Location: Halfway Oregon

Ingram,Chester – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Chet Ingram Killed Under Wheels of Logging Truck Marr Flat Mishap Fatal to Logger Chester Ingram, 36, of Joseph was instantly killed about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning when a logging trailer ran over him during logging operations on Marr Flat. The truck which struck Ingram was driven by Wilbur Curry of Joseph. Curry reported that his truck had just been loaded at the jammer and Ingram was assisting him in tightening the chains and checking the load. While Curry was partly under the truck and Ingram was stepping behind the load, the truck started rolling slowly

Colpitts, Georgettae Pearl – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Georgettae Pearl “Georgie” Colpitts, 69, of Baker City, died June 20, 2007, at her home. There will be a graveside celebration of her life at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. A potluck reception is scheduled afterward at the Pine Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Halfway. Visitations will be Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home in Halfway. Georgettae Pearl was born on May 26, 1938, in Enterprise to Richard and Dellourias Whitmore Brock. She was raised and educated at Enterprise, graduating from high school in 1956.

Colpitts, Georgie – Obituary

There will be a graveside celebration of her life at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. A potluck reception is scheduled afterward at the Pine Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Halfway. Visitations will be Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home in Halfway. Georgettae Pearl was born on May 26, 1938, in Enterprise to Richard and Dellourias Whitmore Brock. She was raised and educated at Enterprise, graduating from high school in 1956. That very year, in December, she married Harvey Colpitts. They had four children, Audrey, Alice, Arlene and

Clark, Leland

Union, Union County, Oregon Former Union Boy Falls Under Wagon Wheels and Is Killed Leland Clark, better known as Boots Clark, a former resident of Union, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Clark, age 26 years, was killed at Halfway Friday of last week, by falling from a load of hay and under the wheels of the wagon. His head was crushed and death was probably instantaneous. Clark was hauling a load of hay, and the team being somewhat fractious, became frightened at some boys passing on horseback. In attempting to stop the team, Clark lost one of the

Oliver, Ned – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Former Cove Resident Taken by Long Illness Word was received by Mrs. Charles Hancock of the death of Ned Oliver, Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver were proprietors of the Cove Corner Grocery for several years, leaving here a year ago in March for a location in Halfway, Ore. Mr. Oliver had been seriously ill in a Boise hospital for some time, but recently seemed much improved and was taken home. After a short time he became worse and Mrs. Oliver and their son, Bill, started with him for Boise but he became so much worse that

Collier, Rulen Frank – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Rulen Frank Collier, 86, of Union, died March 24, 2005, at his home. His funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Union. Don Baxter will conduct the service. Interment will be at the Union Cemetery. Visitations will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley in La Grande and on Wednesday at noon at the church prior to the service. All are invited to bring a dish and attend a potluck after the service at The Hut in Union. Rulen

Pope, Grace – Obituary

Cove, Oregon Grace Pope, 99, formerly of Cove and Halfway, died June 2 at a care center in Clayton, Wash. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. July 22 at the Presbyterian Church in Halfway. Mrs. Pope was born Sept. 21, 1906, to Isaac and Mary Nelson in Aitkin County, Minn. On Nov. 8, 1927, she married Milo Pope in Montesano, Wash. They lived in Washington, Montana and in Sutherlin, John Day and other Eastern Oregon towns where he worked as a logging contractor. They lived in Halfway from 1964 to 1996. She was a member of the Christian

Gover, Alvada – Obituary

Imbler, Oregon Alvada Gover, 88, of Imbler, died April 14 at .a local care home. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Viewing will be Wednesday from 4 until 6 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh Street,La Grande. Mrs. Gover was born May 5, 1918, the daughter of John Lee and Florence Bell (White) Taylor in Halfway. She was raised in Halfway and graduated from high school there. On June 1,

Koopman, Norman – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Norman Koopman, 82, of Halfway died peacefully with family by his side Nov. 6 in La Grande. A celebration of Norm’s life will be held this spring with a gathering of family, friends and a picnic. Details will be announced later. Norm was born Oct. 1, 1925, to Charles and Esther Koopman of Halfway. He spent most of his career teaching vocational agriculture at La Grande and Pine Eagle high schools before retiring in 1993. Once retired, he and his wife, Jewel, enjoyed winters on the southern Oregon coast and summers in Halfway. Norm was an avid

Metz, Janice M. – Obituary

Formerly of North Powder 1934-2007 Janice Marie (Christman) Metz, 73, of Troy, Mont., and formerly of North Powder, died Aug. 29 of congestive heart failure at the Libby Care Center in Libby, Mont. A memorial service is planned for Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Methodist church in North Powder, followed by a graveside service at the North Powder Cemetery. Janice was born on May 15, 1934, in Halfway, to Calvin and Helen Christman. She grew up in the North Powder area and graduated as salutatorian of the North Powder High School Class of 1952. From an early age, Janice