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Daniels, Montie Creigh – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon

Daniels Services Held

Montie Creigh Daniels Passed away Tuesday Morning, March 21, 1972 in a nursing home in Kennewick. He had been in failing health for sometime and was a residents of a Kennewick nursing home.

Montie Creigh Daniels was born March 24, 1883 at Beckley, West Va., son of Governor and Nancy Daniels, and he came to Wallowa County as a young man. On Oct. 27, 1904 he and Martha Ann Anderson were married at Wallowa. He was a retired rancher and was a member of the Baptist Church.

Mr. Daniels are survived by two sons, Virgil E. of Portland and George P. (Lary) of Kennewick; one daughter, Virginia Schmidt of Coos bay; and 15 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Mr. Daniels leaves three sisters, Mrs. Jim (Cleidi) Leonard of Coquille, Mrs. Pearl Lloyd of Portland, and Mrs. Myrtle Brandon of Enterprise.

Memorial services were held yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Rev. Gertrude Sorlien, Pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. Wanda Sorweide was organist and Clifford Collingsworth was soloist and sang “When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder” and “Nearer My God To Thee”.

Casket bearers at each funeral were: Howard Scriber, Raymond Southwick, Rayford Guillory, Jack Coleman, Roy Southwick, and Jack Schwendemann, and internment was in the Wallowa Cemetery.

Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, March 23, 1972
Contributed by: Sue Wells

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