La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Mrs. Martha Jane Smith, wife of Fred Smith, 2102 East O avenue died Saturday after a long illness. Funeral services were held Wednesday. Capt.E. Scriven of the Salvation Army officiating.
Mrs. Smith, born Feb. 13, 1888 at Omaha, Nebr., came to La Grande to live 13 years ago.
Surviving are her widower; four daughters, Mrs. Clifford Snell, Mrs. Ila Jean Lagore and Addie Mae Smith of La Grande, and Mrs. Carl Utzinger of Astoria; five sons, Harvey, Vernon, Bud, and Neil of La Grande, and Lester of Casper, Wyo.; five sisters, Mrs. W. L. Hoyt, of La Grande, Mrs. Gettert, of Atkinson, Nebr., Mrs. Rush Brill, of Scottsbluff, Nebr., Mrs. Ed Byer and Mrs. Tom May of Laramie, Wyo.
The Eastern Oregon Review, December 28, 1945
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe