas.


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