Ida M. Haggerty, age 40 years, 18 days, wife of Wm. O. Haggerty, died in the Grande Ronde Hospital, La Grande, Oregon, Saturday, May 18, following an operation.
The funeral took place from the Presbyterian church, at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, services conducted by Rev. Eells.
Mrs. Haggerty had been seriously ailing for about ten weeks and was confined to her bed for two weeks.
Ida M. Haggerty was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilkinson, was born in High Valley, and had lived in this section all her life. Her parents came to this country from Illinois in the fifties.
Mrs. Haggerty was a member of the Presbyterian church and took an active part in church affairs, and her loss will be keenly felt not only by the church but by a large circle of aquaintenances. She leaves besides her husband, three children; a sister, Mrs. George Keeney, of Baker, and a brother, J. E. Wilkinson, of Omak, Washington, both of whom were present at the funeral. Mrs. Haggerty’s mother survives her also.
In addition to the above, the following facts were presented by Rev. Eells, of the Presbyterian church, during the funeral service:
Mrs. Haggerty was born April 30, 1878. She was married to W. O. Haggerty, September 12, 1900. To this union four children were born-Donald, the oldest, dying in infancy. The other children are Emerson, William and Grace Haggerty.
Mrs. Haggerty was educated in the schools of Cove, Oregon. Later she spent several years at the State Normal of Monmouth, after which she taught school. She was an active worker in church, Sunday school, Red Cross, the Christian Endeavor and Ladies’ Aid.
She bore her suffering with true Christian fortitude and was uncomplaining to the end.
Obituaries and Other Vital Records of Union County, Oregon. 1890 – 1930.
Compiled by Clara Cline Lee.
Reproduced by Walter M. Pierce Library, Eastern Oregon Library, 1972.
Contributed by: Robin Church