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
North Powder, Union County, Oregon Louis H. Simonis, 84, a resident of North Powder, died early Saturday morning in St. Joseph’s Hospital, La Grande. Mr. Simonis, a pioneer resident of the North Powder country, was born April 7, 1874 in Rosholt, Wis. He moved with his parents to North Powder as a small child and had lived there since. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Catholic church. Mr. Simonis has no immediate family, but is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Rosary for Mr. Simonis will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at West
Russell Simonis, 48, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sept. 10. There will be a graveside memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Powder Cemetery. Mr. Simonis was born June 11, 1958, to Vernon and Earlene Baker Simonis and spent his early years in North Powder. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Stone Simonis of Las Vegas; siblings, Ricky of North Powder, Rodney of New Plymouth, Idaho, Gary of Las Vegas and Marrsue; and uncle, Elvin Simonis of North Powder. The Observer, Obituaries for the week ending Nov. 25, 2006, Published: November 25, 2006.
3 Inches Snow Fall, Richland Not Enough for Sleighing; Funeral Held for Child Funeral services was held at the Christian church Thursday at 2 p.m. for Arthur Verdell Simonis, the nine months old son of Mr. And Mrs. Alex E. Simmonis [Simonis]. Rex. Earl Miller pastor of the Christian church officiated. The child had been ill three weeks with Pneumonia and passed away at St. Elizabeth’s hospital Tuesday evening. He had been taken there Monday for medical treatment. Interment was in the Eagle valley cemetery. The Baker Democrat Herald; Baker OR; Tuesday, December 22, 1936; Page 6.
Eagle Valley Native Dies Charles Edward (Ed) Simonis, a native son of Eagle valley, died Thursday afternoon. He was 78 years old. Simonis was born in Richland February 3, 1978 . He had lived his entire life in Eagle valley where he was a rancher. He married Stella Derrick in Richland, May 8, 1911. She survives him. Also surviving are a son, Ellis Edward, Salt Lake City; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Cropp, Baker, and Mrs. Ella Kirby, Durkee; three brothers, Lee, Louis and Alex all of Baker; a granddaughter, Karen Simonis, Salt Lake City, and several nieces and nephews. He
Ernest James Simonis, 87, a lifetime resident of North powder, died Saturday at his home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Grays’ West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. Gary Pall and Laura Falkner will officiate. Vault interment will follow at the North Powder Cemetery. Mr. Simonis was born July 11, 1896, in North Powder to Wolf Creek pioneers Matt and Matilda Harrison Simonis. He attended school at Wolf Creek and married O’Lena Johnson in La Grande on Oct. 29, 1917. He worked on the railroad and farmed. He was a member of the Disabled Veterans of World
Eagle Valley Farmer, Dies Frederick Simonis, 80, Richland, died Saturday at 1623 Eldon Street in Baker. He had been ill for many months. Mr. Simonis was born March 18, 1866 at Stevens Point, Wis. For many years he engaged in farming in Eagle valley, Baker county. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge. Surviving are three sons, Elmer, Clayton and Obie Simonis, all of Richland; a daughter, Mrs. John Densley of Richland; five brothers, Joe, Alex and Ed Simonis of Richland; Louis and Lee Simonis of Baker; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Cropp of Baker and Mrs. Ella
Mrs. Louis Simonis, 76, died early Saturday morning at her home in Baker. Ida J. Simonis was born July 29, 1869 at Umatilla. She was married to Louis L. Simonis in 1888 at Weiser, Ida., and they made their home in Eagle Valley until 1937 when they moved to Baker. Mrs. Simonis is survived by her widower; two sons, George of Wapato, Wash., and Otis of Woodland, Wash.; three daughters Mrs. Mary Wilson of Weiser, Mrs. Arta Trickel of Baker and Mrs. Belle Johnson of Robinette; a sister, Mrs. Nora Rice of Imnaha, Ore.; two brothers John D. Simmons of
Death claimed Mrs. Jake Simonis Monday in Baker where she had been taken to the hospital. Mrs. Simonis leaves beside her husband and two year old daughter, an infant daughter who is still being cared for in the hospital. Miss Blokland of Haines conducted the funeral services and interment was in the North Powder cemetery Wednesday. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, March 10, 1928
Joseph Henry Simonis, 79, of Richland, died there Sunday afternoon. Mr. Simonis was born March 21, 1874, at Stevens Point, Wis. He came to Baker county when he was six months old and had lived in the area since. Mr. Simonis was a blacksmith and miner by profession. He was a member of the Catholic church. Mr. Simonis is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ella Kirby, Durkee, and Mrs. Anna Cropp, Baker. Four brothers, Louis and Leander, Baker, and Alex and Ed, Richland, also survive him, as do several nieces and nephews. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.