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North Powder, Union County, Oregon

Jasper Hoots, of North Powder, died at St. Elizabeth’s hospital, Baker, on Monday night January 23, from injuries received when a horse fell on him Monday January 16.

Deceased was born in Illinois in 1861. He has lived a number of years in the vicinity of North Powder where he was well and favorably known as a man of honesty and integrity, always kind to those less fortunate than himself. He was a brother of D. M. Hoots, of Union, who was at his bedside until Sunday evening. He is survived by three brothers-Douglas and Ephraim of Illinois, and Miller, of Union; two cousins-Joseph Truesdale of Baker and Mrs. Irene McCarthy of La Grande, and a host of friends.

The body arrived in Union Tuesday evening, and the funeral was held at Cock Bros. Undertaking parlors Wednesday, January 25, 1922, at 2 o’clock p. m. Services by Rev. Hughes of the Presbyterian Church. Interment in the Union cemetery.

1922 newspaper item
Contributed by: Larry Rader