Wallowa County OR

Moore, Charles – Obituary

Accidently Killed Chas. Moore, a herder in one of Sam Litch’s sheep camps in Wallowa county, accidentally shot and killed himself this week. The camp is situated 25 miles northeast of Enterprise and the unfortunate man was found a short time after the accident by friends. A coroner’s jury was called and after investigating the …

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Lilly, Alfred – Obituary

Lostine Resident Killed in Portland Alfred Lilly, old time resident and uncle of Mrs. Eva Quesenberry of Lostine, was electrocuted near his home in Portland, Wednesday. He was helping to put up a radio and the aerial came in contact with a live wire. Death was instantaneous. His body was taken to Lostine Saturday where …

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Krell, John – Obituary

Another Herder Dead A sheep herder in Wallowa county, somewhere on the Looking Glass, made the ghastly find of another dead herder last Friday. He immediately phoned friends at Milton, who in turn informed the sheriff of Union county. Deputies were dispatched to the scene, but found the place across the line and in Wallowa …

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McDonald, Hector – Obituary

Wallowa, Nov. 12—Hector McDonald, aged 52, and one of the larger landholders of the valley, died last evening, following several months’ illness at this home on Diamond Prairie, a few miles west of Wallowa. 1920 newspaper item Contributed by: Larry Rader

Morelock, James – Obituary

James Morelock Funeral Will Be Held Wednesday  Funeral services for James P. Morelock, who died unexpectedly early Monday morning, will be held a 1:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary. Dr. Henry Marcotte, of the Presbyterian church will officiate. The Stanley lodge, A. F. & A. M., of Wallowa, of which he …

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Rooney, J. C. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Local people were grieved to learn through a telegram to Mrs. Mae McGregor, of the death last Wednesday morning, Dec. 5 of J.C. Rooney, merchant of Wallowa and who with his son Norval conducted a meat market and grocery in North Powder until early this fall. He died at Clarkston, Wash., …

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