Babb, Frances Elaine Breshears – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Frances Elaine Breshears Babb, 96, of Eugene, died April 4, 2004. She was born April 8, 1907, in Elgin to William and Margaret (Eckley) Breshears. Mrs. Babb grew up in the Wallowa, Vincent and Rondowea areas and graduated from Lostine High School. She worked for M. Crow and Company in Lostine for a



Cowan, Lois – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Lois Cowan of Wallowa died May 17, 2006, at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was 94. Mrs. Cowan was born Jan. 31, 1912, in Elgin to James Elvis and Bertha Witty Witherspoon. She grew up on the family farm on Cricket Flat and attended the Hindman Country School. She



Cross, Lauretta – Obituary

Lauretta Cross, of Milton-Freewater and a former resident of Wallowa County, died July 9, 2007, at Walla Walla General Hospital in Walla Walla, Wash. She was 85. Mrs. Cross was born June 19,1922, in La Grande to James Everett and Etta Rebecca Berg Rachau. The family resided on Pumpkin Ridge, outside of Elgin. They later



Allen, Ella L. – Obituary

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, 1991, at 2 p.m. at Bollman Funeral Home for Ella L. Allen. Burial will follow in the Lostine Cemetery. Miss Allen died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1991, at a Gresham nursing center from causes related to age. She was 93. She was born near Lostine, on Jan. 30,



Barlow, Leonard Jay – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Retired Lumberman, Passes Leonard Jay Barlow of Elgin, age 61, and a retired lumberman died at a local hospital Aug. 28. Funeral services where held Aug. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Christian Church in Elgin with Rev. Ed Liggett officiating. Interment was at the Island City Cemetery. Crippen and Daniels



Baker, Sarah A. Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Former Pioneer Lady Answers Final Summons Mrs. Sarah A. Baker, former Elgin resident, but a resident of Freewater the past several years, died in a Walla Walla hospital July 3. Funeral services and interment will be at Freewater July 5. Mrs. Baker was born in Lampasa, Tex., November 16, 1868. She



Ayers, Walter S. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Died in this city, July 16, 1904. Walter S., youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ayers, aged 6 years, 7 months and 4 days. Elgin Recorder Friday July 22, 1904



Buell, Hosmer L. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon The death of H.L. Buell a well known Elgin citizen occurred in this city, Sunday morning June 28, 1905, after an illness of only a few days. Tuesday of last week Mr. Buell accidently took a dose of aconite, thinking it camphor. The day of the accident it was thought that



Burleigh, Eva L. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Eva L. Burleigh, 90, of Portland and a former long-time La Grande resident, died Wednesday at a Portland hospital. She was born on April 21, 1898 in Elgin to Dora and Fred Becker. She moved to La Grande from Enterprise in 1932. She was married to attorney Sylvester H. Burleigh



Burnaugh, Andrew – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Andrew Burnaugh, who was operated on Wednesday evening of last week for a bad case of appendicitis, died Saturday evening, notwithstanding the fact that his physicians did everything possible for him. Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church Monday morning, the discourse being delivered by Elder Mayfield. The body was



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