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North Powder, Union County, Oregon
After an illness extending over a period of six months, Nelson A. Gardner passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. John Simonis 1534 Second street, in Baker, last Tuesday morning. Mr. Nelson’s death marks the passing of another one of the pioneers of Eastern Oregon.
The deceased was born August 15, 1858, at Mt. Vernon, Vernon County, Missouri, and came to Oregon in September, 1862, making North Powder his home for the last ten years. He belonged to the Modern Woodmen Lodge for twenty years. He leaves a wife and daughter, two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church in North Powder, Rev. Ira McFarland officiating. Members of the Modern Woodmen lodge were in attendance. Interment was in North Powder cemetery.
North Powder News
Saturday, June 6, 1925