Location: Paradise Oregon

Wallowa County Oregon Burial Index – Surnames A – Z

Surname A ABLE: Flora ACTON: Flora, Prairie Creek ADAMS: Prairie Creek ADEY: Enterprise ADRIAN: Enterprise AGER: Flora AKERS: Wallowa AKIN: Alder Slope AKINS: Enterprise ALESON: Enterprise ALEXANDER: Paradise ALFORD: Bramlet, Enterprise ALLARD: Prairie Creek, Wallowa ALLEN: Bramlet, Enterprise, Lost Prairie, Lostine ALTO: Enterprise ALUMBAUGH: Wallowa ALVERTIE: Enterprise AMEY: Enterprise, Prairie Creek AMONINO: Enterprise ANDERSON: Bramlet, Enterprise, Prairie Creek, Wallowa ANDRAESON: Wallowa ANDREWS: Enterprise ANSON: Lostine APPLEGATE: Flora, Paradise, Prairie Creek ARAM: Enterprise ARMON: Bramlet ARNOLD: Enterprise, Imnaha ASCHENBRENNER: Enterprise ASERNATH: Enterprise ASHER: Enterprise, Lostine ASSMAN: Lostine ASTWOOD: Enterprise AUDET: Enterprise AULT: Enterprise AUSLER: Enterprise, Flora AUTHIER: Lost Prairie AUTRLY: Bartlett

Biographical Sketch of William H. Pullen

William H. Pullen is one of the prominent men of Malheur County, being both a successful business man and property owner and popular County official. He was born in Illinois, on March 1, 1845, being the son of William and Mary (Weils) Pullen, natives respectively of Pennsylvania and Liverpool. When thirteen, he went with his parents to Texas, remaining there until 1867, and then returned to Illinois, where he engaged in farming until 1872. At that date a move was made to Pawnee County, Nebraska, and that was his home until 1880. He next located in Coos County, Oregon, where

Baker, Vernon – Obituary

Paradise, Wallowa County, Oregon Vernon Baker was fatally shot at about twelve o’clock Monday night by Harry Swisher near Paradise. According to Swisher, who has recently purchased the Bob Turner place, he suspected that someone from the Joseph creek region was trying to make way with some of his mules, and started out toward Joseph creek, accompanied by Erick Smutler. They soon came face to face with Vernon Baker with three of Swisher’s mules, one of which was packed. The men attempted to take Baker back to Flora, but Baker resisted and declared the mules to be his own. They

Applegate, Clifford – Obituary

Paradise, Wallowa County, Oregon Clifford Applegate, 51 year-old Umatilla carpenter, died here today at the home of his sister, Mrs. Merton Kuhn, following a brief illness. A native of Paradise, Ore., and a former resident of Wallowa county, Applegate had resided for the last three and one half years in Umatilla. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Maude Applegate, Umatilla; a grandson, Jimmie Applegate, Umatilla; a brother, Donald Applegate, Tillamook, and three sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Wade of Enterprise, Mrs. Letha Dailey of Portland and Mrs. Vadna Kuhn of La Grande. Services will be held from the Snodgrass Funeral Home at 2

Berland, Louis – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Louis Berland, Wallowa county pioneer, died Sunday, April 9 at the home of his daughter, Louisa Day, in Enterprise. Berland was born in Norway, March 25, 1849. He came to the United States at the age of 16 with only 10 cents in his pocket. He worked as a cobbler for many years and while living in Rushford, Minn, he married Isabelle Gulickson. To this union eight children were born, five of whom survive. In 1891 he moved with his family to Paradise, Ore. In 1896 he moved to Enterprise where he owned a harness and shoe

Ward, Orlando (Landy) – Obituary

Paradise, Wallowa County, Oregon Orlando (Landy) Ward, died of a heart attack on Friday, Dec. 26, 1969 on the Snyder Ranch in Paradise area where he was spending the Christmas holiday with his son. Funeral services were held Monday, at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Funeral Home. Interment was in the Enterprise Cemetery with military committal service by Wallowa Lake Post #157 of the American Legion. Born Nov. 22, 1895 in Milan, Mo., son of E.R. & Myra Ward, and lived in Wallowa county for 69 years. He was a veteran of World War I and was a retired logger.

Cole, Robert Lindford – Obituary

Robert Lindford Cole 1867 – 1950 Robert Lindford Cole was the son of Rev. William Person Cole Sr. AKA Wiley P. Cole and Catherine Lindord Misner Cole. In the early 1940’s the Enterprise Chieftain published articles concerning Wallowa County Pioneers still living in the area. At this time they interviewed Robert Cole and the following article was published as a result. It gives his complete history. Another Wallowa County resident who belongs in the ranks of the pioneers is Robert Lindord Cole of Enterprise who has resided in the county since 1880. Mr. Cole was born on May 5, 1867

Conley, Grace V. – Obituary

Final Services Held For Grace Conley Grace Conley passed away Friday evening, July 5, 1974 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She had lived at the Wallowa County Nursing Home for several years. She was born Aug. 8, 1875 near Danville, Penn., daughter of William C. and Rebecca Wilson. In October of 1805 she came with her family to Oregon where her parents homesteaded near Paradise. On Oct. 31, 1896 she was married at Paradise to J.C. Conley who died on June 29, 1939. She had been a member of the Methodist Church, later becoming a charter member

Ralls, Johnny – Obituary

Paradise, Wallowa County, Oregon Johnny D. Ralls, son of J. W. and Mary A. Ralls, was born in Knox Co., Missouri, May 1, 1885 and died in Paradise, Oregon, June 7, 1903 at the age of 18 years, 1 month and 6 days. He suffered intensely for about 8 days. The deceased was a kind, affectionate and obedient son. The family has the sympathy of the entire community in it’s bereavement. The funeral sermon was preached in Paradise school house on June 9th and the remains interred in the Paradise cemetery, the services being conducted by rev. Henry Martin. A

McConnell, S.W. – Obituary

S. W. McConnell, who had been in ill health for a long time, died at his home in Paradise, Sunday, Nov. 10th, and was buried Tuesday in the Paradise cemetery. Mr. McConnell was well known in our locality and was held in very high esteem by those who were so fortunate as to know him. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 14, 1918

Wade, Sylvia Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Harry Wade Funeral Today Death came to Mrs. Sylvia Wade Sunday, February 10 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She had been a patient in the hospital for the past five months and previous to that had spent much time in hospitals in Portland. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) from the Community Church in Enterprise with Rev. James Sinclair, pastor of the Wallowa Christian Church officiating. Soloist will be Rev. John Sinclair, who will sing “Beautiful Garden of Prayer” and “The Old Rugged Cross”. Mrs. John Sinclair will be at the

Austin, Kittie Mabel – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Kittie Austin Laid To Rest Memorial services were held Monday afternoon from the Booth-Bollman Chapel for Kittie Mabel Austin, who passed away at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital February 1, 1957, following a two-day illness. Rev. Leslie B. Bailey officiated with Rev. James Sinclair, soloist, and Mrs. John Sinclair at the piano. Songs were “The Old Rugged Cross” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere”. Burial was in the Enterprise cemetery beside her husband who passed away in January of 1949. Pallbearers were: Armel Cole, Guy Murrill, Spencer Bacon, Jack Sturm, Clyde Wulff and Doke Cole. Kittie Mabel Austin

Shelton, Mack C. – Obituary

Mack C. Shelton Passes To Rest Mack C. Shelton was born in Dallas County, Iowa on February 25, 1885. He crossed the plains with his parents in 1862, coming first to Willamette valley. In 1873 he came to Union county and purchased a quarter section of land two and one-half miles northwest of Elgin in 1878. While he lived in this vicinity he was engaged in farming and stock-raising. He was married to Miss DeLilah Long September 21, 1874. To this union were born eleven children and two passed away in infancy. His wife passed away July 18,1900. He then

Dailey, Letha – Obituary

Word has been received of the death of Letha E. Dailey in a Portland hospital. She was born April 28, 1898 in Paradise, Oregon and passed away Sept. 3rd, 1967. She is survived by one brother, Donald Applegate, of Tillamook, Oregon; one sister, Mrs. Vadna Kuhn of La Grande; one son, Billy W. Dailey of Eugene, Oregon; one daughter, Mrs. Joan Alber of Portland, Oregon; five grandchildren and one great-grandson. Mrs. Dailey will be remembered as Letha Applegate in Wallowa County where she spent her early years. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, September 1967 Contributed by: Sue Wells

Beard, J. R. – Obituary

J.R. Beard, better known as Grandpa Beard, who resided near Paradise, died Sunday morning, aged 73 years. Source: The News Record, Enterprise, Oregon, May 14, 1908 page 1 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

Enyart, Lora Gertrude Halley Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. E. B. Enyart passed away Friday evening, January 12, 1940, at the family home in Enterprise, about four hours after she had a stroke. She was active as usual thru the day and was preparing supper in the evening when she was taken ill, and sat down for relief. In a few minutes she became unconscious, and she passed away at about nine o’clock. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Booth chapel conducted by E. E. Callahan of the Christian church, and burial was in Enterprise cemetery. The pall bearers were Ben Tucker,

Sturm, Susan England – Obituary

Paradise, Oregon The Flora and north end communities were shocked Saturday morning when the sad news reached here of the sudden death of Grandma Sturm, mother of Henry Alando and Charles Sturm, of this community and Mrs. L. D. Osburn of E.O.L. Camp 10, where Grandma made her home. Grandma seemed as well as usual Friday and was all ready to go to Enterprise Saturday morning with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Osburn. When Mrs. Osburn went into Grandma’s bedroom Saturday morning to build a fire and call her for breakfast, she found that life was gone and

Sturm, Joseph Charles – Obituary

Joseph Sturm Crash Victim Paradise, Oregon Joseph Sturm of Flora died last Tuesday, December 24, after the car in which he was riding left the road and plunged into Camas creek near Ukiah Lake Monday. Sturm a World War II veteran, and Witt Nolton, driver of the car, were rescued from the icy waters and both were apparently uninjured. However, Mr. Strum died enroute to Pilot Rock. Joseph Charles Strum was born at Paradise, Oregon, June 22,1908. He was the son of Charles and Lizzie Sturm. He lived on a farm in that vicinity until entering the service, April 9,

Sturm, James – Obituary

Paradise, Oregon Grandpa Sturm passed away Sunday Sept. 25, 1921, after a serious illness of several days, while for months he has been in the very poorest of health. He was one of the old pioneer settlers of the north end, being 88 years old. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, four sons, Chas., Henry and Orlando Sturm, who live in Paradise, a daughter, Mrs. Lake Osbourne of Alberta, and several grandchildren besides a host of friends, who extend the sorrowing relatives their sympathy in their bereavement. Enterprise Record Chieftain, Thursday October 6, 1921

Sturm, Henry D. – Obituary

Paradise, Oregon Henry Davis Sturm died at his home in Paradise, Saturday, May 9, 1931 at the age of 66 years, 6 months and 10 days. Funeral services were held Monday and were conducted by Rev. Hall K. Wallis of the Methodist church, Enterprise. Burial was in the Paradise cemetery. Mr. Sturm was born at Meadowdale, West Virginia, October 24, 1865. He was one of a family of 15 children of whom only five are living. When a young man he came west and lived for a time near Moscow, Idaho, later drifting to the north end of Wallowa county,