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  • 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

The population was 16,336 at the 2010 census. 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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Centralia Obituaries

It was disclosed by Daily World on May 25th, 2016 that Joseph Harold Hazen passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Hazen was 96 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Joseph Harold's life.

It was noted by The Chronicle on May 24th, 2016 that Diane Irene Ueltschi (Witherow) died in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Ueltschi was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Diane Irene's life.

It was written by The Chronicle on May 20th, 2016 that Howard Floyd Gage died in Centralia, Washington.  Gage was 93 years old and was born in Marshall, MN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Howard Floyd's life.

It was revealed by The Chronicle on May 20th, 2016 that Elaine Adeila Jorgensen died in Centralia, Washington.  Jorgensen was 94 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elaine Adeila's life.

It was reported on May 20th, 2016 that Harrison Lee Jr Neely passed on in Mansfield, Texas.  Neely was 50 years old and was born in Centralia, WA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harrison Lee Jr's life.

It was written by The Chronicle on May 13th, 2016 that Thelma Alagene Cheney (Dooms) died in Centralia, Washington.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thelma Alagene's life.

It was written by The News Tribune on May 12th, 2016 that Gloria "JoAnn" Pedersen (Grisby) died in Centralia, Washington.  Ms. Pedersen was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Gloria "JoAnn"'s life.

It was revealed by The Chronicle on May 6th, 2016 that David Leslie Phillips perished in Centralia, Washington.  Phillips was 66 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David Leslie's life.

It was revealed by The Chronicle on May 5th, 2016 that Michael Arvid Korhonen passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Korhonen was 73 years old and was born in Juneau, AK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Michael Arvid's life.

It was disclosed by The Chronicle on May 3rd, 2016 that Charles Francis Bennett passed away in Centralia, Washington.  Bennett was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles Francis's life.

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Forest Funeral Home & Cemetery

The Burgman family business began in 1935 when Uncle John Kalin opened a Funeral Home on Broadway in Seattleā€™s First Hill neighborhood. His wife, Lucy, a registered nurse, received her embalmer's license in 1937-a true woman pioneer in the...

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Greenwood Memorial Park
1905 Johnson Rd
Centralia, WA 98531
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Mountain View Cemetery
1113 Caveness Dr
Centralia, WA 98531
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Newell-Hoerling's Mortuary
205 W Pine St
Centralia, WA 98531
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Sticklin Funeral Chapel
1437 S Gold St
Centralia, WA 98531

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Death and Memorial Notice
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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