Mrs. M. L. Rush, of High Valley, died in the hospital at La Grande with undergoing an operation Friday of last week. The remains were brought to Union and the funeral took place Sunday, and was largely attended.
Eliza K. Wilkinson was born in High Valley, Oregon, November 23, 1869, and at the time of her death was almost 42 years of age. She was married to M. L. Rush in this county March 25, 1890. From this union three children were born-John L., age 19; Merrill E., age 17, and Earl E., age 14, all living. The funeral services were held from the local undertaking parlors, sermon by Rev. Winters, of the M. E. Church.
Mrs. Rush was a dutiful wife, a loving mother and a kind neighbor and her death was a great shock to all who knew her. The sympathy of all is extended to Mr. Rush and sons in their sad bereavement.
“Death of Mrs. M. L. Rush”
Printed June 30, 1911
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.
Donated by Robin Church