William Gilkison died Wednesday, April 29, 1931, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Jones, in Union. He would have been 84 years of age had he lived until next August, and was the eldest brother of John Gilkison of North Powder.
He was a resident of Baker until last fall when he went to Union to live with his daughter.
The remains were shipped to Baker and the funeral took place today from the Presbyterian church.
North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly
Friday May 1 1931
Transcribed by Charlotte Carper