Location: Madras Oregon

Hulburd, Florence Cookie – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Cookie Hulburd Services Held Memorial services for Florence Hulburd were held Saturday, September 13, 1975 at the United Methodist Church in Madras. “Cookie”, as she was affectionately known, passed away after a prolonged illness at the Mountain View Hospital in Madras. Florence Auzetta Wart was born September 20, 1907 in Baker, Oregon to Louis and Florence Wart. As a youngster she moved with her family to Enterprise where she attended all of her school years, graduating from Enterprise High School in 1927. She married Lee Hulburd September 29, 1928 in Enterprise. They farmed in this area

Suydam, Robert F. – Obituary

Dies in Madras Robert Francis Suydam, 41 of Madras, Ore., died there Sunday, Sept 3. He was an employee of the First National Bank and formerly lived in La Grande. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 8, at 2:00 p.m. in the Crippin and Daniels Funeral Chapel under the auspices of the Masonic Lodge. Rev. Clarence Kopp will officiate and burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in La Grande. Suydam was born in La Grande in 1926 and had lived here most of his lifetime. He married Beverley Bull in La Grande on Dec. 3, 1954. He served in

Killingbeck, Fern E. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Fern E. Killingbeck, 94, died Aug. 21 at Richland Rehabilitation Center in Richland, Wash. A private family graveside service will be held at the Redmond Memorial Cemetery in Redmond. Mrs. Killingbeck was born July 8, 1912, at Madras to Thomas Jefferson and Etta Mora Parsley Fields. She lived in Longview, Wash., and The Dalles before moving to Redmond, where she graduated from high school. On Dec. 22, 1930, she married Clarence Herbert Killingbeck in Bend. She owned and cooked at her restaurant in Redmond for several years. In 1949 she moved to La Grande and operated the

Owens, Carolyn – Obituary

Union, Oregon Carolyn “Kay” Owens, 89, of Union died April 17 in Madras following a brief illness. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. today at the Union Cemetery. Loveland funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. She was born in Coos Bay to Cecil and Elizabeth (Cramer) Brown on May 18, 1917. She married Russell Kullman in Cherokee, Iowa, in 1937, and then C. H. “Slim” Coats in Antelope in 1942. Kay worked in retail sales and did drafting for the aircraft industry during World War II. She was an accomplished clothing buyer and retailer. She is survived by her

Wilson, Raine Miller – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Raine (Will/Skeezix) Miller Wilson, 66, of The Dalles and formerly of La Grande, died June 4 at his home. A viewing and visitation will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Moiser Cemetery. Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Raine was born Dec. 9, 1941, the youngest of five children to Elmer Craige Wilson and Lorraine Elizabeth (Miller) Wilson in Klamath Falls. He grew up in Klamath Falls and Shelton, Wash. He graduated from Madras High

Jensen, Charlotte Gail – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Charlotte Gail Jensen, 69, of Elgin, died July 30 at her home. At her request there will be no public services. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. Those who wish may sign the online guest book at www.danielsknopp.com. Charlotte was born Sept. 21, 1938, to Harold and Carol (Mattix) Pointer in Baker. After high school, she married Larry Jensen and they lived in Madras for many years and later in Utah. They returned to Oregon and he preceded her in death. Charlotte moved to Elgin to be near family. She was a

Bean, Velva Moore – Obituary

Mrs. Velva Bean, 63, died Sunday [March 9, 1975] at her home at Haner Park on the Deschutes River near Wickiup Dam. She and her husband, Louis A. Bean, who survives, moved there eight years ago from Madras. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Madras Evergreen Chapel. Mrs. Bean was born March 2, 1912, at Bakersfield, Calif. She was a member and first president of the Mountain View Hospital Auxiliary in Madras. She and her husband were married March 8, 1946, in Reno, Nev. She is also survived by two sisters: Mrs. Thelma Graves, Madras,

Bean, Louis Alexander – Obituary

Longtime Central Oregon resident Louis Alexander ‘Al’ Bean died Wednesday [June 15, 1988] at Central Oregon District Hospital in Redmond. He was 77. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Tabor’s Desert Hills Mortuary. A concluding service and vault interment will follow at Deschutes Memorial Gardens. Officers of the Redmond Elks Lodge will officiate. Mr. Bean was born in Eugene on Oct. 13, 1910, to Louis and Katherine (Patterson) Bean. He served in the Navy during World War II. After the war he worked as a farmer, then started an insurance agency in Madras.

Hooper, Arthur W. – Obituary

Arthur W. Hooper, 70, Madras, a former longtime Richland resident, died Sunday, November 23, 1980, at the Mountain View Hospital in Madras. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Christian Church in Richland, with the Rev. Chester Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Mr. Hooper was born in Richland on October 31, 1910, to Gordon and Lura Hoover. He attended school in Richland and had been a member of the Christian Church in Richland since 1940. He farmed in the Richland area from 1937 to 1960. He then worked in construction

Killingsworth, Dale B. – Obituary

Dale B. Killingsworth, 51, of Madras, died Jan. 5, 2005, as the result of a car accident on Highway 97. His memorial service will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras. He was born on Dec. 31, 1953, at Colfax, Wash., to Kenneth and Margorie Beckley Killingsworth. He married his wife, Mickey, on June 26, 1976, at Halfway. Dale attended grade school at Benge, Wash. He attended junior high at Corvallis and was a graduate of Wheeler High School. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in agriculture