Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Death Claims Enterprise Jeweler, Larry Brice
Lawrence I. (Larry) Brice, 63, passed away at Wallowa Memorial Hospital October 3, after being a patient for eight days. He had been in failing health approximately three years.
He had lived in Enterprise for 61/2 years where he and his wife were owners of the Brice’s Jewelry store. Born June 15, 1913 in Putnam County, Missouri, the son of Fred and Sylvia Brice. He married Eloise Thomas June 16, 1936 at Glascow, Montana. He was a jeweler by occupation and was a member of the American Watch Makers Institute, Retail Jewelers of America and Oregon, he had been a member of the Enterprise Lions, Mason and Shriner’s, Elks and Moose.
He is survived by his wife, Eloise, at the Enterprise home; one son. Larry Thomas Brice, MD, of Vancouver, Wash.; two sisters, Mrs. Lloyd (Ida) Rash, Wenatchee, Wash, and Mrs. Erwin (Jewel) Roeser of Beulah, N. Dakota; brother, Clinton Brice, Dorena, Ore.; grandchildren, Lawrence Jonathon and Gretchen Delora Brice of Vancouver.
Services were held Wednesday, October 6, at the Bollman Chapel at 2 p.m. with J. Maynard Norvell officiating. Organist was Jeannette Powers. Casket bearers were Don Brockett, Jim Trullinger, Delbert Pratt, Pierre Beaudoin, Cliff Collingsworth and Cecil Best. Internment was in the Enterprise cemetery.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, October 7, 1976 Page 10.
Contributed by: Sue Wells