La Grande, Union County, Oregon

Mrs. Helena Belden Dies at Age of 78

Helena Jane Belden, 78, for many years a resident of Union county, died Sunday, in her home, 2403 North Depot street, after a short illness.

She was born October 12, 1886, in LaFayette, Yamhill County. Survivors include one son, Charles Fredrick Belden of La Grande, one foster daughter, Mrs. Helen Sandoz of Portland and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Snodgrass funeral Home with Rev. Floyd White officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic cemetery beside her husband who died five months ago.

La Grande Evening Observer, Union County, Oregon, December 26, 1944 Page 5
Contributor: Sue Wells