Rea, George Whitefield – Obituary

George Whitefield Rea was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 7, 1839. He was early thrown upon his own responsibility by his mother’s death. When the Civil War broke out, Mr. Rea was desirous of enlisting, but as he was in the railroad service when he was needed in the transportation of troops and supplies, he



Hausauer, Clarence C. “Chuck” – Obituary

Clarence C. “Chuck” Hausauer, 84, a longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 7, 2005, at his home with his family at his side. A private family graveside service for Mr. Hausauer will be Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Nathaniel Neff of Apostolic Lighthouse will officiate. Chuck was born Oct. 8, 1920, at Drake, N.D.,



Monpas, Leona R. Lunderville Mrs. – Obituary

Leona R. Monpas, 83, of Baker City, died Feb. 10, 2005, at her home. Her graveside funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Ralph Holcomb will officiate. Visitations will be held today until 7 p.m. at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Leona Rica Monpas was born June 18, 1921,



Shook, Mary Annette Leback Mrs. – Obituary

Mary Annette Shook, 79, a former Halfway resident, died Dec. 28, 2004, at Pomeroy, Wash., after a year of declining health. Her memorial service will be scheduled this spring to allow distant relatives to attend. Mary was born May 28, 1925, at Chinook, Wash. She grew up in Astoria, graduated from Oregon State University in



Carlile, Dale Robert – Obituary

Durkee, Oregon Dale Robert Carlile, 63, died Jan. 9, 2004, at his home in Durkee. At Dale’s request, there will be no services. Dale was born May 10, 1940, at Kelso, Wash., to Harry Carlile and Frieda Valentine Carlile. He attended school at Kelso/Longview where he loved playing football. After graduating from high school, Dale



Hylton, Glen L. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Glen L. Hylton, 78, of Baker City died Saturday, January 24, 2004 at St. Elizabeth Care Center. His memorial service will be announced at a later date. Mr. Hylton was born on December 3, 1925 in Enterprise, Oregon to Alex and Susie (Wakefield) Hylton. He was raised in LaGrande attending school in



Mitchell, Dorothy Margaret Schoenbaechler Mrs. – Obituary

Dorothy Margaret Mitchell was born Feb. 28, 1908, at Astoria to August “Gus” and Jeannette “Nettie” (Lawrence) Schoenbaechler. She died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston at the age of 95. Dorothy was raised in Baker City and graduated from high school there. She was a resident of the Hermiston



Biography of Col. John Colgate Bell

COL. JOHN COLGATE BELL. – Colonel Bell, enjoying a wide reputation from Southern Oregon to Idaho, and back again to the Pacific seashore throughout the state in which he has successively lived and made a multitude of personal acquaintances, merits a special recognition on account of his public services in official relations and in the



Biography of James Birnie

JAMES BIRNIE. – Mr. Birnie was a Scotchman by birth. He was born at Paisley, county Renfrew, Scotland, in the year 1800. In 1816 the ambitious lad left his native health and emigrated to Montreal, Canada. Here, under the tutelage of a Catholic priest, he studied the French language for about two years, at the



Miller, Wayne Dale “Lucky” – Obituary

Richland, Oregon Wayne Dale “Lucky” Miller, 76, of Richland, died April 15, 2003, at his home. A Celebration of Life in his honor will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Richland Christian Church. Gordon Bond will officiate. Lucky was born Sept. 22, 1926, at Martin County, Minn., to Jay Desmond and Minnie Garrison Miller.



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