Location: College Place Washington

Childers, Howard – Obituary

Howard Childers Dies At Kennewick Howard Boone Childers, a native of Lostine and son of the late B. F. and Maude Childers, passed away at his home in Kennewick, Wash., on Monday, May 8, 1967. Funeral services were held yesterday (Wednesday) at 10:30 a.m. at the Desert Memorial Chapel in Kennewick. He was a retired forest service employee, and at one time worked for the Walla Walla ranger district of the Umatilla National Forest and resided in College Place. He is survived by a son, Howard J., assistant superintendent of schools in Kennewick, a daughter, Mrs. Gay Tracy of Hermiston,

Folker, Erline – Obituary

Former Resident Killed By Gunman Mr. and Mrs. Claire Childers left Friday for Walla Walla after having received word of the tragic death of his half-sister, Mrs. Erline Folker. Mrs. Folker’s body was found Wednesday, November 5, in the desert near Las Vegas, Nevada with her throat slashed. She was identified and relatives were notified Friday. Sheriff’s Sgt. Bob Griffin, of Las Vegas, said Jack Rainsberger had been booked on suspicion of murder after he had told a bizarre story about voices telling him in Los Angeles last week to go to Las Vegas and make a human sacrifice. Rainsberger

Cerato, Mildred Elva – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Mildred Elva Cerato, 88, of College Place, Wash., died Dec. 11, 2003, on her birthday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Walla Walla, Wash. She was born on Dec. 11, 1915 in Santa Ana, Calif. to George W. and Mary Ella (Pearce) Todd. In 1937, she married John A. Cerato and the couple lived and raised a family in California. After her husband died, Mrs. Cerato moved to Joseph in 1992 to be near her daughter. She was an active member of the Joseph Baptist Church, doing mission work, serving for a time as president of the women’s

Kent, Nettie E. – Obituary

College Place–Nettie E. Kent, 90, of 1200 SE 12th St., died Thursday [September 7] at the Blue Mountain Convalescent Center. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Mountain View Cemetery. Elder Ralph J. Wendt of the College Place Seventh-Day Adventist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery. Miss Kent, the daughter of Frank and Mattie Kent, was born Aug. 24, 1888 in Walla Walla. She attended local schools. She lived in Spokane for many years before returning to Walla Walla six years ago. Miss Kent is survived by her brother, Arthur Kent of

Ashmead, Olive (nee Goff) – Obituary

Olive Ashmead (nee Goff), beloved wife of Howard D. Ashmead, a recent resident of Union and vicinity, passed away at the Walla Walla Sanitorium, College Place, Washington, Thursday evening December second. Mrs. Ashmead was born in Baker, Oregon, Oct 15, 1897. Her family moved to this city twelve years later, then to High Valley where she was married on Christmas Day 1913. She was very patient through long weeks of suffering from acute rheumatic fever. But is now laid to reset in the Wenatchee cemetery overlooking the beautiful valley of that name. Beside her husband and two daughters, she leaves

Lang, Dr. – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Dr. Lang Dead Dr. Lang, a former resident of Cove, and well known in this section, died this week at College Place, Washington. He had been in poor health for years, and his death was not a surprise to those who were familiar with his physical condition. November 10, 1905 Contributed by: Larry Rader

Young, Bryce J., Dr. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Dr. Bryce J. Young, 73, of College Place, Wash., a former La Grande resident, died Feb. 4, 2004, in an accident while bicycling in Argentina. There was a service for him on Feb. 15 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in La Grande. Dr. Young was born June 3, 1930, to Bryce L. and Marjorie Mallett Young at Glendive, Mont. He graduated from high school in Miles City, Mont., and attended Walla Walla College. He received his medical training at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, Calif., and his eye specialist’s training at White Memorial Hospital in Los

Burford, Paula Errolo – Obituary

Union, Oregon Paula Errolo Burford, 80, of College Place, Wash., and formerly of Union died Sept. 17 at her daughter’s home. The funeral was held today at Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater. Burial was at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. Mrs. Burford was born March 25, 1926, to Joseph Coleman and Katie Rosilla Deuel Lay in Medical Springs. She graduated from Union High School, and attended Brigham Young University. She moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where she worked for Western Union. On Sept. 16, 1949, she married Clifford Edwin Burford in Los Angeles. They returned to Oregon and lived in Milton-Freewater for

Burford, Paula Errolo Mrs. – Obituary

Paula Errolo Burford, 80, of College Place, Wash., a former Medical Springs resident, died Sept. 17, 2006, at her daughter’s home. Her funeral was at 1 p.m. today at the chapel of the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater. A concluding service and interment was at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. Errolo was born on March 25, 1926, at Medical Springs. She was the youngest of 10 children born to Joseph Coleman and Katie Rosilla Deuel Lay. She was raised on a ranch near Union and attended Union schools. After graduation from high school, she attended Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah, where