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Hayes, Connie Rae DuPree Mrs. – Obituary

Connie Rae Hayes, 46, of Durkee, May 26, 2005, at her home. Her graveside service will be at 9 a.m. PDT (10 a.m. MDT) Wednesday at the Cambridge Cemetery in Cambridge, Idaho. There will be a celebration of life service at 2 p.m. PDT at the Durkee Grange Hall in Durkee. Connie was born on Aug. 5, 1958, at Council, Idaho, to Don Howard and Lois Lawson DuPree. She was educated at Council, New Meadows and Kooskie, Idaho. When she was 9, the family moved to Seattle, Wash., and then to Vancouver, Wash., where Connie remained for several years. Connie had worked as a waitress, worked in nursing homes and was a bingo caller at the Moose Lodge, which she really enjoyed. At the age of 20, Connie had twin girls, Amie and Kassie. Four years later, she had a son Adam. She moved to Virginia Beach for a short time, returning to Cambridge, Idaho, to be near her family. Connie met her husband, Gary, on a blind date, having dinner at the Yacht Club in McCall, Idaho. They immediately clicked and were married on May 22, 1997 at Baker City. After their marriage, they traveled following Gary’s work in construction. They returned to Durkee in September 1998 where Connie worked at the Wagon Wheel cafe and as a postal clerk in Durkee. Connie loved to play bingo and would look up a bingo place wherever they were. She liked to cook and thoroughly enjoyed a great bargain at garage sales. She could out-fish her husband, winning quarters for the “first, most and biggest fish” from many family members....

Smith, Albert – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Albert Smith, 85, of Baker City, died Feb. 13, 2004, at the Boise Veterans Hospital. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mr. Lynn Shumway will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by the Oregon Army National Guard. Private interment will be at the Summerville Cemetery in Summerville. Albert was born at Cambridge, Idaho, in 1918 and worked on the farm until he finished school. He then worked for a neighbor tending cattle at New Meadows, Idaho, for three years. In the spring of 1942, he joined the U.S. Army Air Force and was stationed at Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, Texas. It was there that he married his wife, Lorene. The family spent years at Hereford, where he worked for 33 years logging. He trapped in the winter months and always enjoyed hunting and fishing. In 1989, he was widowed, so he moved to Baker City. It was there that he met and married Marjorie Thomason in 1996. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, and her family, and his two children, Donna and Bill Hern of Port Orchard, Wash.; his son, Marion, and his wife, Dale, of La Grande; four grandchildren, Julie, Brian, Debbie, and Tammy; and numerous great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothea Cook of Wenatchee, Wash., and Donna Baer of Fruitland, Idaho. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh-day Adventist Church through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 20, 2004 Transcribed by: Belva...

Torrey-Grimes, Beverley Randall Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Beverley Torrey-Grimes, 74, of Mesa, Ariz., and a former longtime Baker City resident who returned often to visit relatives and friends, died Dec. 16, 2003, at the Banner Hospice House. A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, April 27, 2004, 11:30 a.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel with Bishop John McMurdie of the Scottsdale, Ariz., LDS Church officiating. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City. Beverly was born April 21, 1929, at Pocatello, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late Lester Randall and Jessie Armstrong-Randall. She was the wife of the late Charles Grimes. She was a homemaker and a dental assistant for many years. She was a Baker High School graduate and had traveled to Europe and lived in Spain and France. She lived in many different places in the United States, including her hometown of Baker City, She enjoyed many different hobbies including ceramics and her love of reading. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and greatly enjoyed the visits from her ward teachers. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Grace and her husband, Jerry, of Walkersville, Md., and Paula Barlet and her husband, Russ, of Mesa, Ariz.; two sisters, Lola Jack and her husband, Robert, of Baker City, and Norma Cartwright and Gail Gardner of Medford; two grandchildren, Anthony Grace and Tina Grace; and five great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Rachel Kirkpatrick, and Allie and Jared Grace, all of Walkersville, Md, and Ryan Grace of North Pole, Alaska; many nieces and nephews; and many friends she made over the years. She was preceded in...

Howland, Lawson A. – Obituary

Lawson A. Howland, 86, died Jan. 25, 2003, at the Weiser Rehabilitation and Care Center. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Cambridge, Idaho. Burial will be at Salubria Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel. Lawson was born and raised in Cambridge, Idaho. He attended grade school and high school in Cambridge and graduated in 1934. He lived with his parents on the family farm along Pine Creek about four miles northwest of the city. He was very active in sports throughout his childhood, competing in basketball, football, and boxing. The majority of his time during his school years was spent helping with the family farm operation. His father raised purebred Suffolk sheep and Lawson was very involved in all aspects of the business. Throughout his high school years he spent a good deal of time herding the bands of sheep in the mountains and foothills north of town. He was an accomplished sheep shearer and trimmer. Working on the shearing crews took him to the Salmon River and Snake River country, and to Montana as well as the local area in Washington County. A few days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Lawson enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. After his initial training, he was sent to Scott Field, Ill., where he graduated from the Field Radio Communications School in June of 1942. He was then transferred to Smyrna, Tenn., where he graduated from the Air Traffic Control Academy. He was transferred to Selman Field at Monroe, La., on Sept. 14, 1942,...

Bannock County, Idaho Cemetery Records

Idaho Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Idaho county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Bannock County Cemetery Records Hosted at Cemeteries of Bannock County, Idaho Arimo Cemetery Headstone of  Daniel B. Brewster Cambridge Cemetery Downey Cemetery Grant Ward Cemetery Harkness Cemetery Capt. Jefferson Hunt Cemetery Inkom Cemetery Lava Hot Springs Cemetery Mt. Moriah Cemetery Mountain View Cemetery Norton Cemetery Raymond Pierce Red Rock Pass Cemetery Restlawn Memorial Garden Cemetery Robin Cemetery Woodland Cemetery...

Robinson, Maj. Johnnie Grover – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Maj. Johnnie Grover Robinson, 83, a longtime Baker City resident of Baker City died April 5, 2003, at Valley View Retirement Center in Boise. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Baker City Salvation Army Church on Estes Street. Maj. Daniel Hudson of The Salvation Army Midland Divisional Headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., will conduct the service. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery Visitations for Major Robinson will be until 7 o’clock tonight at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Maj. Robinson was born on Sept. 12, 1919, at Fort Mill, S.C., a son of John and Flonnie Reed Yandle Robinson. He was raised at South Carolina and after his schooling served in the U.S. Marine Corps. While still serving in the Marine Corps he met his bride-to-be, Irene, and brought her to his church home: The Salvation Army at Rock Hill, S.C. They were married on June 27, 1944. Together, they felt God’s call on their lives to serve him as officers in The Salvation Army. They both attended The Salvation Army’s School for Officers Training in Atlanta, Ga., and were commissioned as lieutenants, and ordained as Salvation Army officers (ministers) on June 4, 1951. They served in the following appointments in the Southern Territory: Lubbock, Littlefield, Houston, Harlingen, Lufkin, Freeport and Texarkana, Texas. After transferring to the Western Territory in June of 1977, they served in Pocatello, Idaho and Baker City. Also during their length of service they had a great love for children, and because they saw the great need, shared their home and family and became foster...

Heward, Norma Anderson Mrs. – Obituary

Norma Heward, 79, of Pocatello, Idaho, and a former Baker City resident, died June 10, 2003, at her home after an extended illness. Her graveside memorial service for family and friends will be at 11 a.m. MDT Saturday, June 21, at Pocatello’s Mountain View Cemetery, section 51 east. The service will be directed by the Downard Hansen Funeral Home. Norma was born Dec. 25, 1923, at Roosevelt, Utah, the daughter of Nathaniel Edmund and Nellie Stoker Anderson. Her childhood years were spent in Utah, and she graduated from Richfield High School in 1942. She married Arthur L. Heward on Aug. 30, 1947, at Evanston, Wyo. During their early married life, they lived in many different locations in the Western United States while Art worked for the Morrison Knudsen Co. On Jan. 1, 1954, they moved to Baker City. Norma worked for the Leo Adler Magazine Co. until her retirement in 1971. She loved the quiet community of Baker City and enjoyed working in her home and yard. Some of her most enjoyable times were spent golfing and playing cards with friends at the Baker City Golf Course. In June of 2000, Norma and Art moved to Pocatello, Idaho, to be closer to their daughter and family. Norma was a devoted wife, and loving mother and grandmother. Survivors included her only daughter, JoLynn, and son-in-law, Jack Dunham. She loved being a grandmother and was so fond of her three grandchildren: Kristin McCandless of Denver, Kourtney Dunham of Pocatello, Idaho, and Ryan Dunham of Eureka, Calif. She has one surviving sister, Nell Livingston, of Moroni, Utah, as well as many nieces...

Davis, Glen J. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Glen J. Davis, 76, of Baker City, died Jan. 15, 2006, at his home. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop Allen Bingham will conduct. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Coles Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service at 12:30 p.m. MST at the Logan City Cemetery in Logan, Utah. Glen was born on May 20, 1929, at Logan, Utah. He was the son of Glen J. Davis and Olga Zilles Davis. He was the oldest son, followed by George Davis of Anchorage, Alaska; Marie Farnes of Ogden, Utah; Ronald Davis of Springville, Utah; Wayne Davis of Millville, Utah; and stepsister, Frances Kay Carlson of Ogden, Utah. At the age of 9, Glen was baptized at the Logan LDS Temple. He was a 1947 Logan High School graduate. While in high school, he was active in the R.O.T.C. After graduation, he enlisted in the army serving for three years. He served two additional years in the National Guard. Glen then found an orange-and- black Plymouth convertible he was fond of while working at Standard Oil in Pocatello, Idaho. In 1955, Glen married Elmoyne Hoge in the Logan Temple. Standard Oil transferred them to Bountiful, Utah. where they had Steve Davis, Glenda Smith, Rick Davis and Allen Davis. The company then transferred Glen to Baker City. Glen and Elmoyne then added Sandra to their family, making five children. The family then purchased property on Wingville Road to build a house, raise cattle, sheep, milk...

Allen, Norman “Norm” – Obituary

Norman “Norm” Allen, 86, of Baker City died Feb. 19, 2006, at Settler’s Park. At his request, there will be no service. In the spring his family will gather privately to celebrate his life and to scatter his ashes with his beloved wife’s. Norm was born on Jan. 26, 1920, at Smyrna Mills, Maine, to Thomas and Delia Allen. He was the 13th of 13 children. He attended school at Smyrna Mills and after graduating from high school enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Idaho and Washington. While in Idaho he met his life’s partner, Yvonne Love. They were married at Boise on June 21, 1942. After World War II and completion of his enlistment, he and Yvonne lived for a short time at Cambridge, Idaho, where he partnered with Yvonne’s brother, Archie Love, and started the Cambridge Telephone Co. They later moved to Smyrna Mills, but both missed the West terribly and moved back, settling at Boise. Norm went to work for Garrett Freightlines where he was employed for 22 years. Norm loved the mountains. He and Yvonne owned a cabin at Atlanta, Idaho, at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountains where, over the years, they spent many weekends and vacations. He loved hiking up to the high mountain streams and fishing with his family. In the fall of 1968 they sold their home at Boise and bought the Log Cabin Cafe at Sumpter. They found their heart’s “home” at Sumpter. They ran the Log Cabin Cafe for several years before retiring. At that time they pursued their hobby of placer mining, having several...

Heward, Arthur L. – Obituary

Arthur L. Heward, 81, a former longtime Baker County resident, died Nov. 11, 2002, at the Idaho State Veterans Nursing Home. At his request, there will be no funeral. Disposition will be by cremation. There will be a memorial service for family and close friends at the Downard Hansen Funeral Home, 241 N. Garfield Ave., Pocatello, Idaho. Interment will be at the Mountain View Cemetery at Pocatello. Arthur attended the University of Wyoming at Laramie and was enrolled in ROTC. He attended Officer’s Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga., and was commissioned in May 1944 as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. During his time in the Army, he served in central Europe as well as in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Upon discharge in September 1946, he had been advanced to the rank of captain. Decorations and citations he received include the American Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Arthur graduated from the University of Wyoming in May of 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in commerce. On Aug. 30, 1947, he married Norma Anderson at Evanston, Wyo. During their early married life, they lived in many different locations in the western United States while Art worked for Morrison Knudsen Co. On Jan. 1, 1954, they moved to Baker City. Art was the office manager for the M-K Co. at the limestone quarry near Durkee. In September 1959, Oregon Portland Cement purchased the quarry. He remained with OPC and its successor, Ash Grove Cement Co., as office manager, quarry manager and business manager until...
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