Location: Washington County OR

Taylor, Denver O’Neil – Obituary

Denver O’Neil Taylor, 63, died Sunday, April 21,1996, at his home in Cove. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cove Masonic Building with Ron Music, deacon of the First Christian Church in Hermiston, officiating. Private interment will be at the Cove Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Daniels Chapel of the Valley in La Grande. Mr. Taylor, a Native American of the Pit River Tribe of Northern California, was born July 30, 1932, at Haines to Henry and Orilla Viola (Shadley) Taylor. He was a man of many trades and engaged in farming, ranching, mining, paving

Taylor, Walter Edwin – Obituary

Walter Edwin Taylor, 71, of Cove died March 1, 2001, at his home. His funeral was Tuesday, March 6, at the Union LDS Chapel with Bishop Jerry Baxter officiating. Interment followed at the Cove Cemetery. Mr. Taylor was born Nov. 13, 1929, on his grandparent’s ranch near Chiloquin to Marion and Orilla Shadley Taylor. He was the 8th of 9 children. He worked as a timber faller until a logging accident in the early 1960s. He and his late wife, Shirley (Needham) Taylor, owned and ran the Cove Tavern in the ’60s. He attended school in Haines, Baker City and

Nitz, Wilfred Arthur – Obituary

LaGrande, Oregon Wilfred Arthur Nitz, 65, of Hillsboro and formerly of La Grande died May 16. A memorial service was held May 31 in Sherwood. Skyline Memorial Gardens in Portland was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Nitz was born Oct. 28, 1940, to the Rev. and Mrs. Carl Nitz in Scheflin. He attended Grant High School and graduated from Concordia High School and attended Concordia Junior College. He graduated from Concordia Teachers College in River Forest, Ill., and in June 1963, married Judy Berreth. The couple taught in Elgin and Snohomish, Wash., and he served as interim principal in 1967-68.

Price, Joanne Kaye – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Joanne Kaye Price, 73, died July 13 in her home in Hermiston. A celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hermiston Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be at noon Monday at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Mrs. Price was born Jan. 16, 1933 in Fresno, Calif. to Samuel and Virginia Tarleton Timbrell. She graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1950, and on Sept. 9, 1950, she married John Robert Price in Hood River. The couple lived in Vancouver, Kennewick and Tacoma, Wash., and St. Helens, Astoria and Aloha. She graduated from

Silva, Larie Lola Patterson – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Larie Lola Patterson Silva, 67, of Aloha and formerly of Summerville, died Aug. 9 at the Hillsboro Rehab and Specialty Care Center. A graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Summerville Cemetery. Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives of Forest Grove is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Silva was born May 4, 1939, in Sisters to Willis and Lorraine Patterson. They moved to Imbler, where she grew up, attended school and graduated in 1957. She enjoyed sports and was very athletic. She attended college in La Grande, then moved with her parents to Portland, where she

Bruch, Georgeanna Marie – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Georgeanna Marie Bruch, 89, of Hillsboro and formerly of La Grande died Aug. 4. A memorial service was held today in Hillsboro. Burial at Fir Lawn Cemetery in Hillsboro will be private. Fir Lawn Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bruch was born Nov. 19, 1916, to George E. and Marie Keller Lockwood in Riverside. She attended school in La Grande and graduated from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Spokane in 1940. On Jan. 24, 1943, she married Robert H. Bruch. The lived in Yreka, Calif., and Hillsboro before moving to Woodburn, and more recently

Noble, Loretta Susan – Obituary

Cove, Oregon Loretta Susan Noble, 85, of Beaverton and formerly of Cove, died Aug. 2 in Hillsboro. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. Burial will follow at the Cove Cemetery. Viewing will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Mrs. Noble was born April 11, 1921, near Cassville, Mo. to George and Lula Stansberry Craft. She attended one year of high school before she began working. During World War II she worked for Boeing in Wichita, Kan. On Sept. 25, 1943, she married Harold Clifton

Fallow, Bob – Obituary

Longtime La Grande Businessman Dies At 84 La Grande has lost one of its brightest, a man who will forever be linked to the economic development of this community. Bob Fallow, 84, died Nov. 2 in Tualatin. A service will start at 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. Private burial will be at the Grandview Cemetery. Fallow was born in Imbler April 2, 1922, and lived in Union County most of his life. He graduated from La Grande High School in 1940 and later attended what is now Eastern Oregon University. He served in the

Lilly, Doris May – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Doris May Lilly, 89, died April 2 at her home in Summerville. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11206 McAlister, in Island City. Dedication of the grave and burial will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Viewing will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley and from 9 to 10 a.m. before the service Friday at the Island City LDS Church. Mrs. Lilly was born March 22, 1918, to Charles Oliver and Adelia E. (Rogers) Sanderson in Cambridge, Idaho. As

Homan, Steven Warren – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Steven Warren Homan, 52, of Echo and formerly of Elgin, Enterprise and La Grande, died April 13 at his home in Echo. Services will begin at 2 p.m. April 26 at the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Island City. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Steven was born June 26, 1955, to Arthur Warren and Janet (Moys) Homan in Enterprise. He was raised and educated in Enterprise. After high school, he was a police officer in Enterprise, Elgin, La Grande, Hillsboro and Boulder, Colo., county sheriff’s departments. He moved from La Grande to Blackfoot, Idaho,