Wallowa County Man Stricken
Leander Roy Cussins, 86, a retired farmer and sheepherder, and resident of Wallowa County for the past 73 years, died at his home near Lostine last Sunday.
Graveside services were held today at 11 a.m. in the Lostine cemetery with the Rev. A .L. Kintner officiating.
Mr. Cussins was born in Beatrice, Neb., the son of Samuel J. and Elizabeth Cussins. He had never married.
Survivors include a brother, Arthur Cussins, and a sister, Mrs. Odelia Jacobs, both of Enterprise, Roy, Eugene and Irvin Gastin of Wallowa, are among the nephews and Mrs. Sylvia Bales of Enterprise is a niece. A sister Mrs. Kate Gastin died Sept. 2.
Source: A Wallowa County Newspaper, November 12, 1961
Contributed by: Dixie Ricker