Hester, Ray C. – Obituary

Troy, Wallowa County, Oregon Ray C. Hester, who was engaged in stock raising at Troy a few years beginning in 1918, died at Pendleton Monday after a short illness. He was born at Emmetsburg, Iowa, 54 years ago, and the family moved to Lewiston, Idaho in 1904. After leaving Troy he moved to Pendleton, and



Considine, Dorothy H. Daggett Mrs. – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Dorothy H. Considine, 71, died Saturday, May 19, 1984 at her home in Pendleton. Recitation of the rosary was held in the Burns Mortuary chapel in Pendleton on Tuesday evening, May 22 and funeral Mass was held at St. Marys Catholic Church on May 23 with graveside services at the Enterprise



Turnbow, John – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon John Turnbow Services Today Memorial services are being held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 o’clock at the Methodist church in Joseph for John Edward Turnbow, a farmer of Prairie Creek who passed away Monday evening, March 10, 1958 in a Pendleton hospital following several months of illness. The Booth-Bollman Funeral Home



Mahaffey, William – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon William Mahaffey Passes William Mahaffey, resident of Enterprise for many years, died Monday at Pendleton of pneumonia. His son, Henry C. Mahaffey, went to Pendleton Tuesday to arrange for the funeral home and burial which were at Pendleton. Mr. Mahaffey was about 80 years old and was born in Kentucky. He



Collins, Ruby Banister Payne Mrs. – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Ruby P. Collins, 90, formerly of Joseph and Athena, died Monday, October 19, 1987 at Hillsboro. She was born April 10, 1897, at Athena, the daughter of Bern and Mary Pinkerton Banister. She was a member of Athena High School’s first graduating class. In 1916, she married Ross Payne. The couple



Miller, Lella Mae Read Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Geo. Miller Dies at Pendleton Friends of the Roy Read family were shocked this week to hear of the death last Saturday of Lella Mae Miller, 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Read. Mrs. Miller passed away suddenly Saturday morning at St. Anthony’s hospital in Pendleton. Mr. and Mrs. Read had driven over to



Wart, William, Sr. – Obituary

Promise, Oregon William Wart Sr. William Jay Wart Sr., 75 of Rt. 1, Weston, died May 28, 1985, at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. The graveside service was at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Enterprise Cemetery, Enterprise, Ore. The Rev. Edward Morrison officiated. Wart was born July 21, 1909, in Baker, Ore., to Louis and



Stanford, Roy – Obituary

Delbert Stanford and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Down went to Milton Monday to attend the funeral of Roy Stanford who died of pneumonia on Dec. 29th at Pendleton. He leaves a wife having been married barely a year. Wallowa County Reporter, Thursday January 2, 1919



Wood, James Franklin – Obituary

James F. Wood passed away at Wallowa, Tuesday, May 03, 1938. He was born in Bloomington, Illinois, August 25, 1881, a son of George and Nancy (Bunney) Wood. Most of his younger days were spent in Nebraska. He was married to Clara Lureene Womack January 14, 1919 at Pendleton and Marjorie Ellen, Sarah La Vonne



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



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