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Mrs. Mintie E. Fleshman, of Albany, a former resident of Wallowa County and well known here, passed away Sunday morning, February 19, 1973 in the Albany nursing home following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Fleshman was born at Logan, Iowa, on October 2, 1891, daughter of Peter Courtwright and Amanda Henderson. On December 10, 1910 she was married at Milton to Robert Lee Fleshman. For many years the couple farmed on Alder Slope. In 1947 they moved to Walla Walla where he passed away in 1949. She had lived in Albany since 1966. She was a member of Albany First Methodist Church, of the Women’s Society of Christian Service, and Albany Senior Citizens.
Surviving is one son, Eugene H. Fleshman of Albany; two grandchildren, Larry Fleshman of Joseph and Mrs. B. W. (Virginia) Boyd of Pomeroy, Washington; and one sister, Mrs. C.H. (Ethel) Young, Port Angeles, Washington.
Memorial services were Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Fisher Funeral Home in Albany, and graveside services were conducted yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. by the Bollman Funeral Home in the Enterprise Cemetery with Rev. Edward J. Morrison officiating, followed by vault entombment.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, February 22, 1973
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor