Purinton, Louise – Obituary

Louise Alice Purinton of Newberg died December 20, 2001, at the age of 87. Louise was born the daughter of William Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Stills) Cooper in Troy on February 19, 1914. Louise came from a family of six girls and three boys, growing up and attending school in the Wallowa County area. In



Cooper, Edith L. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Services for Edith L. Cooper, 82, of Newberg, were held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. at Macy and Son Funeral Chapel in McMinnville. Interment will follow at the Enterprise Cemetery. She died Nov. 6, 1993, at the Chehalem Care Center in Newburg. She was born June 17, 1911, in Lostine,



Ward, John – Obituary

Graveside funeral services for John Ward, 67, formerly of La Grande, who died Friday at a Newberg hospital, will be held Monday at 12:30 p.m. at Grandview Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, 1502 Seventh Street. A complete obituary will follow. La Grande Observer July



Bare, Benjamin Taylor – Obituary

Union, Oregon Benjamin “Ben” Taylor Bare, 76, of Union, died Aug. 12 at the Elks Hospital in Boise. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Union Cemetery in Union. An earlier notice incorrectly reported a service time of 2 p.m. Viewing will run from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508



Hamilton, Ina Mae – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Ina Mae Hamilton, 80, of Newberg and formerly of La Grande, died Jan. 5 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Beaverton. A memorial service begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at 307 S. College St. in Newberg. Ina was born Nov. 29, 1927, to Mable and Melvin Walker in Ontario. She attended high school



Fleming, Carl Douglas – Obituary

Carl Douglas Fleming, 40, of Newberg and Halfway, died Aug. 30, 2005, as the result of a motor vehicle accident near Halfway. There will be a gathering of family and friends to celebrate Carl’s life later this month. The date and time will be announced. Carl was born on Feb. 9, 1965, at Santa Cruz,



Westberg, Robert Gene “Bob” – Obituary

Robert Gene “Bob” Westberg, 54, of Baker City, died Jan. 16, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. There will be a celebration of Bob’s life at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gene and Bonnie Westberg’s home. He was born on March 9, 1950, to Gene and Bonnie Westberg at Newberg. He was a 1969 Baker City



Fullerton, Jay, Jr. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Jay Fullerton Jr., 83, died Nov. 29, 2004 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise due to injuries sustained after a fall. A graveside inurnment was today at Mount Hope Cemetery. Truscott Irby of the American Legion officiated. There was a reception afterward at the family’s home. Jay was born on Oct. 11,



Christenson, Gayle Arlyn

Gayle Arlyn Christenson, 74, a longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 7, 2005, at home surrounded by family and friends. An Elks service and celebration of his life will take place Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1896 Second St. Gayle was born in 1931 at McMinnville to Chester and Lola (Johnson) Christenson.



Holcomb, Margaret Hutchins Baird Mrs. – Obituary

McEwen, Oregon Margaret Holcomb, 94, died July 13, 2004. A celebration of her life will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McEwen Bible Fellowship. There will be a potluck dinner afterward. She and her twin sister, Margie, were born on June 30, 1910, at Newberg to Homer and Effie Hutchins. She married Vero Baird



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