It is very acceptable to have the privilege of giving in epitome the salient points of the career of the esteemed gentleman whose name is at the head of this article. Mr. Brown, familiarly known as Judge Brown is one of the pioneers of this County and has always been much interested in its welfare,
Ward Alva Yocom, 80, died Wednesday [October 27, 1982] in a Reno hospital. A native of Ellensburg, Wash., he was born June 28, 1902. He served in the Army during World War II. From 1951 to 1964, he lived in Port Orchard, Wash., with his family. He was an electrician for I.B.E.W. in Seattle, Wash.,
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Fred Billings Brown, 76, died of cancer, on Sunday, Nov. 7, 1993, at his residence in Battle Mountain, Nevada. A native of Enterprise, he was born Sept. 13, 1917, the son of Fred and Grace Elizabeth (Humpherys) Brown. He was educated in Baker City and worked as a mechanic and truck
Wallowa, Oregon Jack Lee Baremore, 67, died on April 18, 2005, in Reno, Nev., due to unexpected natural causes. A celebration of life will be held at 10a.m. on April 22 at The Valley Fellowship, 507 Palmer in La Grande. A graveside service will follow at the Wallowa Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Viewing will be
Imbler, Oregon Vivian Dorene Arnoldus, 91, of Imbler died Nov. 28 at her home. A funeral service is planned for 1 p.m. Monday at Loveland Funeral Chapel. Viewings will be conducted from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and before the service, from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Arnoldus was born Feb. 11, 1915, to
Summerville, Oregon Robert E. Mills, known as Bob, 26, of Weston and formerly of Summerville, died Nov. 26 at the St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 2 at the Weston-McEwen High School gym in Athena with Pastor Quinton Kimbrow of the Wesley and Weston United Methodist Church officiating.
Nancy Maxwell Dies, Christmas Spent 52 years on Muddy Creek Farm Muddy Creek–(special)–Mrs. Nancy Ann Maxwell passed away Christmas morning at her home here. Mrs. Maxwell was born in 1867 in Effingham County, Illinois. She moved first to Reno, Nevada and then to Fort Bidwell, Calif., before coming to Oregon by wagon train in 1880.
Baker City, Oregon Melba Parry Lloyd, 97, of Baker City, July 9, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. There will be a private family service at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1250 Hughes Lane. Bishop Greg Baxter, 1st Ward, will conduct the service. Friends are invited to Mount
Halfway, Oregon Newton Leland Thompson, 74, of Halfway, died June 20, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. There will be a private family gathering in his honor later. Newt was born on Oct. 25, 1928, at Halfway to Nona Belle Miller and Lee Thompson. He graduated from high school at Halfway in 1946. During the
Mary Ellen Holman Hansen, 70, a former Baker City resident, died June 30, 2002, of cancer. Mary was born on Oct. 6, 1931, at Baker City to Rosely Kirby and Amos Robinson. She was raised by her grandparents, Beatrice and “Buff” Baldock of Baker City. She has a surviving brother, Dennis E. Kirby of Clackamas.