Location: Wallowa Oregon

Negus, Flora L. – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Flora L. Negus, 90, of Pendleton died Monday, June 11, 2007, at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. A Mass of Christian burial is tentatively set for Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in John Day, Interment will follow at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Canyon City. Her survivors include Kathleen Negus of Wallowa. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Vernon High School Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Darlene Muzzy, 308 E. Main, John Day OR 97845. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Wallowa County

Brown, Helen Louise – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Helen Louise Brown, 86, of La Grande died Oct. 29, 2004 at a local care center in La Grande. Loveland Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Brown was born Feb. 11, 1918, to Jack W. and Mabel Clara Vest Emerson in Wallowa. She is the descendent of early pioneer family of Wallowa County, William Harvey Vest and Ellen Mollissia Cole. She attended elementary school in Baker for a year and graduated from La Grande High School with the class of 1936. She married Harold Edgar Brown May 26, 1936, in Walla Walla, Wash. She worked in the

Bradley, Roberta L. – Obituary

Wallowa, Orego Roberta L. Bradley, 83, of The Aspens died Thursday, Sept. 2, in Bend at the Hospice House. She had been ill for the last month. Graveside services were held Sept. 4 in Burns Cemetery. Roberta was born Sept. 21, 1920, in Wallowa to Elmer and Bessie (Scott) Southwick. She was raised and educated in Wallowa. Roberta married Edward Bradley May 18, 1940, in Weiser, Idaho. She lived in La Grande and Wallowa area with her husband until they moved to Burns in 1962, when he got a job with the forest service. He preceded her in death in

Bowerman, Sally – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Though Sally Bowerman of Joseph recently celebrated her 81st birthday she was “at the top of her game” when she died in a car crash in a dangerous intersection in Portland last week, according to both her daughters. Bowerman enjoyed many lives during 81 years and, in some ways, was many different people. She was a mother and nurse, a writer and sports fan, a patron of the arts and community booster, a world traveler. During her high school years Bowerman was a prize winning equestrian, a show jumper in an English saddle. Though later she became the

Johnson, Lora Jeannette – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Lora Jeannette Johnson of Enterprise May 20, 2007. She was 90. Services will be held June 2, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. at the Community Congregational Church in Enterprise. A complete obituary will run at a later date. Wallowa County Chieftain, May 24, 2007 Contributed by Dixie Ricker Second Obit. Lora J. Johnson died on May 20, 2007, at Alpine House in Joseph. She was 90. Mrs. Johnson was born on Sept. 12, 1916, in Regina, Saskatchewan Province, Canada to Durbin Yost and Anna McKay Yost. Her parents immigrated to Pullman, Wash. where she graduated from high school and

Emmons, Jeannie

Wallowa, Oregon Jeannie Marie Emmons of Wallowa died March 27, 2007, in Walla Walla, Wash. She was 47. Ms. Emmons was born Feb. 28, 1960. She lived most of her life in Wallowa. She graduated from Wallowa High School in 1978. She moved to Boise where she worked for a short time. She moved back and worked at the Eagle’s Nest, Baird’s Tavern, the Common Good for seven years and at Parks Bronze for eight years. Ms. Emmons enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She maintained a positive attitude even in difficult times and touched others with her

Throop, Harold Pat Lawrence – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Harold Pat Lawrence Throop died May 6, 2007, at the Wallowa Valley Care Center. He was 89. Mr. Throop was born March 17, 1918, in Portland to Herrel R. Throop and Anna Throop Lynch. He grew up on the ranch of his parents, Anna and Charles Lynch. He graduated from high school there in 1936. In 1938 he moved to Cloverdale with his mother and stepfather. Prior to the start of World War II, Mr. Throop studied law at Willamette University. After serving in the U.S. Navy during the war, he returned to Cloverdale, bought his parents’ ranch

Clark, Myrtle Faye – Obituary

Myrtle Faye Sanders Clark died April 19, 2007, at the Wallowa Valley Care Center. She was 92. Mrs. Clark was born May 13, 1914, in Ellington, Missouri to Isaac and Iva Myers. She attended school in Ellington, dropping out her senior year to marry Otho Sanders on May 31, 1931. Mrs. Clark spent the rest of her life being a caring and loving mother to her six children and their offspring. She was an active member in the Baptist church. In January 1980, Otho Sanders died, just short of their 50th wedding anniversary. She married Charles E. Clark in July

Childers, Dale – Obituary

Milton-Freewater – Dale Childers, 57, of Milton-Freewater, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 1988, at his home. At Childers’ request there will be no funeral service. He was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Wallowa, to Cecil and Thelma Crow Childers. He grew up in the Wallowa Valley and graduated from Joseph High School in 1949. He attended Moler Barber College at Portland, graduating in 1950. Childers owned and operated barbershops at Klamath Falls and Arlington before moving to the Milton-Freewater area in the late 1960s. He operated Dale’s Barber Shop in Milton-Freewater for 20 years. On Nov. 5, 1973, he married Jan

Watson, LaVeda Ruth – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon LaVeda Ruth Watson, 73, of Joseph died March 8 at her home. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday March 15 at the Enterprise Nazarene Church. Mrs. Watson was born Sept. 15, 1931, to Henry and Ruby Carper in Wallowa. She worked as a licensed practical nurse at Wallowa Memorial Hospital and retired in 1981 when she married Ralph Watson. She was active in her church and participated in the senior meals. She enjoyed playing cards, picking mushrooms, picture puzzles and crossword puzzles. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Butterfield; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Towell