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Cronin, Ruth Eleanor – Obituary

Ruth Eleanor Daniels Cronin died Sept. 18, 2005, at the hospice in Kennewick, Wash. She was 98 years old. Mrs. Cronin was born Dec. 2, 1906 in Raton, New Mexico Territory to William A. Daniels and Caroline Gellermann Daniels. She attended high school in Enterprise. In 1926 she married Walter Cronin of Enterprise and moved to Clarkston, Wash., where they lived for over 50 years. She worked as a sales clerk for many years and took courses at the Lewiston State Normal School. She enjoyed gardening and propagating new varieties of Iris. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Billie Jeanne, and her sisters Ethel Cromwell, Frances Wilson and Georgia Powell. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Margaret and Harry Moore of Pasco, Wash., grandchildren Hank Moore of Seattle, Wash., Richard Moore of Kennewick, Wash., Shannon Higgins of Kennewick, Wash., Tom Moore and wife Kathy of Pasco, Wash. and Ruthi Berglund and husband Flint of Pasco, Wash., great-grandchildren Jorgi Martin and husband Tim of Spokane, Wash., Dawn Beaudreau and husband Frank of Beaverton, Dr. Chance Moore and wife Lynette of Mesa, Ariz., Jade Higgins of Kennewick, Wash., Crystal Bumgarner of Kennewick, Wash., Tyson Bumgarner, currently in Iraq, Tanner and McIntyre Berglund of Pasco, Wash., great-great grandchildren Anastasia, Mariah and Kelby Martin of Spokane, Wash., Jake Beaudreau of Beaverton, Hayden Moore of Mesa, Ariz., and Skye Gonzalez of Kennewick, Wash., nieces Sydney Macfarlane of Brightwood, Vicky Lindberg of Hillsboro, nephew Mark Cromwell of Portland, and daughters-in-law Sonya Moore of West Richland, Wash. and Valerie Edwards of Renton, Wash. Rosary will be recited Sept. 29 at...

Biography of Martin J. Kelly

Martin J. Kelly. The removal of the Kelly family to Kansas nearly fifty years ago brought a remarkably virile and substantial stock of people into the state. Martin J. Kelly, who was a child at the time of the family removal, and for thirty years or more has kept himself very busily employed at farming, contracting, and banking, and is now cashier of the St. Paul State Bank at St. Paul. There were fourteen children, and as a family these children have made a mark in the world. Their father was William E. Kelly, who was born in Tuam, Ireland, in 1839. He had all the natural wit and wisdom of the true Irishman, and was never at a loss for means to make himself independent in the world. When he was a small child his parents came to America and settled in Butler County, Ohio, where he was reared and married. He farmed there for a time, but soon after his marriage removed to Peoria County, Illinois. It was on the farm in that county that Martin J. Kelly was born August 17, 1865. Four years later, in 1869, the family came to Kansas and located near Gardner in Johnson County. There William E. Kelly bought 160 acres of practically unimproved land, and made it the nucleus of a farm which had few peers in that populous and highly improved agricultural section. He was a very successful farmer, and in 1904 he retired and moved to Olathe, where he died in March, 1911. At the time of his death he owned 453 acres, and that body of land...

Dimmick, Lucy A. Warner Mrs. – Obituary

Lucy A. Dimmick, of La Grande, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 16, 2002, at Evergreen Health and Rehab Center in La Grande. Her graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Art Evans of La Grande’s New Life Center-Assembly of God Church in La Grande will officiate. Mrs. Dimmick was born Oct. 16, 1906, at Linsley, Okla. She was a daughter of Albert J. and Jennie E. Coates Warner. She married Willard R. Reeves in September 1935 at Fay, Okla. They had a son, which died as an infant. The couple later separated. She met and married James E. Dimmick, an evangelist minister, in Oklahoma during his travels. They were married in 1958 at Raton, N.M., and they settled in Baker City shortly afterward. He died in 1972. She loved children and always admired people who had them. She loved to quilt and made beautiful ones. She was preceded in death by her husband, son and family. She is survived by her friends and church family in La Grande and special friends, Terri Folsom of Coos Bay and Art Evans of La Grande. Memorial contributions may be made to La Grande’s New Life Center through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 20, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva...

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