Mrs. J. T. Mulvehill, a former resident of Union, died in the Baker Hospital Sunday, December 1, 1918. The funeral took place Monday, December 2, from the Catholic Church in Baker.
Josephine La Notte Mulvehill was born in New Orleans, May 28, 1862, and died in Baker, Oregon, December 1, 1918. She was taken suddenly ill Friday night November 29-her ailment was pronounced acute diabetes. She was rushed to St. Elizabeth’s hospital at Baker, early Saturday morning, where every possible aid was given her, but she passed away Sunday forenoon at 11 o’clock, surrounded by all her family.
The Mulvehills have been residents of Oregon 21 years, residing in Union all of the time, except the last three years, when they moved to a ranch near Haines.
Mrs. Mulvehill is survived by her husband, J. T. Mulvehill; two sons, Andreas and Leo, of Haines; two daughters, Mrs. Alva Peters and Mrs. Herman White, of North Powder. She was a loving and affectionate wife and mother, a kind friend and neighbor, beloved by all who knew her.
The funeral services where held at Baker, Monday December 2, at 4 p. m. at St. Francis Cathedral, Rev. Father August E. Loeser officiating. The remains were shipped the same night to Portland for cremation and were accompanied by all of the immediate family.
Mrs. Mulvehill was a member of Preston W. R. C. No. 22, a benefit member of Union Circle No. 209, and also of Artisans. Many Union friends extend sincere sympathy to the bereaved family. Quite a number of Union people attended the funeral services.
Contributed by: Larry Rader