Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon

Austin Beidler, old resident of Wallowa, passed away at his home there, Sunday, July 8, 1934.

Mr. Beidler was the son of Henry S. and Elizabeth Beidler, and was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, Feb. 9, 1854. He came to Wallowa County in 1879, and was married to Melissa Alford Nov. 24, 1887.

His widow and three sons and two daughters survive him: Herbert of Wallowa, Harry of Lostine, and Harland of Wallowa; Mrs. Leslie Harris of Elgin and Mrs. Edna Kiel of Wallowa. There are six grandchildren. These relatives with a host of friends mourn the passing of a good man and kind neighbor and friend.

Funeral services were held at the Christian church in Wallowa Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Byron F. Miller of Enterprise. The Odd Fellows lodge of which he had been a member for many years held services at the grave.

Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, July 12, 1934, Page 6
Contributed by: Sue Wells