Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Edward J. Clemens of Wallowa died Feb. 25, 1982, at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Walla Walla, where he had been a patient for a short time.
Born in Wallowa on January 25, 1916, he was the son of James and Pearl Lee (Williams) Clemens.
He was a Worls War II veteran having served in the Army. A mill worker for the U.S. Forest Service, he was also a member of the American Legion, Kruse Post #72 of Wallowa
Clemens loved fishing and all sports, and as a youth had been offered two college scholarships in baseball.
Survivors include his brother Ronald of Vallejo, California; sisters Hattie Short of Seattle and Frances Bellamy of Portland; nieces and nephews and his good friend Helen Wilson of Wallowa.
Services were February 27, in the Bollman chapel with Lester Wells officiating. Private internment was in Bramlet Cemetery at Wallowa.
Bollman Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon March 4, 1982 Page 7 Contributed by Sue Wells