I am looking for a Spokane, Mt. Olympia, or Tacoma area Van Valkenberg connection who may have known my grandfather, Edward "Eddy" Van Valkenberg who died in Spokane (we think) sometime within the 1960-1964 time period. He was born apprx. between the 1902-1906 period. We think his birthplace might be Sloan, Iowa. He had a sister Laura Brown (married name) and his mothers name was Bertha (Smith) (Van Valkenberg) (Dixon). His first wifes' name was Ellen and for awhile, leved in Sioux City, Iowa.
Any insights, history, knowledge, or advice how to find specific information about my grandfather, Eddy is appreciated.