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Muddy Creek, Baker County, Oregon
B. D. Emele Dies at Farm Home
Position in Haines Commercial Company Filled for 29 Years
Benjamin David Emele died Sunday night at his farm home in Muddy Creek after a long illness.
Born February 25, 1881 at Medical Springs, Mr. Emele accepted employment with the Basche- Sage Hardware Company as a traveling salesman after finishing school and business college here. He resigned five years later to become connected with the Haines Commercial Company, where hw worked for 29 years. He resigned a year and a half ago because of ill health.
He was a member of the Methodist Church.
Mr. Emele is survived by his widow; a daughter, Betty; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Dean and Mrs. Eva Pope of Baker, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 in West’s Chapel with Rev. E. Polhemus of the Haines Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery.
Baker Democrat – – February, 3, 1941.