Baker, Dec. 29, 1930–Henry Wicks, 85, died in St. Elizabeth’s hospital Sunday night at 10 o’clock from the effects of a paralytic stroke. He was taken to the hospital Saturday.
Mr. Wicks was born in New York state July 12, 1854. He moved to Baker county about 60 years ago and operated a ranch in the upper Burnt river section for many years, retiring 15 years ago. Mr. Wicks, a member of Co. C 146th New York Infantry during the Civil war, was a member of the G. A. R. post in Baker.
The deceased is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jeff Phillips of Haines, and three sons, James and Hiram Wicks, both farmers in the Wingville section, and Jasper Wicks of Missouri.
The body is at the Baker Funeral Home. Services have not been arranged. Interment will be in Mt. Hope cemetery.
North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly Jan 2, 1931
Transcribed by Charlotte Carper