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Hess, Farrell – Obituary

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Many people attended the last rites for Farrell Hess at Union, Monday, where the body of the young man was taken for burial. Services were held at the L.D.S. church, and the building could not accommodate the crowd that wished to pay its last respects to the young an. All members of the Hess family were present at the funeral ceremonies. After the church services, the Knights of Pythias, held another services at the cemetery, the deceased having been a member of that body.

Farrell Hess was found dead at Woodland, Wash., near the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Hess, last Saturday, with a small calibre gun by his side, and his untimely death is mourned by a host of friends in this city, at Union, La Grande, and Corvallis.

Farrell Hess was born at Rexburg, Idaho, in September, 1899. He attended school at Union and North Powder, being a graduate of the local high school. He was in his third year of studies at the Oregon Agricultural College at Corvallis.

He was well liked by all who know him, and made scores of friends wherever he located. His parents and family have the sympathy of the local community in their sad bereavement.

North Powder News
Saturday, February 28, 1925

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