Location: Hood River County OR

Biography of Hon. E. L. Smith

HON. E.L. SMITH – Although these sketches deal mainly with men who came hither in the forties and fifties, we are yet occasionally reminded of the fact that length of residence does not constitute the only just claim to recognition in our annals. Every decade has its pioneers. Nearly every year has seen added to our number someone who by force of character, intelligence and industry has made himself a place in the esteem of the people, and in the business fabric of the country. The subject of the present subject was a pioneer of 1861. Though thus not f

Lenington, Pauline Nora – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held For Young Enterprise Mother Pauline Nora Lenington, 30, wife of James R. Lenington of Enterprise, passed away unexpectedly Friday evening July 17, 1953 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Daughter of James R. and Nora Anderson, she was born October 15, 1922 at Hood River. Her early childhood was spent in Portland and Oakland, Oregon. When seven years old she moved with her parents to Wallowa where she attended grade school and graduated from high school. Since that time Enterprise has been her home. She married James R. Lenington in 1941

Wold, Ariss Jeanette Jones Englund Crow – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Ariss Jeanette Jones Englund Crow Wold of Joseph died January 31, 2007, at her home in Joseph. She was 90. A memorial celebration will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Joseph City Park, followed by a barbecue potluck dinner. Hamburgers and hot dogs, with condiments, will be provided. Salads, desserts, etc. for pot luck would be appreciated. There will be tables at the park but card or portable tables in addition would be welcome. Any flowers ( her favorite was purple) can be delivered to the park or the Joseph United Methodist Church prior to

Barnes, Elston L. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Former Local Man Kills Wife And Self, Elston L. Barnes Shoots Wife and Suicides Killer was Son of Late Dr. Ephiam Barnes of This City Killing Was At Cascade Locks Jealousy Ascribed as Cause of Shooting Ending Lives of E.L. and Mrs. Barnes Elston L. Barnes, 49, eldest son of the late Ephriam L. Barnes, one time resident of North Powder, on Monday of this week shot his wife, Sevilla, through the left breast, killing her almost instantly. He then shot himself through the head, dying 15 minutes later. Barnes was employed by the Oregon-Washington

Mable Carter – Obituary

Death Of Former Union Young Lady Mable, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Carter, a well known lady of a family who resided for many years in Union county, died at the home of her parents near Hood River Friday afternoon. Death was caused from fright following a runaway accident. Miss Carter was married a couple of years ago to Dr. E. D. Johnson, a prominent surgeon of Portland. She came up from Portland to Hood River to spend Christmas with her parents. On the way to the Carter farm, a mile and a half from town, the

Rhodes, Harry – Obituary

Union County, Oregon Suicide By Morphine “One More Unfortunate, Rashly Importunate.” Harry Rhodes, a man of middle age, who some time since registerd at the City Hotel as from Seattle, died on Friday evening of last week from the effects of a heavy dose of morphine, self-administered with suicidal intent. The unfortunate man had been engaged in selling a device for mending harness, and also in vending eye-glasses. His finances had run low, and to this, probably is attributable his deed of self destruction. The only explanation left was contained in this note for the hotel proprietor. “Mr. Hammock –

Shelton, Hal – Obituary

Hal Shelton, 84, 1001 Hull St., died Tuesday [February 1, 1983] at the Hood River Care Center. He was the past owner and operator of Hal’s men’s Wear, now Marv’s for Men. Funeral arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Jochimsen, Edward Walter – Obituary

Edward, born August 22, 1883 at Hood River, Or., was married March 20, 1907 to Laura L. Rowe of Vancouver, Wash. In the fall, Nov., 1907 he located at his present place, 7 miles southeast of Estacada. He died March 25, 1922, aged 37 years, 7 months, and 3 days. He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife, three children, mother, two brothers, and two sisters. He was the youngest son of the pioneer family, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jochimsen, located at Hood River, Or., March 27, 1882, where his mother still resides. The funeral will take place at the

Patterson, Ethel Hazel Reed Mrs. – Obituary

Ethel Hazel Patterson, 97, of John Day, died Oct. 9, 2005, at Blue Mountain Nursing Home in Prairie City. Her graveside memorial service will be Saturday at the Fox Cemetery in Fox. Ethel was born on Aug. 11, 1908, at Fox to George and Amanda Medlin Reed. She grew up in the Fox Valley and attended school at Cottonwood, John Day and Hood River. In 1924, Ethel married John Smith at Hood River. She and John remained married for about 25 years before they divorced. She operated a dress shop and restaurant at Condon for a while. A few years

Green, Joseph Delo – Obituary

Mt. Vernon Joseph Delo Green of Mt. Vernon died November 4, 1962, at the age of 70 years. Final rites were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Driskill Mortuary chapel at 2 p.m. with Elder Fred Wagner of the Seventh day Adventist church officiating. Joseph Delo Green was born August 21, 1892 in Long Creek, son of Marquis L. and Nancy Jane Green. He was one of 14 children, 12 of whom preceded him in death. When a young man he came to Mt. Vernon where he continued to make his home. He was united in marriage March 2, 1928