Morrow, Catherine Champ – Obituary

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Graveside services were to be held at the Cowlitz Mission Cemetery this afternoon for Mrs. Catherine Morrow, 85 whose death, occurred in Portland, Wednesday [July 18, 1934]. Mass was said in St. Agatha’s Church in that city this morning.

The Morrow family settled on Cowlitz Prairie in the early days. After her husband’s death, Mrs. Morrow moved to Portland, where she has resided many years.

She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Belle Frazier, L. P. Morrow, Mrs. C. J. Kryger, Mrs. Nellie Miller and Mrs. Irene Moore, Portland; Harry Morrow, Oregon City, and M. J. Morrow, Sacramento. A brother, Robert Champ, resides at Winlock, and another brother, Willis, at Aberdeen.

[Catherine Champ married Herman Grinsel Morrow on January 14, 1864 in Oakland City, Mason Co., WA. She was born May 2, 1849 in Mahaska County, IA to William Champ and Melissa McEwen. Her parents are buried in the Winlock Cemetery in Lewis Co., WA. She is buried a few miles away with her husband in the St. Francis Xavier Mission in Winlock. She is buried next to her husband in an unmarked grave.]

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



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AccessGenealogy.com. United States Obituaries. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/morrow-catherine-champ-obituary.htm - Last updated on Jul 20th, 2012


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