La Grande, Union County, Oregon

On Tuesday morning of this week Mrs. Katie Estella McCrary, daughter of Hon. Benj. W. Grands, Mayor of La Grande, died at her residence.

She was young, only 19 years old on the 21st day of last September. She was well known to us all, having been born at Ora Dell and having lived here all her life. The family circle of Mr. Grandy, up to this death had been complete. But one flower has been plucked and a loving father and mother, affectionate and heartbroken brothers and sisters and a bereaved husband are left weeping and with hearts bleeding at the sadness and gloom cast o’er their home.

All that was mortal of Mrs. McCrary was taken to The Odd Fellows cemetery on Wednesday the 21st and laid to rest in the silent city of the dead. The funeral was preached at the Presbyterian church by Rev. Thomas McGuire at 2 o’clock p.m. of that day and was attended and listened to by a large number of the friends, school mates and playmates of the deceased.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
November 22, 1888