La Grande, Union County, Oregon
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Former La Grande resident J. “Lou” Corbett died yesterday in Yreka, Cal., at the age of 88.
Funeral services will be held at the Snodgrass funeral home in La Grande. Date and time of the services have not yet been decided. Burial will be in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.
Corbett, who was born June 7, 1862, moved to Yreka from La Grande about 30 years ago. A miner in Yreka, he had been ill for many months.
He once worked a mining claim in the Grande Ronde valley and maintained his claims after he moved to California.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Rose Corbett, Yreka, Cal; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Garner, Pittsburgh, Cal., and Mrs. Hazel Martin, Walla Walla, Wash.; and one son Roy Corbett, Yreka.
La Grande Evening Observer
La Grande, Oregon
Monday September 25, 1950
Contributed by: Tom Childers