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Martin, Grace E. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon

Grace E. Martin, a resident of Prineville since 1974, died Jan. 24, 1988 at the Ochoco Nursing Home. She was 98 years old.

Mrs. Martin was born June 19, 1889 at Weston, the daughter of James and Clara (Shaw) Wisdom, who were early pioneers of Wallowa County. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Wallowa County. On Oct. 21, 1908 she was united in marriage to Roy P. Martin in Enterprise. He preceded her in death on Feb 29, 1976.

The couple moved to Prineville in 1974 to be near their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. And Mrs. Tom (Edith) Scott. Mrs. Martin was a devoted homemaker and a member of the Christian Church since 1905. She was also a long-time member of the Carnation Rebekah Lodge #157 in Wallowa.

She is survived by her daughter, Edith Scott of Prineville and by four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Gerald, in 1965.

Graveside services were held Jan. 28, at the Lostine Cemetery, where interment followed. Officiating at the services was Pastor Daniel Trautman of the Christian Church in Enterprise. Prineville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Those who wish may make memorial gifts in her name to the Ochoco Nursing Home, 950 North Elm St., Prineville, Ore. 97754

Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, Thursday, February 4, 1988
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Dixie Ricker

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