Location: Wasco County OR

Lee, Eliza Alice Witten – Obituary

Mrs. J. D. Lee, a prominent pioneer of Oregon, died yesterday [June 27, 1913] at the Portland Sanatorium. She had undergone an operation and apparently was recovering when she suffered a sudden relapse and died within a short time. She was born in 1847 in Tennessee and came to Oregon in 1852. Her maiden was Liza A. Witten. In 1872 she was married to J. D. Lee. She was a resident of Portland since 1892. Prior to that time her home was in Dallas and in The Dalles. She is survived by three children-Lyman M. Lee and J. Roscoe Lee,

Chastain, Liberty ‘Lib’ Pleasant – Obituary

Services for Liberty (Lib) P. Chastain, 65, Harper, who died Wednesday [November 16, 1966] were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bertelson-Lienkaemper Memorial Chapel in Ontario with Mr. Elwood Flock officiating. Interment followed at Valley View in Vale. Mr. Chastain was born July 4, 1901, in Juniper Flat, near Tygh Valley, Ore. He moved to the Harper area from Seattle in 1931 and had lived on the same ranch at Harper since that time. He was a member of the Oregon Cattleman’s Association. He married Marie V. Fahy, August 21, 1922, in Ontario. He was a member of the

Maxwell, Adele – Obituary

Adele Maxwell Died at Age 95; Noted School Teacher 50 Years Adele Powell Maxwell 95, whose life was school teaching in the small communities of this Eastern Oregon region, but whose later years were on a ranch near Vale, died March 17, 1991, at the Columbia Basin home in The Dalles. Graveside service was held Thursday at Haines Cemetery, with her grandson, Rev. Dan Grady of Portland, the pastor. Her death closed a long chapter in the history of this country dating back to 1835 in the East when her father was born. But her life was Burnt River Valley

Boydstun, Ramona Lee “Mona” Harlin Mrs. – Obituary

Ramona Lee “Mona” Boydstun, 62, of The Dalles, a former Baker City resident, died Oct. 4, 2005. A family service will be scheduled later. There was a private cremation at Win-quatt Crematory. Interment was at The Dalles Threemile Odd Fellows Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 18, 1942, at Denver, the third of four daughters born to Carl Robert and Sybil Grace Wayman Harlin. She grew up in Baker City and was a 1960 Baker High School graduate. She married Robert Boydstun on June 12, 1960, at Baker City. They had lived at The Dalles for 35 years. Mona was

Lee, Joseph Roscoe – Obituary

Joseph Roscoe Lee, resident of Baker county 1904 to 1956, died November 14, at the family home in Forest Grove. He was born March 22, 1880 in Dallas, Oregon, where his father J.D. Lee was born in 1849. J. Roscoe attended Portland schools except enrollment in Independent Academy, The Dalles, 1888-1892, and attended Willamette U. and Capitol Business College, Salem. He was married to Myrtle Guttersen in 1914 at St. Paul, Minn. In Baker county he had a dry good store, farmed in Eagle Valley and in later years ran an insurance agency. His wife was a teacher and co-school

Smith, Dorothy Mrs. – Obituary

Dorothy Smith, 85, of Unity, died July 30, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Helix Cemetery. Jack Pittman of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. Dorothy was born on Aug. 23, 1919, at Burns. She was the valedictorian of her high school class at Entiat, Wash. She attended Washington State College and later earned a degree in education from Western Oregon University at Monmouth. She taught elementary school for many years at Nyssa, The Dalles and the Reynolds School District in Portland. She married Arthur W. Smith

Stull, Mary Lorane Spivey Mrs. – Obituary

Mary Lorane Stull, 80, The Dalles, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at her home. There will a celebration of life gathering from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, Seventh and Walnut streets. She was born on May 17, 1924, at Baker City to Harvey and Edith Bryson Spivey. She married Ross G. Stull on Feb. 19, 1947. They lived in Oregon, Washington and Montana before settling into Fairbanks, Alaska, where they lived for 15 years. Active in her community, she took part in the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Loyal Order of Moose, and the

Davis, Wilma D. – Obituary

Wilma D. Davis, 86, of Hood River, a former Northeastern Oregon resident, died Jan. 4, 2005. The family will gather later for burial of her ashes. Wilma was born on April 20, 1918, at Prairie City to Alma Davis and Annie Merle Dalton Davis. She grew up and attended school at Prairie City. She later lived in the Hood River area. Wilma’s dad and his family came from Kansas across the Oregon Trail when he was 5 years old. She is remembered by her family as a very compassionate person who always had a ready smile. Survivors include her brothers,

Phegley, Charles W. “Chuck”, Jr. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Charles W. “Chuck” Phegley Jr., 72, a longtime Baker City resident, died Aug. 13, 2004, at a Boise hospital. There will be a celebration of his life at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Roger Scovil of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the church. Viewing will be for family only. Disposition will be by cremation through Gray’s West & Co. Crematory. Chuck was born on April 14, 1932, at The Dalles to Charles Wesley and Leolia Pear Phegley. Graduating from

Luster, Deborah Kay – Obituary

Deborah Kay Luster, 44, of Pinedale, Wyo., a former Baker City resident, died June 13, 2005, in a car accident near Evanston, Wyo. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the First Church of the Nazarene will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the home of Carolyn and Melvin Luster. Debbie was born on Jan. 13, 1961, at Twin Falls, Idaho. She was the sixth of nine children born to her mother, Mary Helen Sartain Sharp of The Dalles. She also had