|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1892|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 1985|
Spokesman Review - January 11, 1985
Essie I. Farmer - Service for Essie I. Farmer, 92, a descendant of Spokane area pioneers, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Private burial service will be at Fairmount Memorial park.
Mrs. Farmer died Tuesday at a nursing home in Chehalis, Wash.
Born Feb. 4, 1892, in Cheney, she lived in the Spokane area until moving to the nursing home four years ago.
She was the daughter of George Franklin and Jenney (Robinson) Franklin. Her maternal grandparents James Robinson and Sara (Ferguson) Robinson homesteaded at West Medical Lake in 1883.
Mrs. Farmer and her husband, Thomas Farmer, owned Farmer's Grocery Store, which she operated at Crestline and Wellesley about 15 years. Mr. Farmer, who also was a Great Northern Railroad switchman, died in 1974.
She had been a member of Hillyard United Methodist church for many years and also was a member of Ivanhoe chapter, Order of Eastern Star; Ladies Auxiliary of the Switchmen's Union of North America; and Lady Trainmen.
Survivors include two sons, Harvey Farmer of Elbe, Wash., and Richard Farmer of Tucson; Ariz. one sister, Arlie Lindgren of Spokane; one brother; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Two sons, Lloyd and Roy Farmer, died earlier.
George Franklin (1857 - 1908)
Sarah Jennie Robinson Sunderland (1861 - 1942)
Thomas Daniel Farmer (1891 - 1974)
Lloyd Farmer (1913 - 1979)*
Roy V. Farmer (1914 - 1973)*
Richard Lee Farmer (1916 - 1995)*
Esther Inez Franklin Farmer (1892 - 1985)
Arlie Irene Franklin Lindgren (1895 - 1986)*
Fairmount Memorial Park
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