Location: Washoe County NV

Biography of Cassius H. Brown

It is very acceptable to have the privilege of giving in epitome the salient points of the career of the esteemed gentleman whose name is at the head of this article. Mr. Brown, familiarly known as Judge Brown is one of the pioneers of this County and has always been much interested in its welfare, prominent in politics, a leader in the advancement of the cause of education, a prominent citizen and property owner and a large hearted, genial, upright, capable, and talented American citizen. The birth of Cassius H. was on December 27, 1852, in a log cabin in

Biography of R. W. Berry

A leading representative of the commercial interests of Hailey is R. W. Berry, the well known proprietor of a hardware store. He is an enterprising and progressive business man, whose well directed efforts, sound judgment and capable management insure him success, and today he is numbered among the substantial and valued citizens of Blaine county. A native of Maine, he was born in Augusta, on the 25th of March 1842 and is of Scotch lineage. His father, Arthur W. Berry, was born in Maine and married Miss Lucretia Jane Marble, also a native of the Pine Tree state. The father

Biography of Peter Goyette

PETER GOYETTE.- Energetic and enterprising, the subject of this sketch has passed a life of marked activity in the various places where he has migrated, having been in Union county for one-third of a century in which time he has been one of the most successful of its army of agriculturists and stockmen. Mr. Goyette is possessed of all the fervor of the Gallic nature with its vividness and practical powers of accomplishment, and although not native born, has like so many of that noted race, made a most commendable record for patriotism and stability in stanch support of the

Yocom, Ward Alva – Obituary

Ward Alva Yocom, 80, died Wednesday [October 27, 1982] in a Reno hospital. A native of Ellensburg, Wash., he was born June 28, 1902. He served in the Army during World War II. From 1951 to 1964, he lived in Port Orchard, Wash., with his family. He was an electrician for I.B.E.W. in Seattle, Wash., traveling extensively throughout the U.S. In 1964 he moved to Reno, though he continued to travel. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy, and daughter, Judy Zuppan, both of Reno; son, Bruce Lantz of Yelm, Wash.; daughters, Bonnie Younghans of Sparks, and Vickie Perdue of Fallon; and

Brown, Fred – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Fred Billings Brown, 76, died of cancer, on Sunday, Nov. 7, 1993, at his residence in Battle Mountain, Nevada. A native of Enterprise, he was born Sept. 13, 1917, the son of Fred and Grace Elizabeth (Humpherys) Brown. He was educated in Baker City and worked as a mechanic and truck owner/operator. In 1958 he started to work for Reno Truck Service until he was forced to retire because of ill health. He moved to Reno in 1955 and worked for McCloud Trucking of Reno and then established his own trucking company, moving to Battle Mountain

Wilks, Ella Mae – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa Couty, Oregon Ella Mae Wilks, 67, died on April 7, 2005, at her daughter’s home in Sparks, Nev., after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born on Nov. 25, 1937, in Enterprise to Glenn and Louisa Sanday. Mrs. Wilks went to school in Flora and married Jay Wilks in 1954. After leaving the county for some time, they returned and resided mostly in Lostine until Mr. Wilks died in 1998. Mrs. Wilks then lived in Enterprise until 2004 when she moved to Sparks to live with her daughter and family. Mrs. Wilks worked as a cook

Baremore, Jack Lee – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Jack Lee Baremore, 67, died on April 18, 2005, in Reno, Nev., due to unexpected natural causes. A celebration of life will be held at 10a.m. on April 22 at The Valley Fellowship, 507 Palmer in La Grande. A graveside service will follow at the Wallowa Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Viewing will be held on April 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Loveland’s Funeral Chapel, 1508 4th Street, La Grande. A complete obituary will be published on a later date. The Chieftain, Obituaries, Thursday, April 21, 2005 Jack Lee Baremore, 67, of Union died suddenly April 18

Arnoldus, Vivian Dorene – Obituary

Imbler, Oregon Vivian Dorene Arnoldus, 91, of Imbler died Nov. 28 at her home. A funeral service is planned for 1 p.m. Monday at Loveland Funeral Chapel. Viewings will be conducted from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and before the service, from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Arnoldus was born Feb. 11, 1915, to Sterling Price and Maude Abel Literal in Dayton, Wash., where she attended school. She married Armond James Arnoldus on March 26, 1942, in Portland. Her husband worked at Commercial Iron Works as an electrician. The couple lived in Hermiston before settling on a farm in

Mills, Robert E. – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Robert E. Mills, known as Bob, 26, of Weston and formerly of Summerville, died Nov. 26 at the St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 2 at the Weston-McEwen High School gym in Athena with Pastor Quinton Kimbrow of the Wesley and Weston United Methodist Church officiating. Concluding services and interment will be at the Weston Cemetery. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the Weston Memorial Hall immediately following the graveside service. Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to

Maxwell, Nancy Ann Hand Mrs. – Obituary

Nancy Maxwell Dies, Christmas Spent 52 years on Muddy Creek Farm Muddy Creek–(special)–Mrs. Nancy Ann Maxwell passed away Christmas morning at her home here. Mrs. Maxwell was born in 1867 in Effingham County, Illinois. She moved first to Reno, Nevada and then to Fort Bidwell, Calif., before coming to Oregon by wagon train in 1880. Mrs. Maxwell was married to J.O. Maxwell January 20, 1886, fifty two years ago they moved to the ranch where she passed away. J. O. Maxwell died May 9, 1917. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Baptist church and of the Rebekah lodge of