Location: Wallowa Oregon

Milady, Barney – Obituary

Drowned While Intoxicated Barney Milady, and Old Man, Meets Unfortunate End Barney Milady, an old man who had been employed as watch at Rumble & McCully’s sawmill about 6 miles below the Wallowa Bridge, was found dead last Friday morning in a small ditch about one mile above the mill. The old man had gone from the mill to the Canyon Hotel on the night of March 8th for supplies and stayed at the hotel that night, leaving early the next morning for the mill with a sack load of supplies thrown across his back, and was seen about 1

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., after a protracted illness. Bright’s disease was the direct cause of his death. Mr. Rooney had gone to Clarkston about two months ago to be under the care of physicians there. No funeral arrangements have as yet been announced. Mr. Rooney and his family moved

Baker, Leonard – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Leonard Baker Called Beyond Leonard Baker, who had been a resident of Wallowa county most of the time since 1888, died at La Grande last Wednesday, January 13, 1937. He moved to that city three months ago. His two brothers in Wallowa County did not know he was seriously ill until a short time before he passed away. Funeral services were held at the Nazarene church in Wallowa, Friday, conducted by the pastor, Rev. V. H. Willard, and burial was in Enterprise cemetery. Mr. Baker was a son of J. T. Baker and was born at

Schaeffer, Henry – Obituary

Henry Schaeffer passed away Sunday at his home in Wallowa after an illness that had developed into serious nature only two weeks earlier. He had been in poor health, however, for a much longer time and for a year had used a crutch and cane to get about. His physicians gave bright’s disease as the cause of death. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the home and burial was in the Wallowa cemetery. For all time, Mr. Schaeffer will occupy an unique position in this history of Wallowa county as he and his wife were married at the first wedding

Wood, James F. (Franklin) – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon James Franklin Wood, a resident of Wallowa for the last five years, passed away Tuesday afternoon following a lingering illness. Mr. Wood had been ill just three months and two days having been working at the mill the day he was taken sick. Funeral services are to be held this afternoon at two o’clock at the Nazarene Church, of which he had been a member for many years, with Rev. J. S. Stuart in charge. Music will be furnished by a quartette composed of Opal Lively, Verla Hawley, Glen Henry and Jesse Johnson with Geneva Schaeffer

Fisher, H. S. – Obituary

“Fall Is Fatal To H.S. Fisher” While helping wreck box cars at the East Oregon lumber yard Saturday, H.S. Fisher fell to the ground. He struck the back of his head on a flat car and fractured his skull and suffered other severe bruises and was taken to the hospital unconsciousness and passed away late Monday night. Funeral services were held at the Booth chapel yesterday afternoon, conducted by Rev. H.G. Luscombe of the Methodist church and burial was in the Wallowa cemetery. Hiram Sloan Fisher was born at Tillamook, March 3, 1865, and was a son of D.C. Fisher,

Ward, Nell F. – Obituary

Nell Fisher Ward, a lifetime resident of Wallowa Co., died April 26, 1981, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. She was 80 years old. The daughter of Hiram and Emma Rundall Fisher, she was born Sept. 18, 1902 in Lostine. On March 14, 1923, she married Landy Orlando Ward in Enterprise. Graveside services will be Thursday,April 30, at 2 p.m. in the Enterprise cemetery. The Rev. Dennis Schmidt is to officiate. Interment will follow. Mrs. Ward is survived by her son, Jay Cliffton of Enterprise, a brother Harry Fisher of Union, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made

Jacob, Lee Albert – Obituary

Services Today For Lee Albert Jacob Memorial services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel for Lee Albert Jacob who passed away Monday, June 29, 1970 at Wallowa County Nursing Home where he had been a resident since February of 1965. Rev. James E. Jones will officiate and Wanda Sorweide will be organist. Clifford Collinsworth, soloist, will sing: “Beyond the Sunset” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” Casket bearers will be: Ferman Warnock, Lou Warnock, Donald Maxwell, Norman Lovell, Gene Arnold and Sam Loftus. Military committal service will be by Post 4307 VFW of Enterprise,

Allen, L. A. – Obituary

Levi Arbon Allen, born March 6, 1895 in Bradford, Tennessee, died February 18, 1958. He was the youngest child of Margaret Bell and Bevely Allen, and came to Wallowa, Oregon with his father in 1904. They took out a homestead on Smith Mountain where Arbon grew to manhood. He was married to Violet Hearing who survives him. Four children were born: Hazel (Mrs.) Bud Sleuter) of Pendleton, Warren and Wanda of Pendleton and Bernice (Mrs. Charles Wasson) of Wisconsin. He is also survived by six grandchildren and four sisters: Mrs. J. F. Gregory, Enterprise, Mrs. Alvis Lassiter and Mrs. Bernard

Walls, Susie – Obituary

Mary Susan (Susie) Walls, died at the age of 89, Jan. 3, 1981, at the Woodland Convalescent Center in Woodland, Washington. Born in Bolt, West Virginia, Oct. 22, 1891, she was the daughter of William Thomas and Mary Frances (Cook) Clemens. She came to Wallowa County from West Virginia in 1907, and in 1914 married Russell E. Walls in Wallowa. He died in 1970. Mrs. Walls was a member of the Methodist Church and a housewife who was known for her baking. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the Wallowa Cemetery with the Reverend Don Hawkins