Hamilton, William S. – Obituary

Pioneer Dies This Morning William S. Hamilton Passes On At the Home of His Son at End of Long Illness William S. Hamilton died at the home of his son this morning of an extended illness. He was formerly of Wallowa where he was employed as engineer by the Nibley-Mimnaugh Lumber company for a period



Moore, Charles – Obituary

Accidently Killed Chas. Moore, a herder in one of Sam Litch’s sheep camps in Wallowa county, accidentally shot and killed himself this week. The camp is situated 25 miles northeast of Enterprise and the unfortunate man was found a short time after the accident by friends. A coroner’s jury was called and after investigating the



Lilly, Alfred – Obituary

Lostine Resident Killed in Portland Alfred Lilly, old time resident and uncle of Mrs. Eva Quesenberry of Lostine, was electrocuted near his home in Portland, Wednesday. He was helping to put up a radio and the aerial came in contact with a live wire. Death was instantaneous. His body was taken to Lostine Saturday where



Lynch, Fraty Mrs. – Obituary

In Memoriam At the family residence seven miles north of Enterprise, in Wallowa County, Oregon, at 12 o’clock Saturday night May 13, 1899, Mrs. Fraty Lynch, beloved wife of Winnie Lynch, aged 21 years, 1 month and 19 days. The deceased was a daughter of our esteemed neighbors Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Peal and sister



Krell, John – Obituary

Another Herder Dead A sheep herder in Wallowa county, somewhere on the Looking Glass, made the ghastly find of another dead herder last Friday. He immediately phoned friends at Milton, who in turn informed the sheriff of Union county. Deputies were dispatched to the scene, but found the place across the line and in Wallowa



Kail, Mary Braughton – Obituary

Mary Kail of 1208 11th St. died Sunday, June 3 at Grande Ronde Hospital at the age of 80. Mrs. Kail was born Feb. 23, 1893 at Boring, Ky., the daughter of John and Lavicia Braughton. She came to Wallowa County at the age of nine and was a graduate of Eastern Oregon College. She



McCully, F. D. – Obituary

F.D. McCully passes away; Pioneer of County was leader in various activities. Frank D. McCully d. at home in Joseph, OR, 13 Mar 1939; health had been failing for several years; funeral at Methodist Church, burial in the Indian plot on Wallowa Lake (permission given by Bureau of Indian Affairs). “.. name has been a



McCully, Fred F. – Obituary

Fred Fletcher McCully, father of Kermit McCully, of La Grande, died in a La Grande hospital Friday. Funeral services were held Monday in the Wallowa Methodist church with interment in the Prairie Creek cemetery at Joseph. He was born at Lebanon, October 8, 1870, and when about ten years of age, his parents came to



McDonald, Hector – Obituary

Wallowa, Nov. 12—Hector McDonald, aged 52, and one of the larger landholders of the valley, died last evening, following several months’ illness at this home on Diamond Prairie, a few miles west of Wallowa. 1920 newspaper item Contributed by: Larry Rader



Milady, Barney – Obituary

Drowned While Intoxicated Barney Milady, and Old Man, Meets Unfortunate End Barney Milady, an old man who had been employed as watch at Rumble & McCully’s sawmill about 6 miles below the Wallowa Bridge, was found dead last Friday morning in a small ditch about one mile above the mill. The old man had gone



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