Wallowa, Oregon Aaron Wilks 67, Logger, Born At Forest Aaron Evener Wilks, 67, a logger and Wallowa resident, died at his home Thursday. The cause of death was unavailable. He was born June 7, 1920, at Forest, Idaho, a pioneer town about five miles south of Winchester, to Bill and Winifred Weller Wilks. Wilks married Wilma Poulmsky Sept. 19, 1940, at Clarkston. She survives him at their home at Wallowa. Wilks had been a logger in the Wallowa area for several years. Other survivors include two sons, Melvin E. Wilks of Mosco and Elvin L. Wilks of Flora, Ore.; two
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Della Wagner Dies At Hospital Della C. Wagner, 82, resident of 1306 Fifth St., and a retired business woman, died at a local hospital Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Keith Mills officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview cemetery. Born at Summerville July 28, 1878, Mrs. Wagner had resided in La Grande for 24 years. She was a member of the Methodist church, the Eastern Star and was past president of the Rebekah Assembly of Idaho. Mrs. Wagner and her husband operated a general store and ran the post office
Mrs. Rose Fray, 86, who first came to Idaho in 1902 when her husband homesteaded at Slickpoo, died last night [May 31, 1927] at 9 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Moore, 422 Sixth Street. Death was attributed to infirmities. Mrs. Fray was a native of Kentucky, born September 12, 1859. The family came west from Little Falls, Minn. Her first husband, James Kernan, died in 1928, and she remarried W. Fray who died several years ago. The family lived at Slickpoo until 1915 then moved to Lewiston and later Mrs. Fray made her home in Clarkston. She
Bridgeport, Oregon Ruth L. Koplin, 74, of Oreana, Idaho, a former longtime Bridgeport resident, died Aug. 12, 2004, at home with her family at her side. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nyssa’s Lienkaemper Chapel in Nyssa. Burial will be at Hilltop Memorial Cemetery in Nyssa. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at Nyssa’s Lienkaemper Chapel. Ruth was born on March 26, 1929, at Winchester, Idaho, the daughter of Otto Schubert and Edith Zimmeyer Schubert. She married Donald Koplin on July 3, 1946, and became a homemaker. She worked right alongside her husband and never considered
Lorena Elizabeth Lessman, 86, of Baker City, died April 14, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Care Center. Her graveside funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery. Sister Kay Marie Duncan of Pathway Hospice will officiate. Visitations will be today from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Lorena was born Oct. 31, 1918, at Kamiah, Idaho, to Jim and Martha Carrol Smith. The family later moved to Eastern Oregon. Lorena attended school at La Grande and worked for a short time as
Larry Allan Dove, 58, of Baker City, died May 25, 2005, at his home. Visitations will be from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the American Legion Club, No. 41, 2129 Second St. and a potluck brunch afterward. His graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Kamiah, Idaho. He will be laid to rest with his parents. Larry was born on Oct. 27, 1946, at Orofino, Idaho. He was the only child of Vernon D. and Gladys L. Dove.
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Mary Mae Staley King, 88, of Blackfoot, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died June 18, 2002, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center at Idaho Falls. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Blackfoot Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center, 1650 Highland Drive. Gerald Humphreys will conduct the service. Visitations will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Interment will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery. She was born April 16, 1914, in Nez Perce, Idaho, the daughter of George Allen and Molly Gertrude Humphries Marshall.
Baker City, Oregon Carol G. Adams, 84, a Baker City resident, died July 22, 2001, in a La Grande care center. Her memorial service was Saturday at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home. Pastor Ken Evans of the Baker City Baptist Church officiated. Mrs. Adams was born on Sept. 30, 1916, at Winchester, Idaho, to William and Grace Chrisopher Cope. She received her education at Winchester, Idaho, and then moved to Bates where she stayed with her parents for a time. She married Melvin Adams on Feb. 20, 1940, at Caldwell, Idaho. They moved to Baker City in the early 1960s from