Died at Lostine, August 26, 1917. Mrs. Harriet Walker at the age of 62 years, 7 months and 26 days. The deceased was born in Ohio in 1885, moving to Indiana with her father when she was 16 years of age. From there she went to Kansas where she made her home for twenty-five years and until she came to Wallowa county on the last of May, 1917, to make her home with her brother, Jess Walker.
Her death was caused by asthma. The deceased leaves to mourn her death, three sisters and five brothers. The sisters are Mrs. Anna Walton of New Mexico: Mrs. Batchell of Nebraska, Mrs. Sallie Bonar of Carlton, Oregon. The brothers are: Sam and Chauncy Walker of Kansas: Jess Walker of Lostine: Frank Walker of Indiana: Charley Walker of Ohio. Besides her brother, Jessie, there was but one sister who was able to attend the funeral. Mrs. Bonar of Carlton. Her brother Sam and wife having left for their home in Kansas, August 25, not dreaming that sad news would reach their home in Kansas almost before their arrival. Mrs. Walker was well when they left.
Card of Thanks
I wish to express my sincere thanks for the aid and many kind acts of the neighbors and friends in my bereavement. Their genuine sympathy will not be forgotten. Jessie Walker.
Wallowa County Reporter, August 30, 1917