Location: Walla Walla County WA

Darr, George – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Funeral Services for George Darr To Be Saturday Funeral Services for George Darr, who was born in Elgin in 1892, will be held Saturday, March 20, at 10:30 a.m., at the Elgin Nazarene Church. Mr. Darr died March 16 at the Veterans Hospital at Walla Walla Wash., at the age of 72. He had been in poor health for several years. Rev. Leonard Gallivan will officiate at the services, and interment will be at the Island City Cemetery. Pallbearers are Charles Whittemore, Tom Williams, Earl Moore, Bob Wiles, Jr., Dalles Harwood, and Delmer Galloway. Honorary pallbearers

Hiatt, Arleta Lucille (Colt) – Obituary

Arleta Lucille Hiatt, 86, of Kennewick died Monday, April 17, 1995, at Life Care Center of Kennewick. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Summerville Cemetery. Viewing will precede the service at 2 p.m. in the chapel at the cemetery. Services are under the direction of Mueller’s Chapel of the Falls of Kennewick. Mrs. Hiatt was born Nov. 12, 1910, at Summerville and spent most of her life in La Grande. She attended Island City School and La Grande Catholic Academy and graduated from La Grande High School. She married Merlin D. Hiatt on March

Lindley, Ralph – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Ralph Francis Lindley of 701 Sixth Street, La Grande, died Friday, Aug. 13. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Wash. He was 74. Mr. Lindley was born in Flora, March 6, 1908. He was the son of George F. and Ella (Davis) Lindley and he later married Bernice E. Conrad on Sept. 11, 1933, at Enterprise. Mr. Lindley was the Postmaster of Flora from 1935 to 1948. He then came to La Grande where he was custodian for Eastern Oregon State College until retiring in 1972. He was also a member of the Grande

Lyon, Mary Hazela – Obituary

Word has been received of the death of Mary Hazel Smith Lyon. She was born in Linwood, Nebraska, March 23, 1889, the daughter of George and Kathryn Smith. The family moved to eastern Oregon in the early 1890’s, settling in La Grande. They later moved to Elgin in 1898. Her father was bookkeeper for the Goodnough Mercantile Store in Elgin until his retirement. Hazel was in the first graduating class from Elgin High School in 1910. After a short business course she worked for the telephone company in Elgin until her marriage to Jack Lyon December 25, 1919. Shortly after

Lang, Dr. – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Dr. Lang Dead Dr. Lang, a former resident of Cove, and well known in this section, died this week at College Place, Washington. He had been in poor health for years, and his death was not a surprise to those who were familiar with his physical condition. November 10, 1905 Contributed by: Larry Rader

Lay, Roswell LeRoy – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Cove (Special) – Roswell LeRoy Lay, 76, retired contractor and builder and resident of the county for 30 years, died Saturday at Walla Walla after a long illness. Born in Illinois Aug. 7, 1875, he is survived by two brothers, Reuben Daniel, Springfield; Alfred Daniel, Long Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Ivy Feldman, Portland, and Mrs. Bertha Proctor, Cove. Funeral services will be held Wednesday in the Daniels Funeral home with Rev. Clarence Kopp officiating. Burial will be in Cove cemetery. Observer La Grande, Oregon Monday, July 14, 1952 Page 7 Contributed by: Tom Childers

McCully, John William – Obituary

A pioneer of ’52, John William McCully dies at the home of his daughter at Lowden, Wash.(1911-Newspaper source unknown, family scrapbook) John William McCully b. 22 Feb 1847, New London, Henry Co., IA; came to Union Co., OR, 1872, resided there and in Wallowa County ever since; he was a freighter in early life, later living on his farm at Lostine, OR. He returned to Elgin, OR, “last fall” (1910), when he was afflicted with Bright’s Disease; he rallied somewhat, but then died while on a visit to his dau. Mrs. Hetta COMPAU at Lowden, WA 23 May 1911; funeral

Rees, R. R. Major – Obituary

On last Thursday morning Dr. C.H. Day received a telegram from Walla Walla announcing the death of Major Raymond R. Rees at that place. Deceased was an uncle of Mrs. Dr. Day and well known by many in this vicinity. Mr. Rees came to Walla Walla in 1861 and was one of the original owners of the Statesman published in that city. He leaves a wife and three children. The Walla Walla Journal says of him: He was always called major, from his boyhood up and the title stuck to him all through life with becoming modesty. Politically, he was

Rinehart, Margaret (Martin) Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Elgin Pioneer Woman Passes Mrs. Margaret Rinehart Came to Oregon in 1852; Funeral Services at Summerville Elgin, Aug. 27 – Mrs. Margaret Ann Rinehart, Oregon pioneer of 1852 and member by marriage of the famous Rinehart clan, died here at the home of her daughter Mrs. S. A. Chappell Monday, at the age of 72 years. She had been ill but a short time, being stricken after coming here from her home in Walla Walla for a visit. Mrs. Rinehart crossed the plains with her family and settled in Lane county. Following her marriage in 1865

Shaw, M. C. – Obituary

Killed By a Cable Car Death of a Well-known Railroad Locating Engineer Mr. G.W. Hunt, who has been in the city for several days, left for his home in Walla Walla last evening. Mr. M.C. Shaw, who was killed by a Geary street cable car in San Franscisco a few days since, was in the employ of Mr. Hunt for four years as locating engineer, and located all the lines of the Hunt system of railroads, except about 40 miles. He was one of the best locating engineers in the country, and a very bright, genial fellows, highly esteemed by