Location: Baker County OR

Stone, Monsignor William Sherald – Obituary

Monsignor William Sherald Stone, 85, of The Dalles, and a former Baker City resident, died Oct. 15, 2001, at his home. Office of the Dead will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. and Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday. Both services will be at St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles. Interment will follow at The Dalles St. Peter Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home. Monsignor Stone was born April 28, 1916, at Athena, the sixth of seven children of Dr. Alvin Bernard and Gertrude Ann (Burnham) Stone.

Wickert, Donald E. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Donald E. Wickert, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His memorial service was today at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. Father John Jasper of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral officiated. Vault interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery, with a reception following at the Catholic parish. Mr. Wickert was born June 26, 1921, at Weatherby to Louie and Eva Wickert. After graduation from Huntington High School, he worked as a machinist for Boeing. He then entered the U.S. Navy in 1944. After getting out of

Lee, Jo Ann Sylvia Adams Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon JoAnn Sylvia Lee, 68, a longtime Baker City resident, died Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. A private family gathering will be held later. Disposition was by cremation at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory in Baker City. Mrs. Lee was born July 9, 1933, at Hardman to Harlan Nelson Adams and Opal Grace McDaniel. She was married to Bill J. Lee on Nov. 7, 1977, and the two of them have played music together for many years, early on as the Moonlighters and in later years as Country Class. She was a member of the Fraternal

Niehaus, Nora Marie – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Nora Marie Niehaus, 41, of Baker City, died Oct. 15, 2001, at her home of natural causes. There will be a private family service. Disposition was by cremation at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory in Baker City. Miss Niehaus was born Feb. 2, 1960, in Campbell, Ohio, to Fredrick Raymond Niehaus and Mary Lucille Riggs Niehaus. They moved to Fremont, Calif., in 1970, where Miss Niehaus attended school and graduated from Fremont High School. She moved to Hemet, Calif., in 1980 where she had her daughter, Rebecca Springston. She worked as a supervisor at a medical facility in

Wilson, Edward B. “Ed” – Obituary

Edward B. “Ed” Wilson, 74, of La Grande died Oct. 20, 2001, at the Boise Veterans Hospital. His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Lura Kidner-Miesen of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by the Baker City American Legion, Post No. 41. Vault interment will follow the services. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Mr. Wilson was born on July 18, 1927, at Richland to Victor O. and Mary Simonis Wilson. He was educated at schools on Brushy Flats

Carter, Truman C. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Truman C. Carter, 87, a retired longtime Baker City teacher, died Oct. 19, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1995 Fourth St. Mr. Carter was born on April 24, 1914, at Mountain Top, Ark., to Serenus Warren and Barbara Brunner Carter. He was the youngest of 19 children. When he was small, he traveled with his parents by covered wagon train to Oklahoma. He grew up there and attended Oklahoma State University and East Central Teachers College. After living for short periods

Town, Raymond Allen, Jr. – Obituary

Raymond Allen Town Jr., 68, of Portland, owner of the Sunridge Inn, Marilyn’s and Sonny’s Bar and Grill in Baker City, died Oct. 19, 2001, at Lake Powell, Ariz. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel at Lewis & Clark College in Portland. There will be a reception afterward at the Columbia Aviation Association at Aurora Airport. Mr. Town was born on Nov. 13, 1932, at Portland. He was the only son of Bertha Fern and Raymond Allen Town Sr. He was a lifelong Oregonian. His family, childhood friends and peers knew him as

Trindle, Dorothy “Dottie” Mrs. – Obituary

Haines, Oregon Dorothy “Dottie” Trindle, 83, of Haines, died Oct. 21, 2001, at her home. A celebration of her life will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at the Haines Methodist Church. Pastor Sally Wiens will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends after the service at the Haines Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Trindle was born in Kansas. The family of seven children soon moved to Oregon. Her father was a telegrapher for the railroad in the little coastal town of Moehler. She attended high school at Nehalem, where she had good memories of drama and swimming

Taylor, Floyd Phillip – Obituary

Halfway, Oregon Floyd Phillip Taylor, 90, a Halfway native, died Oct. 21, 2001, at Halfway. His graveside funeral was Wednesday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. The Rev. Bill Shields of the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church officiated. Mr. Taylor was born on Oct. 1, 1911, at Halfway to John Lee and Florence Bell White Taylor. He attended schools in Pine Valley and was a Pine Valley Union High School graduate. A girl named Marcella Mitchell, who lived a mile down the road, caught his eye and they were married on Sept. 20, 1933. They enjoyed 68 years together. They had

Lee, Mabel Mork Mrs. – Obituary

Mabel Mork Lee, 95, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 27, 2001. Mrs. Lee was born on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, 1906. She was born two houses down from the chapel, growing up at Edgewood. She went to Puyallup High School, graduating in 1924. She went to nursing school with much urging from her father. She was a 1927 graduate of Tacoma General Hospital in one of the first graduating classes for women at the time. She worked as a nurse throughout many hospitals in the Northwest, including Seattle. As the years went by she really found that nursing