Location: Mason City Iowa

Basford, Roy – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Roy Basford Dies At Hospital Roy L. Basford who had been in failing health for the past ten years, passed away Thursday, December 4, 1958 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since falling and fracturing his hip a few days before. Funeral services were Monday at 11 a.m. at the Bollman chapel, with Elder Fred Wagner officiating. Dr. Douglas Miller, Leonard Dickerson, and Robert Shepley sang “Abide With Me;” Mrs. Virgil Preuhs, Mrs. Calvin Springer and Mrs. Douglas Miller sang “There’ll Be No Dark Valley,” and Mrs. Virgil Preuhs sang “Crossing The

Biography of E. J. Whittle

E. J. Whittle, of Arkansas City, had had a most diversified business experience. He had lived in many states, had been a farmer, merchant, real estate man and is now enjoying the income from his property and residing in comfort and contentment among his children and grandchildren. Mr. Whittle was born in Boone County, Illinois, February 20, 1851. His father, James Whittle, was born in Canada, near Detroit, Michigan, in 1821, and was the first of the family to come to the United States. James’ father, Thomas, spent all his life in Canada as a farmer. The Whittles went from

Biography of Claude Lathrop Cole

Claude Lathrop Cole, principal of the Reno County High School at Nickerson, had been identified with educational work and administration in Kansas for the past four years, but his teaching experience covers almost twenty years and in a number of the Middle Western states. Wherever he had been it had been the testimony that Mr. Cole had been successful in giving vitality and increased efficiency to the schools under his direction, and such had been the character of his work that he deserves the name educator as an appropriate means of distinguishing him from one who merely teaches or administers

Koeff, Benjamin Allen “Toby” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Benjamin Allen “Toby” Koeff, 32, of Baker City died Nov. 22, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Friends and family may call at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., on Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets. The Rev. Robert C. Irwin will celebrate the Mass. There will be a reception afterward in the parish hall. The parents, Keith and Sharon Koeff, were blessed

Brown, Artemas “Brownie” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Artemas ‘Brownie” Brown, 88, of Baker City, died Jan. 12, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. His memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Pastor Lura Kidner-Miesen will officiate. Mr. Brown was born on April 5, 1913, at Mason City, Iowa. He was the son of Artemas and Ruth A. Sundberg Brown. After graduating from high school, Mr. Brown attended Carlton College in Minnesota on a music scholarship. There he met and married his wife, Edith Brown, who was also attending on a music scholarship. “Brownie” was