Margaret Van Meter Capers

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 1994, in Christ Episcopal Church in Lake Oswego, where she was a member.

Mrs. Capers died Dec. 10 at age 100.

She was born May 19, 1894, in Lexington, Ky. Her maiden name was Van Meter.

She graduated from Pine Manor College in 1914 and married Ellison Howe Capers in 1915.

They ranched in Alberta, Canada until 1938, when they moved to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Her husband died in 1975.

Mrs. Capers moved to Oregon in 1988.

Survivors are her daughter, Margaret Proctor of Lake Oswego; son, Baylor V. of Pleasantville, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Interment in Poughkeepsie.

Arrangements: Young's Funeral Home.

From: The Oregonian - Portland, Oregon.  December 13, 1994.

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