Location: Linn County OR

Fish, C. A. Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. C.A. Fish Answers Call Mrs. C.A. Fisk died at La Grande last Thursday, Feb. 28. Services were held Sunday afternoon from the Booth chapel with Rev. Howard Stover officiating. Nellie May Marks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Marks, was born at Sweet Home, Oregon, on March 29, 1879. When she was 11 years of age she came with her parents to Wallowa County, the family locating on the Imnaha River. She continued to live in Wallowa county most of her life. On Dec. 30, 1902, she was united in marriage to C. A. Fisk.

Marks, Tom O. – Obituary

Tom Marks Dies At Home Here Tom O. Marks passed away at 7:45 p.m. August 5 at his home in Enterprise at the age of 80 years. Mr. Marks was born at Sweet Home, Ore., Dec. 9, 1866, and lived in Olax, Prineville and Arlington before moving to Imnaha at the age of 23 where he lived on a homestead. In 1905 he and Charles Rice formed a partnership and together they raised cattle for ten years. He was married Sept. 15, 1915, to Mrs. Vertie Snell at Vancouver, Wash. While living on the Imnaha he served as deputy sheriff,

Crossler, Eliza Mary – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Eliza Crossler Services Held Eliza Mary Crossler passed away at her home in Walla Walla November 28. She was born February 2, 1878, at Sweet Home, Oregon. Her parents, George and Mary Hearing, with their family, came to Wallowa County in 1884, settling in the hill country east of Lostine where they farmed many years and endured the hardships of the early pioneers. Years later they moved to Lostine and then to Wallowa. Eliza was married to George Childers and to this union seven children were born, five of whom survive. Mr. Childers carried the Lostine

Marks, Benjamin – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Pioneer Of Imnaha Passes To His Rest Benjamin Marks Settled On River In 1889 And Always Loved Canyon Died, March 9, 1923, at his home on Imnaha. Benjamin Marks, aged 83 years, 1 month and 25 days. Mr. Marks had been in fair health this winter the rather feeble and inclined to rest and sleep a great deal. Thursday he was about, as usual, eating dinner and then taking a nap. He said he did not care for supper and retired rather early. At the family bedtime he was seen to be sleeping peacefully but when

Marks, Alfred Porter – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Death Claims Imnaha Pioneer Alfred Porter Marks, an early pioneer of the county, and a farmer and stockman of Imnaha, passed away Saturday, December 27, 1958 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for about five weeks. He was born in Linn County, Oregon, January 28, 1881, son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Marks, coming to Wallowa County in 1889. On June 8, 1912 he was married at Joseph to Mary Fisk who passed away November 10, 1941. Survivors include two sons, Clarence and Elmer; both of Imnaha; five brothers; Arch, of La

Cook, Newton Jasper – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Service Held for Pioneer The community was greatly saddened Monday evening when it learned that an esteemed citizen, N.J. Cook passed away. Few pioneers in Wallowa County had a wider circle of friends than did the Cook brothers who came to Wallowa County in the ’70s. Eight of these brothers and one sister living many years near Lostine. They were: William, Jariel, Milton, John, T.R.., Mack, N.J., Frank, one half-brother, Walter and Mary Hammack. Another sister, Jane died at Dallas, Ore. The Cook brothers all lived on the Lostine River and engaged in farming until they

Fleshman, Mintie Courtwright Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Mintie E. Fleshman, of Albany, a former resident of Wallowa County and well known here, passed away Sunday morning, February 19, 1973 in the Albany nursing home following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Fleshman was born at Logan, Iowa, on October 2, 1891, daughter of Peter Courtwright and Amanda Henderson. On December 10, 1910 she was married at Milton to Robert Lee Fleshman. For many years the couple farmed on Alder Slope. In 1947 they moved to Walla Walla where he passed away in 1949. She had lived in Albany since 1966. She was a member of Albany First Methodist

Sherod, Tony – Obituary

Services Held For Tony Sherod Wallowa, Oregon Funeral services were held at Albany November 21 for Tony L. Sherod, 74. He was reard in Wallowa County and formerly owned the Gerald Gelsinger place in middle valley. He had been bedfast for the past month. He leaves his wife, Laura Heskett Sherod, two sons, Vincent, of Blodgett, Ore. and Willie of Lebanon. His brother, Earl H. Sherod went down from here to attend the funeral. Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, 26 November 1953, Page 1 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sherod attended the funeral services on November 21st of his brother Tony Sherod

Wood, Oliver – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Oliver Wood Rites Being Held Today Funeral services for Oliver Wood are being conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Christian Church with the Rev. Lester Wells officiating. Mrs. Harry Stein will be organist and Ella McArtor and Sue Smyth will sing “Whispering Hope” and “Beyond The Sunset.” Casket bearers will be E. J. Hook, Howard Williamson, Orval McArtor, Delbert Wart, S. G. Sheets and John Lewis. Interment will be in the Enterprise cemetery. Mr. Wood had been in failing health for the past five years and had been a patient in

Cook, N.J. – Obituary

Service Held For Pioneer The community was greatly saddened Monday evening when it was learned that an esteemed citizen, N.J. Cook of Lostine, had passed away. Few pioneers in Wallowa County had a wider circle of friends than did the Cook brothers who came to Wallowa County in the ’70s. Eight of these brothers and one sister lived many years near Lostine. They were: William, Jariel, Milton, John, T.R., Mack, N.J., Frank, one half-brother, Walter, and Mary Hammack. Another sister, Jane, died at Dallas, Ore. The Cook brothers all lived on the Lostine River and engaged in farming until they