Herzog, Henry B. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Henry Herzog Dies After Long Illness

Henry B.Herzog passed away at the St. Joseph hospital, La Grande, Sunday, March 9,1941. He had suffered from cancer for months and was taken to the hospital for care. An operation was performed last Tuesday but nothing could restore him to health. His wife and children all were with him during his last hours at the hospital.

Funeral services were held yesterday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father R.E. Kenendy officiating. Pall bearers were Louis Audet, Henry Perren, Fred McFetridge, W.H. Kirkman, Punch Foster and Adolph Nuxoll.

Mr. Herzog was born Sept. 26, 1870, in Stearns County, Minnesota. His mother died when he was four years old. He came west when 18 years old and lived at Genesee, Idaho, and later took up a homestead on what had been the Nezperce reservation. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Helm, Feb. 1, 1909, and they had a dairy farm in eastern Washington and then came to Wallowa County in 1915. They bought a farm on Prairie creek four years ago.

Surviving are the widow and seven children; Vernon Herzog of Enterprise, Walter Herzog of Wallowa, Mrs. Hilda Nouguier of Cheney, Wash., Mrs. Josephine Neilson of Seattle, Mrs. Wayne McFetridge of Enterprise, Lawrence Herzog who lives at home and Evelyne Herzog who is taking nurse’s training at Lewiston. There are two brothers, Barney and Joe Herzog of Ferdinand, Idaho, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Anthorp of Cottonwood, Idaho. Mr. Herzog was a quiet, industrious man and a good citizen.


Card of Thanks
To the many friends and neighbors who are very kind and helpful during the last illness and after the passing of husband and father, we wish to express our sincere thanks – Mrs. H.B. Herzog and family.

Enterprise Record Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday March 13, 1941

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