Tucori, Peter Joseph – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Peter Joseph Tucori II, 59, of Portland and formerly of La Grande, died July 24 at the Veterans Hospital in Portland after a long battle with cancer. At his request there was no service. Mr. Tucori was born June 4, 1947, to Peter Sr. and Frances Tucori in Baker. His first home



Hefner, John C. – Obituary

John C. “Jake” Hefner, 69, of Union, died Sept. 12 at the Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Private burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Jake was born on Dec. 23, 1937, the son of Howard and Wilma (Starnes) Hefner in Hickory,



Pope, Evaline Emele – Obituary

Funeral services for Evaline Emele Pope, 86, 2619 Auburn St., who died at St Elizabeth Hospital Tuesday morning following a short illness, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. at the Beatty Chapel. The Rev. Kenneth Grafham will officiate with interment in following at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Pope, daughter of Baker County Pioneers David and



Foye, Vivian Jeannette Jory Mrs. – Obituary

Medical Springs, Baker County, Oregon Vivian Jeannette Foye, 93, a resident of the Evergreen Health Home in La Grande died Oct. 3, 2005. Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 15, 2005, at her home at Medical Springs, 50551 Big Creek Road. Vivian was born on Aug. 21, 1912, at Union to Ben



Emele, Elmer A. Obit

Elmer Emele Of Baker Succumbs Former Farmer Employed By City for Last 16 Years. Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Elmer A. Emele of Baker died yesterday afternoon at his home on tenth Street after a long illness. Born October 24, 1889, in Rosendale, Missouri, Mr. Emele crossed the plains with his parents when was but



Olson, Christian – Obituary

Medical Springs Pioneer Passes Christian Olson, 77, for 40 years a resident of the Medical Springs district, died at his home six miles north of that town Monday afternoon, the body was brought here. Funeral services were held at the West chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, interment was in the Mount Hope cemetery. Mr. Olson



Emele, Elsie – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Mrs. Elsie C. Emele, 82, 220 Bridge Street, died early Wednesday morning in the St. Elizabeth Hospital after a long illness. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Beatty Chapel with the Rev. Robert Oestreich officiating and burial will follow in the family plot in Mt. Hope



Duncan, Leslie – Obituary

Leslie Vern Duncan, 90, 1350 10th St. who ranched and farmed in the Medical Springs and Ebell Creek areas, died Friday, May 8, 1987, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. The Rev. Greg Eicher of the United Methodist Church



Duncan, Roscoe E. ‘Roc’ – Obituary

Roscoe E. “Roc” Duncan, 72, 2039 Cherry St., a longtime Keating area rancher, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1986, at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. His Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grays’ West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Monsignor Charles t. Grant of St. Francis Cathedral will officiate. Private interment will follow



Sullens, Wilbert L. “Will” – Obituary

Wilbert “Will” L. Sullens, 79, of Medical Springs, died April 4, 2005, at his home. His memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Dale Bingham will conduct the services. Everyone is invited to a finger-food potluck reception at the VFW Hall, 2005 Valley Ave., immediately following the



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