Location: Hot Lake Oregon

Biography of S. F. Newhard

S.F. NEWHARD. – At the southern end of the beautiful Grande Ronde valley, on the line of the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company, and at the foot of a high, bald hill, is situated Hot Lake, – or White Sulphur Lake. This is a circular body of water of about two and a half acres, with an average depth of three feet, and is fed by two boiling springs, which appear near together at the southern edge where the water is deepest. These springs are in shape of a basin twenty feet across and ten feet deep; and the water

Elledge, June – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Today For June Elledge Memorial services for Lillian June Elledge of Wallowa who passed away on Monday, June 11, 1973 at Hot Lake Resort and Retirement Home will be conducted this afternoon (Thursday) by the Bollman Funeral Home in Wallowa at 2 p.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Roy Bork, assisted by LaVern Fullmer, officiating. Internment will be in the Wallowa Cemetery. June was born June 6, 1922 at Wallowa, and was the daughter of Arba and Ada May Ellidge. She was a member of the Church of Jesus

Steen, Eliza I. – Obituary

Wallowa County, Oregon Eliza I. Steen Dies At Hot Lake Eliza Izora Steen, who had lived in Wallowa County most of her life, passed away Sunday, April 7, 1974 at Hot lake following an illness of several months. She was the daughter of Henry and Angeline Zumwalt and was born Sept. 10, 1889 at Terrydale, near Madras. As a small child she came to Wallowa County with her family who homesteaded in the Zumwalt area. On Sept. 6, 1910 she was married at Imnaha to Thomas J. Williams who preceded her in death in 1960. In 1962 she was married

Kay, James Steven – Obituary

J. S. Kay Is Called To His Last Rest Succumbs After Long Illness Survived By Widow and Six Children J. S. Kay, well known and well liked resident of the county, died at Hot Lake Monday night, July 21, 1924, at 8:30 o’clock. Death followed a long period of illness. Mr. Kay suffered for some years with high blood pressure which gradually changed and became low blood pressure. Mr. Kay became steadily weaker this spring and Friday went to Hot Lake to take a few baths for his health. He was feeling well until Monday evening when he began to

Varney, Roy

Enterprise, Oregon Roy Varney, a prominent farmer of Prairie Creek, died Sunday, August 25, 1935, at Hot Lake after having been taken there for treatment following a two weeks illness. He had been in poor health for some time as a result of a serious heart disease but had carried on his usual farm work until his condition became serious two weeks before his death. It is thought that an injury he received while building a barn might have hastened his death. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church with Rev. G.R. Archer in charge and interment

Carroll, Leonard – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Leonard Carroll, a young man aged 23 years, was instantly killed at a point about three miles east of Hot Lake Monday afternoon by the current from a live electric wire. The Grande Ronde Electric Co’s. wire’s were down and young Carroll was showing some friends where the wire was, and placed his hand on a board near the wire. The board formed a good conductor and the entire current passed to the young man’s body, causing instant death. Elgin Recorder Friday September 1, 1905

Clark, William – Obituary

Of general debility at the residence of A.T. Ellis, near Hot Lake, Monday, May 28th, William Clark aged 70 years, 3 months and 28 days. Mr. Clark was an old and highly esteemed citizen of Grande Ronde valley having came here in 1862. In 1864 he and his partner Mr. Newhard took the claim on which the Hot Lake is located and proceeded to build the celebrated Hot Lake House which Mr. Clark has made his home ever since. Mr. Clark was born in Livingston County N.Y., January 31st, 1808 and came to California in 1850 from Illinois. A wide

Dowling, Peter – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Peter Dowing,(sic) the La Grande baseball pitcher, was run over by an east bound passenger train near Hot Lake last Friday evening and instantly killed. Dowling was a hard drinker and had been at Hot Lake for a few days sobering up, and on the evening of the accident had started to walk to La Grande. According to the engineer’s story, Dowling deliberately stepped in front of the engine from the side of the track and it was impossible to stop in time. Dowling had removed his shoes and it is thought that he was

Fisher, Charles – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Victim Of Auto Buried At Cove Sunday Last Funeral services for Charles Fisher of the Cove who died Friday at Hot Lake following injuries received some time ago in an auto accident, were held Sunday afternoon at the graveside in the Cove Cemetery. Mr. Fisher was a resident of Cove for many years. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, June 2, 1928

Fortier, F. A. – Obituary

Standard Oil Man Dies Unexpectedly Death of Fortier Shock To Friends The death of F.A. Fortier at the Hot Lake hospital at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon was a surprise and shock to his friends and acquaintances here, many of them not knowing that he had been compelled to return to a hospital. While planning a Christmas visit at Boardman, where Mrs. Fortier’s parents reside, he was taken ill, and had to postpone the trip, about the first of the year, he had recovered sufficiently and they went to Boardman. While there he was taken acutely ill and confined for a