Funeral for Mrs. Isaac (Sophia Maria) Christopher, 89, who died Monday [November 25, 1963] at Hirsche’s Nursing Home here, will be Friday. Notice is on page 4 today.
Born in Calumet, Mich., June 22, 1874, she came to the Adams area at the age of four with her parents who homesteaded in that section of Umatilla County. She married Oct. 31, 1897, and she and her husband later moved to Pendleton. She was active in the Apostolic Lutheran church, holding offices of secretary or treasurer all her mature life.
Survivors are sons, Walney A. and Franklin A., both Pendleton; Alvin P. Adams; daughters, Mrs. Ernest Timmerman, Pendleton, and Mrs. John C. Wilsey, Pilot Rock; seven grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. [Interment Olney Cemetery]
East Oregonian, November 27, 1963
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman