Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
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Mrs. M. L. Vennell Dies At Hospital
Mrs. Marguerite Louise Vennell of Enterprise passed away Monday, January 3, 1972 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for one week. She had been in ill health for several years and had been a resident of Wallowa County for the past seven months.
She was born April 18, 1913 at Wilson’s Beach, Campobella Island, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Roland and Margaret Mae Newman. On June 13, 1931 she was married to James Joseph Vincent Vennell at St. Andrew’s New Brunswick, Canada. She was a member of the Church of England.
Survivors include her husband and a daughter, Mrs. Wm. (Karen) Volkert, both of Enterprise; four daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Anna) Savage of Wilson’s Beach, New Brunswick, Canada, Mrs. Marcella Boushee and Mrs. John (Betty) Maiorea of Manchester, Connecticut, and Mrs. Louis (Brenda) Barber, of Milford, Conn.; two sons, Vernon of East Hartford, Conn., and Ronald of Enfield, Conn.; four brothers, Amos Newman and William Newman, both of Wilson’s Beach, New Brunswick, Canada, Edward Newman of Moneton, New Brunswick, Canada, and Allan Newman of Southington, Conn.; three sisters, Mrs. Muray (Pauline) Newman of Wilson’s Beach, New Brunswick, Canada, Mrs. Ronald (Edna) Calder, Baltimore, Maryland, and Mrs. Herbert (Madelyn) Huntington, Milford, Maine; and 16 grandchildren.
Memorial services are today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel, with Rev. James E. Jones officiating.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, January 6, 1972
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor