La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Mrs. Rose Corbett, 90, who was born in La Grande Sept. 11, 1868 and lived here most of her life, died in Walla Walla, Wash., Friday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Dempsey-Snodgrass Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gene Robinson officiating. She was a member of the Baptist church.
She is survived by one son, James, of Hilt, Calif., two daughters, Mrs. Hazel B. Martin of Walla Walla and Mrs. Elizabeth Garner of San Francisco, Calif.; two brothers, Ben Hopper of Hollywood, Calif. And Gleve Hopper of Shoshone, Idaho; two sisters, Mrs. Wesley Andrews of Portland and Grace Wait of Concord, Calif.; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Corbett’s parents came to Oregon in a covered wagon in 1864 and made their home in La Grande where Mrs. Corbett lived all her life except the past seven years with her daughter Mrs. Hazel Martin, in Walla Walla.
La Grande, Oregon
Saturday, November 15, 1958
Contributed by: Tom Childers