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Bork, William – Obituary

Milton-Freewater- William Bork, 99 of Route 3 died November 23, 1988 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Walla Walla. The funeral will be 11 a.m., Monday, at Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home. 902 S. Main st., Milton-Freewater Cemetery, Cemetery Road. Memorial contributions may be made to the Quiet Hour. Bork was born September 17, 1889 in Westside, Iowa to Rudlph and Bertha Treptow Bork. The seventh of nine children, he moved west with his family in 1891 and settled on a homestead north of Flora, Ore. He attended school through the seventh grade in Flora. When he was 21, he homesteaded near Flora and continued farming until his retirement. Upon returning from serving in the U.S. Army during World War 1, he married Agnes Lindley in Enterprise on May 14, 1919, a union that lasted 69 years. In 1939, they moved to their home on Stateline. Bork was a member of the Stateline Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors include his wife, at home: a son, Herbert Bork of Pendleton: a daughter, Wanda Esposito of Highland, Calif; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A son, Leonard Bork, died in 1959. Walla Walla Union Bulletin- November...

Bork, R. A. – Obituary

R. A. Bork Dies Aged Nearly 93 North End Resident Born In Germany and Came To County In 1891. Rudolph A. Bork, one of the oldest residents of the county, died Friday, Nov. 18, 1938, at the home of his son, William, near Flora, where he had made his home a few years. He would have been 93 years old next march. He was in good health until his last illness, and attended a family picnic at Wallowa lake early in October. Before that he had visited around with his children and grandchildren and always had found some chores he could do at each home, usually splitting wood. Funeral services were held Monday at the Methodist church, Flora, conducted by Rev. Charles F. Cole. Several numbers were sung by a quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ralls, Mrs. Charley Poole and Grant Johnson, accompanied by Macie Lu Poole. The pallbearers were Charley and Delbert McCall, Lynn Johnson, Ralph Jewell, Wayne Nedrow and Randall Ralls. Burial was in Flora cemetery. Mr. Bork was born in Germany March 27, 1846, and was married Jan. 26, 1872. he and his wife came to the United States in 1884 and in 1891 drove into Wallowa county and homesteaded and spent the remainder of their lives here. Mrs. Bork, who was born April 3, 1852, died at Flora Nov. 13, 1934. Surviving are eight children: Fred Bork, Mrs. Edith Conrad, Mrs. Elsie Evans, Rudolph Bork, Mrs. Lillie Evans, William Bork, Ira Bork and Mrs. Bertha Evans, and there are 30 grandchildren and 19 great grand children. One son, Frank, died in southern Idaho...

Bork, R. G. – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon R. G. Bork Services Held Rudolph G. Bork, a retired farmer of Lostine, passed away at his home on Saturday, March 15, 1975. He was born April 20, 1885 at Westside, Crawford County, Iowa, son of Rudolph and Bertha Bork. On Oct. 17,1909 he was married to Rena B. Miller at Flora. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Wallowa. Survivors include his wife, Rena, at the Lostine home; two sons, Marvin, Nine Mile Falls, Wash., and Roy of Wallowa; a sister, Lesia Evans, Enterprise, two brothers, Ira of Baker and William of Milton Freewater; and three grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial services were Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with President Dallas McCrae officiating, assisted by Speaker Lester Westenskow of La Grande, with prayer by Robert Barney and Reid Blacker, and with dedication of grave by Paul Bartmess. Carol McCrae and Florence Pullen sang: “I Stand All Amazed” and “Oh, My Father”. Casket bearers were: Amos Evans, Doke Cole, Harley Caudle, Lyle Cherry, Spencer Bacon and Hoke Ollis; and vault interment was in the Lostine Cemetery. Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday March 20,...

Bork, Bertha Treptow – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. R. A. Bork passed away at her home north of Flora, Tuesday Evening at 4:50, Nov. 13, 1934. After an illness of 4 days. Bertha Treptow was born in Rinefield Germany, April 3, 1852. She was united in marriage to Rudolph Bork, January 26, 1872. They resided in Germany 13 years, then crossed the Atlantic and moved to Westside, Iowa, where they made their home 7 years before coming to Oregon in 1891. Nine children were born to this union, eight of which are living. Frank Bork having passed away six years ago. Mrs. Bork is survived by the following children: Fred Bork, Mrs. Eda Conrad, Mrs. Lesia Evans, Rudolph Bork, Mrs. Lillie Evans, William Bork, Ira Bork and Mrs. Bertha Evans. There are 30 grand-children and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bork united with the Lutheran Church at the age of 14 years and remained a faithful Christian until the end. Card of Thanks We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their help and kindness during the loss of our beloved wife and mother and also for the beautiful flowers-R. A. Bork and family Chieftain, Enterprise, OR – November 15, 1934 Mrs. R. A. Bork Passes Mrs. R.A. Bork died at her home, three miles north of Flora from heart attack, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1934. Just last Wednesday a week ago she walked from Flora to spend the day with her daughter, Mrs. Bertha Evans. Friday, she walked to her son’s R. G. Bork’s to spend the day and attended church that same evening in Flora. Saturday morning she was not very well...

Bork, R. A. Mrs. – Obituary

Flora Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. R. A. Bork passed away at her home north of Flora, Tuesday Evening at 4:50, Nov. 13, 1934. After an illness of 4 days. Bertha Treptow was born in Rinefield Germany, April 3, 1852. She was united in marriage to Rudolph Bork, January 26, 1872. They resided in Germany 13 years, then crossed the Atlantic and moved to Westside, Iowa, where they made their home 7 years before coming to Oregon in 1891. Nine children were born to this union, eight of which are living. Frank Bork having passed away six years ago. Mrs. Bork is survived by the following children: Fred Bork, Mrs. Eda Conrad, Mrs. Lesia Evans, Rudolph Bork, Mrs. Lillie Evans, William Bork, Ira Bork and Mrs. Bertha Evans. There are 30 grand-children and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bork united with the Lutheran Church at the age of 14 years and remained a faithful Christian until the end. Bork, R.A. Mrs. Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Obit Mrs. R. A. Bork Passes Mrs. R.A. Bork died at her home, three miles north of Flora from heart attack, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1934. Just last Wednesday a week ago she walked from Flora to spend the day with her daughter, Mrs. Bertha Evans. Friday, she walked to her son’s R. G. Bork’s to spend the day and attended church that same evening in Flora. Saturday morning she was not very well and gradually grew weaker and passed away at about 5 p.m., Tuesday; in the afternoon she wished to read a passage from her Bible, but was too weak, so her niece, Mrs. Alma Barr,...

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