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Emele, Dorothy Beryl Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Mrs, Dorothy Beryl Emele, 38, 2515 11th Street, died this morning at her home after a long illness. She was born Dec. 9, 1915, in Richfield, Idaho, the daughter of Jay and Minnie May Dixon. She lived most of her life in Baker and attended school at St. Francis Academy. She was married April 14, 1934, in Baker to Donald Franklin Emele. Mrs. Emele was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles auxiliary and a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband; son, Richard D. Emele, Baker; mother, Mrs. Minnie May Dixon, Baker; brothers, Delmar Dixon and Darwin, both of Baker, and Darold of Wallowa; sister, Mrs. Doris DeBord, Westwood, Calif.; grandmother, Mrs. Cora Carter , Burney, Cal.; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited in Beatty Chapel Sunday evening at 7:30. Funeral mass will be said Monday morning at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Cathedral. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Baker Democrat Herald – – October 1,...

Robinson, Stanley Newton “Newt” – Obituary

Stanley Newton “Newt” Robinson, 61, died April 19, 2003. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m., in the Richfield, Idaho, Cemetery on East Hwy 26. Pastor Gene Kissinger will officiate. Visitations will be held Thursday at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 South Lincoln in Jerome, Idaho, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stanley was born Feb. 28, 1942, at Richfield, Idaho, to Willett “Slim” Robinson and Velma C. Githens Robinson. He attended school in Richfield. He married Merlene Bell and they raised their two children while living in Moses Lake, Wash. They were later divorced. He married Anna in Reno, Nev., in 1990 and they resided in Baker City, where Newt worked for the canal company. They later divorced and Newt returned to Southern Idaho to be near his children. Newt will be remembered as a hard worker. Newt is survived by his children and their spouses: Lisa and Chris Aranyos of Dayton, Nev., and Stacey and Wendy Robinson of Jerome; grandchildren, Crystal, Amanda and Cody Aranyos and Jeremy and Jared Robinson; eight brothers and sisters and their spouses, Gene and Donna Robinson, Louise Kingsford, Udell and Peggy Robinson, Carl and Carol Robinson, Bonita and Lee Casper, Leona and Lucky Goodenough, Loren Robinson and Victor Robinson, many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 28, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

McGaughey, Wilbur James – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Wilbur James McGaughey, 84, a longtime Baker City resident, died May 22, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets. The Rev. Robert C. Irwin will celebrate the Mass. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mr. McGaughey was born on Aug. 21, 1917, at McCraken, Kan. He was a son of Joseph Thomas and Nellie Theresa Casey McGaughey. He was educated at Richfield, Idaho. On April 24, 1940, he married Margaret Friand at Shoshone, Idaho. He farmed in Richfield until he enlisted in the U.S. Army. During that time, his wife and children lived at Twin Falls, Idaho. After his release from the service, they returned to Richfield, until moving to Baker City in 1957. They had seven children. His wife, Margaret, died in October 1996. In June 2000, he married Helen Query. He spent his working years as a driller with construction with the Laborers Union, and worked on the Brownlee and Oxbow Dam projects. He also worked on the Hells Canyon Road construction as well as various other locations. He retired at the age of 62. After his retirement, he was able to spend his time doing what he loved to do: gardening, fishing, and stripping wire to take to Portland for sale. He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He...

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