W.N. Gardner Was Farmer Many Years

William N. Garner, who lived at 21st and Campbell streets and who died last Thursday at his home was born May 1, 1860 in Kansas. He moved to a farm on North Powder river in 1864 and lived there until he moved to Baker 5 years ago. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Odd Fellow Masonic loges in North Powder. Mr. Gardner was m;arried Dec. 6, 1893 to Effie Savage in Baker.

Survivors are the widow and two sone, Paul O. and George W. Gardner, both of Baker. Funeral services were held Sunday in Baker with Rev. J.T. Croot of the First Methodist church officiating. The Masonic lodge conducted grave services in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, October 30, 1941 page 2
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor