Clipped From Covina Argus
)eath Takes Julia Casad Resident of Covina For 27 Years Dies at Home Of Daughter Mrs. Julia Large Casad, wife of Roland C. Casad, of West Covina passed away at five o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R. M. Hutcheson. The death of his wife comes as bitter tragedy to Casad, who ran as write-in candidate for congressman from this district. Mrs. Casad had always been her husband* counsellor in his work and am- >itions. Mrs. Casad made her first trip to Covina hi 1904, coming across what was then barren waste in a spring buggy, from her home on a ranch in Hollywood. She drove to this city as the sweetheart of Roland Casad, then a struggling pioneer rancher, who had recently bought ten acres of oranges about three miles'west of Covina. The couple were married on January 25,1904, at Santa Ana. In May, 1905, they purchased the large 16 acre ranch which has been their home here for the past 27 years. Casad has been prominent in rest Covina society, bejng toved respected by'her wide host of friends. Born in Elizabeth, Pa., she moved to Denver, Colo., with her parents Isaac and Mary Large, later coming to Hollywood and settling on a large lemon ranch where her family was much identified with the early history of what later became the world's film capital. In addition to her husband and daughter, Virginia, at whose home she died, Mrs. Casad is survived by another daughter, Mary, the wife of Frederick C. Beyl of Los Angeles also two grandchildren and one brother, N. S. Large, of Los Angeles. A host of loving friends paid final homage Monday afternoon at two o'clock in .the W. A. Brown Mortuary in Los Angeles. The chapel was filled with Sowers by those she left. By her request, before death, she was cremated and her ashes laid to rest in a crypt at the Inglewood mausoleum. The funeral services were read by Reverend W. A. Brown, lifelong friend of the family, who read the services for her father, mother and sister.