Missoula, May 8-- Sergeant James M. Slevin of Fort Missoula died at a hospital in San Francisco, according to word which came to members of the family here yesterday. His illness was brought on on account of the critical condition of his 12-year-old son, Curtis Slevin, who in at a local hospital and who died Thursday.
Anxiety over the condition of his son caused a nervous breakdown for the father, and two days before the son's death the was taken to the San Francisco hospital.
The body is being brought back to Missoula for burial and a double funeral will be held for the father and son upon the arrival of the former's body. It had been expected to hold the funeral services at the Marsh & Powell chapel, but when news the father's death reached here, the funeral arrangcmcnts for the son were held up.
Yesterday morning a message from San Francisco brought the news that Mr. Slevin was better and probably would return home in a month. Twenty minutes later the message announcing his death arrived.
Helena (Montana) Independent, May 9, 1928.