Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 07:12:50 :
The Marin Journal
Thursday, April 14, 1910
Sudden Death of Mrs. S. H. Cheda
Mrs. Albertina J. Cheda, wife of S. H. Cheda, president of the Marin County Bank, passed away at her home in this city last Wednesday night from spinal meningitis after a brief illness. Dr. H. O. Howitt of this city and Dr. Moffitt, of San Francisco were in attendance and did all in their power to check the progress of the disease, but to no avail.
The funeral was held Saturday morning from the family residence and was private, only relatives of the family being in attendance. Rev. Lynn T. White of the Presbyterian Church officiated. The remains were placed in the vault at Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Cheda is survived by a 2 year old baby boy and a mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Smith. She was a native of New York, aged 34 years.
In the passing of Mrs. Cheda, San Rafael loses one of its best women and one who is known and beloved by everyone. The husband and sorrowing family have the heartfelt sympathy of the whole community in t his their hour of sorrow and trial.
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