Hammack, Albert James – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Rites Today For Albert James Hammack Albert James Hammack, of Deer Island, son of Mrs. Zelma Hammack of La Grande, and the late Floyd W. Hammack, passed away on Monday morning May 22, 1967 in a hospital at St. Helens following an illness of two weeks. Funeral services are being held



Billerbeck, Harry Paul – Obituary

Summerville, Union County, Oregon Harry Paul Billerbeck, 60, Summerville, died Tuesday in St. Helens of a heart attack. He was in St. Helens as a superintendent of a job in progress for A. J. Zinda Construction Co. Born in Rockford, Wash., he moved with his family to Wallowa County at the age of six. He



Davis, Kathryn Fae – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Kathryn Fae Davis of La Grande and formerly of St. Paul, died April 2 at a local care home. Kathryn was born in St. Helens to Fae and Lillie Irene (Rich) Harford. Her father died when she was a young girl, and her mother later remarried Tom Blum, who became a big



Sterns, John Austin – Obituary

Offers for the dead, followed by a requiem Mass, will be offered Monday, February 25, 9:30 a.m., for John Austin Sterns, 10256 S.E. 41st Court, Milwaukie, Oregon. Vault interment will follow at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland. Peake’s Memorial Chapel 1925 Scott St., Milwaukie, Oregon, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Sterns was born in Baker



Marvin, Frances E. “Fran” Lungberg Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Frances E. “Fran” Marvin, 79, a longtime Baker City resident, died June 5, 2004, at her home. A memorial Mass will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets in Baker City. Rev. Robert C. Irwin will celebrate the Mass. Following the services everyone is



Schwirse, Harold Joseph – Obituary

Oxbow, Oregon Harold Joseph Schwirse, 79, died on Saturday, June 26, 2004, at Oxbow. Hal had enjoyed coming to the Snake River area, long before Copperfield park was a park. A celebration of Hal’s life was held at St. Helens on Thursday, July 1, 2004. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral



Shoemaker, Mark D. “Monk” – Obituary

Haines, Oregon Mark D. “Monk” Shoemaker, 65, a longtime St. Helens resident, died Dec. 21, 2003, of natural causes. At the family’s request, disposition was by cremation. No service is planned. Mark was born on March 27, 1938, at Toppenish, Wash., to Marcus T. and Lorraine V. Embrey Shoemaker. He attended grade schools at Hermiston,



Watkins, Patricia Joe Frey Mrs. – Obituary

Patricia Joe Watkins, 76, of St. Helens, a former Baker City resident, died March 18, 2003, at St. Vincent Hospital in Portland. At her request, there will be no funeral. Patricia was born on April 3, 1926, at Baker City to Frank and Neni Eddy Frey. She attended schools at Austin, Baker City and Prairie



Biography of Hon. Dean Blanchard

HON. DEAN BLANCHARD. – Among those who have manifested great interest in the welfare of the Pacific Northwest as a whole, and Columbia county, Oregon, in particular, the gentleman above named figures conspicuously. He was born in Madison county, Maine, on December 20, 1832, where he resided on his father’s farm until 1853, when he



Heacock, Thomas Alphonso “Tom” – Obituary

Richland, Oregon Tom Heacock, 68, of Richland, died June 16, 2003, at his home. A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, June 25 at 1 p.m. at Columbia View Park in St. Helens. Thomas Alphonso Heacock was born on Dec. 27, 1934, in Pennington County, Rapid City, S.D., to Frederick Alvorado and Lola



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