Location: Hilgard Oregon

Biography of George W. Buck

GEORGE W. BUCK. – The subject of this article is at the head of one of the largest industrial institutions of the county of Union, being proprietor and manager of the large sawmilling and lumbering establishment, where he has been enabled to turn out from three to four million feet of fine lumber annually, and in this capacity he has displayed an excellent ability and enterprise which have commended him to the esteem and confidence of the entire community, while he has also manifested a stanch character and maintained an untarnished reputation. George W. was born on March 22, 1848,

Bower, Helen Marie – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Helen Marie Bower, 86, of Hilgard died Nov. 19 at a local care center. A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in La Grande. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bower was born Oct. 8, 1919, to Paul and Elsie Rudger Marti in Joseph, and graduated from high school in Cambridge, Idaho. She married Buck Bower on July 16, 1938, in Weiser, Idaho, and moved to this area 33 years ago from the Huntington area. She worked in the cafe at Blue Mountain Lanes for about 20

Bay, Guy – Obituary

Hilgard, Union County, Oregon Train Hits Man Near Hilgard An elderly Hilgard man, Guy Bay, 74, died in an apparent train accident Wednesday afternoon. Oregon State Police said today Bay was lying across the tracks just east of the Hilgard crossing when he was struck by a Union Pacific train. Railroad spokesman told police that the train engineer did not see Bay until it was too late to stop. Police said it is not known whether the victim died of natural causes or as a result of being struck by the train. Police said an autopsy will be performed to

Bay, Orval C. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon 15 Dies Here Sunday Funeral services for Orval Charles Bay, 15 who died last night after a month’s illness will be held at the Snodgrass Funeral home Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Summerville cemetery. He was born in La Grande May 11, 1924. He attended grade school in Hilgard and entered La Grande High School last fall as a freshmen. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bay of Hilgard; two sisters, Donna Bell Bay, 12 and Roberta Kaye, age 1 year; a grandmother, Mrs. Ella Vandermulen of

Bay, Ruth – Obituary

Hilgard, Union County, Oregon Ruth Bay, 94, of Hilgard died at a local care facility Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Summerville Chapel. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Payne Family Mortuary. Mrs. Bay was born on the family farm near Summerville to Orange and Ella Nora Vandermulen on July 10, 1902. She married Guy Bay on Oct. 10, 1920. Mrs. Bay and her husband worked as cowboys for most of their younger lives. The Bays settled in Hilgard, where Mrs. Bay carried mail on the Star Route

Hamilton, O. G. Mrs. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Auto Plunge Fatal To La Grande Man O. G. Hamilton Dies Following Wrecking of Machine O. G. Hamilton, 55 an O.W.R.& N. conductor with a railroad record of nearly 35 years standing, died at 4 o’clock Tuesday morning and his wife, who is a few years young, lies in a grave condition at the hospital in La Grande as the result of injuries they sustained when their car dropped over a 100-foot embankment into a pile of blasted rock, about eight miles west of La Grande on the Old Oregon Trail highway about 6 o’clock

Kelso, Bonnie May Nedrow Scott, Mrs. – Obituary

Bonnie May Nedrow (Scott) Kelso, 73, lost her valiant battle with cancer on July 5, 2005, with her husband, Don, daughter, Michelle, and stepdaughter, Jan, by her side. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the Ustick Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Meridian between Linder and Ten Mile Road. A graveside service and dedication will be at the new Veterans Cemetery in Boise. Bonnie was born at Hilgard outside of La Grande on Aug. 17, 1931, to John Nathan Nedrow and Evelyn May Ashby Nedrow. She and her family lived in small towns around Baker City