The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, WA - August 16, 1954

Anna Laura Monroe, Orofino Resident, Dead

      Orofino, Idaho, Aug. 15 - Anna Laura Monroe, 71, a resident of the Orofino area since 1903, died Friday of a heart attack suffered while she was outside feeding her chickens.

     A native of Bavaria, Mrs. Monroe and her husband, the late Doc Monroe, moved to Orofino in 1903 and homesteaded a farm. He was killed in 1914 in an accident.

     Mrs. Monroe had cared for Margaret Carroll, a blind woman, since 1927. She had also served as a housekeeper in other Orofino homes.

Transcribed by Jo Frederiksen, 2014

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