Location: California

Sharp, Hubert Chester – Obituary

H. C. “Doc” Sharp, 73, pioneer Saticoy rancher and leader in the state walnut industry, died unexpectedly last night (April 27, 1956) during a fishing trip to his cabin at Sespe Hot Springs with three other men Corner Virgil Payton was called late last night by two members of the fishing party who had driven out of the rugged back country to Highway 399 to notify officials of the death. According to Payton, Mr. Sharp went to the Sespe Camp yesterday afternoon with W. C. Brown, his ranch foreman, A. M. Gass, Saticoy and Joe Muzio, Montalvo resident and Saticoy

Sharp, Susanna Rebecca Plank – Obituary

Death claimed another pioneer of Ventura County when Mrs. J. M. Sharp passed away Sunday night [July 8, 1934] at the family ranch home at Saticoy. Mrs. Sharp was born June 14, 1851, in Philadelphia, and came to California in 1869 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Plank, living first in San Francisco. There she graduated from the Normal school in 1873, afterward teaching school in Sonoma County. In 1874 she was married to J. M. [James Meikle] Sharp, a classmate in the Normal school. They lived near Santa Rosa two years, then moved to Ventura County, living first

Hall, Georgia – Obituary

HALL.-At twelve o’clock Sunday June first at her home in Placerville, California, Georgia Hall, aged 15/16 (?) years. Deceased was a sister of the Hall Brothers and was beloved by a host of friends here, where she was well known, having spent last summer and winter here. The sorrowing relatives have the sympathy of the people of Union. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday June 5, 1890

Mehlhorn, Jean Smith Mrs. – Obituary

Jean Mehlhorn, 72, of Hood River, died July 20, 2003, after a short illness. A memorial service for her and her husband, Dale, will be scheduled later. Jean was born on Feb. 3, 1931, to Dorothy and Ray Smith at Mill City, Kan. She was a few minutes older than her identical twin sister, Joan. The Smith family moved to California where Jean spent her childhood and early school days. They settled in Halfway where she attended high school and met Dale Mehlhorn. Jean and Dale married in 1948 and moved to Corvallis, where Dale attended Oregon State University. Jean

Erskine, Wayne Everett – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Wayne Everett Erskine, 77, of Baker City, died Dec. 10, 2000, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His funeral was Thursday at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the Baker City Church of the Nazarene officiated. Vault interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Erskine was born on Aug. 9, 1923, to W.R. and Stella Shortell Erskine. He was born on a small farm at Runnells, Iowa, and raised in the Prairie City, Iowa, area. He was married to Marjorie Arrasmith on June 8, 1941, at Bethany, Mo. He was a very good

Ireland, Mary Annis Dobkins Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Mary Annis Ireland, 78, of Baker City, died Nov. 11, 2000, at Good Samaritan Hospital at Portland. Interment was in Redmond. At Mrs. Ireland’s request, there was no service. She was born Dec. 1, 1921, at Grandview to Oscar Floyd and Lova May Coburn Dobkins. She was raised in Central Oregon. In 1957, she moved to California and lived there until moving to Baker City in 1984. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jess Ireland; a brother, Perle Dobkins; a daughter, Dixie Lee

Price, Erma Cathrine Jacobs Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Erma Cathrine Price, 70, a longtime Baker City resident, died Aug. 1, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Her memorial service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Deryl Leggett of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations are today until 8 p.m. at Gray’s West & Company. Erma was born Sept. 19, 1931, in Baker to Howard and Goldie Jacobs. She graduated from Baker High School. She married John F. Price on May 2, 1950.

O’Dell, Bob – Obituary

Bob O’Dell, 78, a former Baker City resident, died May 29, 2002, in California. He was a 1941 Baker High School graduate and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Survivors include his five children and a sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Jay White. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanore; his parents, Thomas and Mary O’Dell; a brother, Raymond O’Dell; and a sister and brother-in-law, Lester and Lorel Hansen. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 18, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

Graham, James E. “Jim” – Obituary

Rock Creek, Oregon James E. “Jim” Graham, 82, a resident of Rock Creek near Haines, died June 20, 2002, at his home. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and again on Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Mr. Graham was born at Little Rock, Ark., on Aug. 28, 1919. He married Faustina Stevens at Paragould, Ark., on Nov. 11, 1939. Mr. Graham was drafted and entered the U.S. Navy

Webb, Manning “Dutch” – Obituary

Manning “Dutch” Webb, 88, of Union, and a former Baker City resident, died March 21, 2002, at his home. His funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. in La Grande, with the Rev. Doug Hale officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery. Visitations will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Mr. Webb was born Dec. 19, 1913, at Detroit, Mich., to Burt and Zoe Jaycott Webb. He attended school in California and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He