Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - August 20, 1964, p.7
[Copied from original newspaper by Researcher E Rowley]
Edna Elizabeth Nye
"Edna Elizabeth Nye, daughter of Wilbur C. and Emma F. Nye, was born February 22, 1888 at Corydon, Ind. Her death came August 11, 1964.
She came with her family in 1901 to the State of Washington, where they lived first in Bickleton, and later in the Yakima valley. The Nyes then lived in Goldendale a number of years,
returning here finally in 1924, where Edna has since lived continuously.
In Goldendale, she was employed with members of her family in the operation of the Nye Hotel and Nye Café. After the death of her brother in 1950, she continued alone in the café operation
until her retirement several years later.
Edna was a member of the Methodist Church, Rebekah Lodge, Women’s Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Klickitat County Historical Society, American Legion Auxiliary and Pioneer Association.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, a sister, Mrs. S. F. Ganders, and by her brother, William B. Nye.
She is survived by three sisters: Mrs. Edwin Barker, Vale, Ore.;
Mrs. John Hatfield and Miss Kate Nye, both of Goldendale; four nieces, Mrs. Jack Stillings, Hermiston, Ore.; Mrs. Clyde Miller, Kennewick; Miss Ruth Ganders, Eureka, Calif.,
and Mrs. John Woodward, Goldendale; four nephews, Roger Barker, Vale, Ore.; Stanton Ganders, Spokane; Dean Ganders, Richland and John W. Hatfield, Tampa, Fla. Twenty-two grand-nieces
and grand-nephews also are included in the list of survivors.
Funeral services were held from the Knosher Funeral Home, Saturday, August 15, with Rev. Robert Hess officiating.
Pallbearers were August Jackel, Henry Miller, Lawrence Layman, Al Matsen, Ted Wagner and Dean Gillenwaters. Burial was made in the IOOF cemetery."