The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., March 22, 1917, page 8
"Heard on the Streets"
Mr. Thomas G. Richards, of 935 E. 30th St., Portland, Ore., was accidentally killed at his work in the shipyards of that place on March 13th, 1917. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Thomas G. Richards; his mother, Mrs. Eliza Richards; sister, Mrs. M.E. Welcome, and niece, Irene Welcome. The funeral services were held from the Holman Funeral Parlors, under the auspices of the Portland Aerie, No. 4, Fraternal Order of Eagles. Interment was made at the Riverview Cemetery. Mrs. Thomas G. Richards was a former Goldendale, being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Prause, now living near Vancouver, Wash.
The Klickitat County Agriculturist, Goldendale, WA., April 6, 1917, page 3
The widow of Thomas G. Richards (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Prouse), formerly of Goldendale, and who was killed March 17th last while in the employee of the Peninsula Shipbuilding Co., of Portland, will receive it from the Oregon industrial insurance company fund $30 a month for the rest of her life, or until she remarries. She is 26 years old and has an expectancy of 38 years, during which time the state will pay her a total of $13,691.
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