Donald Edward Cain


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Donald Edward "Don" Cain was born December 13, 1935, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, and died March 7, 2007, in Shelton, Mason Co., WA, at age 71. He is the son of Charles Patrick Cain of Tara Twp., Swift Co., MN, and Gladys Emilia Freeberg of Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.

Mary June "Mernie" Morrison was born July 10, 1937, in National, Pierce Co., WA. She is the daughter of Hurshel Morrison (Born July 14, 1904, in Cle Elum, Kittas Co., WA - Died October 28, 1980, in Olympia, Thurston Co., WA), and Edna Beatrice (Martineau) Moore (Born May 15, 1904, in Helena, Lewis and Clark Co., MT - Died November 14, 1968, in Olympia, Thurston Co., WA). Both parents are buried in Mills and Mills Memorial Park, Tumwater, Thurston Co., WA. Edna was first married to Thomas Rufus Moore (1901 - 1933).

Donald Edward Cain and Mary June "Mernie" Morrison were married December 14, 1962, in Anchorage, Anchorage Co., AK.

Donald Edward Cain and Mary June "Mernie" (Morrison) Cain had six children:

  1. Eric Francis Cain: Born Unknown.
  2. Galen Patrick Cain: Born about 1966 in Unknown.
  3. Garm Andrew Cain: Born Unknown. Married to Jodene Lyn "Jody" Storwick. Divorced about August 5, 2015, in Washington.
  4. Damien Edward Cain: Born about 1969, in Unknown.
  5. Heidi Roseanne Cain: Born about 1965 in Minnesota. Married August 19, 1988, King Co., WA, to John Ross Redfield: Born about 1954 in New Mexico.
  6. Beth M. Cain: Born about 1967 in Unknown.



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Hurshel Morrison and Edna Beatrice (Martineau) (Moore) Morrison are buried in Mills and Mills Memorial Park, Tumwater, Thurston Co., WA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 21, 1920, shows Charles H. Cain (age 27) born in Minnesota to Irish-born parents is an unmarried Boiler Maker Helper at the Silvis Shop and is Rooming in the Claude R. Hizer household, 136 Thirteenth Street, Village of Silvis, Hampton Twp., Rock Island Co., IL.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 19, 1920, shows Swan L. Freeberg (age 58) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1874? and Naturalized in 1891 is a Laborer at the Railroad living at 402 S. Center Avenue, 3rd Ward, Miles City, Custer Co., MT. Living with him are his wife Hilda Freeberg (age 56) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1886 and Naturalized in 1891, along with his children Gladys E. Freeberg (age 19) born in Minnesota, a stenographer at the railroad, and Alvin Freeberg (age 16) born in Montana.

Charles Patrick Cain and Gladys Emilia "Glady" Freeberg were married July 27, 1925, in Miles City, Custer Co., MT. The groom's status was "widowed."


Charles Patrick Cain and son, Vincent Cain, on Vincent's 1st birthday, about 1927. Courtesy of Steven H. Cain.


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 18, 1930, shows Charles Cain (age 37) born in Minnesota to Ireland and New York-born parents and first married at age 32 is a Drugs Salesman renting his home for $6 per month and living in Luxemburg Twp., Stearns Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Gladys Cain (age 29) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents, who was first married at age 24. Also living there is his son, Vincent Cain (age 3) born in Minnesota to Minnesota-born parents.


Gladys Emilia (Freeberg) Cain on her doorstep. Courtesy of Steven H. Cain.


Hurshel Morrison and Edna Beatrice (Martineau) Moore were married December 8, 1934, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA.


Hurshel Morrison and Edna Beatrice (Martineau) Moore Marriage record.


Donald Edward "Don" Cain was born December 13, 1935, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.


The Minneapolis Star, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, Tuesday, December 17, 1935

BIRTHS

BOYS

Charles Cain, 1215 1/2 Nicolet av.


Mary June "Mernie" Morrison was born July 10, 1937, in National, Pierce Co., WA.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1940, shows Hurshel Morrison (age 35) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 8 years of School, is a married Hook Tender on a Crane at a Saw Mill, and who  who rents his home for $18/month, and is National, National Election Dist., Pierce Co., WA. Living with him are: his wife, Edna Morrison (age 35) born in Montana, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 4 years of High School; his stepson, George Moore (age 15) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 1 year of High School; his stepdaughter, Francis Moore (age 14) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 8 years of School; his stepson, Robert Moore (age 12) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 4 years of School; his stepson, Thomas Moore (age 13) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 4 years of School; his stepson, Richard Moore (age 10) born in Washington, and 2 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 8 years of School; his stepson, Franklin Moore (age 9) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 2 years of School; his stepdaughter, Eleanor Moore (age 7) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 1 year of School; his stepdaughter, Francis Moore (age 14) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 8 years of School; his son, Lawrence Morrison (age 5) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living elsewhere in Pierce Co., WA, and with 0 years of School; his son, Lyle Morrison (age 4) born in Washington; his daughter, Mary Jane Morrison (age 3) born in Washington; and his daughter, Marie Joy Morrison (age 1) born in Washington.

Charles Patrick Cain died May 24, 1958, in Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, at age 65.


The Fresno Bee, Fresno, CA, Monday, May 26, 1958

Obituaries

Charles P. Cain

Funeral services will be conducted in the Sawtelle Veterans Administration Cemetery in Los Angeles for Charles Patrick Cain, 65, of 2268 Lewis Avenue. Cain died Saturday in a local hospital where he had been under treatment since February. For 40 years he was employed as a sheet metal worker and boilermaker by the Southern Pacific Company. He was born in Minnesota and lived in Fresno for four years. Cain was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by a son, Charles R., of Orange; a sister, Mrs. George Bennett of Grand Forks, ND, and two grandchildren. His body was sent to Los Angeles by Stephens & Bean.


Gladys Emilia "Glady" (Freeberg) Cain died February 17, 1979, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 78. Buried February 23, 1979, in Holyrood Catholic Cemetery, Shoreline, King Co., WA.


The Seattle Daily Times, Seattle, King Co., WA, February 21, 1979

Gladys E. Cain

Gladys E. Cain, 4410 Dayton Ave. North. Beloved mother of Vincent C. Cain, Mt. Vernon, Ill.; Donald E. Cain, Bothell. Also survived by eight grandchildren. Retired Claims Adjuster Robert O. Fleming Insurance Co. Member of Fremont Senior Citizens, Election Plll Judge. Rosary Thursday, 7:30 p.m., HOFFNER'S FISHER-KALFUS CHAPEL. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 10 a.m., St. Benedict's Church. Interment, Holyrood.


John Ross Redfield and Heidi Roseanne Cain were married August 19, 1988, King Co., WA.


John Ross Redfield and Heidi Roseanne Cain Marriage record.


Donald Edward "Don" Cain died March 7, 2007, in Shelton, Mason Co., WA, at age 71.


The Woodinville Weekly, Woodinville, WA, March 12, 2007

Donald Edward Cain

Donald Cain was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minn., and passed on March 7, 2007, in Shelton Wash., surrounded by his wife of 45 years, Mernie, their children, and his brother. Don grew up in Madison Wis., and moved to Seattle in 1948, where he graduated from O’Dea High School in 1953 and from Seattle University in 1957. He served as a captain in the Army National Guard. He and Mernie were married in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec. 14, 1962. They returned to Seattle in 1967 and settled in Bothell. Don taught school in the Northshore School District for over 20 years and retired from teaching at Woodinville High School in 1994. He is survived by his wife; his children, Eric, Heidi, Galen, Beth, Garm, and Damien; his brother, Vincent Cain of Mt. Vernon, Ill., and 17 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Glady Cain. A memorial was held at the Horton Community Center in Grapeview, Wash., on March 11.


The Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Kitsap Co., WA, Friday, March 9, 2007

Donald Cain, DEC. 13, 1935 TO MARCH 7, 2007, VETERAN

Donald Edward Cain, 72, of Grapeview died of natural causes Wednesday in Shelton. He was born in Minneapolis, Minn., to Charles and Gladys (Freeburg) Cain. He graduated from O'Dea High School in Seattle in 1953 and from Seattle University in 1957. He enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1957 and served as a captain. On Dec. 14, 1962, he married Mary June "Mernie" Morrison in Anchorage, Alaska. He was a history teacher at Woodinville High School before retiring in 1994. He was a member of the Grapeview Community Club. Survivors include his wife; his sons, Eric Cain, Galen Cain, Garm Cain and Damien Cain; his daughters, Heidi Cain Redfield and Beth Cain; his brother, Vincent Cain; and 17 grandchildren. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Sunday at the Horton Community Center in Grapeview. Donations: Horton Community Center, Grapeview Community Club, 4350 E. Grapeview Loop Road, Grapeview 98546.