Mrs. Rose Fray, 86, who first came to Idaho in 1902 when her husband homesteaded at Slickpoo, died last night [May 31, 1927] at 9 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Moore, 422 Sixth Street. Death was attributed to infirmities.
Mrs. Fray was a native of Kentucky, born September 12, 1859. The family came west from Little Falls, Minn. Her first husband, James Kernan, died in 1928, and she remarried W. Fray who died several years ago. The family lived at Slickpoo until 1915 then moved to Lewiston and later Mrs. Fray made her home in Clarkston. She returned here a year ago. Mrs. Fray was a communicant of the Catholic Church and a member of the Altar Society of St. Stanislaus Parish.
The following children survive: Mrs. Moore, Ray Kernan, Earl Kernan, all of Lewiston; Mrs. Grace Kennedy, Lapwai; Mrs. Herbert Hollingsworth, Long Beach, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The body is at Vassay-Rawls Chapel with funeral arrangements pending.
Lewiston Morning Tribune, January 20, 1946
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman