Wirth, Lloyd – Obituary

Lloyd Wirth Was Meat Cutter Here

Funeral services for Lloyd James Wirth 75, 2775 Main St. longtime Baker and Baker County resident were conducted Wednesday Feb. 11, at Gray’s West and Co. Pioneer Chapel.

Rev. Orville Mick of First Christian Church officiated and Baker Masonic Lodge No. 47 A.F. & A.M. participated at graveside. Interment was in the Masonic Park at Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Baker Veterans Organizations participated by conducting graveside honors.

Mr. Wirth was born Sept. 5, 1894 at Silverton, Oregon the son of Alonzo S. and Hattie Dunnels Wirth. he attended schools both in Tualatin, Oregon and at Medical Springs, and he served in the United States Army during W.W.I.

Mr. Wirth was with the Forest Service for many years and worked in the ship yards at Portland during WWII. He later worked for Collins Pondosa Lumber Co. and was a meat cutter in Baker for many years.

He was married to his wife, Alice Robertson Wirth in Silverton, Oregon on Dec. 12, 1954. He has been retired for the past several years.

He passed away Sunday evening at St. Elizabeth Hospital after an extended illness.

He is survived by his wife, Alice; one son, Norman L. Wirth of New Orleans, LA., one daughter, Avis A. Corley of Baker; two step-sons, Donald France of La Crescenta, CA., and Robert France of Portland, Oregon; three brothers, Joe H. Wirth and George M. Wirth both of Medical Springs and Bert D. Wirth of New bridge; two sisters, Vera Harrison of Chase, B.C. and Leta Johnson of Keating, ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Dan D. Wirth who was killed in France during WWII.

He was a member of the Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge No. 47 A.F. & A.M., Medical Springs Grange No. 427, the Veterans of WWI Barracks No. 78, and he was Past Patron of Esther Chapter No. 11 Order of the Eastern Star.

Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, Feb. 12, 1970 page 4
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor



White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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