Elgin, Union County, Oregon

Hugh Eldridge, resident of Elgin the past 10 years, died yesterday forenoon at a La Grande hospital, following a stroke of paralysis, which he suffered at the breakfast table. He died within one hour after arrival at the hospital. Deceased was 88 years, 7 months and 6 days old.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Elgin Nazarene Church at 2:00 o’clock Friday afternoon, and the remains will be shipped to Banks, Ore., for interment by the side of his wife who died in 1917. Complete obituary will appear next week.

Recorder September 27, 1945
Contributed by: Larry Rader