Location: Wallowa Oregon

Carper, Mary A. – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Mary A. Carper died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Regency At the Park. She was 78 years old. She was born Oct. 19, 1926 in Enterprise to Emmet and Erma Chenoweth Landers. Mrs. Carper attended school in Wallowa. On Dec. 31, 1947 she married Fredrick C. Carper. They lived in Wallowa, Elgin and then in Milton-Freewater until 1962. Mrs. Carper worked for Lynden – Umatilla Cannery, Rogers Cannery and also the Carters Tree Farms. Later in life she worked for the school district in Athena and St. Mary Medical Center. She enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. She

Caudle, Berkley – Obituary

Memorial Services Held At Lostine Memorial services for Berkeley Caudle who passed away at Wallowa Memorial hospital Wednesday, Saturday 22, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Christian church in Lostine, under the direction of the Booth-Bollman Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert John officiated. With Miss Martha Crow at the piano, Mrs. Orval McArtor sang “Under His Wings”, and she and Melvin Crow sang “Beyond The Sunset.” Pallbearers were Wm. E. Williams, Orval McArtor, C.F. (Bud) Wynans, Kenneth Keeler, Crawford Oveson and Howard Williamson, with internment in the Lostine Cemetery. Omitted from the list of survivors in last weeks

Adams-Capps, Ivia Joan Rucker – Obituary

Ivia Joan Rucker Adams-Capps died May 22, 2007. She was 74. Mrs. Adams-Capps was born Jan. 24, 1933, near Wallowa at the home of her parents, Elmer L. and Itol E. Rucker. The family moved to Irrigon in 1934. In 1951, she graduated from high school, married Donald L. Adams and began her career with Umatilla Electric Company. She had three sons. She was a charter member of Altrusa International of Hermiston, a 4H leader, a Cub Scout den mother and active in Home Extension and PTA. She continued her career at Umatilla Electric, starting as a cashier and spending

Coyle, Nancy Belle – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Nancy Belle Coyle, 80, of Walla Walla, Wash., died Dec. 25, 2003, at Walla Walla General Hospital. She was born July 24, 1923, in Wallowa to William E. and Laura Belle (Johnson) Johnson. After growing up and getting most of her schooling in Wallowa, she graduated from McLoughlin Union High School in Milton-Freewater and attended Oregon Normal School (now Eastern Oregon University) for two years. She made the Walla Walla area her home after marrying Walter C. Coyle in 1946 and worked as a bookkeeper for the telephone company until retiring in 1968. She was a member of

Cowan, Lois – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Lois Cowan of Wallowa died May 17, 2006, at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was 94. Mrs. Cowan was born Jan. 31, 1912, in Elgin to James Elvis and Bertha Witty Witherspoon. She grew up on the family farm on Cricket Flat and attended the Hindman Country School. She graduated from Elgin High School in 1931. After graduating, Lois worked as a telephone operator and a clerk in a grocery store. On June 26, 1938, she married Carl Raymond Cowan in Elgin. They lived in Baker City, Sumpter, La Grande and Elgin before moving

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

Couch, Iris Faye – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Iris Faye “Bobbie” Skaggs Couch, 90, died Dec. 4, 2007, in La Grande. She was born Dec. 7, 1916, at Lenore, Idaho, to Charles and Ethel Skaggs. A 1935 graduate of Enterprise High School, she and David T. Couch were married Sept. 19, 1937, in Enterprise. They made their home in Wallowa on Holmes Street. While her husband served in World War II, she ran the family insurance and real estate business in Wallowa. After his return, she continued working. He died in March 1955. As Mrs. Couch continued running the business, she took over the position of

Cornwell, Eloise – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Eloise Cornwell died on Aug. 2, 2007 at the Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation Center in La Grande. She was 87. Mrs. Cornwell was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Enterprise to Arthur C. and Nettie L. Beam Haggerty. On July 5, 1938, she married Leonard L. Cornwell. She worked as a linotype operator for the Wallowa County Chieftain for many years. After retiring, she and her husband enjoyed traveling in “Big Brown”, their converted bus. They spent winters in Arizona and summers in Wallowa County. Mrs. Cornwell is survived by her daughter Judi and Terry Holbrook of Enterprise; grandsons

Hamblet, June E. – Obituary

Lostine, Oregon June E. Hamblet, 74, died March 24, 2005, at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. She was born June 10, 1930 to Roy and Theo Tatro Cook in Lostine. She grew up and attended school in Wallowa County. Mrs. Hamblet married Harold Hamblet and they lived in Wallowa County for several years, and lived in other locations throughout Oregon, Idaho and Nevada, before settling in a home along the John Day River near Service Creek 13 years ago. Mrs. Hamblet enjoyed music, rodeos, crossword puzzles, fishing, cattle and horses, and mostly enjoyed family gatherings. Survivors include her husband, Harold

Conrad, Edna L. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Edna Conrad Services Held Edna L. Conrad of Enterprise who had been in ill health for several years, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 1975, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. Memorial services were Monday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel. Wayne Pickens, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiated, and Wanda Sorweide was organist. Catherine DeBole sang: “In the Garden” and “Beautiful Garden of Prayer.” Casket bearers were: Emerson Reece, Jerry Simpson, Ron Wheeler, Don Kooch, Kenneth Kooch and Wayne Cook; and vault interment was in the Enterprise Cemetery. Mrs. Conrad was born April 25, 1900 in Buffalo County,