WOODWARD - Graveside service for Myrtle M. Aitken, 87, formerly of Woodward, will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Elmwood Cemetery. The Rev. James Rucher, pastor of Fifth Street Church of Christ, will officiate. Stecher Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Aitken died early Wednesday in a Yukon health center following a lengthy illness.
The former Myrtle M. Grines, she was born Sept. 9, 1892, in Missouri, and in 1898 moved to Watonga. In 1900, she moved to Harper County where she attended school. On Sept. 28, 1908, she married Homer B. Aitken at Woodward. He died Jan. 3, 1971. The couple had lived northeast of Woodward until moving into the town of Woodward in December of 1961.
Mrs. Aitken had made her home in Yukon one year ago. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Among her survivors is a son, Garland, of Yukon.
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