Location: Canyon City Oregon

Biography of Albert G. Cordelle

Among the wide-awake and enterprising merchants of Weiser is Albert G. Cordelle, proprietor of the leading furniture store of the town. His entire life has been passed in the northwest, and he possesses that spirit of progress and energy which has resulted in the rapid development and upbuilding of this section of the country. He was born in Canyon City, Oregon, on the 30th of January 1866, and is a son of W. J. and Jane Cordelle, of the same state. He acquired his education in the public schools of Idaho, and was then fitted for the practical and responsible

Biography of John Howard

JOHN HOWARD. – Certainly one of the earliest pioneers of this favored region and a man who has endured the deprivations and hardships incident to that life, meanwhile laboring for the opening up of the frontier and the establishment of good government, the subject of this sketch has earned for himself a place in the history of Union county that is enviable and prominent, while personally he has ever manifested a good spirit and uprightness coupled with stanch principles and practical judgment in both the efforts put forth to build up the county, and in the prosecution of his own

Maxwell, Marvin L. – Obituary

Lostine, Oregon Marvin L. Maxwell Marvin L. Maxwell, 78, of Lostine died Saturday at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wallowa Cemetery. Bollman Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Maxwell was born Jan. 29, 1928, to Bailey and Carmen Maxwell in Clarkston, Wash. He graduated from Enterprise High School, and served in the Army and during World War II. On March 13, 1949, he married Blanche Lermeny. He worked for First National Bank of Oregon, First Interstate Bank and Wells Fargo before retiring as branch manager in Enterprise after

Bennett, Clara D. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Clara D. Bennett, 96, of Aurora, died April 12, 2004, at home. She was born Oct. 15, 1907, in Anatone, Wash. Mrs. Bennett married Edward W. Snodderly in 1926. After a divorce, she was married to Lawrence Bennett from 1955 until his death in 1992. During her life, she lived in Pomeroy, Wash., Canyon City, Enterprise, Goldendale, Wash., John Day, and finally Aurora for the past nine years. Survivors include daughters Lorna Greeley of Aurora and Diane J. Sweek of John Day; sons Laddie Snodderly of Hermiston, Timothy Snodderly of Aurora, David Snodderly of Lodi, Calif., and E.

Doherty, Harold E. – Obituary

Harold E. “Sonny” Doherty, 54, Canyon City, a former Baker resident, died Monday, June 6, 1963, at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Cathedral in Baker. The Rev. Tony Ozmiek of St. Elizabeth Community Hospital will officiate. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Doherty was born on Dec. 17, 1928, in Baker to Harold and Elma Luster Doherty. He attended schools in Baker. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1950 and served in the Korean conflict. He retired from Boise Cascade Corp. as a weighmaster. He

Perkins, Fred Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Fred Perkins Passes Away Last Eve Mrs. Fred Perkins of Halfway died at 10 o’clock last evening at the Underwood hotel, after an illness of many years with paralysis. Mrs. Perkins was 53 years of age and was born in Canyon City, moving to Halfway many years ago, where her husband engaged in ranching. Mrs. Perkins had been in Baker one month for medical treatment and was stopping with here sister-in-law, Mrs. L.N. Perkins, proprietress of the Underwood. She is survived by a husband and one son Arthur. Funeral arrangements are pending the arrival of her sister, Mrs. Johnson

Hays-Radinovich, JoAnn Marie Mrs. – Obituary

JoAnn Marie Hays-Radinovich, 70, of Baker City and John Day, died Sept. 28, 2005. Recitation of the Rosary will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets in Baker City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at noon at St. Francis de Sales. Vault interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be Sunday from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Cathedral. JoAnn was born Aug. 19, 1935, at Enterprise to Mary Isabelle and Vernon Edward Hays. JoAnn was the oldest of five children. She had four brothers: Michael,

Brown, Gerald Wilber – Obituary

Gerald Wilbur Brown, 88, of Baker City, died Sept. 12, 2005, at Settlers Park. At his request, cremation was held with private interment in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Brown was born Nov. 23, 1916, in Vananda City, Mont. He was raised in Duluth, Minn., and received his education there. Mr. Brown married Ann Diebekis on Nov. 7, 1952, in Cloquet, Minn. The family came to Baker City in 1955 from Canyon City. He enjoyed playing the accordion, harmonica and guitar. He was a member of Kingdom Hall, Jehovah’s Witness. He is survived by daughters Grace Schramm of Duluth, Minn. and

Davis, Jim Boyd – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Jim Boyd Davis, 75, of Prairie City, a former longtime Ironside resident, died May 15, 2005, at his home. A memorial service will be planned later. Jim was born on May 21, 1929, at Forestville, Calif., to Sid and Louise Proshold Davis. He had one older sister, Helen. He grew up working in the orchards of Napa Valley in California. In 1946, the family bought a ranch and moved to Sisters. Jim joined the army in 1951 and completed boot camp at Fort Lewis, Wash. He served as a corporal in Hamburg, Germany. He met

Fry, John E. “Jack” – Obituary

John E. “Jack” Fry, 77, of Boise, whose family has owned a cabin at Trout Meadows for many years, died Sept. 11, 2004, at the Hospice Center of the Boise Veterans Hospital. No memorial service is scheduled at this time. His family and friends will celebrate his life in the summer of 2005 at Trout Meadows in the Granite area. The date will be announced later. Mr. Fry was born on June 1, 1927, at Canyon City to Everett and Ora Fry. He grew up at Mount Vernon. He married Ada Newcome in 1950 at Oakland, Calif. They lived at