Location: Wallowa Oregon

Adams, Bert – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Obit Bert Adams committed suicide sometime Thursday night in the county jail where Sheriff Rinehart had given him lodging for the evening. He walked down from the logging camp the night before and had been at the pool halls and other places during the day and evening. Sheriff Rinehart who had been asked to keep a watchful eye on Adams, told him he might just as well sleep in one of the beds in jail, he finally accepted the invitation. In the morning, it was found that he had cut his throat. He left a brother

Anderson, Nora E. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Long-time Wallowa County resident, Nora E. Anderson, 94, died May 21, 1993, at the Wallowa county Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 5, 1899, at Sinking Spring, Minn, the daughter of Martin Peterson and Christina (Haaland) Miller. She taught school for many years and worked as Wallowa County treasurer for 34 years. Survivors include a son, Kenneth, of Pendleton; daughter, Maxine Hahn of Blodgett; brothers, Julius Miller of Boise, Idaho and Mark Miller of Portland; sisters, Laura Tomkin of Eugene and Julia Davies of Bend; 13 Grandchildren, many great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Funeral services

Allen, Louise – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Louise Allen aged 19 years died at her mother’s home in this city on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, after an illness of over a year. Burial at 2 p.m. today. Wallowa County Reporter Wallowa,Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday December 1918 Contributor: Charlotte Carper

Armon, Samuel D.

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Retired Farmer And Logger Dies At Enterprise Hospital Samuel D. Armon, a retired logger and farmer of Wallowa who had been in failing health for several weeks, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 1975 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. He was born July 31, 1888, near Des Moines Iowa, son of James Harvey and Frances Armon, and he had lived in Wallowa County since 1906. He was married on Jan. 1, 1911, at Enterprise to Melvina Mae Lortie, who preceded him in death on Aug. 6, 1975. He is survived by one son, Wayne, of Enterprise, three daughters,

Fay, Jennie Mrs. – Obituary

Dies During Night Of Heart failure Mrs. Jennie Fay Passes Away as She Sleeps – Lived in County 30 Years Mrs. Jennie Fay died suddenly sometime during last Thursday night, at her home at the southeast border of Enterprise. She lived alone except for Harley Hensley, her grandson, a school boy. He got up Friday morning, started the fire and began breakfast, then went out to do some chores. He looked into his grandmother’s room before he went out and saw her lying in bed. When she was called later, it was found she was dead. She seems to have

Fairchild, Lewis – Obituary

Mr. G.T. Fairchild received the sad news last Friday evening that his son, Lewis, had died at 6:45 that morning in a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Mr. Fairchild left Wallowa a few days before Christmas for a visit to his old home in Tenn. He stopped a few days in Colorado and got as far on his way as Memphis. No details have been received of his death but it is supposed that he was taken ill enroute and was taken to the hospital where he died. He was a very jovial young man and had many friends through out

Ewing, Myron J. – Obituary

Myron J. Ewing was born in Trubull county Ohio, December 30, 1850. After an illness of one week he passed on to rest at the home of his daughter, Mrs. N. Jay Billings, at Wallowa, Oregon, December 27, 1917, being just three days short of his 67 years of age. His parents were of sturdy pioneer stock that settled in the midst of the forests of Ohio and proceeded to work out life’s tasks. Their sturdy fiber entered largely into the life of their son. His life was marked by earnestness of endeavor, firmness of conviction, breadth of vision and

McCully, Frank M. – Obituary

Death calls F. M. M’Cully, Passes away after a sinking spell yesterday morning Funeral Thursday Frank M. McCully, Deputy State Superintendent of Public Instruction, died at 5:30 o’clock yesterday morning…underwent an operation for removal of gall stones about ten days ago. The operation was successful but his condition was so enfeebled by the progress of the disease attended by kidney trouble of a similar nature that he failed to rally and rapidly became worse. Saturday and Sunday death was fought off by the injection of saline solution but on Monday he rallied perceptibly and strong hope of his ultimate recovery

Davidson, Gilda Marie – Obituary

Gilda Davidson Dies in Athens Gilda Marie Davidson, a long-time resident of Union and Wallowa counties, died September 13, in Athens, Greece where she had been receiving medical care for a week. She was 63. The daughter of Henry Newton and Jeannie Gail Ashby, she was born March 5, 1912 in Kansas City, Mo. She and her family moved to La Grande in 1922. She was graduated from La Grande High School and from Lindenwood School for Girls in St. Louis, Mo. She was married to John Raymond Davidson June 23, 1936. The Davidson and Ashby’s moved from La Grande

Cordus, Dale – Obituary

Dale Cordus son of J. W. Dale passed away June 9th, 1919, cause of death pulmonary tuberculosis. The deceased was thirty-three years of age and was born and raised in this county. He contracted the influenza last winter which was followed by complications and resulted in his death. He was buried in the Enterprise cemetery. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon