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Jacob, Lee Albert – Obituary

Services Today For Lee Albert Jacob Memorial services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel for Lee Albert Jacob who passed away Monday, June 29, 1970 at Wallowa County Nursing Home where he had been a resident since February of 1965. Rev. James E. Jones will officiate and Wanda Sorweide will be organist. Clifford Collinsworth, soloist, will sing: “Beyond the Sunset” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” Casket bearers will be: Ferman Warnock, Lou Warnock, Donald Maxwell, Norman Lovell, Gene Arnold and Sam Loftus. Military committal service will be by Post 4307 VFW of Enterprise, and vault entombment will be in the Enterprise Cemetery. Mr. Jacob, a retired farmer, was the son of Thomas and O’Delia Jacob and was born December 4, 1913 at Bly Wash., coming to Wallowa County 55 years ago. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include a daughter, Berna Lee Davis of Salem; a brother, John Jacob of Curtin, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. W. J. (Elvaree) Pollock of Riggins, Ida., Mrs. John (Sylvia) Bales of Imnaha, and Mrs. Bill (Grace) Perkins of Portland; and a granddaughter, Debra Davis of Imnaha. The Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, 2 July 1970 Contributed by: Robert...

Marrs, John Whitney – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon John Whitney Marrs, 79, formerly of La Grande, died in Portland April 16. Burial was at the Willamette National Cemetery where he received military honors. Mr. Marrs was born March 20, 1927, in Port Angeles, Wash. He graduated from La Grande High School, and lettered in football, baseball, track and basketball. He told of a summer job driving a produce truck to and from a POW camp in Eastern Washington. He served in the Navy during World War II, and attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. In 1948, he transferred to the University of Oregon and changed his major from music to physical education. He married Jean Hudspeth. The couple moved to Myrtle Point, where he taught junior high school and coached the football team. He worked as a district manager for World Book Encyclopedia for 10 years in Portland, and for the Business Equipment Bureau in Salem and Portland for 28 years. He sold 3M products to schools and churches. He was a member of the Evangel Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife and children, Ron, Tana, Tracie, Lance, Karen and Paul; 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and other relatives. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending July 22, 2006 – Published: July 27,...

Lee, Robert E. – Obituary

Robert E. Lee, 69, range keeper for the state game department at the Kettle Falls game farm died suddenly from a heart attack while attending an auction sale in Colville Saturday [May 1, 1954]. He was born May 17, 1884 at Walla Walla and resided at Kettle Falls the past five years. Survivors include his wife Hattie at the home; one daughter Mrs. Rex Jones [Roberta] of Dayton, Wash., a son Robert Lee Jr., of Milton-Freewater, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Jos. Wilkenson [Charlotte] of Omak and Mrs. Carl Penner [Edith] and Mrs. Guy Kent [Margaret] of Walla Walla; three brothers, Roy T. Lee of Spokane, John H. Lee of Pendleton, Ore., and Theodore R. Lee of Walla Walla, and two grandchildren. The body was taken to Walla Walla by the Moser & Egger funeral home for final services. Interment was in the Blue Mountain Cemetery, Walla Walla. Contributed by: Shelli...

Peffers, William Samuel – Obituary

William Samuel Peffers, 71, native Kittitas Valley resident died at Colville, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 8 [1960] while on a fishing and hunting trip. Peffers was born July 24, 1889 in Caribou Canyon and has spent almost his entire life in Ellensburg. He farmed in the Fairview District for many years and retired in 1951. For the past seven years he has made his home at 907 Columbia St. He was married to Faye Wall in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, May 29, 1931. Mrs. Peffers survives at the family home; two daughters are Mrs. Beverly Schell and Miss Wiladean Peffers, both of Ellensburg; three grandchildren and two brothers, John Peffers of Coos Bay , Ore., and Albert Peffers of Sunnyside. Three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Rev. John Gaub will officiate at the funeral service to be held at the Evenson Chapel, Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. The family suggest that those wishing to give memorials send them to the Heart Fund in care of Mrs. Emil Erickson, Route 2. Contributed by: Shelli...

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, at Mondovi, Wis., to Alvin and Lucillia (Craker) Lunderville. She received her schooling in Chippewa Falls and had special training in secretarial work. On April 8, 1938, she married Leon John Monpas in Milwaukee, Wis. In 1941, the couple moved to Port Angeles, Wash., where they remained until 1966 when they moved to Astoria. They resided in Astoria until they came to Baker City in 2001. Leona served as VFW secretary for 20 years. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed traveling, fishing, flea markets, antiques and playing cards. She is survived by her husband, Leon; a son, Charles, and his wife, Lois, of Baker City; a daughter, Diane Wilkins, and her husband, Dale, of Carefree, Ariz.; grandchildren, Craig Monpas of Canby, Kent Monpas and his wife, Kara, and Lloyd Monpas of Casper, Wyo., Darrel Wilkins and his wife, Diana, of Snohomish, Wash., Diana Spak and her husband, Pat, of Woodinville, Wash., Kendra Van Cleave and her husband, Tony, of John Day and Kurtis Monpas of Boise; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, one brother and one grandson. Donations may be given to the V.F.W. through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City,...

Stephens, Bernard – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Bernard Stephens, 86, a long-time Baker City resident, died March 15, 2003, at a care facility. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Ralph Holcomb will officiate. Visitations will be from noon until 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Military rites will be accorded by Oregon Army National Guard and Baker City Amvets, Post No. 1874. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Bernard Francis Stephens was born July 12, 1916, in the old St. Elizabeth Hospital, to John and Alma Reimann Stephens. He was the fourth of five children. They lived on a farm upon a hill in the Pleasant Valley area and Bernard attended the Pleasant Valley School. During his teen years, he lived with his older brother, Harold, for a while at Port Angeles, Wash., and worked in a restaurant. He returned to Baker City where he sawed logs, worked at Montgomery Ward and worked in several restaurants. He joined the National Guard and went on to be active in World War II, earning the rank of first lieutenant. He was stationed at several schools and bases in the United States and then was in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. He married Bea Peckham and they had a daughter, Anita, and a son, Larry. That marriage ended in divorce. He later married Edith Mathson and they were married 33 years when she died. He married Merdith Herron in September of 1989 and they had more than 13 happy years together. Bernard enjoyed playing...

Carney, Robert – Obituary

Haines, Baker County, Oregon Robert Carney, 64, of Haines, died Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Community of Christ Church, 2525 College St. His graveside service will be at 2:45 p.m. at the Haines Cemetery. Robert Wetzel Carney was born Dec. 17, 1938, at Port Angeles, Wash. He was the son of George D. and Mary Idalia Cramer Carney. He served four years as a private in the U.S. Marine Corps at 29 Palms, Calif. He also served overseas at Okinawa, Japan. He was a dedicated volunteer for the Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a retired long- haul over-the-road driver and former lumber mill worker. He was a past noble grand of the International Order of Odd Fellows, No. 25. Survivors include his wife, Edith A. Carney of Haines; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a half brother and a half sister. Memorial contributions may be made to Edith Carney, P.O. Box 184, Haines, OR 97833 or through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January, 24, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

Clallam County, Washington Cemetery Records

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. Following Cemeteries (hosted At Clallam County, Washington Tombstone Transcription Project) Blue Mountain Cemetery Captain Thompson Cemetery G.A.R. Section of Ocean View Cemetery Ocean View Cemetery Ozette Lake Sequim Prairie (Pioneer Memorial) Cemetery Sequim View Cemetery...

Biography of George B. Calhoun, M.D.

GEORGE B. CALHOUN,M.D. – There are but few men better known or more highly respected in the medical profession on Puget Sound than Doctor Calhoun, an excellent portrait of whom appears in this history. He is a native of New Brunswick, and was born October 19, 1837, his parents being John and Mary (Brewster) Calhoun. When he was but a small boy, he moved with his parents to the sunny South, locating in Maryland. His father, being a shipowner and seafaring man, was stricken, while on a voyage to the Bermudas, with yellow fever, from which he died. Our subject, with his widowed mother, then moved to East Boston, and a few years alter was placed in the excellent Horton Academy, Nova Scotia, where he remained until 1857. He was then sent to the university at Glasgow, Scotland, and after five years’ constant application was awarded his degree, standing near the head of his class. In 1862 he returned to America. After traveling two years for pleasure, he entered the United States army as assistant surgeon, remaining in that capacity until June, 1865. In August of the latter year, he came via the Nicaragua route to the Pacific coast, and in June, 1866, took charge of the marine hospital at Port Angles. But, Congress designating Port Townsend as the port of entry, Doctor Calhoun took up his residence in the latter place, and established the present marine hospital of that city, acting as physician until 1876, when he began the practice of his profession in Seattle. In 1870 he was elected on the Republican ticket to represent Jefferson and...
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