Mrs. H. P. Throe (Cala L. Fovargue)
Mrs. H.P. Throe, a pioneer of Union and Wallowa counties, died after an operation performed at the Enterprise Hospital.
Cala L. Fovargue was born May 2nd, 1854, in Elkriver Township, Clinton County Iowa. She was married to Hans P. Throe January 14th 1872. In November of 1877 they moved to Abilene, Kansas. After residing there for three years they moved to Oregon, making the journey by wagon. Three months after starting, they reached the Grande Ronde valley. In 1887, they moved to Joseph where they have resided ever since.
Mrs. Throe was the mother of thirteen children, eight of whom are living and who attended the funeral. They are: Daniel F. Throe, Mrs. S. Ryenearson, Mrs. E. Guyan, Clarence G. Throe, Leo I. Throe, Guy F. Throe, Raymond w. Throe and Mrs. W.W. graham. There are five grandchildren. Mrs. Throe died at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 16th, 1917, being 63 years, three months and fourteen days of age.
She was a faithful wife, a loving mother, a good neighbor and a good friend to all. Mrs. Throe was a charter member of the Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge, under whose auspice the funeral services were conducted.
The funeral services were held at the I.O.O.F. hall, Sunday, August 19, at 2 p.m. and was well attended.
The floral offerings were numerous and very beautiful. Among them were three links presented by the lodge. Internment was made in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. A number of Rebekahs and friends from Enterprise attended.
Wallowa County Reporter, August 23, 1917