Baker City, Baker County, Oregon

Early Haines Native Passes At Ripe Age

Effie Olive Gardner, 73, died at St. Elizabeth hospital October 15. She was born March 10, 1875 at Haines the daughter of James L. Savage and Melinda Taylor. She was a member of the Methodist church.

Mrs. Gardner resided for years on the family farm on North Powder river prior to moving to Baker. Surviving are two sons, Paul O. Gardner of Baker; and George W. Gardner of The Dalles; two brothers; Joseph Savage of Milton-Freewater and Ira Savage of Walla Walla; one sister, Lulu Cavin of Klamath Falls.

Funeral services were conducted from the West chapel at 2:00 pm October 19, with Dr. Sydney Walker officiating. Burial was in Mt. Hope cemetery.

Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, Oct. 21, 1948 page 8
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor