Location: King County WA

Conner, Joyce Lee – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Joyce Lee Conner died Aug. 29, 2006. She was 71. Mrs. Conner was born April 4, 1935, in Wallowa. She graduated from Wallowa High School in 1953. She did all of the artwork for her high school yearbook, was a song leader, a member of the student council, and was the basketball homecoming queen. She enjoyed hours of horse back riding with friends. After graduating from high school, she earned her certificate to become a dental assistant in Walla Walla, Wash. On Nov. 24, 1955 she married Sid Conner, her brother’s classmate from Wallowa High School. They were

Collins, Elmer R. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Elmer R. Collins, of Republic, Wash., died on June 16, 2007, in Renton, Wash. He was 75. Mr. Collins was born in Minam to Lloyd and Irene Collins on Dec. 20, 1931. He attended schools in Enterprise and Milton Freewater. He joined the Army in 1949 and was honorably discharged in 1952 as a staff sergeant. He met and married Kathryn Ann Deaver, in Walla Walla, Wash. and they were married in 1953, where the couple lived for a few years. The couple had two daughters. In 1957, Mr. Collins was hired at the Boeing Company and settled

Ackley, Charles – Obituary

Charles (Chuck) Ackley, Enterprise, died at his home on Williamson Road on Feb. 7. 1991. He was born on Sept. 25, 1923 in California. He was a graduate of Whitman College and worked in Seattle, Portland , the bay area, and in Walla Walla and the Tri-Cities as a bookseller, technical writer and editor, and as an administrator. He first came to Wallowa County to teach and then to direct the Chief Joseph Summer Seminar. Over the past several years, Chuck has been active in community arts events and especially in local theater. He is survived by two sons, Todd

Penner, Carl B. – Obituary

Carl B. Penner, 94, of 360 S. First Ave. died Friday [July 15, 1983] at the Odd Fellows Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Groseclose Garden Chapel. Rev. Chuck Hindman of the Pioneer United Methodist Church will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer United Methodist Church or Walla Walla Historical Society, of which Penner was a member. Penner was born Jan. 4, 1889 in Seattle to Henry and Emma Hagen Penner. He moved to eastern Washington from Seattle with his parents when he was 7 years

Loney, Evangeline Charlotte Strobel – Obituary

Loney–December 29 at a local hospital, Mrs. Evangeline C. Loney, aged 58 years; wife of William D. Loney of Lowden; mother of Mrs. Irvin Alexander of Freewater, Mrs. Guy Kent of Walla Walla, Miss Violet Loney of Lowden, William C., Edwin J., Herbert R., Orval, Albert, Delbert, Virgil, and Earl Loney, all of Walla Walla. Born December 11, 1873 at Weston. Member of White Temple Baptist Church. Remains at Marshall, Callaway & Hennessey Funeral Home. Funeral notice later. Walla Walla Daily Bulletin, December 29, 1931 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Horton, Margaret Miss – Obituary

Miss Margaret Horton, sister of Mrs. C. Hancock, editor of the Haines Record and former member of the North Powder school faculty, died in a Seattle hospital Wednesday. Death was due to a complication following an attack of measles. Funeral services will be held in Seattle tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. The mother, Mrs. Anna Horton, and Mrs. Hancock are the only immediate surviving relatives. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, May 12, 1928

Low, Archie E. – Obituary

Archie E. Low, well-known young man of Union, who served some time with the A. E. F. in France, died at his home in Union Saturday night, after a long illness. Mr. Low was gassed while overseas, and never regained his health. He came home to Union last summer, but upon the advice of physicians went to Seattle and entered the government hospital there. His condition did not improve however, and he was brought home by his father last week. Deceased was a member of Union Post No. 50, American Legion, and the funeral took place in Union, with interment

McLaughlin, Hiram – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon A Very Sudden Death The death of Hiram McLaughlin, a jewler, occurred very suddenly at his place of business in Hays Variety store, Saturday evening says the La Grande Gazette. He had started to walk to the rear of the building and advancing a few steps, sank witha groan into a chair. Parties who were present ran to his assistance, but he failed to rally, and in a few minutes life, was extinct. The cause of death is supposed to have been the rupture of a blood vessel, or some similiar difficulty. Eastern Oregon Republican,

Bay, Bernice – Obituary

Bernice Wilson Bay, 87, of Huntington, New York and formerly of La Grande, died Friday, March 19, at Huntington Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. Payne Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bay was born on October 5, 1911 to William and Myra (Hatfield) Wilson in La Grande. She lived in La Grande and Enterprise for many years after her marriage to Lawrence Bay in 1935. During World War II, she and her husband lived in Seattle, but they later returned to Oregon to rear

Morris, Mary Jean Metcalf Mrs. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Mary Jean Morris, 78, of La Grande died Feb. 19, 2004, at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande. A service in celebration of her life was at 11 a.m. today at Mount Hope Cemetery. She was born on May 7, 1925, at La Grande to Easton and Maurine Thompson Metcalf. She spent her early childhood in La Grande. The family moved to Telocaset and later to Durkee following her father’s career with the railroad. She was a Baker High School graduate. After graduation, she went to work for Woolworth’s in Baker City. She married Robert “Chuck” Morris