Hulburd, Florence Cookie – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Cookie Hulburd Services Held

Memorial services for Florence Hulburd were held Saturday, September 13, 1975 at the United Methodist Church in Madras. “Cookie”, as she was affectionately known, passed away after a prolonged illness at the Mountain View Hospital in Madras. Florence Auzetta Wart was born September 20, 1907 in Baker, Oregon to Louis and Florence Wart.

As a youngster she moved with her family to Enterprise where she attended all of her school years, graduating from Enterprise High School in 1927. She married Lee Hulburd September 29, 1928 in Enterprise. They farmed in this area until moving to Madras in 1949.

Mrs. Huburd was employed for many years by Jefferson County, first in the assessor’s office, and then served as the first secretary to the county court. She worked for three county judges during this time, until her retirement at the age of 55.

Loving survivors include her husband, Lee, of Madras; three daughters, Mae Stein of Portland, Phyllis Kollen and Jean Green of Madras; eight grandchildren; John Stein and Donna Kollen of Portland, Aleta Melville of Enterprise, Jim and Norma Kollen, Mike, Tom and Patti Green, all of Madras, nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, W.L. Wart of San Diego and William J. Wart of Athena; and a host of friends.

She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Jefferson County Republican Women, Thea Rho Advisor, a long-time active member of the United Methodist Church, Charter member of the United Methodist women; Alder Slope, Wallowa and Liberty Granges; a 15-year 4-H club leader in Wallowa County, and member of the Hospital Auxiliary.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. View Hospital Auxiliary or the Heart Fund.

Wallowa County Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday September 18, 1975

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