Biography of John B. Thatcher

John B. Thatcher, assessor and tax collector of Bannock county, and the owner of a valuable ranch on Bear river, where he carries on general farming and stock-raising, was born in Clark county, Ohio, October 22, 1834, being of English and German descent. At an early epoch in the history of Virginia, his ancestors, having



Biography of William T. Reeves

William T. Reeves, a prominent lawyer of Idaho, residing at Pocatello, was born at Kinkleville, Kentucky, January 21, 1855, and is of Scotch-Irish ancestry, a combination which everywhere and always produces good citizens and has given to America many of her best and greatest men. George Reeves, Mr. Reeves paternal grandfather, emigrated from Ireland and



Biography of James H. Bean, M. D.

James H. Bean, M. D., has attained a distinctive position in connection with the medical fraternity of southern Idaho, and is now successfully engaged in practicing in Pocatello, where he also conducts a drug store. Realizing the importance of the profession, he has carefully prepared himself for his chosen life work, and spares no effort



Bower, Helen Marie – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Helen Marie Bower, 86, of Hilgard died Nov. 19 at a local care center. A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in La Grande. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Bower was born Oct. 8, 1919, to Paul and Elsie Rudger Marti



Scoubes, Ronald Dave – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Ronald Dave Scoubes, 91, of Elgin, died June 2 at his home. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m., Wednesday June 7 at the Elgin Christian Church. Burial was at the Island City Cemetery. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Scoubes was born July 18, 1914, to David and



Holt, James – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon James Holt, 58, of La Grande, died April 5 after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Place, 62846 Philynda Loop, near Buchanan and McAlister. Arrangements are under the direction of Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Known as Jess, he was born Aug.



Lilly, Doris May – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Doris May Lilly, 89, died April 2 at her home in Summerville. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11206 McAlister, in Island City. Dedication of the grave and burial will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Viewing will be available from 4



Schreiner, Deveron Willis – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Deveron Willis Schreiner, 38, of La Grande, died unexpectedly in Pendleton Thursday. A memorial service will be held at Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory Monday at 10 a.m., with burial to follow at Island City Cemetery. A full obituary will follow later. The Observer – June 28, 2008 Fowler, Oscar Ernest Union



Kiilsgaard, Marco – Obituary

Marco Kiilsgaard, 84, died April 12, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Care Center after a long illness. Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop David Richards will preside and Dick Hindman will conduct the service. Marco was born on Oct. 13,



Mitchell, Eloise Albrecht Mrs. – Obituary

Eloise (Albrecht) Mitchell, 82, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 28, 2005, after a brief struggle with a blood disorder. Informal services will take place in September at her daughter Victoria’s home in Martinez, Calif. Eloise was born Oct. 6, 1922, at Pocatello, Idaho. When she was a young girl her family moved to



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