Sylvia M. Bales, 94, of Imnaha, died Aug. 15, 2004. Services will be held Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Enterprise Cemetery.
A full obituary will be published at a later date.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, August 19, 2004
Sylvia Bales, 94, of Imnaha, died Aug. 15 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 19, 1910, to Tom and Odelia Jacob on Joseph Creek.
She married John Bales Sept. 17, 1928. They lived most of their lives on different ranches in Wallowa County, the last years on the Imnaha.
After John’s death, she moved to Alpine House in Joseph. She is remembered for her adventurous spirit and many stories.
Survivors include daughter Vivian Strickland of Joseph, grandson Bill Strickland and family of Joseph, granddaughter Kathy Athanas and family of The Dalles; eight grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John.
Graveside services were held Aug. 21 at Enterprise Cemetery.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, August 26, 2004