Her death following that of her husband, Elmer E. Stickney, by a little more than a month, Mrs. May Stickney, 70- year-old Kittitas County pioneer, passed away at her home here last night [July 5, 1934] following a lingering illness. Mr. Stickney died on May 29.
Mrs. Stickney was born February 10, 1864, at Oregon City, Oregon, and came to the Kittitas Valley in 1892. May 2 of that year she was married to Mr. Stickney.
Eight children, all residents of Ellensburg, survive. They are: Earl, Henry, Fred, Mrs. Anna Miller, Mrs. Effie Kinkade, Mrs. Mabel Grimm, Mrs. Bertha Besaw and Mrs. Eva Newman. There are 19 grandchildren. In addition, Mrs. Stickney leaves a sister, Mrs. S. A. Clark of Noti, Oregon, and a brother, Fred Briody of West Lake, Ore.
Mrs. Stickney was a member of the Royal Neighbor Lodge. Funeral services are to be held from the Honeycutt Chapel Saturday afternoon at 2:30. The Rev. John Hanks will conduct the services.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman