Location: Bandon Oregon

Miluk Indians

Miluk Indians were located at the mouth of Coquille River in Oregon.

Horn, Sandra G. – Obituary

Sandra G. Horn, 69, of Elgin, died Feb. 20 at St. Vincent Hospital in Beaverton of cancer. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Elgin Christian Church, 1335 Division St. in Elgin. The Rev. Steve Kirkeby will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial luncheon and celebration of life directly following the services at the Elgin Community Center, 260 N. 10th Ave. Sandra was born Jan. 31, 1939, to Pete and Pearl Wood in Gold Beach. She graduated from Bandon High School in 1958. She worked at

Comstock, Blanche Helen Lee – Obituary

A funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 1998, in St. Anthony Catholic Church in Portland for Helen L. Comstock, who died of congestive heart failure May 12 at age 95. Mrs. Comstock was born March 19, 1903, in Bandon. Her maiden name was Lee. She was a legal secretary with Nelson and Nelson law firm for many years before retiring in 1964. She was a member of the church. She married John K. in 1929; he died in 1969. Survivors include her daughters, May Lou Swan [Mary Lou] and Barbara Delaney, both of Portland, Helen Horton

Rea, George Whitefield – Obituary

George Whitefield Rea was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 7, 1839. He was early thrown upon his own responsibility by his mother’s death. When the Civil War broke out, Mr. Rea was desirous of enlisting, but as he was in the railroad service when he was needed in the transportation of troops and supplies, he was not permitted to enlist till the year 1864. He served to the end of the war and was honorably discharged. After the war Judge Rea took up the study of law, and followed that profession ever since. He first practiced in Nebraska, and in

Cruckshank, Sylvia Clarinda Lee – Obituary

Sylvia C. Cruckshank, 78, died Wednesday, March 12 [1975], in Myrtle Point. She was born Dec. 18, 1896 in Bandon and was a member of United First Methodist Church in Myrtle Point. She is survived by her sister, Helen Comstock of Portland; two half sisters, C. M. Lee and E. A. Lee, both of Portland; a half sister, Eva McCue of Coquille, and many nieces and nephews. Services will be Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at the Myrtle Point Chapel of Coos Mortuaries with the Rev. John Ulrich of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset

Lawson, Harry – Obituary

Harry Lawson, 86, of Corvallis, and a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 3, 2000, at his home. His funeral was Friday at Kings Circle Assembly of God Church. Pastor Kerry McRoberts officiated. Interment was at Twin Oaks Memorial Park in Albany. Mr. Lawson was born Feb. 18, 1914, at Bayfield, Colo., to Harry and Mary (Shoemaker) Lawson. As a teenager he moved to Oregon, where he met and married the love of his life, Grace Lucille Conn. They were married June 15, 1932, at Coquille. He worked in timber-related jobs and also did radio repair. Mr. Lawson served in

Batty, Alma J. Fuller Mrs. – Obituary

Alma J. Batty, 71, of Bandon, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 31, 2006, of natural causes. She was born on May 27, 1935, at Baker City to Fred and Teresa Fuller. She was raised and educated in Baker City and attended Eastern Oregon University at La Grande. She married Clinton Batty on Aug. 28, 1955. The couple originally lived at Madras. They had lived at Brookings from 1970 to 1979 before moving to Bandon. Mrs. Batty was employed by the Bandon School District until her retirement. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and Bible study. She was a member

Biography of Alva Lee

Alva Lee was born at Looking Glass, Douglas County, Oregon, Jan 19, 1859, and came to Coos County in September, 1874, and settled on the North Fork of the Coquille River and moved to Bandon, Oct. 15, 1896. He has been master of several steamers, and he is a successful navigator.