Stroke is Fatal to Mrs. Workman; Burial Thursday
Mrs. Sarah Helen Workman, a resident of La Grande the last 328 years, died at the Grande Ronde hospital at an early hour this morning following a stroke.
Funeral services will be held at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary, with Rev. M. H. Greenlee, of the Fir Street Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will take place in the family plot at Elgin.
A native of Logan county, West Virginia, Mrs. Workman was 67 years, seven months and 113 days of age. She was born April 18, 1869.
Survivors include her widowed husband, Edwin, and the following children: Mrs. Eva Bowery of La Grande; George, of Winlock, Wash.; Ash, of Kelso, Wash.; Carl, of Portland; Kenneth, of La Grande.; and Mrs. A. L. Morris and Gwendith Workman, both of Tacoma, Wash.
La Grande Observer November 1936
Contributed by: Larry Rader