Akes, Esther Elaine – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Esther Elaine Akes of Milton-Freewater died June 27, 2006, at Evergreen Nursing Home. She was 86. Mrs. Akes was born August 23, 1919 in Pendleton to James Wallace and Lucia Mae Tilton Spencer. On February 27, 1943, she married Charles Leonard Akes, Sr. at Olympia, Wash. She worked at Boeing Aircraft in Seattle



Clark, Rena – Obituary

Paradise, Oregon Rena E. Clark, a former resident of Athena, died Sept. 23, 2007, at the St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. She was 90. Mrs. Clark was born April 27, 1917, in Paradise to James and Anne Beeman Winters. She was one of 15 children. She attended schools in Paradise and later graduated from White



Josi, Robert E. – Obituary

Robert E. Josi, 74, of Wallowa died June 13 at St. Mary’s Hospital. A memorial service was held June 23. Mr. Josi was born Oct. 26, 1931, to Fred and Olga Elmer Josi in Oregon City. The family lived in Snowden and White Salmon, Wash. He worked on ranches at at the Mount Emily logging



Cowles, Maudetta – Obituary

At Centerville, Washington, June 7, 1899, at the residence of her aunt, Mrs. Smith, Miss Maudetta Cowles of this place. Miss Cowles was born in Auxvasse, Callaway Co. Missouri, on March 21, 1877, and was twenty-two years, two months and nineteen days of age at the time of her death. She was the daughter of



Pierson, Dale W. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Dale W. Pierson, 82, of Salem and formerly of La Grande died June 2 at his home. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday June 8 at Howell Edwards Doerkson Funeral Home in Salem. A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Friday June 9 at the Summerville Cemetery.



Curry, Cleo J. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Cleo J. Curry, 77 of La Grande, died May 25 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, June 5 at the First Christian Church, 901 Penn Ave. The family requests that dress be casual for the service. Daniels Chapel of the Valley is



Weatherspoon, Evelyn Irene – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Evelyn Irene Weatherspoon, 67, of Elgin, died March 18 at her home. A celebration of life began at noon today at the Rockwall Grange. Mrs. Weatherspoon was born April 18, 1939, to Lloyd Rodney and Gladys Marie (Dodson) Brock in White Salmon, Wash. She graduated from high school in Portland. In 1984 she



Molstrom, John Adolph – Obituary

John A. Molstrom, 93, Adams pioneer rancher, died Monday [August 7, 1967] at Pendleton Community Hospital. Mr. Molstrom was born June 6, 1873 in Calumet, Mich. He was son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Molstrom, among the earliest of Umatilla County pioneers. He came west at the age of three. The family first



Nelson, Maria Hilda Molstrom – Obituary

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Pendleton, for Maria Hilda Nelson, Pendleton. Mrs. Nelson, 96, died Monday [December 9, 1974] at St. Anthony Hospital. She had lived in Umatilla County for 84 years. She was born at Centerville, Wash., Feb. 9, 1878. She was married Sept. 5,



Christopher, Anna Josephine Basse [Basi] – Obituary

Mrs. Anna Josephine Christopher of Adams, died this morning at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Born in Centerville, Wash. in 1903, she had lived in Oregon 25 years. She leaves her husband Walney Christopher, a son, Donald L. Christopher, a daughter, Elizabeth E. Christopher; a father, Wilhelm Basi; three brothers, Elmer, Arthur, and Ernest Basi. Funeral services



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