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An illness of only a few days Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of Vester William Gover, 47, farmer of the Wingville district for 20 years.

Mr. Gover was stricken with what was later diagnosed as a rupture of a major artery which caused abdominal and circulatory complications.

He was born Sept. 17, 1909 in New Bridge, the son of David S. and Pearl L. Thorp Gover. He attended schools at the Baker Academy, at Sunnyside and Richland high school. He was married Nov. 18, 1933 at Weiser to Delora Funk.

Mr. Gover had farmed at Wingville for the past 20 years and had also been an employee of the Oregon Lumber Co., for the past 14 years.

He is survived by his widow Delora; by daughters Zelma Louise Gover, Portland; Bonnie Jean Gover and Donna Kay Gover, Baker; sons Eugene F. Gover with the U.S. Air Force in Tuscon [Tucson], Ariz., Howard D. and Donald R. Gover, Baker; his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. David S. Gover, Forest Grove; sisters, Mrs. Evangaline [Evangeline] Thomas, Hillsboro, Mrs. Mary Louise Croop [Cropp], North Powder, Mrs. Mattie E. Dethloff, Gaston, Calif.; brothers, Ronald H., Haines; David S. Jr., Clifford L., William L., Richland; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the Beatty chapel with Bishop Lawrence Hislop officiating. Interment will be in the Eagle Valley cemetery at Richland.

The Record Courier; Baker City, OR;
Thursday, 6 June 1957; Page 12.



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White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/gover-vester-w-obituary.htm - Last updated on Oct 20th, 2011


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