Location: Coos County OR

Biographical Sketch of William H. Pullen

William H. Pullen is one of the prominent men of Malheur County, being both a successful business man and property owner and popular County official. He was born in Illinois, on March 1, 1845, being the son of William and Mary (Weils) Pullen, natives respectively of Pennsylvania and Liverpool. When thirteen, he went with his parents to Texas, remaining there until 1867, and then returned to Illinois, where he engaged in farming until 1872. At that date a move was made to Pawnee County, Nebraska, and that was his home until 1880. He next located in Coos County, Oregon, where

Miluk Indians

Miluk Indians were located at the mouth of Coquille River in Oregon.

Gurney, Areta Littlejohn – Obituary

Washington Co., OR A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1996, in Evergreen Cemetery in Ontario for Areta Gurney, who died Jan. 6 at age 93. Mrs. Gurney was born Oct. 13, 1902 in Pendleton. She taught high school in Marshfield in the 1920s and grade school during the 1960s. In 1976 she moved from Ontario to Portland. She was a member of the Ontario Methodist Church. Surviving are her son, Norris of Portland and one grandchild. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. The Oregonian, January 10, 1996 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Bonebrake, Charles Oren Jr. – Obituary

A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2006, in Skyline Funeral Home for Charles Oren Bonebrake Jr., who died March 23 at age 83. Mr. Bonebrake was born July 1, 1922, in Coos Bay. During World War II, he served in the Army in the South Pacific. After the war, he moved to Beaverton and was a truck driver for Delta I-5 Truck Lines. He moved to Aloha in 1953. In 1944, he married June Frost; she died in 1986. Survivors include his daughters, Lucille M. Bursell and Barbara L. Thorsen; sons, Charles O. III and Robert

Dunbar, Oron L. – Obituary

Joseph. Wallowa County, Oregon Oron L. Dunbar, who lived in Joseph several years ago, died last Sunday, Oct. 27, at Oregon City, of Influenza. He had lived in California until the first of the year when he went to Oregon City, where he was manager of a store. He was born 48 years ago in Fairview and for a time was manager of the McCully Mercantile company store in Joseph. A daughter, Lucile Dunbar, teaches in the Joseph school, and a son, Raymond, is in the 65th artillery, A.E.F., in France, having enlisted in Joseph more than a year ago.

Laverty, J. F.

J.F. Laverty Dies at North Bend Word was received that J. F. Laverty died at North Bend, Oregon on Tuesday of this week. Mr. Laverty was a resident of Lostine until April of last year when he located in western Oregon. The funeral will be held in Portland on Saturday and interment will be made there. He was a member of the Lostine Lodge I.O.O.F. A son, Glen Laverty, resides at Lostine. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, August 23, 1917

Hovis, Earl – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Former Wallowa County resident, Earl Hovis, of North Bend, died Feb. 1, 1992, at St. Katherine’s Nursing Home in Coos Bay. At his request, no public services were held. Interment will be in Wallowa County at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cool Bay Chapel. Mr. Hovis was born July 12, 1902, in Wayne County, Mo., the son of Robert E. and Minnie Hovis. He came to Wallowa County as a young person and attended Gwynn School, located between Lostine and Enterprise. On June 26, 1924, he married Vivian Emmons at Enterprise. They

Wagner, Howard – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon H. Wagner Dies At North Bend Howard L. Wagner, a native of Wallowa County, passed away at North Bend, Oregon on Monday, March 12, 1951 following a heart attack. Howard Leslie Wagner, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner, was born at Enterprise June 6, 1905. He attended the Enterprise schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1925. He was married to Miss Grace Jacobs, of Imnaha September 10, 1934. To this union was born a son, David Lee, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Yvonne. He had been engaged as a longshoreman

Hall, Fred Carper – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held For Fred Hall Fred Carper Hall, a veteran of World War I and a retired stock ranch manager, passed away March 13, 1972 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for six days. He was born April 23, 1898 at Johnson Mill (Coquille), son of Charles and Isabelle Hall. On May 20, 1920 he was married at LaHabra, Calif., to Ruby Noble who preceded him in death at Enterprise on June 28, 1971. He was a lifelong member of Vista Elks Lodge 1968 of California and belonged to Veasey Lodge 82

Evans, John – Obituary

John Evans Passes In Western Oregon John Evans, who for 20 years lived in the Lewis district, died at Marshfield Sunday afternoon, April 24, 1938. He and his wife moved there in the fall of 1934, going to a low altitude on account of Mrs. Evans’ health. Mr. Evans was taken ill more than a year ago, and improved, and then developed a new malady which his physicians believed was cancerous. He was unconscious for more than three days before the end came. Services were held at Marshfield Tuesday and the body was taken to Wenatchee, Washington, for burial after