Laird, Warren C. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon

Warren C. “Jiggs” Laird, 77, La Grande, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 1991, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel under the direction of La Grande Masonic Lodge No. 41.

Mr. Laird was born on Dec. 22, 1913, in Fairfield, Idaho, to Lewis and Luella (Hartman) Laird. His family moved to Cove from Fairfield in 1917. IN 1933 he graduated from Cove High School. He married Reba Gray on Sept. 13, 1933, in Walla Walla. He was the distributor for the Phillips 66 Petroleum Company. Later his business became the Laird Oil Company. He retired in 1976.

He was a member of the La Grande Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Al Kader Temple of the Mystic Shrine, Union County Shrine Club, Royal Arch Masons, Union Council no. 5, the La Grande Elks Lodge, and the La Grande Country Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and gardening.

Survivors include this wife Reba in La Grande; daughter Margaret Laird of Mill Creek, Wash.; four grandchildren, five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. His son, Norman Patrick Laird, died in 1978.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Madeline Hedden Golf Scholarship or a favorite charity in care of Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel.

The Observer
La Grande, Oregon
Saturday, November 9, 1991
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