Location: Washington County OR

Fowler, William Thomas – Obituary

Funeral services for William Thomas Fowler, 81, who died at this home in Forest Grove Monday morning, were held at the Chapel of the Forest Grove Undertakng Company at 2:00 Wednesday afternoon, the Rev Arthur M. stook officiating. Burial was made in the Forest View Cemetery. Mr. Fowler, who was born in Schuyler County, Illinois, February 26, 1848, crossed the plains in 1864 with an ox team, walking most of the way. He settled on a farm near North Plains and has lived in this county practically ever since. He married Mary Frances Wilson near Greenville 4 October 1871. Mr.

Bacon, Wort – Obituary

Forest Grove, Oregon, July 19. (Special) – Wort Bacon, aged 45 years, died suddenly at this home near Greenville last night. He leaves a wife and child. He had been in Forest Grove yesterday afternoon arranging with John Beal, a real estate agent here, to take charge of his office, and departed for his home about 4 o’clock, and at 11 o’clock he was dead. He had resided in Portland and in Washington County the past 15 years. Interment will be in the Wilkes Cemetery Tuesday. Mr. Bacon was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Bacon, the aged couple

Wilson, Otto B. – Obituary

Funeral Services for Otto B. Wilson 75, of Forest Grove, native and nearly a life long resident of western Washington county, will be conducted Friday at the Fuiten-Friesen Mortuary Chapel, Forest Grove. Mr. Wilson died early Tuesday morning at a Hillsboro hospital following an extended illness. The Rev. Robert Alliston, associate pastor of the First Christian Church of Forest Grove, will officiate at the services with Dave Fuiten as soloist and Mrs. Robert Dobias, organist. Concluding rites and interment will be at the Forest Grove cemetery, Forest Grove. Otto Blaine Wilson was born near Roy, July 10, 1889, the son

Odell, Mabel Esther Wheelock – Obituary

Mabel E. of Beaverton; mother of Charles and Ralph; 3 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. No services will be held at the request of the deceased. Private inurnment Portland Memorial Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe made to the Tucker-Maxon School for the Deaf. Portland Memorial Funeral Home. Oregonian, September 4, 1978 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Bean, Barbara L. – Obituary

Barbara L, 8100 SW 2nd; wife of Ormond R. Bean Jr.; mother of Becky Bean; sister of Maxine Patrick. Services Tuesday 10 am at Calwell’s Colonial Mortuary, Sandy Blvd. At 14th. Vault Interment Riverview Cemetery. Oregonian, May 17, 1964 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Fisher, Lloyd – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Lloyd Leland Fisher, 72, died Feb. 8, 1999, at his home in Hillsboro following a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 3, 1926, in Enterprise, he was one of five children born to James Edward and Vera Kyle (Draper) fisher. Lloyd was raised and schooled in Enterprise. He left school before the end of his senior year to join the Navy during WWII. Following his discharge, he returned to Enterprise and finished high school. He served in the Air Force reserve, only to be called once again to active duty during the Korean War. In 1956 he moved

Fowler, J. J. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon W. W. Fowler’s Father Passes Away Suddenly J.J. Fowler, father of W.W. Fowler of Enterprise, died suddenly of heart disease last week in his room in a Spokane hotel. W.W. Fowler was greatly shocked to hear the news on Friday and left at once for Portland, where his father’s body was taken for burial. The father was here in November, leaving on the tenth. He was robust and appeared in the best of health and did not look more than 55 years of age although he was 62. The senior Mr. Fowler was a salesman for

Biography of John T. Denton, Hon.

Hon. John T. Denton. While John T. Denton had been a staid and substantial banker, business man and public spirited citizen of Grenola and Elk County for over thirty years, he had covered a great deal of territory in the course of his earlier experiences, and he came through difficulties and hardships on the road to success. He was left an orphan boy in Kentucky, was reared in the home of relatives, started out to make his own way in the world when sixteen, and had always considered it fortunate that he came to Kansas in the early days of

Varner, Melvin – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Enterprise native, Melvin Varner, 68, of Forest Grove, died July 21, 1995, at his home from lung problems due to smoking. He was born May 8, 1927, at the family home near Enterprise, the son of Albert G. and Cecile (Lay) Varner. On December 2, 1946, he married Dolores Isakson. He worked 23 years for Tektronix, retiring in 1983. he enjoyed hobbies of woodwork and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Forest Grove; daughter D’Ann Reid of Salem; sons, Steve Varner of Cornelius and Jay Varner of Hillsboro; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his mother

Renfrow, Mary A. Wright Mrs. – Obituary

Services Held For Mary Renfrow Memorial services for Mary A. Renfrow sho passed away Thursday, December 4, 1958 in Forest Grove, where conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. by the Bollman Funeral Home from the Enterprise Church. The Rev. Al Boschee officiated, and Mrs. Don Kooch was organist. Mrs. Al Boschee and Mrs. Delbert Pratt sang “In The Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Casket bearers were: A.J. Oliver, Oscar Maxwell, James Fleet, Therval Gray, Hubert Johnson, Roy Carper, and vault entombment was in the Enterprise Cemetery. Mrs. Renfrow was the daughter of Jackson and Malinda Wright and was born January