Location: Wallowa Oregon

Carper, Boyd Clement – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Boyd Clement Carper passed away at the Enterprise hospital on Feb. 20 after a lingering illness. Mr. Carper was born Oct. 2, 1872,in Fayette county, West Virginia, the second child of H. and Margaret Carper. His early life was spent near his birthplace. On Oct. 2, 1897, he was united in marriage to Leatha Anne Sannar in Beckly, West Virginia. They came to Promise, Ore., in the spring of 1898 where they made their home for 40 years with the exception of a brief residence of four months in Idaho in 1908. They moved to Wallowa

Carper, Bertha Doud Mrs. – Obituary

Promise, Wallowa County, Oregon Promise Pioneer Laid To Rest Death came Friday to another Wallowa county pioneer, Mrs. Bertha Doud Carper, who died in Wallowa Memorial hospital after an illness of five months. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 11 in the Christian church at Wallowa. Rev. O. W. Jones in charge and Rev. Gene Robinson of the Christian church in La Grande assisting. The choir sang “Standing on the Promises” and “Under His Wings.” Burial was in the Promise cemetery by the side of her husband. All of her 14 living children were present for the services. One

Bechtel, Philanda Mrs. – Obituary

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Elgin for Mrs. Philanda Bechtel, who passed away Wednesday, March 5, 1941 at the home of a son, Joe Bechtel, of Wallowa. She was born in Sullivan County, Missouri in 1856 and had spent the greater part of her life in the Elgin community. Her husband passed away many years ago. Mrs. Bechtel is survived by three sons, Dan and Homer of Elgin; Joe of Wallowa and one daughter, Mrs. Stella Witty of Elgin. Attending the services from Enterprise were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bechtel. Enterprise Record

Baker, Sarah Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Sarah Baker died at her home near Wallowa on Monday, July 29th, having just passed her 76th birthday. She was buried from the Baptist church in Enterprise on July 30th. Rev. Loree of this place had charge of the service. Mrs. Asa Hulse of this city was a granddaughter. Wallowa County Recorder Wednesday July 31, 1918 Mrs. Sarah Baker Goes To Her Rest Had Lived in County for 30 Years, First at Wallowa and Later on Swamp Creek. Mrs. Sarah Baker, widow of James T. Baker and a Wallowa county pioneer, died early Monday morning, July 29, 1918, at

Allen, James – Obituary

1929-2003 James Burn Allen, 74, formerly of Wallowa, died Sept. 25 in Western Oregon. A graveside gathering will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Lostine Cemetery. Allen was born April 26, 1929, in Wallowa. He spent much of his younger years hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors. He worked as a mechanic for 18 years for Herberd Bates in Wallowa, He then worked for Boise Cascade on the road crew. Allen was married to Sally Lathrop from 1949 to 1969 and they had five children. He is survived by his children, Jim Allen, Lostine; Randy Allen, Issaquah, Wash.;

Childers, Boone – Obituary

Death Of Boone Childers Boone Childers, the well known freighter between Elgin and Wallowa for 25 years, died Monday June 24, at Wallowa of heart disease. He was buried the following day at Lostine. Mr. Childers was born October 9, 1868, in Scotland county, Missouri, and came west when a young man. His wife, who was Miss Maude Herring [Hearing], and four children survive. One brother, George lives at Lostine, and another W. S. Childers, lives at Elmira, Wash., and Mrs. Belle Merritt, a sister, lives at Allerton, Iowa. Enterprise Record Chieftain, Thursday, 4 July 1912, Page 4. Contributed by:

Gastin, Thomas McClellan – Obituary

T. M. Gastin Passes Long in the County Mack Gastin, resident of Wallowa since 1882, died in that city Saturday, April 11, 1942, after a long illness. Funeral services were held in the Christian Church of Wallowa Tuesday, conducted by the pastor Rev. Arvil Hurt. Thomas McClelland Gastin was born September 24, 1863, in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, and came to Wallowa with his parents when he was 19 years old and had made his home there ever since. He was married March 12, 1904 to Emmy E. (Hammack)Womack. She survives him and there are Four step-daughters, Mrs. Leolia Leaman of

Willis, Laura Ethel – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held For Laura Willis Mrs. Laura Ethel Willis of Joseph passed away on Thursday, April 26, 1973 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she has been a patient for six days. She was the daughter of Alfred C. and Matilda Toney and was born in Joseph on February 18, 1900. She had lived in and near Joseph all her life. On Nov. 22, 1924 she was married to William Jasper Willis who preceded her in death in 1949 She was a member of Wallowa Lake American Legion auxiliary 157 of Joseph and a life member of

Beith, Warren

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Warren Beith died at the home of his father in Wallowa, Tuesday evening, Dec. 17th of pneumonia following an attack of the “flu.” He had been sick for several days. A brother who is in the army at Camp Fremont, is on his way home but was too late to see his brother. Funeral services were held Wednesday from the home. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Thursday December 19, 1918

Carper, Ivan – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Ivan Carper, 87, of Wallowa, died Tuesday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wallowa Christian Church. A full obituary will be published later. Bollman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. La Grande Observer, La Grande, Union County, Oregon, November 4, 2004 Contributed by Sue Wells Ivan Curtis Carper, 87, passed away on Oct. 26,2004, in Enterprise. He was born on Aug. 27, 1917 in Promise to Charles Paris and Bertha Jane (Doud) Carper. He was the 13th child born out of 15 children, and spent his childhood growing up in Promise during the