Graveside services for Hattie Ann Graham, 97, Ontario and
formerly of Wilder, who died Monday, Oct. 29, in a Nyssa,
Ore., nursing home, wily he conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday at
the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder.
Pastor Sue Nelson Caille of the Wilder United Methodist
Church will officiate, under the direction of the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Caldweil. Lodge rites will be b the Wilder
Charity Rebetag Lodge 75. Friends may meet at the Cemetery.
Mrs. Graham was born Dec. 21, 1886 in Mitchell County, Kansas,
a daughter of Moody and Sarah Casey. At the age of six, she
moved with her family by covered wagon to St. Joseph, Mo.,
where she was reared and educated. She married Williard R.
Graham on Oct. 24, 1908, at St. Joseph, where they resided
until 1917. They moved to Wilder and farmed there until 1927,
when they started an ice and coal business. For many years,
she was a rural mail carrier, and was later employed by the
post office part time until she retired in 1952 at the death
of her husband. She moved into Caldwell that same year, where
she resided until moving to Ontario in 1973 to live with her
daughter. She was a member of the Wilder Methodist Church, the
Wilder Charity Rebekah Lodge 75 since 1930, and a charter
member of the Wilder Rook Club since 1926. She is survived by
a son, Milton R. Graham of Fresno, Calif.; one daughter, Merna
Kuykendall of Ontario; a sister, Alta M. Martin of Ontario;
nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a son,
Lee Eugene Graham. Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell, Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Memorials may be
made to the Wilder United Methodist Church, Wilder, 03676, or
a favorite charity.