Location: Asotin County WA

Rooney, J. C. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Local people were grieved to learn through a telegram to Mrs. Mae McGregor, of the death last Wednesday morning, Dec. 5 of J.C. Rooney, merchant of Wallowa and who with his son Norval conducted a meat market and grocery in North Powder until early this fall. He died at Clarkston, Wash., after a protracted illness. Bright’s disease was the direct cause of his death. Mr. Rooney had gone to Clarkston about two months ago to be under the care of physicians there. No funeral arrangements have as yet been announced. Mr. Rooney and his family moved

Fisher, Margaret – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Margaret “Margy” Fisher, Enterprise, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 1988 at Tri-State Memorial Hospital in Clarkston, Wash. She was born Margaret Ruth Reece, Dec. 26, 1923, to Lacy and Ruth Reece in Enterprise. A lifelong resident of Enterprise, on May 2, 1945 she married James W. Fisher in Enterprise. She was a homemaker and retail sales clerk for many years and loved sewing and home crafting for her family. She is survived by her husband, J.W. of Enterprise; sons, Jim Fisher, Asotin, Wash., Allyn Fisher and Bill Fisher, both of Enterprise; grandchildren, Kelly, Jeff, Brad, Jessi, Travis

Bork, Rena – Obituary

Lostine resident, Rena Bork, died Oct 4, 1987 at her home. She was 95. Rena was born at Anatone, Wash., on Sept. 24, 1892, the daughter of David Jacob and Mary Melvina Cross Miller. She lived most of her girlhood on the Grande Ronde River, just a short distance from the Oasis. Her parents farmed a ranch on Buford Ridge. She went to the Star school and worked for the Bakers who operated the store at Flora. On Oct. 17, 1909 Rena married Rudolph Bork at Flora. He had a homestead on Day Ridge. They later purchased a ranch two

Waelty, Louise – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Louise Waelty Dies at Enterprise Miss Louise Waelty, who was known throughout Wallowa County as one of the kindest and most efficient of nurses, passed away at the Wallowa Memorial hospital Friday morning, February 2, 1951, following an illness of ten days. The Booth-Bollman Funeral home had charge of the funeral arrangements which were Sunday afternoon at 2:30 from the Methodist Church of Wallowa, with the Rev. Harold Mackey officiating. Mrs. Clayton Sutphin, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Wyckoff and Victor Kreimeyer, accompanied by Mrs. Kreimeyer, sang, “Sunset and Evening Star” and “Jesus Christ The Crucified.” Pall

Hammack, Stella May – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Stella May Hammack, 96, of Pendleton, died Jan. 13, 2003. She was born March 08, 1906, in Cold Springs to Augustus and Eliza Thompson Stumbaugh. Mrs. Hammack grew up in the Asotin and Imnaha areas. She and her mother often acted as house sitters for homesteaders along the Snake River and as a teenager she worked as a cook in sheep camps and on cattle ranches. In 1927, she married William Hammack of Enterprise, after which they made their home in Wallowa and later moved to Weston. Mrs. Hammack enjoyed sightseeing, going on picnics, reading, spending

Evans, William Lee – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Former Flora Resident Dies at Asotin Home William Lee Evans, 68, former resident of Flora, passed away at his home in Asotin, Wednesday of last week after a lingering illness. He was born in Nebraska May 24, 1875. He married in Nebraska and moved to the West, coming to Asotin in 1920 where he has reside since, engaging in the dairy business. He is survived by his widow, Bertha Evans of Asotin, and three children, a son, Clifford Evans, and two daughters, Mrs. Odna Hollenbeck and Mrs. Frank Ledford, all of Clarkston. Mrs. Martha Doran, Enterprise,

Shelton, Mack C. – Obituary

Mack C. Shelton Passes To Rest Mack C. Shelton was born in Dallas County, Iowa on February 25, 1885. He crossed the plains with his parents in 1862, coming first to Willamette valley. In 1873 he came to Union county and purchased a quarter section of land two and one-half miles northwest of Elgin in 1878. While he lived in this vicinity he was engaged in farming and stock-raising. He was married to Miss DeLilah Long September 21, 1874. To this union were born eleven children and two passed away in infancy. His wife passed away July 18,1900. He then

Justice, Ralph – Obituary

Ralph Hendricks Justice, 85, of Walla Walla, Wash., died Feb. 23, 2000, at the Jonathon M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Medical Center in Walla Walla. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary Regional Cancer Center through the funeral home. Mr. Justice was born July 13, 1914, in West Clarkston, Wash., to James G. and Amanda C. Cox Justice. He attended schools in Enterprise and worked in the area after graduating from Enterprise High School in 1932. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1941 and served as an airplane maintenance technician with the Army Air Corps during World War

Tibbet, T. S., Mrs. – Obituary

T. S. Tibbet Imnaha, Oregon Mrs. S.T. Tippet returned Saturday from Asotin, Wash. where she was called by the death of her son’s wife, Mrs. T. S. Tibbet (sic), on May 12th. She brought home with her the youngest of the four children who where left motherless by this sad event. The mother had been failing health for about a year and they had left their home on the Imnaha last fall to spend the winter in Arizona in hopes of benefiting her; but came back to Asotin seven weeks preceding her death. Wallowa County Reporter, Thursday May 22, 1919

Beach, Ronald Oscar – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon 1951-2004 Ronald Oscar Beach, 52, of Clarkston, Wash., and formerly of Enterprise died Jan. 5 of natural causes. At his request there will be no services. Merchant Funeral Home in Clarkston is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Beach was born March 9, 1951, to Joe O. and Lillian K. Snyder Beach in Enterprise. He grew up in Paradise and graduated from Enterprise High School in 1969. He was active in 4-H clubs, FFA, the football and wrestling teams, the marching band and a number of clubs. He helped on the family ranch, worked for the Wallowa Whitman National