Location: Enterprise Oregon

Bunnell, Mr. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Mr. Bunnell As we go to press we learn that the old gentleman Bunnell residing near Enterprise died last night at 6 o’clock. The cause of his death was principally old age. The Aurora, February 8, 1895

Roop, Charlton French – Obituary

Charlton French Roop, 92, of Enterprise, died at Wallowa Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 7, 1997. Mr. Roop was born July 5, 1904, to Franklin Monroe and Ida (Hawley) Roop at Middlepoint near Promise. He was a lumber grader by trade, both at Bowman-Hicks and Bates lumber companies in Wallowa. He was a kind and gentle man, family members said. He spent much of his life in service to his family, they said. Survivors include two sisters, Mae Schriver of Gladstone and Hattie Paulson of Seaside; nieces, Susan Schriver of Gladstone, Judy Stewart of Seaside, Helen Berry of Hagerman, Idaho,

Allen, Peggy Marie Exon – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Peggy Marie Exon Allen, 66, of Enterprise died Sept. 19 after a short illness. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday Sept. 23 at the Hagerman Cemetery in Hagerman, Idaho. A memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Enterprise Christian Church. Mrs. Allen was born Nov. 5, 1938, to Bryan and Hilma Kelso in Camas Prairie, Idaho. She graduated from high school in Bliss, Idaho, and from Idaho State University with a degree in elementary education. On Feb. 4, 1958, she married Jack Exon. They lived in Fairfield, Idaho, where he worked

Adkins, Mrs. James E. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Mrs. James E. Adkins died at Portland March 4 and funeral services were held in that city Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Adkins lived in Enterprise several years and went from here to Portland. Mrs. Adkins was 41 years old and was survived by her husband and three children, Harold, now living at Astoria, and John and Glenn, of Portland. Enterprise Record Chieftain, November 17, 1927 Page 5 Contributed By: Sue Wells, Elgin, Union County, Oregon

Ketscher, Ruth Jean – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Ruth “Jean” Ketscher, 84, of Burns and formerly of Enterprise, died Monday at her home. A memorial service at St. Katherine’s Catholic Church in Enterprise begins at 10 a.m. Monday. The service will be followed by burial at the Enterprise Cemetery and a celebration of life in the church hall. Arrangements are under the direction of Bollman Funeral Home. Mrs. Ketscher was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., to Catherine Gelineau and Ross Wadsworth Waffle, the second of sixth children. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in home economics and history, then became a

Wiche, Richard Henry – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Richard Henry Wiche, 63, of Enterprise, died Oct. 9 at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the ILWU Local 8 Union Hall, 2435 NW Front Ave. in Portland. The family will be having private services otherwise. Arrangements are in care of Herring Groseclose Funeral Home of Walla Walla. Mr. Wiche was born Sept. 16, 1943, in Portland to Fred Henry and Verice Griffin Wiche. He attended schools in Portland and graduated from Madison High School. On Oct. 11, 2005, he married Karen “K.C.” Cornwell in Portland. Mr.

Maxwell, Marvin L. – Obituary

Lostine, Oregon Marvin L. Maxwell Marvin L. Maxwell, 78, of Lostine died Saturday at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wallowa Cemetery. Bollman Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Maxwell was born Jan. 29, 1928, to Bailey and Carmen Maxwell in Clarkston, Wash. He graduated from Enterprise High School, and served in the Army and during World War II. On March 13, 1949, he married Blanche Lermeny. He worked for First National Bank of Oregon, First Interstate Bank and Wells Fargo before retiring as branch manager in Enterprise after

Dawson, James N. – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon James N. Dawson James N. Dawson, 55, of Joseph died Aug. 3 at his home. A community celebration of life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday Aug. 10 at the Dawson Ranch, 65196 Dobbin Road, Joseph. Participants should bring a dish and beverages to share along with a lawn chair. Mr. Dawson was born Oct. 18, 1950, to Malcolm and Jean Dawson in Enterprise. He graduated from Joseph High School and attended Treasure Valley Community College, Eastern Oregon State College and Oregon State University. He was a member and board member of many organizations. He served

Sasser, Myrna Karleen – Obituary

Myrna Karleen Sasser, 70, formerly of Wallowa County, died Aug. 6 at her home in Idaho. Burial will be at the Enterprise Cemetery. Summers Funeral Homes of Boise is in charge of arrangements. Miss Sasser was born Jan. 28, 1936, to Foy A. and Edna Byrle Sturm Sasser near Enterprise. She graduated from high school in New Plymouth, Idaho, and attended Nampa Business College. She worked as a legal secretary for attorneys in Boise and Eugene, and for U.S. Sen. Frank Church in Washington, D.C. She returned to Boise in 1980. She published the decisions of the Idaho Industrial Commission

Swisher, Bob H. – Obituary

Paradise, Oregon Bob H. Swisher, 85, died Aug. 9 in Enterprise. A private family service will be conducted later. Bollman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Swisher was born Sept. 6, 1920 in Paradise. He was the son of William Harry and Martha Ann (Gordon) Swisher. A life long rancher, he married Nadine J. Swisher on May 21, 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He had the rank of 1st Class Machinist. Survivors include his wife; daughters Doris Holum and Debbie Brewer; sons Carl and Harry; a sister Leita Beard of Asotin,