Location: Unatilla County OR

Green, Permelia – Obituary

At her home in this city, March 15, 1890, Permelia, wife of T.R.H. Green; age 52 years. Deceased was born in the state of Illinois February 8th, 1838. She was married to her now bereaved husband in Putman County, Missouri, December 12th, 1856 where they resided until 1863. They crossed the plains and settled in Umatilla county, Oregon: residing there until 1872, when they again removed and located in the Grande Ronde valley near Union. Here with her family was her home until the time of her death. She was the mother of eleven children, four of whom preceded her

Applegate, Clifford – Obituary

La Grande, Union 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

Fisher, Sarah J. – Obituary

Sarah J. Fisher Pioneer, Passes On Here Today Sarah J. Fisher died about 1:30 o’clock this morning at 1501 U avenue. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Summerville chapel. The body was taken to the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary. Mrs. Fisher, born in Sullivan county, Missouri, March 2, 1859, was 77 years, 11 months and seven days of age, and was among the early pioneers of Oregon. She crossed the plains with her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Hiram McDonald with ox teams in 1864, landing in Linn county where they lived until 1872. She moved

Buoy, Wayland L. – Obituary

Imbler, Oregon Wayland L. “Buck” Buoy, 92, formerly of Imbler, died Aug. 10 at his home in Hermiston. Recitation of the rosary will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Hermiston. Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Hermiston. Buck was born on Jan. 22, 1915, to Roy and Violet Linklater Buoy in Prescott, Wash. He was raised in Imbler and went to school there. He joined the Navy, serving in the South Pacific during WWII. He returned to Oregon and moved to Coos Bay where he worked as a

Halliday, Grace Bertha Viergutz Mrs. – Obituary

Grace Bertha Halliday, 75, of La Grande, died Sept. 25, 2007, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. in La Grande. Committal and interment will follow at the Hillcrest East Cemetery. Viewing will be held Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Mrs. Halliday was born Oct. 26, 1931, the daughter of Raymond and Anna (Gritzmacher) Viergutz in Wausau, Wis. When she was young she played semi-pro softball on an all-women’s team and loved

Trump, Orvil – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Orvil Trump, 85, of La Grande, died May 11 at a local care home. A celebration of life graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Summerville Cemetery. A complete obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the day of May 12, 2008 ___________________________________________ Orval Willard Trump, 85, of La Grande, died May 11 at a local care center. A graveside service begins at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Summerville Cemetery in Summerville. A viewing will run from 4 to 6

Planting, Mary Susan Ring – Obituary

Mrs. John Planting, 53, native of Pendleton and mother of three sons in the service, died early yesterday at her home here following a lingering illness. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Ring, pioneers who farmed north of Pendleton, Mrs. Planting was known to many friends and was a devoted member of the Full Gospel Church. Mrs. Planting is survived by her husband, to whom she was married in 1907; a daughter, Mrs. Bernice Umbarger, Pendleton; four sons, Clarence Planting, Boise; Lt. Earl Planting, Ft. Lawrence Wood, Mo.; S/Sgt. Irvin Planting, in Australia, and Pvt. John Planting, recently

Moser, Leona Claire Bowman – Obituary

The funeral for Leona C. Moser will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Funeral Chapel in Pendleton with interment at Olney Cemetery. Mrs. Moser, 97, of Pendleton, died Tuesday, May 7, 1996, at St. Anthony Hospital. She was born May 29, 1898 at Pendleton to Oliver Purl and Eva Stickler Bowman. She grew up in Pendleton and graduated from Pendleton High School. On Dec. 20, 1924, she married Albert Moser at Pendleton. After their marriage, the couple lived at various locations in Umatilla County, settling at Pilot Rock in 1945. For several years, they owned and operated the Pilot Rock

Moody, Ralph P. – Obituary

R. P. Moody found dead in his chair—had lived in this part of the state for forty years and 15 years on McKay creek ranch where death occurred—wife was stricken with paralysis five weeks ago. R. P. Moody, one of the eastern Oregon’s pioneers, and one of the best known ranchers in the McKay Creek District, was found dead in his chair in his home 23 miles from this city late last evening [October 16, 1908]. The death was a sudden shock to the community in which he lived. Mr. Moody was supposed to be in the best of health

Hale, Gladys Sarah

Corvallis, Oregon Gladys Sarah Hale, 93, of Corvallis, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1993, at Corvallis Manor. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel, Burns Mortuary of Hermiston with burial at the Echo, Oregon Cemetery. Mrs. Hale was born May 28, 1900 at Lostine to Jacob Clairborne and Emily E. Hammack Womack. She grew up in Lostine and attended school there. On Nov. 17, 1920, she married Roy Charles Hale at Pendleton. The couple lived at Echo where Mr. Hale was postmaster for many years. In 1929 they moved to Hermiston where Mr. Hale owned and operated