Biographical Sketch of E. W. Florence

Mr. E. W. Florence who holds a responsible position with the Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the county, is one of its foremost men. Mr. Florence is a native son, being educated in the public schools of Chico, and then graduating from Heald’s Business College in San Francisco. On February 2, 1901 he entered



Biography of Hon. James B. Reavis

Much interest attaches to the life and work of an attorney such as Mr. Reavis, whose chief endeavor both privately and professionally has been to realize a high degree of public justice. He is a man whom the people feel safe in having by; for they can trust his sagacity and integrity, knowing that he



Bathurst, Hazel E. Magoon – Obituary

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Brusie Funeral Home for Hazel E. Bathurst, 69, a former Chico resident who died in McKinleyville Thursday [November 23, 1972]. Services will also be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Paul’s McKinleyville Chapel. She was born in Gaston, Ore., Jan 16, 1903, and came



Ormsby, Morris – Obituary

Rev. J. W. Kennedy will preach a memorial sermon at Morrice, Sabbath morning, July 8 for Morris Ormsby who was recently drowned in California [June 5, 1888], and whose body has not yet been recovered. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



Bathurst, Effie Imogene Franklin Lee – Obituary

Mrs. Effie Imogene Bathurst, who had resided in Chico for the past 49 years, died at the Taylor’s Nursing Home Monday following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Bathurst was born in Marion County, Oregon, on July 14, 1878, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Franklin. From 1920 until 1946, Mrs. Bathurst was employed at Richardson



Ritsch, Lulu M. Steelman Mrs. – Obituary

Lulu M. Ritsch, 85, of Chico, Calif., died June 3, 2003, at the Chico Creek Care and Rehab Center. Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations were Friday at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home. Lulu was born March 21, 1918, at Vale to Melville E. Davis and Mary Jessie



Ritsch, Henry – Obituary

Henry Ritsch, 88, of Chico, Calif., died May 24, 2002, at a Chico care center. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Henry was born May 7, 1914, at Potlatch, Idaho, to Valentine and Maria Ritsch. He married Lulu Davis on Feb. 23, 1940, at Boise. Henry worked for Collins Pine Co. for 36 years



St. John, Glenn Orville – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Glenn Orville St. John, 81, of Baker City, died July 28, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. At his request, Glenn was cremated and will not have a formal funeral service. Glenn was born April 10, 1921, in Chico, Calif., to Orville and Myrtle St. John. The family moved to Southern



Ingram, Thomas Fredrick “Tom” – Obituary

Halfway, Oregon Thomas Fredrick “Tom” Ingram, 78, of Halfway, died Oct. 28, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His funeral was Friday at Halfway. Mr. Ingram was born on Feb. 13, 1923, to Earl and Pearl Gerberding Ingram in Eugene. He began his schooling at Burns, but finished his education in Baker County, graduating from



Anderson, Berlyn Audrey – Obituary

Berlyn Audrey Anderson, 2-year-old daughter of Caleb and Toby Anderson, died July 5, 2006. Her graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Glen Oaks Memorial Park. Visitations will be from 7 o’clock to 9 o’clock tonight at the Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home. Berlyn was born on April 9, 2004, at Chico, Calif. Her



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