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North Powder, Union County, Oregon

North Powder Pioner Woman Dies, Aged 72

Funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Nice to Be Held Monday; 4 Sons Survive

Mrs. Elizabeth Nice, for more than 47 years a resident of the North Powder community, died at her home there yesterday after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at St. Francis Cathedral here Monday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Mount Hope cemetery.

Elizabeth Simonis was born October 28, 1855 at Rosholt, Wisconsin. She came across the plains by wagon train in 1876 and has lived in eastern Oregon ever since. Her husband, John Nice, died three years ago.

Mrs. Nice is survived by four sons, Matts, John, J. A., and H. L. Nice, all of North Powder, 12 grandchildren, five brothers, James, Lewis, Matts and Jacob Simonis, all of North Powder, and John of Baker, three sisters, Mrs. Anna Dale, Fort Benning, Georgia; Mrs. Racy Nice, North Powder, and Mrs. Josie Harrison, North Powder.

The family requested that no flowers be sent.

The Baker Herald; Baker OR;
Saturday, May 12, 1928.
Contributed by: Pearl Bull


Woman Pioneer Gone To Eternal Home

Mrs. Elizabeth Nice, for more than 47 years a resident of the North Powder community, died at her home Friday of last week after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at St. Francis Cathedral in Baker Monday at 10:00 a.m. Interment was held in Mount Hope cemetery.

Elizabeth Simonis was born October 28, 1885 at Rosholt, Wisconsin. She came across the plains by wagon train in 1876 and has lived in eastern Oregon ever since. Her husband, John Nice, died three years ago.

Mrs. Nice is survived by four sons, Matts, John, J.A. and H.L. Nice, all of North Powder, 12 grandchildren, five brothers, James, Lewis, Matta and Jacob Simonis, all of North Powder, and John of Baker; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Dale, Fort Benning, Georgia; Mrs. Racy Nice, North Powder, and Mrs. Josie Harrison, North Powder.

Oregon Trail Weekly
North Powder News
Saturday, May 19, 1928
(This obituary does say that Mrs. Nice was born in 1885 which as you can see is probly a typo. Other than that is almost identical to the one contributed by Pearl above.)



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White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/nice-elizabeth-mrs-obituary.htm - Last updated on Nov 27th, 2011


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