Location: Enterprise Oregon

Danielson, Gustave Adolph – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Gustave Adolph Danielson, 79, Utica, Mich. who came two weeks ago to visit his son Ray H. Danielson of Alder Slope, died Monday at the local hospital following a short illness. He was born Jan. 24, 1893 in Sweden. He was a veteran of World War 1, and a retired employee of Chrysler Motor Company. He was a lifetime member of Lodge No. 4 AF& AM of Rochester, Mich. His wife Olive died in 1968. Survivors include two sons, Ray H. of Alder Slope and Glen of Palos Verdes Penin, Calif.; one daughter Mrs. Dan (Joyce) Guthrie,

Johnson, “Brick” – Obituary

“Brick” Johnson Murdered John Bear Enters Saloon From the Rear and Shoots Johnson Through the Head “Brick” Johnson, a notorious character of Wallowa county, was foully murdered in a saloon at Enterprise Monday evening at 7:30 by John Bear, a resident of the same city. Johnson had been tending bar in Ott Bros. saloon and on Monday afternoon Bear, who was intoxicated, attempted to crawl over the bar. Johnson prevented him from doing so and trouble arose. A number of Bear’s friends appeared on the scene and persuaded him to go to his home and leave Johnson alone or serious

Johnson, Mina Hazel (Womack, Litchfield) – Obituary

Wallowa County native Mina Hazel, (Womack, Litchfield) Johnson died Thursday, March 21, 1996, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. She had been a resident of the Wallowa County Nursing Home for the past year. She was born December 12, 1903, at Lostine, the daughter of Jacob (Clairborne) and Emily (Elestia-Emma) Womack. As a young woman she met and married Ira Litchfield. They had two children, James M. (McClelland) and Esther D. He preceded her in death. On August 20, 1937, she married Eugene E. (Tiny) Johnson. They lived in Wallowa for many years before moving to Enterprise. He preceded her in death

Moore, Charles – Obituary

Accidently Killed Chas. Moore, a herder in one of Sam Litch’s sheep camps in Wallowa county, accidentally shot and killed himself this week. The camp is situated 25 miles northeast of Enterprise and the unfortunate man was found a short time after the accident by friends. A coroner’s jury was called and after investigating the case, concluded that the affair was purely accidental. Elgin Recorder Friday June 15, 1906

Lynch, Fraty Mrs. – Obituary

In Memoriam At the family residence seven miles north of Enterprise, in Wallowa County, Oregon, at 12 o’clock Saturday night May 13, 1899, Mrs. Fraty Lynch, beloved wife of Winnie Lynch, aged 21 years, 1 month and 19 days. The deceased was a daughter of our esteemed neighbors Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Peal and sister of Mrs. W.F. Alexander, Misses Mollie and May Peal and Dudley and Bennie Peal, all residing in the Cove. The remains of the deceased were brought to the home of her parents, arriving at six o’clock Monday evening, and the funeral took place Tuesday forenoon

Rose, Arthur – Obituary

Arthur Delbert Rose, 87, died Friday, Sept 30, 1994, at the Grande Ronde Retirement Residence, La Grande, after an extended illness. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Enterprise Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Morrison officiating. Bollman Funeral Home of Enterprise is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Rose was born Jan. 24, 1907, in Mabton, Wash., to George and Matilda Rose. When he was a young boy his family moved to Wallowa County. He attended the Swamp Creek School. He married Isabelle (Belle) Heskett on May 10, 1932. He was an auto mechanic until

Simms, Harry Lester – Obituary

Harry Lester Simms, resident of Wallowa county for 48 years, died at Enterprise March 17, aged 50 years. He crossed the plains at the age of two years with his parents, who settled on a homestead on Hurricane creek. Deceased is survived by his wife, one brother and three sisters, one of the latter being Mrs. Meade Ballard of Union. The Weekly Eastern Oregon Republican, March 25, 1932 Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe

Arnold, Ettie Virginia – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Ettie Virginia Arnold of Enterprise died at the University of Oregon Medical Center in Portland on April 21, 1989. She was born April 20, 1921, at West Jefferson, N. C., the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Lewis. On Aug. 5, 1939 she married Quincy A. Arnold at Mount City, Tenn. The Arnold family moved to Enterprise in 1972. She was a homemaker and a member of the Flat Grove Baptist Church. She loved making quilts, gardening, walking, canning, camping and most of all, attending yard sales. Survivors include her husband, Quincy; two sons, J.R. of Enterprise

Baker, Alma W. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Alma Wilhelmina Eckley Baker passed away at Wallowa Memorial Hospital in Enterprise on Sunday, June 24, 1894. She was born on June 7, 1905at Joseph, daughter of Albin Max and Louise Rudger. As a young girl she grew up in the Liberty area east of Joseph and received her education at the Liberty School. She was baptized in the Lutheran Church. She started her married life with her husband, Benjamin Eckley, at Devil’s Gulch in a home in the mountains near Little Ship Creek. Ben ran two bands of sheep there and in the higher mountains.

Bacon, Harold – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Graveside services for Harold G. Bacon who passed away at Granada Hills, Calif., on Sunday, June 29, 1975 are being conducted today (Thursday) at 11 a.m. by the Bollman Funeral Home in the Enterprise Cemetery with BPOE Lodge officiating. Harold was born May 22, 1931 at Enterprise, son of Tom and Agnes Bacon. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy. On Sept. 11, 1995 he was married at Enterprise to Joyce Davis. He was employed in refrigeration and air conditioning. He was a member of BPOE 2148 of Milton Freewater. Survivors