Obit: Poppe, Mary (1861 - 1941)

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Surnames: Poppe, Ozios, Miles

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 02/06/1941

Poppe, Mary (15 APR 1861 - 12 JAN 1941)

Mary Ozios Poppe, late of Myrtle Point, Ore., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 1941, at the home of her son in that city and was buried at Hill Crest Cemetery at Myrtle Point.

Mrs. Poppe, widow of the late Fred W. Poppe, was born April 15, 1861, in Chippewa Falls, and was married to Mr. Poppe in 1888 at Ashland. They resided near Longwood (Clark Co., Wis.) for a number of years.

They homesteaded in North Dakota in 1897 and carried on extensive farming in that state. They later moved to Joplin, Mont., where they engaged in ranching. Retiring from farming Mr. Poppe and sons took over the management of the Stockman’s Hotel at North Portland, Ore., in 1924. After the death of her husband and daughter, Mabel, Mrs. Poppe moved to her son’s home at Myrtle Point, Ore., where she resided until her death.

Besides her three sons, Alex of Myrtle Point, Ore., Ernest and Fred of Portland, Ore., and one daughter, Mrs. Howard (Louisa) Miles of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren, Marcus, Manley and Curtiss Miles, and Jean and James Poppe, allof Portland, Ore., she leaves one brother, Albert Ozios of Muskegon Heights, Mich., and some 30 nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Poppe was a member and Deaconess of the Assembly of God Church at Myrtle Point, Ore., and was active in church and mission work until within a few weeks of her passing and a host of friends in Oregon.

Mary Poppe was the sister of the late Josephine Poppe of Greenwood, who was the widow of the late Ernest Poppe of Greenwood, Wisconsin.



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