Sister of Wolf Creek Men Passes Sunday
Mrs. Anna Dale, Sister of Simonis Brothers, and Pioneer of North Powder, Passes in Baker.
Mrs. Anna Dale, sister of Simonis brothers and who came to the Wolf Creek district with her parents in the pioneer days, died last Sunday, the last day of the year in Baker at the age of 73 years. Mrs. Dale was an invalid for some time but was critically ill but a short time before death.
The deceased was a native of Stevens Point, Wis., and as child accompanied her parents as emigrants to the Oregon country and settled in Wolf Creek, west of North Powder. She married Harvey Dale and moved to San Francisco until her husband died there a few years ago. In recent years she has lived in her home in Spring Garden avenue. She was a member of the Catholic church.
Mr. Dale is survived by a daughter, Mary, and a son, Dr. Harry Dale, who is a major in the medical division of the United States army, both of whom reside in Washington, D. C; Mrs. Nice and Mrs. George Harrison, and five brothers, Matt, James, Jacob, Louis, and John Simonis, all of North Powder.
Funeral services were to be held at 9 a. m. Thursday in St. Francis cathedral, Baker, burial to be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, under the direction of West and company.
The Record Courier; Haines, OR; 4 January 1934.