Mrs. John Planting, 53, native of Pendleton and mother of three sons in the service, died early yesterday at her home here following a lingering illness. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Ring, pioneers who farmed north of Pendleton, Mrs. Planting was known to many friends and was a devoted member of the Full Gospel Church.
Mrs. Planting is survived by her husband, to whom she was married in 1907; a daughter, Mrs. Bernice Umbarger, Pendleton; four sons, Clarence Planting, Boise; Lt. Earl Planting, Ft. Lawrence Wood, Mo.; S/Sgt. Irvin Planting, in Australia, and Pvt. John Planting, recently assigned to duty in Columbus, Ohio; three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Fannie McMullen, Astoria; Mrs. Sophia Martin, Los Angeles; Mrs. Anna Ross, Portland; August and Edward Ring, Naselle, Wash., and a grandson, David Umbarger. A sister Mrs. Eli Enbysk, died in 1929. Mrs. Fred Ober and Harold Enbysk, are niece and nephew of Mrs. Planting.
Funeral services will be held in the Folsom Chapel Monday afternoon. The exact time will be announced later, following word from Lt. Planting and Pvt. Planting. The Rev. F. M. Maulden, Yakima, Wash. will officiate. Active pallbearers will be John Holmgren, Lambert Kononen, Eino Westersund, Jack Kasari, Fred Hendrickson and Frank Hutchinson. Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence Hagen, James Harvey, Einar Westersund, M. F. Umbarger, Barney Anderson, and John Kononen. Burial will be in Olney Cemetery.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman