La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Mrs. McLachlen Dies Wednesday; Funeral Friday
Mrs. Mary McLachlen, a pioneer resident of La Grande, passed away on Wednesday, her death terminating in lingering illness.
The body is at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock with burial in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.
Born in Rochester, N. J. [sic – N. Y.] Aug. 18, 1850, she was 83 years, three months and 25 days of age. Her husband, John McLachlen, preceded her in death Nov. 2 of this year. They were married in 1871, then coming to Oregon and locating shortly afterwards in La Grande where they resided until death.
Mrs. McLachlen is survived by a daughter, Helen, of La Grande, a granddaughter, Mrs. Ed Donohue, of La Grande; a grandson, Archie, of Boise; two sisters, Mrs. Caroline Williams, of Oakland, Cal., and Mrs. Mattie E. Ward of St. Johns, Mich., and five great grandchildren.
La Grande Evening Observer
Thursday, December 14, 1933