Donel “Jig” Courtney of Lostine died Oct. 10, 2005. He was 79 years old. Memorial services will be held Nov. 12 at Bollman Funeral Home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, October 20, 2005 ____________________________ Donel “Jick” Courtney died Oct. 10, 2005 at his home in Lostine of a long-term illness. He was 79. The son of Donel Eugene and Margaret Sara Courtney of Enterprise, Mr. Courtney was born on Oct. 21, 1925. He returned home from the Marines after World War II, got married, started a family and then moved to
Location: Clackamas County OR
Wallowa, Oregon Mae Roop Schriver, 95, of Milwaukie died Feb. 8, 2008. The daughter of Monroe and Ida Roop, she was born June 28, 1912, in Wallowa. A graduate of Wallowa High School and the University of Oregon School of Nursing, she married Don Schriver in 1938. A registered nurse for many years, she served in La Grande and the Portland area. Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Don, in 1971, and four siblings: Carrie Rounsavell, Carlton Roop, Pearl Eads and Pat Paulson. She is survived by a daughter, Susan Schriver, and a number of nieces and nephews.
North Powder, Union County, Oregon James Dalton, universally known as “Jim” Dalton, was born at Marshtown, Tenn., and his age is given as about 69 years. He came to North Powder a year before the railroad was built on from La Grande, arriving here in 1883. He purchased railroad land and was successful in a business way from the first, we are told. The present Dalton ranch, joining for a mile or more the Old Oregon Trail 2 miles from North Powder, was acquired in the early days and has one of the old water rights from the North Powder
Former Union County resident, Ernest M. Gray, 84, of Woodburn, died Thursday at a hospital in Oregon City. Mr. Gray was born March 18, 1903, in Lower Cove to George M. and Mary (Miller) Gray. He married Nellie Lemon on May 28, 1921, in La Grande. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Mrs. Everett (Muriel) Ellis, Boise, Idaho, and Mrs. Ed (Darlene) O’Mahundro [sic – O’Mohundro], Silverton; sisters, Mrs. Eudelle Olson and Mrs. Othella Purvine, both of Milwaukie; five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; aunt Mrs. Eugene (Dillie) Millering, La Grande, three nieces and a nephew. Mr. Gray had
Imbler, Union County, Oregon Local Resident Hears of Brother’s Death Mrs. Keith Glenn received word that her brother, Lyman Roy Kasinger died Sunday of a heart attack at his home in Oregon City. He had been a resident of Imbler and La Grande several years ago, and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kasinger. Survivors include a daughter, Gertrude Persyn of Oregon City, and two [*] grandchildren; one brother Jack T. Kasinger, San Bruno, Calif.; sisters Lillie Fehr, Woodland, Wash.; Floy Davis, San Francisco, Calif., Hattie Bell, Hood River, Bessie Ruckman, Oakland, Calif., Hester Glenn, Summerville,
Merritt Wilkinson, brother of Andrew Wilkinson, of Union, died at Central Point, Oregon, Monday of this week. Interment took place at Central Point. Andrew Wilkinson, who recently returned from Central Point, was satisfied that his brother could not live, and the announcement of his death was not unexpected. Contributed by: Robin Church Obituaries and Other Vital Records of Union County, Oregon. 1890 – 1930. Compiled by Clara Cline Lee. Reproduced by Walter M. Pierce Library, Eastern Oregon Library, 1972.
Gladstone (Special) – Marie J. Zurlinden, 165 West Clarendon street, died at an Oregon City hospital Wednesday night following a long illness. Mrs. Zurlinden had lived in this vicinity for the last 18 years and had spent all her life in Oregon. She was born April 29, 1887 in North Powder. She was a member of the First Baptist church at Gladstone and was a life member of the Women’s Auxiliary of DAV, Chapter 4. Survivors include the husband John; two sons, Stewart W. Goldsberry, Beaverton; Virgil S. Goldsberry, Brookings; two sisters, Mrs. Cleo Lowe, Glendale, Calif.; Mrs. Nola Miller,
Adolph Levy Is Dead Passes Away at Portland Saturday Morning Mr. Adolph Levy died at The Good Samaretan hospital in Portland at 1 o’clock Saturday morning, the funeral taking place Sunday afternoon from the residence of his brother, Ludwig Levy in Portland. The funeral ceremonies were attended by many friends of the deceased, and immediately thereafter the remains were taken to Ahavi Sholem cemetery for Interment, where appropriate Masonic ceremonies were performed. Mr. Levy was well known in mercantile circles of Oregon, coming to the state when it was yet in its infancy and engaging in business at Oregon City.
La Grande, Oregon Margaret Ann Carroll Ball, 80, of La Grande, died July 2 at her home. The funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday July 6 at the First Baptist Church, at Sixth Street and Spring Avenue, with Pastor Kent Hug officiating. Graveside services will follow at Grandview Cemetery. Viewing will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday July 5 at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. Mrs. Ball was born April 27, 1926. to Mr. and Mrs. J.P. McCann of Hattiesburg, Miss. She married Herb Carroll in March, 1946. They lived in Corvallis and Valley Falls,
La Grande, Oregon Jean Hecht, 86, of Wilsonville and formerly of La Grande died April 11. Mrs. Hecht was born April 20, 1920, to Drs. Joseph and Margaret Ingle in La Grande. She graduated from La Grande High School and earned bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Oregon where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She earned a pilot’s license and taught high school in Vale and Corvallis. She served in the Navy and was stationed in Lakehurst, N.J., where she married Irwin Hecht. The couple moved to Portland nine years ago to be closer to