Edith O. Stoddard, 83, housewife of 1610 Albany St., died Thursday at St. Joseph hospital.
Services will be in the Lower LDS Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. Bishop Perry will officiate, and burial will be in Hillcrest cemetery.
Born in Logan, Cache County, Utah, Mrs. Stoddard had resided in La Grande for 58 years. She was a member of the LDS Church and Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Her husband was La Grande’s first mail carrier.
Survivors include five sons, Marion and Vernon of Hermiston, Lowell of Wieser, Ida., Henry of Pendleton, and Frank of Los Gatos, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Elmo Clegg, Baker, Mrs. William M. Wale, Salt Lake City, Utah; one brother, William Nibley of Salt Lake City, 25 grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Crippin and Daniels Chapel. The casket will be open at the funeral home until Saturday noon, after which it will be closed during the time of the service.
La Grande, Oregon
Friday, October 21, 1966
Contributed by: Tom Childers