Mrs. Eda Frances Conrad, of Joseph, passed away Monday, May 9, 1966 at the Wallowa Memorial hospital. She had been a hospital patient for the past three months and had been in failing health for two years.
She was born in Germany on June 13, 1876, daughter of Rudolph and Bertha Bork, and came to Wallowa County 75 years ago. On May 18, 1894, she was married at Flora to William Robert Conrad who passed away May 27, 1930. She was a member of the Methodist Church and of Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge 121.
Survivors include three sons, Earl E. Conrad, of Joseph, Victor P. Conrad, of The Dalles, and Vern E. Conrad, of Enterprise; one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Gladys) Payne, of Hermiston; three brothers, Rudolph Bork, of Lostine, William Bork, of Walla Walla and Ira Bork, of Baker; two sisters, Mrs. Lesla Evans, of Enterprise and Mrs. Lillie Evans, of La Grande; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorial services are being held today (Thursday) at 11 a.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Rev. LeRoy Brownell officiating. Rev. and Mrs. Douglas T. Field will sing “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.”
Casket bearers will be : William Morris, Deane E. Morris, David Payne, Burton Paine, Roy Varney, and Milo Puderbaugh. Vault entombment will be in the Enterprise cemetery with committal services by Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge 121.
Wallowa County Chieftain , May 12, 1966