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Anderson, Charles – Obituary

Anderson, Charles Joseph, Oregon Charles Anderson, a former resident of Joseph and Baker City, died April 30, 2006, in Baker, Mont. He was 57. Funeral services will be held May 8 at 2 p.m. at Baker United Methodist Church in Baker City. A full obituary will run in next week’s paper. Wallowa County Chieftain, May 4, 2006 Charles Anderson, a former resident of Joseph and Baker City, died April 30, 2006, in Baker, Mont. He was 57. Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 6, 1948, to Eldon James and Roberta May Griffin Anderson in The Dalles. He grew up and attended elementary and high school in Condon, where he graduated in 1966. He attended Central Oregon Community College in Bend and received a degree in natural resources. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. After his service, Mr. Anderson returned to John Day and began working for the U.S. Forest Service in range management. In 1980, he was transferred to Joseph where he remained until 1993. He enjoyed working in the field with a pack string of mules and going down to the Snake River. After retiring in 1993, he purchased a ranch in Baker City and fulfilled a lifelong goal of raising cattle and horses. While living in Baker City, he met Kathleen Foster and they married May 4, 2001. In 2002 they purchased a ranch south of Plevna, Mont. Mr. Anderson greatly enjoyed the outdoors and being around animals. He was passionate about his family and took pride in everything he did. Survivors include his wife Kathleen of Plevna; two daughters, Mandie...

Anderson, Charles “Chuck” – Obituary

Charles “Chuck” Anderson, 57, of Plevna, Mont., a former Baker City resident, died April 30, 2006, at the Fallon Medical Complex in Baker, Mont. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St., Pastor Jack Bynum of the church will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There was a service today at Peace Lutheran Church at Plevna, Mont. Chuck was born on Aug. 6, 1948, at The Dalles to Eldon James and Roberta May Griffin Anderson. He grew up and attended elementary school and high school at Condon, where he graduated in 1966. Chuck attended Central Oregon Community College at Bend where he earned a degree in natural resources. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. After completing military service, Chuck returned to John Day, where he began working in range management for the U.S. Forest Service. In 1980, he was transferred to Joseph, where he remained until 1993. He enjoyed working in the field with his string of pack mules and going down to The River (his name for the Snake River). After his retirement in 1993, Chuck purchased a ranch in Baker City where he fulfilled a lifelong goal of raising cattle and horses. While living in Baker City, he met Kathleen Foster. They were married on May 4, 2001. In 2002, they purchased a ranch south of Plevna, Mont., where they had lived since. Chuck always enjoyed being outdoors, especially in the Hells Canyon area and being around the wildlife. He was passionate about his family and took pride in...

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