Location: Union Oregon

Baremore, Jack Lee – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Jack Lee Baremore, 67, died on April 18, 2005, in Reno, Nev., due to unexpected natural causes. A celebration of life will be held at 10a.m. on April 22 at The Valley Fellowship, 507 Palmer in La Grande. A graveside service will follow at the Wallowa Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Viewing will be held on April 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Loveland’s Funeral Chapel, 1508 4th Street, La Grande. A complete obituary will be published on a later date. The Chieftain, Obituaries, Thursday, April 21, 2005 Jack Lee Baremore, 67, of Union died suddenly April 18

Courtnay, Phyllis – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Phyllis Anne Courtnay, a long-time Wallowa County resident, died Jan. 29, 2007, in Union. She was 74. Mrs. Courtnay was born Sept. 10, 1932, to Ernest and Florence Eastman in Adrian. She was raised in the Adrian area and graduated from Adrian High School in 1950. On April 12, 1953, she married Clinton Courtnay. They lived in California while Mr. Courtnay was in the Navy, then moved to Idaho, and later to Wallowa where they raised four children. She was a dedicated wife and mother devoted to the care of her husband and children. She supported her husband

Fisher, Emma Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon The death of Mrs. Emma Rundall Fisher occurred at a LaGrande hospital to which she was rushed from her home in Enterprise, after a severe illness of long duration which required an operation from which she did not recover. Mrs. Fisher was an early pioneer coming to this valley and locating with her family near Union and with her husband, Hiram Fisher, moved to Cove where they resided until going to Enterprise some 35 years ago. She was born on a trek of wagon-train movers, coming west between Iowa and Kansas before making the remainder of

Barnhart, Luella C. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Luella C. Barnhart of 1536 N. 1st Union died Monday at a local hospital at the age of 54. Mrs. Barnhart was a lifetime resident of Union. She was born there on December 26, 1915, the daughter of Orphia and Ivy (Ross) Burford. She was married to Forrest Barnhart on February 14. 1946 in La Grande. She is survived by her husband, Forrest of Union; a daughter, Leah Rae Barnhart, Roseburg, Oregon; brother Clifford E. Burford, Eugene, Oregon; her mother, Ivy Burford, Union and many other relatives. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2

Baird, Thos. Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Thos. Baird’s Death The sad news of the death of Mrs. Lyda B. Baird, wife of Thos. Baird and mother of George Baird, the Union Merchant, was received here yesterday. She passed away at Boise City, Monday night at 10:30 o’clock. She was nearly 71 years old and raised a family of five sons and three daughters. She came to Union with her family in 1863 and resided here until about six years ago, when she removed to Woodriver, Idaho. She had been in Union for some time, visiting, until about two weeks ago, when

Ames, Maggie P. Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Died, in Oakland, California, January 7, 1925, Mrs. Maggie P. Ames, age 89 years. Maggie Pelham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrenus Peham, was born at Malone, Clinton county, Iowa. In 1861 she was married to George W. Ames and started as a bride across the plains in a prairie schooner. They landed in the Grande Ronde Valley in 1862. It is said they were the first white folks to cross the river to where Cove now stands. They purchased a tract of land that suited them, and today Union is built on a considerable portion

Angell, Moses – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Death of a Pioneer At nine o’clock yesterday morning, Moses Angell, a pioneer resident of the coast, died at the residence of L.B. Rinehart. Deceased has lived in Union county for someyears making his home with Mr. and Mrs. Rinehart since 1886. For many months his health has been failing and he had been under the physician’s care for the past year. Mr. Angell was bron in Illinois coming to the Pacific coast in ’49. There are many friends who will mourn his death. The funeral took place this morning attended by many of the friends

Arnold, George – Obituary

George Arnold, born April 26, 1853, in New York, passed away June 23 at his home in Pasco, Washington. Funeral services were held June 25 at the chapel at 2 o’clock, conducted by Rev. U. F. Hawk. Deceased made Pasco his home for about six years. He is survived by his wife, a niece, Mrs. John Perry, and two nephews, John and Francis Arnold, all of Pasco. Mr. Arnold was a resident of Union for many years and news of his death will be a shock to many friends in this section. 1929 newspaper item Contributed by: Larry Rader

Ashmead, Olive (nee Goff) – Obituary

Olive Ashmead (nee Goff), beloved wife of Howard D. Ashmead, a recent resident of Union and vicinity, passed away at the Walla Walla Sanitorium, College Place, Washington, Thursday evening December second. Mrs. Ashmead was born in Baker, Oregon, Oct 15, 1897. Her family moved to this city twelve years later, then to High Valley where she was married on Christmas Day 1913. She was very patient through long weeks of suffering from acute rheumatic fever. But is now laid to reset in the Wenatchee cemetery overlooking the beautiful valley of that name. Beside her husband and two daughters, she leaves

Burford, Elvie – Obituary

Illness Claims “Virgie” Burford Elvie Burford, Known to her many friends as Virgie, passed away at a La Grande hospital Wednesday September 12, 1956 after an extended illness. A Union, Oregon housewife, Mrs. Burford was 62 years of age, being born September 27, 1893 in High Valley near Union, Oregon. She resided in Union county all of her life, and was marred to Frank Burford December 3, 1913. Surviving are her husband, Frank Burford, Union; two daughters, Mrs. Ada Cowles of Baker and Mrs. Reta Connell of Hinkle, Oregon. Two brothers are Norman Ross of Huron and Archie Ross of