Location: Springfield Oregon

Mitchell,Delbert K. – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Delbert K. Mitchell, native of Lostine, died July 8, 1981, in a hospital in Springfield, where he had lived since 1930. He was 86 years old at the time of his death. Born Dec. 11, 1894c in Lostine, he was married to Beatrice Roberts in Seattle. He had been a rancher near Springfield and was a member of the Christian Church, attending both First Christian Church, in Springfield and Jasper Christian Church. Survivors include his wife Beatrice, a sister Jennie Murphy of Springfield and a niece Mrs. Henry (Jean) Allyn of Richmond, Cal. Funeral services were

Stone, Karl R. – Obituary

Karl Roy Stone, a well-known La Grande businessman and longtime head of the Union County Planning Commission, died Saturday at Grande Ronde Hospital. He was 89. Mr. Stone, of 1703 Cedar St., was born on Sept. 15, 1895, in Sterling, Kan., to Robert and Amalia “Mollie” Birk. He served with the U.S. Army during World War I, and was corporal of the honor guards at the funeral of Buffalo Bill Cody at Pike’s Peak, Colo. He married Genevieve Rogers at Watertown, N.Y., on Aug. 27, 1919. The couple homesteaded near Reedsport in 1920, and Mr. Stone owned and operated the

Riggs, Ardeth Emma Moberly – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Ardeth Emma Moberly Riggs, 83, of Summerville, died June 12 at a local care center. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday June 17 at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. Mrs. Riggs was born April 15, 1923, to William Homer and Eva Marie Gault Sink in Northgate, N.D. She moved to Yakima and married Harold Moberly on Dec. 13, 1946. While in Yakima her job was packing apples. The couple moved to Springfield in 1950 where she worked as a pre-school teacher for a time before going to work for the Lane

Judah, Carol Galbreath – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Carol Galbreath Judah, 57, formerly of La Grande, died Nov. 15 at a hospital in Meridian, Idaho. A memorial service will be held in Fox at a later date. Accent Funeral Home in Meridian is in charge of arrangements. Carol was born April 11, 1950, to Bruce and Colleen Reynolds Galbreath in Pendleton. She lived in the Long Creek area of Grant County. At 7, she moved with her family to Pendleton. She attended elementary school at West Hills in Pendleton and later La Grande High School. In 1966 the family moved to Springfield and she graduated

Price, Sylvia Ruth – Obituary

Sylvia Ruth Price, 85, of La Grande, died at her home March 24. A funeral service begins at 10 a.m. Friday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in La Grande. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. The eighth of 12 children, Sylvia was born Jan. 5, 1923, to Fredrick and Olive (Crisp) Duneman on a farm near Cresco, Iowa. She and some of her siblings walked 1 1/2 miles to a country school until junior high, then they went to school in town. After her school years she worked at different jobs, doing waitress work and working

Scott, Donald Duane – Obituary

Halfway, Oregon Donald Duane Scott, 76, a longtime Halfway resident, died Dec. 20, 2003, at his home. There will be a graveside celebration of his life at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7847, will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the VFW Hall. In case of bad weather, the service will be at the VFW hall. Don was born at Medford on Aug. 4, 1927, to Leo and Mary Key Scott. He attended school at Walterville and Springfield before joining the U.S. Navy in 1944. He served in the

Harrison, Joe E. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Joe E. Harrison, 85, died at his home in Baker City on Jan. 22, 2003. At his request, there will be no funeral. An urn burial will take place later at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Joe E. Harrison was born on Dec. 24, 1917, at Wallowa to John Baker Harrison and Lula Jane Markham Harrison. He attended school at McEwen in Sumpter Valley until the age of 16 when he moved to New Bridge in Pine Valley to finish his education and to work in the Cornucopia Gold Mine. He later moved to Portland where he

Harrison, Darwin L. “Harry” – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Darwin L. “Harry” Harrison, 67, of Springfield died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, of esophageal cancer. Recitation of the rosary was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Eugene. England’s Eugene Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Harrison was born May 11, 1935, in Hot Lake,Ore., to Albert and Alta Lund Harrison. He graduated from North Powder High School in 1953. From 1955 to 1958, he served in the Seabees. He was a member of the naval Reserve from 1958 to 1963. He married Barbara Brown in Victorville, Calif. on Aug. 23,

Wright, Jewell Josephine Speelman Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Jewell Josephine Wright, 88, a longtime Baker City resident, died June 17, 2003, at her son’s home in Nampa, Idaho. Her funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. in Baker City, with two of her sons, Pastor Rich Wright of the Calvary Chapel in Nampa, and Rod Wright of the Calvary Baptist Church in Baker City officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, with a reception following at the Rodeway Inn convention room. Visitations will be Friday from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9

Dinger, Margaret Hack Smith Mrs. – Obituary

Margaret Hack Smith Dinger, 84, of Ontario, died Sept. 9, 2003, at her home after an illness. At her request, there will be no funeral. Burial is under the direction of Ontario’s Lienkaemper Chapel. Margaret was born on Jan. 20, 1919, at Jasper. She was the fourth daughter of Loyal R. and Frona Hills Hack. She graduated from high school at Springfield and later attended the University of Oregon at Eugene. She married Goff M. Smith in 1938. She worked in accounting for the U.S. Forest Service for many years, retiring in 1981. Goff died in 1975. She married Lloyd