Ella Mae Sasser, Services Tomorrow
Ella Mae Sasser, who had been in ill health for the past several weeks passed away Tuesday morning, March 13, 1973, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
Following the death of her husband, Chester H. Sasser, on February 14th she had moved from the Joseph home to an apartment in Alpine Village.
Mrs. Sasser was born July 22, 1905 in De Valls Bluff, Ark., the daughter of John and Minnie Buchanan. She had come to Wallowa County with her family 55 years ago.
On June 4, 1922 she was married in Enterprise to Chester H. Sasser.
She was a member of Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge 121 of Joseph and Eagle Cap VFW Auxiliary 4307 of Enterprise.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Glen (Wilda) Trump and Mrs. Robt. (Cherryl) Zacharias, both of Joseph; three sons, Wilford (Grant) of Wallowa, Earl Dean, Portland, and Ernest (Bunk) of Enterprise; a sister, Mrs. Darrel (Gertrude) Greenough of Lostine; two brothers, John E. Buchanan, New Plymouth, Ida., and Marion V. Buchanan, Clarkston, Wash.; and 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held tomorrow (Friday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel, Rev. Douglas Money will officiate and interment will follow in the Enterprise cemetery.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday March 15, 1973
Contributed by Dixie Ricker