One of the most successful and progressive businessmen of Idaho, and the leading landowner of Kootenai county, is Marcus D. Wright, of Rathdrum. He was born in Kentucky, April 16, 1851, and is a son of John W. and Mary (Gipson) Wright, both of whom were likewise natives of Kentucky. The father died in Illinois, at the age of sixty-four years, but the mother is still living, at the age of eighty-seven, and is a resident of Germantown, Kentucky. Of their seven children six yet survive. Marcus D. Wright was reared in Kentucky and acquired his education in the public
Location: Rathdrum Idaho
The influence of culture and broad professional and worldly experience upon a new community is visible in Idaho as the result of the work and the example of high-minded men like Charles L. Heitman of Rathdrum, Kootenai county, a lawyer who does honor to the law, to the courts, to himself and to the people among whom he lives and whose interests it devolves upon him to serve from day to day. Charles L. Heitman comes of an old North Carolina family, and is a son of Henry N. and Eve (McCrary) Heitman. His father was for sixty years a
The profession of teaching is one which develops a man symmetrically, affords him opportunity for study and thought and fits him for the higher duties of citizenship in a manner thoroughly logical and rational. The successful teacher is a lover of popular enlightenment, and to be that he must be himself enlightened and patriotic. When teachers come to public office they bring to the service of the public a broadminded grasp of affairs and a capacity for work which make them useful, influential and respected. John C. Brady was born in Cedar county, Iowa, May 19, 1863, a son of
The new west is eminently the home of the self-made man. Indeed, it may be said that in making himself the self-made man of the new west has built the new west up about him. Of course this means the self-made man in a collective sense. Individually self-made men like Louis E. Eilert, of Rathdrum, Kootenai County, Idaho, are units in the scheme of moral and material development and progress. Louis E. Eilert is a native of Hanover, Germany, and was born April 5, 1851, a son of Ernest and Mary Eilert, descendants from a long line of German ancestors.
La Grande, Oregon Mary Ellen Wilcox, 97, of La Grande, died Aug. 1 at a local care center. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center. Burial will follow at the Summerville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Senior Center in La Grande. A full obituary will be available later. The Observer – August 6, 2008 _________________________________ Mary Ellen (Ware) Wilcox, 97, of La Grande, died Aug. 1. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center. Burial
Union, Oregon Gertrude Titus, 97, of Union, died Oct. 24 at a local care center. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 26, 2009 ________________________ Local Funerals and Visitations Oct. 29 – Gertrude Titus, celebration of life, 10 a.m., Union United Methodist Church; La Grande Observer – October 28, 2009, Union Cemetery _____________________________ Gertrude Helen Titus, 97, of Union, died Oct. 24 at a local care center. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Union Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery. Daniels-Knopp
Floyd White, 69, Rathdrum, Idaho, died April 15, 2007, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 21, 2007, 3:30 p.m., at Coles Funeral Home, Baker City, Ore. Viewing will be at Coles Funeral Home on April 20, 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City. Arrangements are under the direction of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place Street, Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, April, 2007 Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor