Collection: Wallowa County Oregon Obituaries

Showers, Roy William – Obituary

Roy W. Showers Dies At Hospital Wallowa, Oregon Roy William Showers, of Wallowa, passed away at Wallowa Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon, November 29, 1955 following a short illness. He leaves his wife, Celia Frances, of Wallowa; three brothers, Andrew H. and Carl W., of Wallowa, and Kenneth D., of Joseph; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Young, Wallowa, Mrs. Violet L. Bell, Pondosa, Ore., and Mrs. Ardella Martin, Lewiston, Ida. He was born December 11, 1903 in Sanger, Calif., and his parents were William D. and Cora Stills Showers. He had been a resident of Wallowa county for the past 42 years,

Sherod, Tony – Obituary

Services Held For Tony Sherod Wallowa, Oregon Funeral services were held at Albany November 21 for Tony L. Sherod, 74. He was reard in Wallowa County and formerly owned the Gerald Gelsinger place in middle valley. He had been bedfast for the past month. He leaves his wife, Laura Heskett Sherod, two sons, Vincent, of Blodgett, Ore. and Willie of Lebanon. His brother, Earl H. Sherod went down from here to attend the funeral. Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, 26 November 1953, Page 1 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sherod attended the funeral services on November 21st of his brother Tony Sherod

Shelts, Florence – Obituary

Four Perish In Burning House Mrs. Shelts And Three Children Lost In Fire At Evans Evans, Oregon An explosion in a heating stove into which kerosene oil had been thrown to start a fire cost the lives of Mrs. J.W. Shelts and her three small children at Evans early Saturday morning, February 7. Mr. Shelts and Theodore Frost, brother of Mrs. Shelts, were dangerously burned but are expected to recover. The house was consumed by the flames in an incredibly short time. The tragedy, the most serious in the history of the county, was enacted in a few terrible minutes

Shelts, Robert – Obituary

Four Perish In Burning House Mrs. Shelts And Three Children Lost In Fire At Evans Evans, Oregon An explosion in a heating stove into which kerosene oil had been thrown to start a fire cost the lives of Mrs. J.W. Shelts and her three small children at Evans early Saturday morning, February 7. Mr. Shelts and Theodore Frost, brother of Mrs. Shelts, were dangerously burned but are expected to recover. The house was consumed by the flames in an incredibly short time. The tragedy, the most serious in the history of the county, was enacted in a few terrible minutes

Shelts, James – Obituary

Four Perish In Burning House Mrs. Shelts And Three Children Lost In Fire At Evans Evans, Oregon An explosion in a heating stove into which kerosene oil had been thrown to start a fire cost the lives of Mrs. J.W. Shelts and her three small children at Evans early Saturday morning, February 7. Mr. Shelts and Theodore Frost, brother of Mrs. Shelts, were dangerously burned but are expected to recover. The house was consumed by the flames in an incredibly short time. The tragedy, the most serious in the history of the county, was enacted in a few terrible minutes

Shelts, Deborah – Obituary

Four Perish In Burning House Mrs. Shelts And Three Children Lost In Fire At Evans Evans, Oregon An explosion in a heating stove into which kerosene oil had been thrown to start a fire cost the lives of Mrs. J.W. Shelts and her three small children at Evans early Saturday morning, February 7. Mr. Shelts and Theodore Frost, brother of Mrs. Shelts, were dangerously burned but are expected to recover. The house was consumed by the flames in an incredibly short time. The tragedy, the most serious in the history of the county, was enacted in a few terrible minutes

Shafer, Willard – Obituary

Willard Shafer Troy, Oregon Williard Shafer, aged fifteen years, died at his home near Troy, of heart failure on Wednesday morning. His parents have the sincere sympathy of the community. Wallowa County Reporter, Thursday March 18, 1920

Scott, Sarah W., Mrs. – Obituary

Services Held Mrs. Sarah Scott Enterprise, Oregon Memorial services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Sarah W. Scott who passed away Saturday, March 28, in a La Grande hospital where she had been a patient for the past ten days. Rev. John Munsey officiated and Mrs. A.L. Kintner was organist. Soloist was Mrs. Gerald R. Brown who sang “In The Garden” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.” Casket bearers were: Wilbur Reece, Maurice Weaver, William Morris, Ray Repplinger, Lowell Wortman and Pat Wortman and burial was in the Enterprise cemetery. Mrs. Scott was born

Tobin, Albina Mary – Obituary

Albina Mary (Payette) Tobin Enterprise, Oregon Albina Mary Payette was born in Montreal, Canada in 1876 and was 42 years of age. She was married to Richard Tobin, Nov. 12, 1893, in the city of Centerville, Washington. Her death occurred at her home in Enterprise on Friday, Nov. 29th, 1918. Mr. And Mrs. Tobin came to Enterprise on October 8th, 1918, and have since made their home here. Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery. Father J.P. Stack officiating. The deceased leaves to mourn her death six children, four sisters and one brother besides the husband. Death was due to

Tierney, Francis C. – Obituary

Francis C. Tierney Enterprise, Oregon Died at his residence in this city, Thursday morning. His death came as a shock as he was in the best of health and spirits seemingly when he retired at night and in the morning was found lifeless. He was born in Canada having come to this city about three years ago from Idaho where they still have a large ranch. His death was due to chronic valvular heart disease. He was 68 years, two months and fifteen days old. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. The funeral services were