Funeral services for Richard Holcomb, 57, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 26th at The Langrell Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Robert McNeil of the First Methodist Church will officiate. Pastor Ronald Kratzer of the Church of the Nazarene assisting. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Holcomb was born September 27, 1910 at Middleton, Idaho, the son of Charles and Alice Holcomb. He attended schools in Idaho and came to Baker in 1930 and has worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for the past 38 years. Baker Democrat Herald – – July 24, 1968.
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Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Funeral services for Becky Lou Hathaway, five-year-old daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Harry Hathaway, 2405 Estes St., will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the West and Co. Chapel. Pastor Victor Ernest will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Becky Lou was born in Caldwell, Ida., on Jan. 30, 1954. She cane to Baker with her parents when she was 2 ½ years old. Besides her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Bradley Ray and Byron Linn, both of Baker; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Hathaway of Chico, Calif., and Mr.
Ronald Duane Culley, 66, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 26, 2007, at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Boise. His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Baker City Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Jonathan Privett of the Nazarene Church will officiate. Ron was born on July 17, 1941, in Baker City to Harold and Catherine Bradley Culley. He lived for a couple of years in Baker City then spent about a year on the Umatilla Army Depot where his father was working. He moved from there to the Bourne area where
Vivian W. Gargan, 85, a former longtime Baker City resident, died May 15, 2005, at her home in Caldwell, Idaho. Her funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Rev. Lewis Hank Albrecht of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Grande will officiate. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Vivian was born Oct. 24, 1919, at Portland to Alfred and Hilja Johanna Taskinen Dening. Vivian was raised in Gresham and graduated from Gresham High School. She married James F. Gargan on Oct. 22, 1949, in Baker City.
Baker City, Oregon Mabel Louise Mattes, 72, a Baker City resident for the past 67 years, died peacefully at her home Dec. 11, 2004, in the company of Hospice Care and her loving family. Her memorial service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Baker City Christian Church 2998 Eighth St. Louise, affectionately known by her family as “DeeDee”, was born March 25, 1932, at Caldwell, Idaho, to Lloyd and Clara Cardwell. She was married to John Mattes for 54 years and was a homemaker who also worked at Albertsons and Merle Norman for a number of years. Louise is
Bryan Stanley Cardwell, 75, a former Baker City resident, died April 27, 2003, at his home in Netarts. At his request, disposition was by cremation. Bryan was born Aug. 16, 1927, at Caldwell, Idaho, to Lloyd E. “Blackie” and Clara W. Shuey Cardwell. He was the oldest of three children. The family moved to Baker City in the early 1930s. He married Eujeanna O’Brien on Sept. 5, 1946. She died in 1965. Bryan and Eujeanna had four daughters. He married Nellie Padgett in September 1965. She died in 1997. Bryan worked in the logging industry, sawmills and mining. He also
Baker City, Oregon Dr. Charles D. “Chuck” Simpson, 66, a longtime Baker City resident, died April 23, 2003, at his home. His memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 1995 Fourth St. Pastor Susan Barnes will officiate. There will be a reception afterward in Rogers Hall. Charles Daye Simpson was born July 29, 1936, at Montrose, Colo. The family moved to Idaho in his early years and he was raised and received his schooling at Caldwell and Idaho Falls, Idaho. He continued his education at Idaho State at Pocatello and then went on to
Charles R. Pearce, 89, of Nampa, Idaho, died at his home with his family by his side on April 4, 2003. His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. at the McEwen Bible Fellowship Hall at 15403 Sumpter Stage Highway near Sumpter. Pastor Bill Cox will perform the service at the Fellowship Hall. Charles and his wife Jeanette were members of this church when they lived in Sumpter. Arrangements are under the direction of Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave. S. at Nampa. Charles was born to Clara and David Penn Pearce at Belton, Texas, on Sept. 5,
Murphy Andrew Nichols, “Our Little Big Man,” age 3, died after an ATV accident Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003. Graveside services were held on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Caldwell, Idaho. Services were under the direction of the Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel. Murphy was born March 30, 2000, in Nampa, to Curt and Cynde Nichols. He was a vivacious, beautiful child, with the world by the tail, who loved his short life to the fullest. He enjoyed fishing and camping, golfing with Grandpa Chub and riding the 4-wheeler with Daddy. He wanted to ride Grandma’s horses,
Duane Stuart Stadman Smith, 74, of Caldwell, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died May 1, 2006, at his home. Cremation is under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell. Duane was born on March 17, 1932, at Baker City. So many words come to mind to describe this gentle, caring, witty charismatic cowboy, his family said. He was a husband, dad, grandfather, brother, cousin and friend. He was an artist, rodeo clown, painter, jokester, woodcarver, toy craftsman, animal lover and avid gardener. “Our best memories of Dad are of growing up in Lovelock, Nev., riding horses, playing with