Location: Bellingham Washington

Cooke, Loise Mae Yocom – Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Yocum [Loise Yocom] Cooke, 86, pioneer resident of the Colockum and the Wenatchee Valley, will be held from the Jones and Jones Chapel Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial will be in the Wenatchee Cemetery. R. E. Patterson will sing, with Miss Carolyn Sterling at the organ. The following will serve as pallbearers: Gordon Cooke, Ed Ingersoll, Tom Goodwin, Rex Shamley, Porter Yocum, and Ben Yocum. Mrs. Cooke died in a Bellingham Hospital Tuesday following a short illness. Born July 26, 1859 [1862], at Rochester, Minn., she came to Ellensburg as a young child. She

Cooke, Claude Paul – Obituary

Funeral services for Claude Paul Cooke, 62, of Bellingham and formerly of the Colockum and Entiat, will be held from the Jones and Jones Chapel, Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. George W. Pratt of Entiat will officiate, and interment will be in the Wenatchee Cemetery. R. E. Patterson will sing, with Miss Carolyn Sterling at the organ. Mr. Cooke died in a Bellingham Hospital Friday evening, following an illness of two years. Born July 4, 1882 in Ellensburg, he grew to manhood there and was married to Emma Storey in 1908 [1909] at Wenatchee. He lived for many

Boner, Nellie – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held For Nellie Boner Memorial services for Mrs. Nellie Boner who passed away Monday, September 14, 1964, at the Wallowa memorial Hospital were held last Thursday, September 17, at the Bollman Chapel, with the Rev. Douglas T. Field, Pastor of the Enterprise Baptist Church officiating. Mrs. Luella Miller was organist. Casket bearers were: Everett Talbott, Jerry Jennings, Max Gorsline, Malcome Dawson, Elmer storm and Guy Davis with internment in Prairie Creek cemetery. Mrs. Boner was the daughter of Samuel and Ella Foster, and was born on October 27, 1887 in Bellingham, Wash. She came with

Wortman, Kathryn Dufur Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. J. W. Wortman Dies Very Suddenly Mrs. John Wortman passed away yesterday afternoon, Wednesday January 5, 1927, at the La Grande hospital where she had been taken for an operation for appendicitis. She never rallied from the operation. Kathryn Dufur was born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, April 8, 1884, and came west with her father and the family in 1901, going first to Bellingham, Washington. Afterward they made their home at Kalama, Washington. She was a highly educated and cultured woman and engaged in teaching after she had finished her training. While she was teaching at

Bonney, Richard Donald “Dick” – Obituary

Union, Oregon Richard Donald “Dick” Bonney, 91, of Union died June 1. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday June 8 at the United Methodist Church in Union. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery. Mr. Bonney was born April 1, 1915, to Richard Herman and Sara Louise Brannian Bonney in Bellingham, Wash. The family arrived in Union on Jan. 5, 1920, via the short track railroad from Union Junction to Union. His father built and ran the fish hatchery on Catherine Creek. He helped transport fingerling trout to the Minam River, drove horses from Union to Halfway, and

Lockhart, Louise – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Louise Lockhart, 81, of Summerville died Sept. 13 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life is planned for a later date. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Lockhart was born April 26, 1925, to Samuel Schurit and Ethel Macklin VanderJagt in Bellingham, Wash. She attended Pepperdine College in Los Angles, Calif., and married Ray Lockhart on May 3, 1946, in Southgate, Calif. She worked as a purchasing agent at Eastern Oregon University, and was active in her church. She was a member of the Grande Ronde Hospital Auxiliary and the Soroptimists, and enjoyed reading,

Lee, Ruthella Chaplin – Obituary

Ruthella Chaplin Lee, 95, died Wednesday, May 10 [1989], in Providence Hospital in Centralia. She was born Oct. 3, 1893, in Brownsville, Ore., and was the daughter of Ralph and Sarah [Coshow] Chaplin. Lee attended Bellingham Normal School and was a teacher in the Chehalis School District until her marriage in 1917 to Virgin R. Lee. He died in 1986. She was a life member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a long-time member of the St. Helen’s Club and the Pioneers of Washington. Surviving are a son, William R. “Bill” Lee of Chehalis; three granddaughters; and three

Maxwell, Fronia Tracey Mrs. – Obituary

Fronia M. Maxwell, 94, a long time Haines resident died Thursday, March 5 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home. Graveside services for Mrs. Maxwell were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Haines Cemetery. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the Church of The Nazarene, Baker City officiated. Mrs. Maxwell was born October 19, 1897 at Bellingham, Washington a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Tracey. The family moved to Burnt River in 1910 and she also lived in Richland, Nampa, Pocatello, Idaho before moving to Haines in 1937. She married Wallace Maxwell November 8, 1937 at Baker City, Oregon. He

Pellissier, James Richard “Jim” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon James “Jim” Richard Pellissier, 74, a longtime Baker City resident, died Sept. 25, 2004, at Boise. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Sister Kay Marie Duncan of Pathway Hospice will officiate. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after the service at Community Connection, 2810 Cedar St. Visitations will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Gray’s West & Co. Jim was born on Feb. 9, 1930, at Quincy, Wash., to Oran

Oldland, James Leonard, III – Obituary

James Leonard Oldland III, 76, of Central Point, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford. His funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at the First Church of the Nazarene at Medford. Pastor Kevin Gowland officiated. There was a reception at the church after the service. Mr. Oldland was born on March 25, 1926, at Bellingham, Wash. At the age of 8, his family returned to Coos Bay. He attended Bay area schools and was a graduate of Marshfield High School where he played football. After a year of college he joined the