Mrs. C.J. Osborne. who had spent the past winter with her son, Lawrence and family in San Francisco, died there early Saturday morning. The body was shipped to Portland and funeral services were held the first of the week at the Portland crematorium.
Frances Evelyn Osborne was born in England in 1859 and came to Baker county in 1899 with her husband, the late C.J. Osborne, who died in December, 1913, and three sons.
They moved to a farm on Rock Creek in 1900, living there until after Mr. Osborne’s death, later selling the farm and moving to La Grande where Mrs. Osborne has since lived.
The deceased was a life-long member of the Episcopal Church of England.
She is survived by her three sons, Lawrence of San Francisco, Richard of Elgin and Hastings of Muddy Creek; eight grandchildren and numerous friends and relatives.
She was a member of the Mutual Improvement club.
North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly
Friday April 17, 1931
Transcribed by Charlotte Carper