La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Eva L. Burleigh, 90, of Portland and a former long-time La Grande resident, died Wednesday at a Portland hospital.
She was born on April 21, 1898 in Elgin to Dora and Fred Becker. She moved to La Grande from Enterprise in 1932. She was married to attorney Sylvester H. Burleigh who died Aug. 22, 1971.
Mrs. Burleigh was past president of the American Legion Auxiliary of La Grande.
She is survived by a daughter, Doris B. Kaiser, Portland; and grandchildren, Karen, Charles, and Clifford, Portland, and Mark and Mitchel Bass, Smyrna, GA.
Private interment will be held at a later date at Grandview Cemetery. Payne Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
La Grande, Oregon
Saturday, October 15, 1988
Contributed by: Tom Childers