Biography of Marcus D. Wright

One of the most successful and progressive businessmen of Idaho, and the leading landowner of Kootenai county, is Marcus D. Wright, of Rathdrum. He was born in Kentucky, April 16, 1851, and is a son of John W. and Mary (Gipson) Wright, both of whom were likewise natives of Kentucky. The father died in Illinois,



Biography of Charles L. Heitman

The influence of culture and broad professional and worldly experience upon a new community is visible in Idaho as the result of the work and the example of high-minded men like Charles L. Heitman of Rathdrum, Kootenai county, a lawyer who does honor to the law, to the courts, to himself and to the people



Biography of John C. Brady

The profession of teaching is one which develops a man symmetrically, affords him opportunity for study and thought and fits him for the higher duties of citizenship in a manner thoroughly logical and rational. The successful teacher is a lover of popular enlightenment, and to be that he must be himself enlightened and patriotic. When



Biography of Louis E. Eilert

The new west is eminently the home of the self-made man. Indeed, it may be said that in making himself the self-made man of the new west has built the new west up about him. Of course this means the self-made man in a collective sense. Individually self-made men like Louis E. Eilert, of Rathdrum,



Wilcox, Mary Ellen Ware – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Mary Ellen Wilcox, 97, of La Grande, died Aug. 1 at a local care center. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center. Burial will follow at the Summerville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Senior Center in



Titus, Gertrude – Obituary

Union, Oregon Gertrude Titus, 97, of Union, died Oct. 24 at a local care center. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 26, 2009 ________________________ Local Funerals and Visitations Oct. 29 – Gertrude Titus, celebration of life, 10 a.m., Union United Methodist Church; La Grande



White, Floyd – Obituary

Floyd White, 69, Rathdrum, Idaho, died April 15, 2007, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 21, 2007, 3:30 p.m., at Coles Funeral Home, Baker City, Ore. Viewing will be at Coles Funeral Home on April 20, 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in



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