Frances Draper Dies At Hospital
Sarah Frances Draper, for the past 64 years a resident of Wallowa County died February 16, 1957 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital, after a very short illness.
Mrs. Draper was born April 7, 1874 in Missouri. She was the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Baldwin. In 1894 she was married at La Grande, Oregon to Judson W. Draper, who preceded her in death a few years ago.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 19, 1957 at the Booth Bollman Chapel with Rev. John Sincliar, officiating. Mrs. Ralph Kay and Mrs. H.R. Weatherford sang “In the Garden” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere”. They were accompanied at the organ by Mrs. John Sinclair. Pall bearers were: Harold Lay, Fred Wagner, Ralph Makin, Glenn P. Russell, H. Earl Warnock and Cal Long. Burial was in the Enterprise cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Jim (Vera) Fisher, Enterprise; one sister, Mrs. Lillie Bare, Lewiston, Idaho; one brother, Charles Baldwin, Walla Walla, Washington; six grandchildren, Mrs. Eunice Van Houten, Union, Mrs. Louina Sizemore, Enterprise, Wolvert and Leland Fisher, Enterprise, Mrs. Inez Varney, Enterprise, and Mrs. Evelyn Getsinger, Tigard, Oregon. Ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchildren.
Wallowa County Chieftain February*, 1957
Contributed by Michelle Drayton-Fisher