Places

  • Centralia is also known as: Lewis County / Centralia city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Lyle Overbay (baseball player), Brock Peterson (baseball player), Charlie Albright (pianist), Nathan Overbay (american football player), and Bob Coluccio (baseball player).

History

In pioneer days, Centralia was the halfway stopover point for stagecoaches operating between the Columbia River and Seattle. In 1850, J. G. Cochran came from Missouri with his adopted son, a young African-American free man named George Washington. Cochran filed a donation land claim on the townsite, and later in 1852, sold Washington his claim for $6,000. The new owner built a home and filed a plat for the town of Centerville, offering lots for $10 each, with one lot free to buyers who built houses. In 1891, the population, over 1,000, found its mail confused with that of another Centerville in the state, and the name of the town was changed to Centralia. (Washington - A guide to the Evergreen State, WPA American Guide Series, Washington State Historical Society, 1941). It was officially incorporated as Centralia on February 3, 1886. The city was the site of the infamous Centralia Massacre in 1919. The 1940 population of Centralia was 7,414. On average, there are 136 sunny days per year in Centralia. Due to flooding from the December 2007 Pacific Northwest storms, a...

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It was reported by The Chronicle on November 6th, 2015 that Nancy Kelly passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Kelly was 79 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nancy's life.

It was disclosed by The Chronicle on October 28th, 2015 that William Ralph "Bill" Brown passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Brown was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Ralph "Bill"'s life.

It was written by The Chronicle on October 21st, 2015 that Elizabeth Anne "Betsy" Fenske (Date) died in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Fenske was 75 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth Anne "Betsy"'s life.

It was disclosed by The Chronicle on October 16th, 2015 that Charles Chaney perished in Centralia, Washington.  Chaney was 91 years old and was born in Rawlinson, AR.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles's life.

It was revealed by The Chronicle on October 14th, 2015 that Marty Coumba (Allan) passed on in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Coumba was 72 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marty's life.

It was reported by Register Guard on October 10th, 2015 that Neva "Darlene" Humphrey (Davis) died in Eugene, Oregon.  Ms. Humphrey was 70 years old and was born in Centralia, WA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Neva "Darlene"'s life.

It was written by The Chronicle on October 8th, 2015 that Mildred Grace Rask (Weisenburger) died in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Rask was 80 years old and was born in Tuttle, ND.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mildred Grace's life.

It was noted by The Chronicle on October 5th, 2015 that Mildred Louise Fry passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Fry was 97 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mildred Louise's life.

It was reported by The Chronicle on October 2nd, 2015 that Edna Louise Wohld (Dooms) passed on in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Wohld was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Edna Louise's life.

It was noted by The Chronicle on October 1st, 2015 that Elsie Marie Grill (Wueth) passed on in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Grill was 100 years old and was born in Upham, ND.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elsie Marie's life.

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Greenwood Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Centralia, WA 98185
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Mountain View Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Centralia, WA 98185
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Newell-Hoerling's Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Centralia, WA 98185
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Sticklin Funeral Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Centralia, WA 98185

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Trudy Waldron, 89, passed peacefully in her sleep on October 28, 2010. She was born January 7, 1921, in Centralia, Washington, to Carl B. and Anna A. (Asmus) Kreher. The family moved to Port Angeles in 1930, where she attended Jefferson Grade School and ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Davis of Centralia, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Robinson of Odin, Ill. and Glenna McKnelley of Flora visited with Trixie Baity on Monday evening. Bob Butts of Salem passed away at his home in Salem on Sunday, October 17th. Neal Funeral Home of ...
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