Mrs. C.A. Fisk died at La Grande last Thursday, Feb. 28. Services were held Sunday afternoon from the Booth chapel with Rev. Howard Stover officiating.
Nellie May Marks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Marks, was born at Sweet Home, Oregon, on March 29, 1879. When she was 11 years of age she came with her parents to Wallowa county, the family locating on the Imnaha river. She continued to live in Wallowa county most of her life.
On Dec. 30, 1902, she was united in marriage to C.A. Fisk. To this union were born one daughter, Mrs. Josie Fruitts of Elgin, and three sons, Ormal Fisk of Imnaha, Pat Fisk of Antelope, Ore., and one son who died in infancy. Mr. Fisk died June 14, 1930.
Also surviving are seven brothers and two sisters; Tom Marks of Enterprise; Alfred, Charlie, Ira, Joe and Jake Marks of Imnaha, Arch Marks of Union, Mrs. Anna Denney of Imnaha and Mrs. Frank Shevlin of Joseph.
Wallowa County Chieftain
Thursday – Front Page
March 7, 1946