Obituary of Lester E. Hammack

Jamison, Oregon—Lester E. Hammack 89, of Jamison, died July 13,1989, in a Vale nursing home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Vale, Rev. Paul Ratzlaff officiating. Internment will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Vale, under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel of Vale. He was born June 12,



Biography of Hon. James H. Koontz

HON. JAMES H. KOONTZ. – It is a mistake to suppose that all the fortunes are made in the large places. Many of the most considerable competences on the coast have been gained from trade in the small towns. The career of Mr. Koontz is to the point. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, in 1830,



Knapp, W. T. Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. W.T. Knapp passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 1, 1939, at the St. Anthony hospital in Pendleton after a major operation three months and four days ago. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hermiston, conducted by Rev. C. R. Moore and burial will be at Hermiston. Maggie Irene Bridwell was born



Buchanan, Gary J. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Gary J. Buchanan, 34, formerly of La Grande, died Sunday in Hermiston. Mr. Buchanan was born Sept. 25, 1953, to Harry and Laneta (Gray) Buchanan of La Grande. He lived in La Grande until moving to Echo last summer to work on the Mosgrove Ranch. He was a member of



Homan, Steven Warren – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Steven Warren Homan, 52, of Echo and formerly of Elgin, Enterprise and La Grande, died April 13 at his home in Echo. Services will begin at 2 p.m. April 26 at the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Island City. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Steven was born June 26,



Hale, Gladys Sarah – Obituary

Corvallis, Oregon Gladys Sarah Hale, 93, of Corvallis, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1993, at Corvallis Manor. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel, Burns Mortuary of Hermiston with burial at the Echo, Oregon Cemetery. Mrs. Hale was born May 28, 1900 at Lostine to Jacob Clairborne and Emily E. Hammack Womack.



Hale, Roy C. – Obituary

Roy C. Hale, 73, a former postmaster at Echo, died at his home here Tuesday. He was born Aug., 23, 1892, in St. Paul, Ark. He had been a Hermiston resident 31 years and until his retirement a few years ago owned and operated Hale’s Tavern and Sporting Goods. Before that, he was postmaster at



Hale, Roy C. – Obituary

Roy C. (Charles) Hale 73, a former postmaster at Echo, Oregon died at his home here Tuesday. He was born Aug. 23, 1893, in St. Paul, Ark. He had been a Hermiston resident 31 years and until his retirement a few years ago owned and operated Hales Tavern and Sporting Goods. Before that he was



Hale, Gladys Sarah

Corvallis, Oregon Gladys Sarah Hale, 93, of Corvallis, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1993, at Corvallis Manor. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel, Burns Mortuary of Hermiston with burial at the Echo, Oregon Cemetery. Mrs. Hale was born May 28, 1900 at Lostine to Jacob Clairborne and Emily E. Hammack Womack.



Mattes Helen Violet Fedler Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Helen Violet Mattes, 87, a longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 20, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, 1734 Third St. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at the First



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