Location: San Joaquin County CA

Pumphrey, Niola H. – Obituary

Union, Oregon Niola H. Pumphrey, 85, of Pendleton and formerly of Union, died May 24 at The Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla. Funeral services begin at 10 a.m. Monday in the First United Methodist Church, 352 SE Second St. in Pendleton. She will be buried in the West Lawn Cemetery in Gering, Neb. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Niola Pumphrey was born May 28, 1922, to Hollis L. and Carrie M. (Knapp) Chapman in Spencer, Neb. She spent two preschool years in Florida with her parents. She started grade school in Nebraska and spent several

Willett, Catherine Isabelle – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Catherine Isabelle Willett, 96, of La Grande and formerly of Summerville, died June 9 at Evergreen Heath and Rehabilitation Center. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation and Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – June 11, 2008 _________________________________ Catherine Willett, 96, of La Grande, died June 9 at Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande. Catherine was born April 2, 1912, to Frank and Anna (McKenzie) McKinnison on a ranch between Imbler and Summerville. After

Shinkosky, Rosa Lee – Obituary

In Stockton, Calif., Feb. 19, 1953, Rosa Lee Shinkosky, wife of the late Jacob (Jake) Shinkosky, sister of Mrs. G. H. Thomas of Walla Walla, Wash., Mrs. W. E. Delano of Hooper, Wash., Manuel Lee of Colfax, Wash., Clarence Lee of Green River, Wyoming, Mrs. H. W. Thomas, Kent, Wash., Mrs. Melvin Morris of Fresno, Calif., Mrs. Jessie Day of Stockton and J. R. Lee Jr. of Berkeley, Calif., aunt of Mrs. Melvin Frerichs of Stockton; a native of Washington. Friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, Feb. 21, 1953, at Pace & Son, 520 N. Sutter St., Rev.

Shinkosky, Jacob – Obituary

In Stockton, Calif., Dec. 25, 1951. Jacob (Jake) Shinkosky, husband of Rosa Lee Shinkosky; brother of Mrs. Elizabeth Prest of Hayward, Ed Shinkosky of Spokane, Wash., and Frank Shinkosky, also of Spokane, Wash. A native of Kansas, aged 67 years, 10 months, 1 day. Friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, Dec. 29, 1951 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of B. C. Wallace & Son, 520 North Sutter St., under the auspices of San Joaquin Lodge No. 19, F. & A.M. and Rev. E. Carl Truex. Committal at Rural Cemetery. Stockton Record, December 26, 1951 Contributed by: Shelli

Lee, Nancy Ann Pointer – Obituary

Lee–In Stockton, September 7, 1932, Mrs. Nancy Ann Lee, widow of the late Jay Right Lee, mother of Sarah Anna Thomas of Walla Walla, Wash., Rosalie Shinkosky of Stockton, Ethel Delano of Hooper, Wash., Addie Thomas of Bremerton, Wash., Goldie Nickerson of Stockton, Jessie Day of Sacramento, Manuel Lee of Colfax, Wash., Clarence Lee of Fairfield, Wash., Jay Right Lee, Stockton; sister of William Pointer of Los Angeles, Sarah James of Dayton, Wash., Ossie Pointer of Spokane, Wash.; a native of Walla Walla, Wash., aged 65 years, 8 months, and 29 days. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services

Findley, Ada Frances Holman – Obituary

FINDLEY–In Stockton, Calif., February 11, 1948, ADA FRANCES FINDLEY, wife of the late Frank N. Findley; beloved mother of Mrs. Pearl Carpenter of Stockton; loving grandmother of Mrs. Fern Higuera of Stockton and George Lyons of San Francisco; great grandmother of Charles Higuera of Stockton; a native of Missouri; aged 85 years, 2 months, 13 days. Friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, February 14, 1948 at 10:30 AM in the chapel of Frisbie & Warren, 809 North California Street at Flora. Committal at Rural Cemetery. Stockton Record, February 12, 1948 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Cooke, Edward V. – Obituary

Edward V. Cooke, 84, long-time Ellensburg resident, died at a local nursing home Wednesday. Born May 4, 1888 in Ellensburg, he was son of pioneer family, Father was C. P. Cooke, Mother Verenda Wheeler, whose parents were early-day settlers here in the valley. He was married to Ada Rich 1908, in the Fairview District. They moved to Yakima, where he learned the plastering trade and later went into contracting. He lived in Portland, Ore., and Stockton, Calif. and returned to Yakima and later moved back to Ellensburg, where they purchased a home o Rt. 3, and lived until his retirement.

Hermsen, Alan James “Jim” – Obituary

Alan James “Jim” Hermsen, 75, of Baker City, died Aug. 3, 2005, at his home in the presence of his loving wife, Lucille. His funeral was Monday at the Agape Christian Center. Pastor Garth Johnson officiated. Jim was born on Nov. 10, 1929, at Baker City to Alban and Mae Hermsen. He attended Brooklyn Elementary School at Baker City and then moved to Union. He was a 1947 graduate of Union High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1948 and was stationed at San Diego. Jim married Lucille Davis Hogge on June 5, 1966. They enjoyed 39 years of

Biography of David D. Banta

David D. Banta is the business manager and principal owner of the Riverside Mills. This mill was built by the Riverside Mill Company, Walker & Banta, in May, 1887, and conducted by that firm until the death of Mr. Walker in 1888, since which time Mr. Banta has had the sole management of the enterprise. The Riverside Mills ranks as one of the leading industries of the city, being 106 x 40 feet, and is fitted with the most improved machinery for the manufacture of doors, sash, moldings and all class of work required in building and interior finishing. Mr.

Ralston, Dulcie Mae Ross Mrs. – Obituary

Dulcie Ralston, 92, of Baker City, died March 7, 2005, at her home. Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Jack Bynum of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Dulcie Mae Ross Ralston was born Dec. 24, 1912, at Mandan, N.D., to Edgar Ross and Daisy Eileen Wheeler Ross. When she was 6 she moved with her family to Oregon City. When she was 13 the family moved to Boulder Creek, Calif., where she met Rollie Ralston. They were married on July 15, 1932. Their daughter, Barbara, was born June