Location: Enterprise

Baker, Leonard – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Leonard Baker Called Beyond Leonard Baker, who had been a resident of Wallowa county most of the time since 1888, died at La Grande last Wednesday, January 13, 1937. He moved to that city three months ago. His two brothers in Wallowa County did not know he was seriously ill until a short time before he passed away. Funeral services were held at the Nazarene church in Wallowa, Friday, conducted by the pastor, Rev. V. H. Willard, and burial was in Enterprise cemetery. Mr. Baker was a son of J. T. Baker and was born at

McClellen, George B. Cook – Obituary

“Mack” Cook Answers Call George B. McClellen Cook passed away at the Enterprise hospital Feb. 1 after a short illness. “Mack” Cook was born Feb. 27, 1862, near Dallas, Polk County, Oregon to Thomas l. and Harriet Cook who crossed the plains by ox team in 1854. He was one of ten children born to this union. The family resided in Polk County until 1878 when the father and his sons, Jerile, William, Tom (Dick) and N.J. came to Wallowa County and all located homesteads on the South fork of the Wallowa River except N.J. who was too young. He

Shirley, Orville Dee – Obituary

Orville Dee Shirley, 79, of La Grande, died June 2, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Cremation will take place at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory in Baker City. Burial of the cremated remains will be later at the Enterprise Cemetery. Orville as born on Oct. 21, 1926, at Wallowa to Chet and Lady Clair Mabor Shirley. He lived at Enterprise until age 15 when the family moved to the Willamette Valley. He worked in the Oregon shipyards during the war. He later made his career in the timber industry as a log truck driver and millwright. He took a position

Bohnenhkamp, Ella Maud – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Ella Maud “Applegate” Bohnenkamp died March 18, 2006 in Enterprise of natural causes. She was 87 years old. She was was born August 5, 1918 in Barrons, Alberta, Canada to William Price Applegate and Hettie Guendolen “Cole” Applegate. The family returned to Enterprise in 1923, when her parents started a trucking and cold storage business. On Dec. 30, 1939 she married William Bohnenkamp of La Grande. She and her husband moved to Beaverton in 1963 and retired in Mohave Valley, Arizona in 1968. Mrs. Bohnenkamp enjoyed the Wallowa Mountains, where she maintained a summer home and loved to

Conrad, C. C. (Tod) – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon C.C. (Tod) Conrad of Wallowa died today at Wallowa Memorial Hospital in Enterprise. Funeral services will be held at Wallowa Christian church Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with graveside services at Summerville cemetery at approximately 3:30 p.m. La Grande Observer, La Grande, Union County, Oregon June 9, 1966 Page 3 Contributed By: Sue Wells

Shirley, Orville Dee – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Orville Dee Shirley, 79, of La Grande died June 2 at St. Elizabeth Health Services in Baker City. Burial will be at the Enterprise Cemetery. Gary’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Shirley was born Oct. 21, 1926, to Chet and Lady Clair Mabor Shirley in Wallowa. The family lived in Enterprise before moving to the Willamette Valley. He worked in the shipyards during World War II and later worked in the timber industry as a log-truck driver and millwright. He worked for Boise Cascade in La Grande until his retirement. He

Masterson, Jesse Clarence – Obituary

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Christian Church, Richland, for Jesse Clarence Masterson, 78, a retired stockman who died at his home in Baker Sunday evening. Pastors Roy Biggs, Richland and Joe Jewett, Richland, will officiate. Interment will follow at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Mr. Masterson was born at Lostine, Oregon, September 15, 1884, the son of Robert A. and Maria Reese Masterson. He attended schools in Lostine and Richland, ans was married to Angie Ownbey in 1907 at Joseph, Oregon. He lived at Wallowa, Oregon, for a short time after his marriage, then