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Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Carrie Poley Foster died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. L. Magill in Lostine, September 22, aged 71 years, nine months and six days. She was born near Auburn, Ill., and at the age of 16 years joined church and has been a faithful Christian ever since.
She was married March 9, 1864, to B. O. Foster, who died and was buried at Ashland, Ore., 5 years ago.
After a brief funeral service held at Lostine, the remains of Mrs. Foster were taken to Ashland and interred beside her husband. Frank Foster, a son, of Dunsmuir, Cal., came a few days before her death, and accompanied the remains of his mother to Ashland.
In addition to the son Frank, daughter Mrs. S. L. Magill, another daughter, Mrs. Stuart Magill, residing at Princeon, Ill., 3 brothers and two sisters survive to mourn the death of a loving mother and sister. A. J. Poley of Enterprise is a brother, and Mrs. H. T. Mitchell of Prairie Creek is a sister.
For many years Mr. and Mrs. Foster were identified with the best interests of Lostine and Wallowa County. Almost from its organization she was a teacher and an active worker in the Lostine Union Sunday School and was zealous in every good work.
Enterprise Record Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thurs. OCT. 5, 1911
Contributed by Charlotte Carper