Location: Cottage Grove Oregon

Stephens, Montia Coval – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Montia Coval Stephens died May 20, 2007, at the Vancouver Veterans Hospice Center, from cancer surgery complications. He was 64. Mr. Stephens was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Cottage Grove. He graduated from Joseph High School in 1960. Immediately after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army. His service included Officers’ Candidate School, tours in Korea and the Dominican Republic and in the White House as a communication specialist and on the presidential press team during President John F. Kennedy’s term. He also worked in the Pentagon. He left the army as a Captain. Mr. Stephens remained

Stephens, Montia Coval – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Montia Coval Stephens died May 20, 2007, at the Vancouver Veterans Hospice Center, from cancer surgery complications. He was 64. Mr. Stephens was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Cottage Grove. He graduated from Joseph High School in 1960. Immediately after high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army. His service included Officers’ Candidate School, tours in Korea and the Dominican Republic and in the White House as a communication specialist and on the presidential press team during President John F. Kennedy’s term. He also worked in the Pentagon. He left the army as a Captain. Mr. Stephens remained

Kuba, Dorothy Laree – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Dorothy Laree Norton Britton Kuba, 74, of Cottage Grove and formerly of La Grande and Wallowa County, died March 15. A graveside memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. March 24 at the Wallowa Cemetery. A lunch for family and friends will be served at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Enterprise. Arrange-ments are under the direction of Bollman Funeral Home, Enterprise. Dorothy was born Nov. 11, 1932, to William and Eva (Scrivner) Norton in Nampa, Idaho. The third of seven children, she moved with her family to La Grande in 1941 and to Enterprise in

Neely, Jean – Obituary

Formerly of La Grande 1927-2009 Jean Neely, 81, of Cottage Grove and formerly of La Grande, died Jan. 19. A memorial service was held Jan. 24 at Riverside Community Church of God in Cottage Grove. Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove is in charge of arrangements. Jean was born Feb. 12, 1927, to Roy and Myrtle Neely in Grants Pass. She graduated from Grants Pass High School and received her bachelor’s degree from University of Oregon and a master’s degree from the University of Washington. She received a doctorate of education from the University of Oregon. Jean lived in La

Bailes, George S. – Obituary

George S. Bailes of 844 South Sixth Street, Cottage Grove passed away June 1, 1963 at Cottage Grove Hospital at the age of 90 years. Born November 22, 1872 at Scio, Oregon. Married Emma Johnson, May 22, 1899 at Castle Rock, Washington. Residing in Lane County the last 58 years, a member of the London Church of Christ. Besides his wife Emma, he is survived by one daughter, Rita Swan of Washington D. C. and one sister, Mattie Jackson of Castle Rock, Washington, and many other relatives. Services will be held Tuesday, June 4, 1963 at 2 p.m. at Smith

Keyes, Viola Inez Sharp – Obituary

Mrs. Viola Inez Keyes, wife of W. S. Keyes, died at the family home two miles south of Cottage Grove, Wednesday noon [October 19, 1938]. Mrs. Keyes was born September 21, 1866 in Lane County, Oregon and has lived in the vicinity of Cottage Grove all her life. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Joseph Sharp, a pioneer merchant of Cottage Grove and minister of the Christian Church. She was married December 31, 1893, at Eugene to W. S. Keyes, who with one daughter, Mrs. Stanley Trunnel of Eugene, survives. She was a member of the Christian Church.

Biographical Sketch of Albert B. Vaughn

ALBERT B. VAUGHN. – This leading man of the younger generation of our state was born at Cottage Grove, Lane county, August 16, 1857, his father, J.W. Vaughn, being the proprietor of a mill located there. Our subject remained with his father until he was twenty-one years of age, receiving a common-school education. In 1878 he removed to Rock creek, and three years later came to Arlington, Oregon, and has made that flourishing town his home until the present time, conducting a remunerative business. In 1889 he was elected a member of the city council, and occupies that position to