Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Vic Crow Passes Away At Local Hospital
Victor M. Crow, a rancher who lived near Enterprise and who was a native of Wallowa County, passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 1975 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
He was the son of Michael and Jennie Crow and was born at Lostine on Aug. 30, 1918. On April 11, 1971 he was married at Lostine to Ariss J. Englund. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Joseph United Methodist Church, Standley Lodge 113 AF & AM of Wallowa, Baker Consistory of the Scottish Rite, BPOE 1829 of Enterprise, Hurricane Creek Grange, the Oregon State Grange, and American Legion Post 18 of Enterprise.
Survivors include his wife, Ariss at the ranch home; a daughter Mrs. Bryan (Lou Ann) Wolfe of Hermiston; a son, Philip Crow of LaCrosse, Wash.; two brothers, Melvin E. Crow and L. Warner Crow of Lostine; one sister, Mrs. Corda (Martha) Locke of Lostine; and five grandchildren.
Memorial services, conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home, were yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at the Joseph Methodist Church, with the R. E. Hefty and the Rev. Wm. B. Watson officiating. Gail Swart was organist and a quartet – Malcolm Dawson, Floyd Kennedy, Clifford Collinsworth and Don Swart – sang “How Great Thou Art” and “Deep River”.
Honorary pallbearers were the many friends of the deceased, and casket bearers were Dan Mosee, Dan Stein, Bob Swisher, John Freels, LeRoy Childers, Eugene Zacharias, Kenneth Stein and Jim Cheatham. Masonic Committal services were by Standley Lodge #113 AF & AM, and interment was in the Lostine Cemetery.
Those who wish may contribute to the memorial fund of the Joseph United Methodist Church or a charity of their choice in care of Bollman Funeral Home.
Wallowa County Chieftain Thursday, October 30, 1975 Front Page
Contributed by: Tom Childers