North Powder, Union County, Oregon
James Simonis, 85, Passes Here; Was Early Settler
James Marion Simonis, 85, died yesterday at the hospital here.
Rosary will be read Friday night at 8 p.m. at Baker funeral Home and mass will be read at 10 o’clock Saturday morning at St. Francis cathedral, Rev. O’Brien officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hope cemetery.
Mr. Simonis was born November 22, 1857, at Stevens Point, Wis. He came to Eagle Valley when quite young, moved to the North Powder section when about 20 years of age. He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. George T. Harrison and Mrs. Racy Nice; four brothers, Matts, Jake, John and Louis Simonis, all of North Powder.
The Record Courier; Baker City OR;
Thursday, May 20, 1943.