Simonis, Matts Mrs. – Obituary

Coming as a shock to the entire community was the death of Mrs. Matts Simonis, who passed away very suddenly last Friday about noon. Mrs. Simonis had prepared dinner when she was taken suddenly ill, and died about an hour and a half later. Medical aid was sought but she passed away before the physician could reach her.

The funeral services which were held from the Methodist church Sunday afternoon were largely attended. The body was laid to rest in the City cemetery.

Matilda Ann Harrison was born in Orange County, Indiana, March 4, 1874; died at her home on Wolf Creek July 17, 1925. She came to North Powder with her parents March 16, 1886, and resided here ever since. She was united in marriage to Matts Simonis April 11, 1896, and to this union were born nine children seven of whom survive her.

She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, her aged father, T.J. Harrison, three sons Ernest, Lawrence and Harrison; four daughters, Ellen and Ethel Simonis and Mrs. Elias Smith all of North Powder, and Mrs. Herman Halfer of Cove, and three grandchildren. Five brothers, Joseph Harrison of Sumpter, George, Ira and Bennett and Charles Harrison of North Powder. Two sisters Mrs. Jake Simonis of North Powder and Mrs. Jane Locken of Haines, besides many other close relatives and friends.

North Powder News
Saturday, July 25, 1925

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2011

Categories: ,
Locations: , ,

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!