Submitted by Deb Starr
IDAHO COUNTY FREE PRESS
July 22, 1937
Mrs. Mary Large, 87, pioneer matron of the Salmon River country, passed away at the home near Slate Creek Saturday. Born in Ireland, May 10, 1850, she came to Boston when 12 years of age, and later to Walla Walla, where she was married to Samuel Large in 1884.
Mrs. Large moved to the Salmon river section with her husband as a young bride, and for the past 52 years has made her home along the river. For many years she was active in the up building of her neighboring communities, and was ever faithful during times of sickness and stress. Death resulted from a paralytic stroke three months ago.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Mamie Robie of White Bird, three sons, Ben Large, White Bird, and James and John Large of Riggins, and five grandchildren.
Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Hancock Funeral Home and funeral services were held Monday morninga t the Catholic church in White Bird with interment in the Slate Creek cemetery beside her husband, who passed away in July 1918. Rev Fr. Jos. O DuPont officiating at services.
CARD OF THANKS July 22, 1937
We wish to thank our friends for the kindness and sympathy they have shown us by their assistance, beautiful floral offerings, and words of comfort during our recent bereavement.
Mrs. Mamie Robie and family
Mr. and Mrs. Ben LargeMr. and Mrs. James Large