Jennie Vallera Garis
Married: December 29,
Monday, February 10, 1926
Mrs. Garis Dies at 93
Was Oldest Member of Memorial Evangelical Church
Mrs. Elizabeth Garis, 93,widow of David Garis, died at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Walter. 900 South 24th Street, at 9:30 o'clock
Saturday Night. Four weeks ago she suffered a stroke and had been confined
to her bed since that time. Her husband died 32 years ago.
Mrs. Garis was born in Williams township, a daughter of the late Peter
and Sarah Diehl and had resided in this vicinity all her life. She
was extremely active for her age and frequently walked from her former
home in Hackett Park to and from Easton.
She had a host of friends in this community and was the oldest member
of Memorial Evangelical Church. She was also a member of the Ladies
Bible class of the church. Mrs. Garis was always active in church work
Besides her daughter, Mrs. Walter, she is survived by two sisters,
Mrs. Malinda Fox of Morgan Hill; Mrs. Louisa Miley, and a brother,
Adam Diehl, of Easton.