Pointer, John William – Obituary

John W. Pointer, aged 79 years and 21 days, died at St. Ignatius Hospital Wednesday morning [June 12, 1912] after several weeks’ illness. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church, Thursday at 2:30 p.m., Rev., J. H. Bainton preaching the sermon. Burial was in the Colfax Cemetery. For 27 years, Mr. Pointer had been



Lee, Jay Right – Obituary

Jay Right Lee was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1853, and had he lived until February 2, would have been 75 years of age. He was next to the youngest child in a family of five and the last to survive, his oldest brother, W. M. Lee who spent most of his life in



Whitman, Josephine – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Whitman Dies After Long Illness Mrs. C.A. Whitman died yesterday morning, May 8, 1940, at the Enterprise hospital. She had been ill for some months and was taken to the hospital from her home in Joseph on Tuesday. Her funeral will be held in the Joseph Methodist church tomorrow, Friday



Fine, John Walter – Obituary

Death Clams County Stockman John Walter Fine, a resident of Wallowa county since 1906 and known as one of Wallowa county’s most prominent ranchers and stockmen, passed away early Friday morning, January 11, 1952 at the Wallowa Memorial hospital after an illness of three weeks. Son of Henry and olive Fine, he was born in



Ward, Kenneth Wayne – Obituary

Ken Ward Killed in Car Wreck Enterprise, Oregon Kenneth Wayne Ward, 40, of Pullman, Washington, formerly of Enterprise, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Landy Ward of Enterprise, was killed at 1:50 pm on Saturday, Jan. 25, 1969 in a two car collision of US Highway 195 about seven miles south of Pullman. Kenneth was



Johnson, Lora Jeannette – Obituary

Lora J. Johnson died on May 20, 2007, at Alpine House in Joseph. She was 90. Mrs. Johnson was born on Sept. 12, 1916, in Regina, Saskatchewan Province, Canada to Durbin Yost and Anna McKay Yost. Her parents immigrated to Pullman, Wash. where she graduated from high school and briefly attended Washington State University. She



Cavallaro, Bruce A. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Bruce A. Rutherford died April 16, 2007, at his Pullman, Wash. home. He was 82. Mr. Rutherford was born on a farm Aug. 18, 1924, near Landis, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Merrill and Gladys McHargue Rutherford. He grew up in Enterprise and graduated from high school there in 1942. He attended WSU in Pullman,



Johnson, Lora Jeannette – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Lora Jeannette Johnson of Enterprise May 20, 2007. She was 90. Services will be held June 2, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. at the Community Congregational Church in Enterprise. A complete obituary will run at a later date. Wallowa County Chieftain, May 24, 2007 Contributed by Dixie Ricker Second Obit. Lora J. Johnson died



Bean, Rufus Eusebeous – Obituary

Rufus E. Bean of Milton, well-known civic and political leader of Umatilla County, died Saturday afternoon [April 5] at a Walla Walla hospital of cerebral thrombosis. Born January 1, 1876 at Virgil City, Mo., he was the youngest of 13 children. After four years of schooling in a one-room school in Michigan, he learned telegraphy



Dull, Sarah J. – Obituary

Mrs. Sarah J. Dull, grandmother of Mrs. Wisdom Carnes, whose death occurred Sunday, February 28, in Tekoa, Wsh., was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Jan. 4, 1859. She grew to womanhood there and was married to Mr. Thomas. A few years after their marriage, her husband died, and she was later married to John Dull



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