William “Bill” Ellenberger, 82, Pendleton died Saturday [January 12] at Delamarter Care Center. Funeral will be 10 a.m., Tuesday at Folsom-Bishop Funeral Chapel with interment in Olney Cemetery, Pendleton.
Ellenberger was a life-time resident of Umatilla County. He was born Oct. 1, 1897 in Pilot Rock. He was married to the former Grace Spencer who died in 1967. Ellenberger farmed in the Pilot Rock area for many years, then owned the Trailer Park in Pilot Rock.
Survivors include a half-brother, Milton Perry, Pendleton; half-sisters, Helena Parker, Milton, Wash. and Doris Delquest, Tacoma, Wash. There are several nieces and nephews.
East Oregonian, January 14, 1980
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman