Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Mrs. Harry Wade Funeral Today
Death came to Mrs. Sylvia Wade Sunday, February 10 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She had been a patient in the hospital for the past five months and previous to that had spent much time in hospitals in Portland.
Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) from the Community Church in Enterprise with Rev. James Sinclair, pastor of the Wallowa Christian Church officiating. Soloist will be Rev. John Sinclair, who will sing “Beautiful Garden of Prayer” and “The Old Rugged Cross”.
Mrs. John Sinclair will be at the organ. Ritual services will be conducted by Anthony Chapter No. 88, Order of Eastern Star of Lostine, and vault entombment will be in the Lostine cemetery beside her son, Reid Wade, who preceded her in death in 1949.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Searles, Keith Searles, W.N. Whitaker, Vernon McClain, Norman McCrae and James McCrae. Boothe-Bollman Funeral Home will be in charge of the service.
Sylvia Applegate Wade was born November 10, 1896 in Paradise, Oregon, the daughter of Walter and Ellen Applegate, and on September 1, 1917 was united in marriage to Harry S. Wade of Flora, Oregon. The Wades spent many years operating a farm near the city of Lostine until their retirement a few years ago when they moved to Wallowa Lake and Enterprise which has been their home since.
Mrs. Wade was a member of the Anthony Chapter No. 88, OES of Lostine and was a Past Matron of that Order.
She is survived by her husband, Harry S. Wade; one son, Merton Wade, of Lostine; a brother, Donald Applegate of Tillamook; two sisters, Mrs. W.O. (Letha) Dailey, of Portland, and Mrs. Merton (Vadna) Kuhn, of La Grande; and five grandchildren, Sharon, Sam, Jennie and Mary Wade of Lostine and Kirk Wade of Wallowa.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, February 14, 1957, Front Page
Contributed by: Sue Wells