Edward Glen Pitre

1905 New Auburn, Wisconsin 1940 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph Pitre/Mabel Irene Calkins); all known surname descendants:

                9         Edward Glen Pitre  b: 16 January 1905  New Auburn, Chippewa, WI; d: 27 March 1940  Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, ID

                                  +Julia Marie Van Blaricom (Coon)  b: 19 January 1905  Santiago, Sherburne, MN; m: 14 January 1932  Seattle, King, WA [Abraham Lincoln/Emma Sophia Hill]; d: 29 April 1981  Lane, OR

                             10       Glen Lewis Pete  b: 1 April 1932  Washington; d: 27 July 1959  Priest River, Banner, ID  (lost control of his crawler tractor and it rolled over him causing massive internal hemorrhage)

                                          +Lula M. ---    d: Aft. July 1959



Notes for Edward Glen Pitre:


- 1930 Glen E. Pete 25 (farm laborer), boarder on a farm in Mica Bay, Kootenai, Idaho.


- 1940 Lael, Grant, Washington:  Widow Julia Pete 35, Virginia 13, Glenn 8.


1936 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Directory:  Pete, E Glen (Julia M) h 615 N 13th


Obituary:  Spokane Chronicle (Spokane, WA), Thursday, 28 March 1940:  Special Serum Came too Late - Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, March 28 - A desperate, last-minute attempt to save the life of Edward Glenn Pete, 35, through use of a special serum, failed when he died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night.  Northwest Airlines rushed the serum to Spokane by plane from the University of Oregon at Eugene, its only source in the northwest, and it was brought from Spokane by auto.  Pete, who had run a temperature of 105 degrees for three days, died just after the serum arrived.  He suffered a form of spinal meningitis.  He is survived by his wife, Julia; a daughter, Virginia, and a son, Glenn, at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pete, and three sisters and three brothers, all on the Coast.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Cassedy chapel, the Rev. W. J. Webster officiating, with burial in Forest cemetery.

- The Post Register (Idaho Falls, ID), Sunday, 31 March 1940:  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, March 30 - A last minute attempt to save the life of Edward Glenn Pete, 35, spinal meningitis sufferer, with a special serum from the University of Oregon, failed when he died a few minutes after the serum arrived.  It was rushed here from Spokane by car from a Northwest Airlines plane.  His widow and two children survive.


Tombstone Inscription, Forest Cemetery, Coeur d' Alene, Kootenai, Idaho:  E. Glen Pete / 1905 - 1940


Notes for Julia Marie Van Blaricom:

Tombstone Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, Post Falls, IDJulia M. Coon / 1905 - 1981 / gone home



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some items in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919), and online marriage certificates.


Last updated:  16 April 2021.