Location: Keating Oregon

Adams, Frances Elizabeth Gilkison Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Frances Elizabeth Adams, 90, a former Baker County resident, died Dec. 11, 2004, at Elgin. There will be a celebration of her life Saturday at 11 a.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande. Sally Wiens will officiate. Interment will be at the Elgin Cemetery. Visitations will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Frances Elizabeth Adams was born on Feb. 4, 1914, at Keating to Frank and Elizabeth Beber Gilkson. She attended school at North Powder until her senior year when she moved to Elgin. She

Dean, Dallas – Obituary

Union, Oregon Dallas Dean, 81, of Baker City died Aug. 26 at his home. A reception and celebration of life will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at his son’s home, 44431 Anthony Lakes Highway in Haines. Mr. Dean was born July 1, 1925, to Marvin and Edith Hodgkins Dean at Keating. The family lived near Pondosa, and he graduated in 1943 from Union High School. He served in the Army during World War II, and was disabled by frozen feet at the Battle of the Bulge. He received the EAMC and Combat Infantry citations, the Bronze Star

Duncan, Fred P. – Obituary

Keating, Baker County, Oregon Fredrick P. Duncan of Keating died at 2:05 P.M. Sunday in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, where he had been receiving treatment for four days. Born in Missouri December 28, 1861, Mr. Duncan came to Oregon with his parents when he was two years old. He engaged in farming at Keating for many years. Mr. Duncan was a member of the Woodman of the World. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Opal Bennett of Pondosa and Mrs. Edna Smith of Portland; five sons, Oral of Spokane, Dalton of Tacoma, Cecil of Boston, Glenn of Kelso, Washington

Dean, Ovle – Obituary

Ovle A. Dean, Pocahontas Road, a lifetime Baker resident, died Tuesday evening in St. Elizabeth community Hospital after an extended illness. He was 77. Mr. Dean was born Dec. 17, 1892, at Keating, the son of pioneer parents, Matthew and Estella Emele Dean. He was educated in Keating and Baker schools. He married his wife, Edna, in Pendleton. His entire life was spent ranching in Keating and Baker Valley. Survivors include his widow, Edna; a brother Marvin B. Dean; and two nephews, Dallas M. Dean, Baker, and Byrl Dean Jr., La Grande. He was preceded in death by a brother,

Dean, Marvin B. – Obituary

Marvin B. Dean; 85, 2365 Fourth St., a life-time Baker and Baker County resident, died Thursday, October 1, 1981, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Grays West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. The Rev. Gerald C. Nelson of United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Baker veterans will fold the flag. Mr. dean was born on March 7, 1896, in Baker to Matthew and Stella Emile Dean. He attended schools in Baker and Keating. He grew up on the family ranch in Keating. He worked

Dean, Byrl Obit – Obituary

Keating, Baker County, Oregon Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grays’ West and Co. Pioneer Chapel for Byrl Emele Dean Sr., 70, of 2117 Seventh St. He died early Monday morning at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Portland after a brief illness. Dean, is a native of Keating, was the son of Matthew and Estella Emele Dean. He received his education in Keating and Baker High School. He married Agnes Clancey Dean in Baker in May of 1920. He has been a rancher in the Keating area for many years. In later years, he moved to Baker

Duncan, Roscoe E. ‘Roc’ – Obituary

Roscoe E. “Roc” Duncan, 72, 2039 Cherry St., a longtime Keating area rancher, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1986, at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. His Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grays’ West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Monsignor Charles t. Grant of St. Francis Cathedral will officiate. Private interment will follow at Big Creek Cemetery near Medical Springs. Mr. Duncan was born on Sept. 9, 1913, at lower Powder Valley to W. H. “Win” and Emma Holt Duncan. He attended Medical Springs and Baker schools. He married Ruth H. Hermsen in Baker on Sept, 23, 1937.

Bennett, Dale – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Dale Bennett, 89, of Baker City died July 2, 2005 at St. Elizabeth Care Center. A memorial service for Dale and his wife, June, will be scheduled later. Cremation was by Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory. Dale was born on Oct. 8, 1915, in Eagle Valley to Myrton and Opal Bennett. After graduating from Eagle Valley High School at Richland, he joined the U.S. Army and served in North Africa during World War II. Returning to Eagle Valley, he met and married June Borcher in 1949. The couple moved to the family ranch at Keating where

Wirth, James David – Obituary

Fall From Horse Fatal For Boy James David Wirth, 8-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Wirth of Keating, died at the Protestant hospital at Baker Saturday from the effects of a fall from a horse at his farm home Wednesday. The lad was rushed to the hospital immediately after the accident. His injuries did not at first appear to be serious but because of his weak condition due to a recent operation he failed to rally from the shock. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, April 14, 1928

Emele, Edith V. – Obituary

Edith V. Emele, 82, 2320 Estes St., a lifetime Baker resident, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1980, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Her funerral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., with the Rev R. Peter Anderson of the First Lutheran Church officiating. Private interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Emele was born on Feb. 22 1898, in Baker to John and Ada Brown Erwin. She attended schools in Keating and in Baker and was married to Harry Emele in Baker on January 22, 1918. She was a homemaker and a