Baker City, Oregon
Kurt M. Oldland, 22, of Central Point, who spent time in Baker City with his aunt Sylva Zimmerman, died May 6, 2004, in a motorcycle accident at Central Point.
His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford. There will be a reception afterward.
Kurt was born on May 27, 1981, at Medford to Jim and Linda Oldland. He attended Central Point schools and Rogue Valley Community College.
He was an enthusiastic history buff and loved geography. He represented Rogue Valley three times at the state Geography Bee.
He appreciated cars and building models and enjoyed science fiction. He and his dad enjoyed camping and fishing together on the Rogue and Deschutes rivers. He was a loving son and a good friend to many.
Survivors include his father, Jim L. Oldland and his wife, Susan Oldland; his mother, Linda J. Oldland; brothers, Lynn and Jerome; grandmothers, Frances Oldland and Dorothy Stephenson; an uncle, Gary Ray; aunts, Bethany McGuire and Sylva Zimmerman; cousins, Jaemi Howard, Steve Howard, Savannah Ray, Kiara Taylor and Logan Taylor; and many good friends.
He was preceded in death by his aunt, Kristen Oldland; and his grandfather, Len Oldland.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Compassionate Ministries, First Church of the Nazarene at Medford.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 14, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor