Della Wagner Dies At Hospital
Della C. Wagner, 82, resident of 1306 Fifth St., and a retired business woman, died at a local hospital Saturday.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Keith Mills officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview cemetery.
Born at Summerville July 28, 1878, Mrs. Wagner had resided in La Grande for 24 years. She was a member of the Methodist church, the Eastern Star and was past president of the Rebekah Assembly of Idaho.
Mrs. Wagner and her husband operated a general store and ran the post office at Gifford, Ida., in 1918, selling the store in 1930. She moved to Craigmont, Ida., following the death of her husband where she operated a woman’s dress shop and children’s clothing store. She also owned a grocery store and lunch counter at Fourth and Depot Streets at one time.
Survivors include a sister, Olive Childers, La Grande, and a niece in California.
La Grande, Oregon
Monday, November 21, 1960
Contributed by: Tom Childers