Baker City, Oregon
Herbert S. Crowell, 80, of Baker City, died April 27, 2002, at Settlers’ Park.
At his request, there will be no funeral.
He was born on May 27, 1921, to Fred and Mabel Mills Crowell.
He served in World War II in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre and served in Sicily-Naples, Foggia-Rome Arno, South France Rhineland and Central Europe.
Mr. Crowell received several decorations and a Purple Heart. Upon his return, he worked in the steel mines of northern Minnesota until 1975 when he moved to Oregon to become a commercial fisherman and a contractor.
In 1994, he retired to Baker City where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, the mountains, dancing the two-step, telling stories and playing pool at the senior center with his friends.
Survivors include his first wife, Elizabeth Crowell, and his second wife, Margie Pierce Crowell, both of Baker City; a daughter, Connie, and her husband, Craig Sundblad, of Baker City; four sons, Ronnie of Irrigon, Terry and his wife, Myra, of Green River, Wyo., Thomas and his wife, Connie, of Boise, and Peter of Baker City; and 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 10, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor