Location: Maricopa County AZ

Rosedale Cemetery, Phoenix, Arizona

This cemetery lies in the southwest part of Phoenix, near 20 Ave. and Washington street. It was platted 1898, deed acknowledged January 21, 1898, and recorded April 30, of the same year. There have been no burials there since 1911 or 1912, and the grounds are unfenced, untended and in general disrepair. Many of the board markers are so worn by the weather that the inscriptions can scarcely be deciphered, and large numbers have all marks worn off, while some are partly destroyed by fire. Many really fine marble and granite monuments are thrown off the bases, and while it

Biography of Addison Fox McCaleb

Addison Fox McCaleb, one of the most prominent and prosperous citizens of northeastern Oklahoma, where he first took up his abode forty-three years ago, was elected mayor of Bartlesville in April, 1920, and has since capably discharged the duties devolving upon him in that important position. He was born at Harrison, Tennessee, on the 10th of January, 1861, a son of Charles and Elizabeth (Gardenhire) McCaleb, the former a native of east Tennessee and the latter of Hamilton county, that state. The father held the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Civil war and was wounded in battle, but his

Buckley, Doris – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Doris Buckley died at a care home in Phoenix, Ariz. on Jan. 25, 2007. She was 75. Mrs. Buckley was born in La Grande on Sept. 18, 1931, to Albert and Anna Gake. She lived in La Grande for a few years until the family moved to Enterprise and then to Joseph, where she attended school. During the war, the family moved to Huntington where her father worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. She graduated from Huntington High School. She married Glen Buckley in 1949. They worked on ranches in Wallowa County for a number of years, and

Brooks, Leonard H. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Leonard H. Brooks, 86, died April 6, 2005, in Surprise, Ariz. He was born September 26, 1918, in Tucson, Ariz., to Leonard and Elisabeth (Adams) Brooks Sr. As a child, he spent two years living in Mexico and learned to speak Spanish. As a young teenager, he spent a summer living with the Apache Indians and learned the art of bow and arrow making and shooting. After graduating from high school he worked as a cowboy and as a powder man in the mines. During World War II, he was a bomber pilot flying B-25s over Italy. While

Bowerman, Sally – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Though Sally Bowerman of Joseph recently celebrated her 81st birthday she was “at the top of her game” when she died in a car crash in a dangerous intersection in Portland last week, according to both her daughters. Bowerman enjoyed many lives during 81 years and, in some ways, was many different people. She was a mother and nurse, a writer and sports fan, a patron of the arts and community booster, a world traveler. During her high school years Bowerman was a prize winning equestrian, a show jumper in an English saddle. Though later she became the

Robinson, George – Obituary

George Robinson Passes At Baker George H. Robinson, 73 year old Mesa Ariz., farmer and former La Grande resident, died in Baker suddenly Monday. Funeral services will be at the Snodgrass Funeral Home Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Gene Robinson will officiate and interment will be in City Cemetery. Mr. Robinson was born in La Grande, Nov. 18, 1882. He spent much of his life in Oregon. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Edith L. Robinson of Tempe, Ariz.; four sons, Wallace, Tempe Ariz., Eldon of Corona, Calif., Gene of Spokane, and Leslie of Pendleton; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Mae

Sirrine, Laura Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Laura Sirrine, wife of Theodore Sirrine, of North Union, died of heart failure at about 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon of this week. Mrs. T. C. Sirrine passed away suddenly at the home residence in Union at 3 p. m. Tuesday last. She had been poorly for over two years. Mrs. Sirrine was Laura Holmes of Montpelier, Idaho. She was born June 15, 1852, and married T. C. Sirrine Nov. 14, 1869 at Montpelier, Idaho. In the fall of 1877 Mrs. Sirrine and her husband left Idaho and went to Salt River Valley, Arizona, by team and arrived there Jan.

Buckley, Doris Gake – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Doris Gake Buckley Doris Gake Buckley, 75, of Phoenix, Ariz., and formerly of La Grande and Wallowa County, died Jan. 25 at a care home in Phoenix. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bollman Funeral Home in Enterprise. Mrs. Buckley was born in La Grande Sept. 18, 1931, to Albert and Anna Gake. She lived in La Grande for a few years until the family moved to Enterprise and then to Joseph, where she attended school. During World War II, the family moved to Huntington, where her father worked for the Union Pacific

Christensen, Betty Jane – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Betty Jane Christensen, 88, formerly of La Grande, died March 17 in Gilbert, Ariz. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, and 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center, 1802 Gekeler. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the LDS Stake Center, followed by dedication of the grave at Grandview Cemetery. Mrs. Chistensen was born March 16, 1919, to Roy and Blanche (Kessler) Grice in Hutchinson, Kan. Her family moved to Oregon when she

Hyde, Robert E. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Robert E. Hyde, a 1945 graduate of La Grande High School, died April 5 at his home in Sun City, Ariz. He was 80. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mt. Scott Funeral Home in Portland with burial at Willamette National Cemetery to follow at 12:30 p.m. Bob was born June 16, 1927, in Morton Mills, Iowa, on a 160-acre farm. He was the youngest child of Cecil and Edith Hyde. He was the largest of the four children, weighing in at 12 pounds. Bob and his siblings made La