Memorial Services Held At Lostine
Memorial services for Berkeley Caudle who passed away at Wallowa Memorial hospital Wednesday, Saturday 22, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Christian church in Lostine, under the direction of the Booth-Bollman Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert John officiated. With Miss Martha Crow at the piano, Mrs. Orval McArtor sang “Under His Wings”, and she and Melvin Crow sang “Beyond The Sunset.” Pallbearers were Wm. E. Williams, Orval McArtor, C.F. (Bud) Wynans, Kenneth Keeler, Crawford Oveson and Howard Williamson, with internment in the Lostine Cemetery.
Omitted from the list of survivors in last weeks Chieftain was the name of a brother, Noah Caudle of Hagerman, Idaho.
Coming from outside the county for the funeral were Mrs. Belle German and a son, Mrs. Mae Williamson and a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Streiff and Mrs. Lizzie Clay, of La Grande, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Leonard, of Elgin, and a niece from Idaho. Also attending were two grand-daughters, one from Salem and one from Milton-Freewater.
Wallowa County Chieftain – September 30, 1954
Death Takes Berkley Caudle
Berkley Caudle, of Lostine, who had been in ill health for several years, passed away yesterday, September 22, 1954 shortly after noon at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for several days. Funeral services have been tentatively set by the Booth-Bollman Funeral home for Saturday at Lostine with burial in the Lostine cemetery.
Son of Thomas N. and Naomi Caudle, he was born near Springfield, Ill., May 9, 1871, and had been a resident of Wallowa County since 1900. He was married 57 years ago to Miss Carrie Hammack who survives him. He had lived and farmed near Lostine since coming to the County.
Besides his widow of Lostine, he is survived by the following children: Joe Caudle, of Union, Mrs. Will (Ethel) Hook, of Milton-Freewater, and Berl and Harley Caudle, of Lostine. There are also nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Belle German and Mrs. Mae Williamson, of La Grande.
Wallowa County Chieftain – September 23, 1954
Notes: From Mary Ann Burrows
In the September 23, 1954 Wallowa County Chieftain on page 1 is the obit.
Berkley Caudle son of Thomas N and Naomi Caudle (spelled Caudlle in the paper) on May 9, 1871 Springfield, Ill Married to Carrie Hammack in Union co. 57 years ago. Came to WC in 1900 Survivied by Joe Caudle Union, OR Mrs. Will(Ethel) Hook Milton Freewater, Or Burl -Lostine Harley-Lostine – 9 grandchildren, Sister Belle German-LaGrande, Or, Mae Williamson–LaGrande, Or
In the Sept 30th paper and article told of additional family members
Granddaughters Mrs. Ed Attebury-Salem, Or, Mrs. Harold Hess–Milton Freewater, Or
Nephew: Ray German Niece: Mrs. Willie Lantring and Fam Hollister, Idaho
Nephew: Wesley Leonard–Elgin, Oregon
Other name but no relationship mentioned: Edward Striff, Lizzy Clay, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bortoroff, Milton Freewater, Or, Pat Rollins–Imbler, Or