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Helen Veronica “Nellie” Burke Riley

Illinois, USA
Death 21 Apr 1951 (aged 94)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 17307116 · View Source
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April 23, 1951

Word has been received from Portland of the death of Mrs. Nellie V. Riley, 94, mother of Valijean Riley of Kalispell, who died there Saturday.

Mrs. Riley was a former resident of the Flathead. She moved to Portland in 1922 and has made her home there since.
The Daily Inter Lake
Friday, April 27, 1951
page 8

Requiem high mass for Mrs. Nellie V. Riley was celebrated Thursday morning in the St. Matthew's church with Father James Sheerin as celebrant. Following the mass interment was in the Conrad Memorial cemetery with William H. Hodgson, Elmer Bruyer, Vincent Vlasak, Ben J. Bruyer, Robert Riley and Anthony Lupo acting as pallbearers.
Rosary for Mrs. Riley was recited Tuesday evening in the Waggener & Campbell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Riley was a former resident of the Flathead, having lived here for a number of years until 1922 when she moved to Portland, Ore. to make her home. She died in Portland April 21 at the age of 99.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. William C. Dunlap of Portland, and four sons, Edmond Riley of Olympia, Wash.; Robert of Arcata, Calif.; Matt of Big Bend, Ore., and Valjean Riley of Kalispell; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Daughter of Patrick Burke and Catharine Manning.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 17307116
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Veronica “Nellie” Burke Riley (10 Dec 1856–21 Apr 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17307116, citing Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .