County Free Press
September 30, 1954
MRS. MINNIE RAMBO
PASSES AT SPOKANE
Mrs. Minnie Lorene Rambo,
77, a pioneer resident of Grangeville since the 1880’s and the wife of M. G.
Rambo, succumbed Sunday at Deaconness Hospital at Spokane after a lingering
illness. She was taken to Spokane last Thursday.
Death was attributed to
infirmities of age.
Mrs. Rambo was born
December 23, 1876, in Texas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Ward.
The family moved from Texas to Oregon where her father died. The rest of
the family came to Mt. Idaho to reside with her uncle, Thomas Ward.
She obtained her education
in the Mt. Idaho school and on August 5, 1896, was married to Malcolm G. Rambo
at Grangeville. The marriage was performed by the Rev. W. N. Knox, a
Mr. Rambo built a home at
Grangeville and the couple has resided there since. She was a member of
the Presbyterian Church, Circle of Woodcraft and the Pythian sisters.
Survivors are her husband
and two sons, Everett of Bend, Oregon and Malcolm, Jr. of Grangeville.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Robertson Funeral Chapel. The Rev.
LaVerne Tooley, pastor of the Community Church, officiated.
Pallbearers were Harold
Haynes, Mackey Williams, Mark Robinson, Archie Gilkeson, Bert Sherwin and R. D.
Williams. Burial was in Prairie View Cemetery.
Submitted by Chris