Funeral services for Victor H. Saunders, 78, 2350 Ash St., will be conducted Monday, June 21, at 2 p.m. in the Langrell Mortuary chapel with Pastor Marvin Carr of the first Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery with Baker Veterans Service Organizations conducting graveside honors.
Mr. Saunders was born in Baker Sept. 19, 1897 to Samuel Saunders and Lou Della Morse Saunders. In 1917 he was one of the first men from Baker County to enlist in the Army. He was married to Thelma Hazel Black in Baker on June 13, 1925.
He was a long-time Baker County resident where he engaged in ranching and had also ranched in Malheur County.
Surviving are his wife, Thelma; nephew, Kelvin Tupper who he reared; son, Harvey v. Saunders, Pocatello, Idaho; daughters, Della of Baker; Juanita Gleason, The Dalles;, Wilma Cortabitarte, Boise;, Rachel Traxtle, Springfield, Ore.; brother, Dogan Saunders, Columbus, Mont., seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The Baker Democrat Herald; Baker City OR;
Friday, June 18, 1976; Page 2.