Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Frank W. Thomas, 58, died at the Veterans Hospital in Boise, Id., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 1980. He had been in poor health for the past 25 years. He listed Wallowa as his home address.
Born in Wallowa on July 7, 1921, he was the son of Bill and Laura Thomas.
A veteran of World War II, he was a cook by occupation.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 1980, at the Wallowa Christian Church, with Bruce Hill officiating.
Soloist and organist, Nyoda Scott sang “In The Garden” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Bearers were all cousins: Dan and Glen Prince, Allen, Roy E., and Bruce Collins, Don Scott and Don Martin.
Vault internment was in Wallowa Cemetery. Bollman Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Perry, Wallowa; one sister, Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Mettling, Pasco, Wa.; one niece, Cheryl Mettling, Pasco; and other relatives.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, January 31, 1980, Page 15
Contributed by: Sue Wells