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Caudle, Harley Floyd – Obituary

Harley Floyd Caudle Harley Floyd Caudle was born December 23, 1904, in Lostine, and died on April 23, 1997, in Enterprise at the age of 92. Harley was the son of Berkley V. and Carrie Viola Hammack Caudle. As a youngster he attended Lostine school until the age of 10 when he left home to go to work. He then worked for his room and board, milking cows, doing farm chores and continuing to go to school. All his life he was close to the land and animals, especially horses, which he broke and rode until three years ago when he was forced by health problems to leave his beloved ranch and the 10 head of horses he still owned. Harley married Agnes Chapman on June 28, 1942, in Enterprise. When they were first married he worked for the Oregon State Highway Department in Union County. Harley and his father helped build the highway up Minam hill. Later, Harley plowed the first furrow for the road coming around the hill into Enterprise. During Harley’s life he lived in Cove, Union and Lostine. He was active in community affairs, serving as president of Wallowa County Stock growers, receiving the award for Grassman of the Year, and serving several terms on the Lostine school board and Wallowa County Rural school board. Harley was active in Southfork Grange, Wallowa County Wranglers, and the elk’s club. Harley helped with Chief Joseph Days from the very beginning, riding in the parades until a few years ago when he made his appearance with his son-in-law and great-granddaughter. In 1988, in Haines, Oregon, Harley was selected...

Caudle, Joe – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial services for Joe Thomas Caudle who passed away at his home in Lostine on Monday, April 23, 1973, were Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Bollman Chapel. Rev. Joe Jewett officiated and Wanda Sorweide was organist. Ella McArtor sang “Under His Wings”and “Beyond the Sunset”. Casket bearers were: C. Raymond Johnson, Paul Yost, Art Bartmess, Bud Wynans, Orval McArtor and Cecil McCubbin; and internment was in the Lostine Cemetery. Joe was the son of Berkley and Carrie Caudle and was born April 17, 1898 in Summerville. He had lived in Wallowa County most of his life. He was a member of the Lostine Christian Church. He is survived by one brother, Harley, of Lostine, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Wallowa County Chieftain, May 3, 1973 Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary...

Caudle, Carrie – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial services for Mrs. Carrie Viola Caudle who passed away at the Wallowa Memorial hospital Monday afternoon, May 22, 1967, will be conducted by the Bollman Funeral home today (Thursday) at 2:30 p.m. at the Lostine United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Earl Eyre officiating. Mrs. Ella McArtor and Melvin Crow will sing “Under His “Wings” and “Beyond The Sunset”, and Mrs. Freda-Bobs Goodman will be organist. Casket bearers will be Bud Wynans, E.J. Blokland, Jack Read, Howard Williamson, Orval McArtor and E.J. Hook, and internment will be in the Lostine cemetery. Mrs. Caudle was the daughter of James and Sarah Hammack and was born at Summerville on August 22, 1879. She was married at Summerville on December 5, 1897 to Berkley Caudle who preceded her in death on September 22, 1954. She had lived in and near Lostine for 67 years. She was a member of the Christian Church and of the Lostine Rebekah Lodge. She was the last of a large family of children of James and Sarah Hammack. Survivors include two sons, Joe and Harley Caudle, both of Lostine; nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Four children, Mabel, Thelma, Berl and Mrs. William (Ethel) Hook, preceeded Mrs. Caudle in death. Wallowa County Chieftain, May 25, 1967 Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary...

Caudle, Berl – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial Services were conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. at the United Presbyterian church in Lostine for Berl Virgil Caudle who passed away Friday, September 18, 1964 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Pendleton where he had been a patient for 5 days. Robert P. Rogers Jr. officiated and Steven crow was organist. Mrs. Orval McArtor and Mevin Crow sang ” Near To The Heart Of God’ and ” No Night There” Casket bearers were: Bud Wyanns, Myrl Zollman, Orval McCartor, Audas Bechtel, Lester Emmons and Glenn Allen and internment was in the Lostine Cemetery. The deceased was born November 11, 1902 at Lostine, son of Berkley and Carrie Caudle and had lived there near all of his life. He was a dairy farmer by occupation. On May 17, 1923 he was married at Enterprise to Beula Keeler who survives him. He was a member of the Christian church. Besides his wife, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Carrie Caudle, of Lostine; two daughters, Mrs. ” Bud ” ( Beline ) Haun, of Lostine, and Mrs. Jack ( Berniss ) Bechtel, of Centrailia, Washington; two brothers, Joe and Harley, of Lostine; one sister, Mrs. Bill ( Ethyl ) Hook, of Milton-freewater; and tw0 grandchildren, Jeanette Haun and Lori Bechtel. Wallowa County Chieftain, September 24, 1964, Front Page Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary...

Caudle, Berkeley – Obituary

Memorial Services Held At Lostine Memorial services for Berkeley Caudle who passed away at Wallowa Memorial hospital Wednesday, Saturday 22, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Christian church in Lostine, under the direction of the Booth-Bollman Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert John officiated. With Miss Martha Crow at the piano, Mrs. Orval McArtor sang “Under His Wings”, and she and Melvin Crow sang “Beyond The Sunset.” Pallbearers were Wm. E. Williams, Orval McArtor, C.F. (Bud) Wynans, Kenneth Keeler, Crawford Oveson and Howard Williamson, with internment in the Lostine Cemetery. Omitted from the list of survivors in last weeks Chieftain was the name of a brother, Noah Caudle of Hagerman, Idaho. Coming from outside the county for the funeral were Mrs. Belle German and a son, Mrs. Mae Williamson and a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Streiff and Mrs. Lizzie Clay, of La Grande, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Leonard, of Elgin, and a niece from Idaho. Also attending were two grand-daughters, one from Salem and one from Milton-Freewater. Wallowa County Chieftain, September 30, 1954 Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary...

Caudle, Agnes – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held for Agnes Caudle Mrs. Harley (Agnes) Caudle of Lostine, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 1975 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She was born July 12, 1901 in the Leap area northwest of Enterprise, daughter of Jasper and Yauchey Chapman, and had lived in Wallowa County all of her life. On June 28, 1924 she was married to Harley Caudle at Enterprise. She was a member of the South Fork Grange and the CowBelles. Survivors include her husband, Harley, at the Lostine home; two daughters, Mrs. Duke (Rhee) Lathrop of Lostine and Mrs. Kelsie (Arlyne) Makin of Enterprise; a son, Dick Caudle, Coulee Dam, Wn.; a brother, Lloyd Chapman, Lostine; and nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services were Monday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Leland Morse of Toledo officiating. Ella McArtor sang “The Church In The Wildwood” and “The Old Rugged Cross”. Jeanette Powers was organist. Casket bearers were: Jim Blankenship, Arthur Bartmess, Don Wallace, Charles Craigen, Kenneth Barklow and Crawford Oveson; and vault internment was in the Lostine Cemetery. Wallowa County Chieftain, March 27, 1975, Page 10 Contributed by: Sue Wells and Gary...

Caudle, Harley Floyd – Obituary

Harley Floyd Caudle was born Dec. 23, 1904, in Lostine, and died on April 23, 1997, in Enterprise at the age of 92. Harley was the son of Berkley V. and Carrie Viola Hammack Caudle. As a youngster he attended Lostine school until the age of 10 when he left home to go to work. He then worked for his room and board, milking cows, doing farm chores and continuing to go to school. All his life he was close to the land and animals, especially horses, which he broke and rode until three years ago when he was forced by health problems to leave his beloved ranch and the 10 head of horses he still owned. Harley married Agnes Chapman on June 28, 1942, in Enterprise. When they were first married he worked for the Oregon State Highway Department in Union County. Harley and his father helped build the highway up Minam hill. Later, Harley plowed the first furrow for the road coming around the hill into Enterprise. During Harley’s life he lived in Cove, Union and Lostine. He was active in community affairs, serving as president of Wallowa County Stockgrowers, receiving the award for Grass man of the Year, and serving several terms on the Lostine school board and Wallowa County Rural school board. Harley was active in South fork Grange, Wallowa County Wranglers, and the Elks Club. Harley helped with Chief Joseph Days from the very beginning, riding in the parades until a few years ago when he made his appearance with his son-in-law and great-granddaughter. In 1988, in Haines, Oregon, Harley was selected to receive...

Caudle, Thelma – Obituary

Thelma Caudle Dies from Bullet Wound Thelma Caudle, the fifteen year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Caudle of Lostine, died Saturday noon from a rifle shot wound. Thelma was walking along a street of Lostine last Wednesday when a rifle bullet from a 22-rifle in the hands of Jesse Phillips struck her and passed through the body. Young Phillips who is fifteen years old maintains that the shot was purely accidental. He has been bound over to the circuit court on the charge of second degree murder. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon July 15,...

Caudle, Berkley – Obituary

Memorial Services Held At Lostine Memorial services for Berkeley Caudle who passed away at Wallowa Memorial hospital Wednesday, Saturday 22, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Christian church in Lostine, under the direction of the Booth-Bollman Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert John officiated. With Miss Martha Crow at the piano, Mrs. Orval McArtor sang “Under His Wings”, and she and Melvin Crow sang “Beyond The Sunset.” Pallbearers were Wm. E. Williams, Orval McArtor, C.F. (Bud) Wynans, Kenneth Keeler, Crawford Oveson and Howard Williamson, with internment in the Lostine Cemetery. Omitted from the list of survivors in last weeks Chieftain was the name of a brother, Noah Caudle of Hagerman, Idaho. Coming from outside the county for the funeral were Mrs. Belle German and a son, Mrs. Mae Williamson and a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Streiff and Mrs. Lizzie Clay, of La Grande, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Leonard, of Elgin, and a niece from Idaho. Also attending were two grand-daughters, one from Salem and one from Milton-Freewater. Wallowa County Chieftain – September 30, 1954 ___________________________________ Death Takes Berkley Caudle Berkley Caudle, of Lostine, who had been in ill health for several years, passed away yesterday, September 22, 1954 shortly after noon at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for several days. Funeral services have been tentatively set by the Booth-Bollman Funeral home for Saturday at Lostine with burial in the Lostine cemetery. Son of Thomas N. and Naomi Caudle, he was born near Springfield, Ill., May 9, 1871, and had been a resident of Wallowa County since 1900. He was married 57 years ago...

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