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Brewer, Fern Letha Jordan Anderson – Obituary

Fern L. Brewer, 79, Greeley, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, at North Colorado Medical Center. She was born April 21, 1914, in Macon County, Mo., to Doc Martin and Lizzi (Lockard) Jordan. Mrs. Brewer moved to Colorado when she was 13 and lived with her family in the Kersey and LaSalle areas. On Dec. 8, 1931, she married Emery James Anderson. He died July 14, 1973. She married Harry Brewer on April 18, 1978. He died Dec. 19, 1987. She worked in the nursing profession from 1947-70. She worked for Medical Lake State Hospital I Washington State and for the Weld County Nursing Home in Greeley until her retirement in 1970. She was a member of Greeley Baptist Temple, the Evans VFW Auxiliary and Women of the Moose. Survivors are a daughter, Donna Anderson of Greeley; a stepdaughter, Ellen Kerbs of Longmont; a son, marvin Anderson of Greeley; a stepson, Phil Brewer of Hilo, Hawaii; a sister, Yvonne Carroll, and a brother, Hollis Jordan, both of Greeley; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. A sister and a brother are deceased. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday from Adamson Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in Sunset memorial Gardens. Friends may visit until 8 p.m. today at Adamson Mortuary. Greeley Tribune, November 3, 1993 Contributed by: Shelli...

Odell, Mabel Esther Wheelock – Obituary

Mabel E. of Beaverton; mother of Charles and Ralph; 3 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. No services will be held at the request of the deceased. Private inurnment Portland Memorial Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe made to the Tucker-Maxon School for the Deaf. Portland Memorial Funeral Home. Oregonian, September 4, 1978 Contributed by: Shelli...

Daniels, Martha Ann – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Daniels Services Held Mrs. Martha Ann Daniels of Kennewick, Wash., passed away at the Lady of the Lourdes Hospital in Pasco on Saturday, March 18, 1972, She was in failing health for sometime and was a residentof a Kennewick nursing home. Mrs. Daniels was the daughter of William and Emily Anderson and was born May 23, 1888 in St. Paul, Ark., coming to Wallowa County while young. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Daniels are survived by two sons, Virgil E. of Portland and George P. (Lary) of Kennewick; one daughter, Virginia Schmidt of Coos bay; and 15 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Mr. Daniels leaves three sisters, Mrs. Jim (Cleidi) Leonard of Coquille, Mrs. Pearl Lloyd of Portland, and Mrs. Myrtle Brandon of Enterprise. Memorial services for Mrs. Daniels were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Robert L. Hocker, pastor Robert L. Hocker, pastor of the Baptist Church officiating. Organist was Wanda Sorweide and soloist was Clifford Collinsworth who sang: “In The Garden” and “Whispering Hope”. Casket bearers at each funeral were: Howard Scriber, Raymond Southwick, Rayford Guillory, Jack Coleman, Roy Southwick, and Jack Schwendemann, and internment was in the Wallowa Cemetery. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, March 23, 1972 Contributed by: Sue...

Draper, Kelso M.

Kelso M. Draper Dies Suddenly Mrs. Frances Draper and her daughter, Mrs. James (Vera) Fisher were called to Saint Paul, Oregon, Friday, August 26, by the sudden illness of their son and brother, Kelso Mills Draper, who passed away that day before they could reach his bedside. Son of Judson and Frances Draper, he was born in the Grande Ronde Valley near La Grande 56 years ago. He attended schools in Grande Ronde valley and at Lostine and for many years lived in and near Enterprise, where he farmed. On Sept. 28, 1929 he married at Enterprise to Miss Frances Gooding and for the past several years they had made their home in Saint Paul where he was a carpenter. Funeral services were held in Saint Paul on Monday, August 30, with burial there. His survivors include his widow of Saint Paul; a daughter, Mrs. David (Evelyn) Getsinger of Portland; and his mother, Mrs. Draper and his sister, Mrs. Fisher of Enterprise. Wallowa County Reporter September 9, 1954 Contributed by Michelle...

Conley, Mary Eliza Wood Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. J. M. Conley Dies, Early Settler Here Mrs. J. M. Conley, resident of the Flora district for many years, passed away at a nursing home at Milton, Monday, February 26. She had been in poor health for some years and had been cared for in a private institution. Funeral services were held yesterday at Milton, and were attended by her daughters who live in Wallowa county, and by Mrs. J. C. Conley and Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Strickler. Mary Eliza Wood was born December 6, 1859, and was married to Jesse Monroe Conley at Mulberry, Missouri December 25, 1878. They moved to Linn County, Kansas, where they lived until 1888 when they came to Oregon and took a homestead north of Flora. For 20 years they continued on the farm and then moved into the town of Flora, remaining until 1926. They retired from active work and spent their time with their children after that. Mr. Conley passed away at Milton March 5, 1936. Five children survive Mrs. Conley: Durwood D. Conley of Eugene, Mrs. Ray Austin of Flora, Mrs. Jay V. Shroll of Joseph, Mrs. Glenn Strickler of Milton and Mrs. Dudley Shumway of Los Angeles, California. Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, February 29, 1940, page 2 Contributed by: Sue...

Stubblefield, Jay – Obituary

Jay, the seven-year old son of Omar J. Stubblefield, died Saturday, April 14th of pneumonia following an attack of influenza last fall. Funeral services were held from the Christian church Monday at 2:30 p.m. Wallowa County Reporter, Thursday April 17,...

Roop, Charlton French – Obituary

Charlton French Roop, 92, of Enterprise, died at Wallowa Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 7, 1997. Mr. Roop was born July 5, 1904, to Franklin Monroe and Ida (Hawley) Roop at Middlepoint near Promise. He was a lumber grader by trade, both at Bowman-Hicks and Bates lumber companies in Wallowa. He was a kind and gentle man, family members said. He spent much of his life in service to his family, they said. Survivors include two sisters, Mae Schriver of Gladstone and Hattie Paulson of Seaside; nieces, Susan Schriver of Gladstone, Judy Stewart of Seaside, Helen Berry of Hagerman, Idaho, Shirley Preso and Barbara Rounsavell-Lamoreaux of Enterprise; and nephew Jim Rounsavell of Sacramento. A memorial service is planned for Memorial Day...

Twaddell, Lula Stockham – Obituary

Mrs. Lula Addie Twaddell, 88, died at the home of her daughter 1603 W. Yakima, in Pasco (Washington) early Tuesday (Feb. 15, 1961). She was born in Joplin, MO Aug 31, 1872. At the age of four, she traveled across the Plains in a covered wagon and settled in Paradise, Oregon. Mrs. Twaddell came to Pasco two years ago from Steveston. B.C. where she had lived since 1948. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Dora Mae Moxley and Mrs. Ida Coleman, both of Pasco, and Mrs. Neomi (Charles) Avery, Bremerton, two sons William O. Twaddell of Steveston, BC, and James E. Twaddell of Central Point, Oregon; 20 gradnchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by another son John A. Twaddell of Canada. Mrs. Twaddell was a member of the Methodist Church in Paradise. Funeral arrangements are pending at Greenlee Funeral Home. Contributed by: Tami Sherrill Note: Daughter of John Albert Stockham and Sarah E....

Clark, Chauncey – Obituary

Died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Cline, in Union, July 31st, 1927, Chauncey H. Clark, age 78 years, 9 months and 23 days. Chauncey Clark was born September 8, 1849, at Peoria, Ills. He was married to Harriet Hepner in Pacific City, Iowa, August 16, 1872, moved to the Oregon country in 1878, where he has since made his home. To this union seven children were born-three preceding him to the great beyond. He is survived by two sons and two daughters-James H. Clark of San Diego, Calif.; George I. Clark, of Union, Ore.; Mrs. Maude Cartright, of Baker, Ore.; Mrs. Myrtle Cline, of Union; one sister-Mrs. Cora Stoker, of Union. All of whom were present at the service. Mr. Clark had been in poor health for several years but most of the time was able to be at the plumbing shop of his son George. He was always kind and pleasant and enjoyed the friendship of old time friends. He was well looked after and cared for in his declining years by his children, and many friends regret his passing and extend sympathy to the bereaved family. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon, July 3, at 2 o’clock, at Cock Bros. Chapel, Rev. Lee of the Methodist church conducting the services. Special songs and solos by the choir. A large attendance of old-time neighbors and friends paid their last respects to this old and respected citizen, and he was laid to rest in the Union cemetery by the side of his three children who preceded him to the great unknown. The pall brearers were J....

Gray, Mary Alma – Obituary

Mary Alma (Miller) Gray of Woodburn, a former resident of the Lower Cove area, died in Woodburn Jan. 4 following an extended illness. She was 89. Funeral services will be held at Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel in La Grande at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, the Rev. Cyril A. Stevens officiating. Burial will follow at the Summerville Cemetery. Mrs. Gray was born in Union County Feb. 3, 1884, the daughter of George and Matilda (Conley) Miller. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Ernest of Woodburn, and Hugh of Vancouver, Wash.; two daughters, Mrs. E. C. Purvine of Salem and Mrs. Eudella Olson of Portland; a sister, Mrs. Georganna Chadwick of Cove; a brother, John Miller of La Grande; six grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 14 great-great grandchildren. The Observer La Grande,...
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