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Mason, Michael V. “Mickey” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Michael V. “Mickey” Mason, 81, of Baker City, a former North Powder-area rancher, died May 13, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Visitations will be Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. His vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at the cathedral. Bishop Emeritus Thomas J. Connolly, pastor and friend of the Masons for more than 30 years, will preside at the service, with concelebration by Pastor Robert C. Irwin of the Baker City Cathedral and other priests of the Baker Diocese. Honor Guard will be by the Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree. Private family vault interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City. Mr. Mason was born on Nov. 12, 1920, at Cambridge, Idaho, the youngest of eight children. His parents, John and Anna Phillips Mason, had emigrated from County Down, Ireland, in 1905. He began his long working life at age 12 to help support his family, and left formal schooling at age 14 to work as a farm hand in the Cambridge Valley. He became a skilled heavy equipment operator at a very early age, and later formed Hopkins & Mason Logging Contractors with his brother-in-law, Orin Hopkins. The company contracted...

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Woodland Cemetery, Downey, Idaho

A cemetery transcription of Woodland Cemetery, located 3 mi. W. of Downey, Idaho in Bannock County, Idaho. BARNES Adelia, b. 9 Dec. 1858, d. 21 July 1936, ae. 77 yrs., 7 mos., 12 days. Dau. of William Jeffry Barnes and Francis or Fanny Fitzjohn. Wife of Henry H. Wakley. Edmund W., b. 25 July 1883, d. 19 Nov. 1901, ae. 18 yrs. Son of Lorenzo Barnes and Sarah Ann Webb. Lorenzo, b. 1850, d. 1923, ae. 73 yrs. Son of William Jeffry Barnes and Francis Fitzjohn. Husband of Sarah Ann Webb. Thomas Moroni, b. 6 Jan. 1861, d. 6 Feb. 1940. Son of William Jeffry Barnes and Francis (Fanny) Fitzjohn. Husband of Sarah Hannah Ogden. Zina, b. 1902, d. 1918, ae. 16 yrs. Dau. of Lorenzo Barnes and Sarah Ann Webb. BLOXHAM Infant, b. 3 Feb. 1895, d. 3 Feb. 1895. Child of Rastus Bloxham and May Wakeley. Elmer, b. 28 Sept. 1898, d. 16 Nov. 1898, ae. 1 mo., 13 days. Son of Rastus Bloxham and May Wakley. Fredrick Charles, b. 30 Oct. 1905, d. 3 Jan. 1907, ae. 1 yr., 2 mos., 4 days. Son of Fredrick F. Bloxham and Esther Jane Davis. Fredrick F., b. 19 Sept. 1874, d. 20 Mar. 1951, ae. 86 yrs., 6 mos., 1 day. Son of Isaac Bloxham and Ann Barnes. Husband of Esther Jane Davis. Isaac William, b. 31 Jan....

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Byington Cemetery, Bannock County, Idaho

A cemetery transcription of Byington Cemetery, located 4 mi. S. of Downey Idaho, ¼ mi. N.E. of Hwy. 91 in Bannock County, Idaho. BYINGTON Alexander. Edna P., b. 10 Sept. 1908, d. 21 Jan. 1909, ae. 1 yr., 4 mos., 2 days. Hannah E. Hyrum Elliout, b. 14 Oct. 1830, d. 19 Apr. 1901, ae. 71 yrs., 6 mos., 4 days. Hyrum N., b. 30 Dec. 1861, d. 25 Nov. 1879, ae. 18 yrs., 10 mos., 25 days. Jane E., 1864 – 1916. John. Joseph H. Mary Lerenda. Nora I. Rebecca A. Rosetta, b. 16 Apr. 1891, d. 30 Apr. 1891, ae. 14 days. Dau. of Joseph H. Byington and Rosetta. Sarah J. Stephen E., b. 1860. WALKER Lerenzo Ray, b. 15 Oct. 1895, d. 5 July 1898, ae. 4 yrs., 8 mos., 20 days. Son of Alma Walker and Nellie Larson. NO SURNAME Arlen. Marvin. Mary...

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Redrock Cemetery, Bannock County, Idaho

A cemetery transcription of Redrock Cemetery located 6 mi. S. of Downey, Idaho, Hwy. 91 nr. overpass in Bannock County, Idaho. BARGER George Franklin, b. 18 Aug. 1883, d. 18 Jan. 1891. Born in Calvin, Idaho. Son of Abram Lafayette Barger and Julia Ellen Hunt. Isabelle, b. 2 Apr. 1872, d. 20 Jan. 1891, ae. 19 yrs., 8 mos., 18 days. Dau. of Abram Lafayette Barger and Julia Ellen Hunt. HUNT Charls Jefferson, b. 12 July 1881, d. 31 Dec. 1901, ae. 23 yrs., 5 mos., 19 days. Born in Swan Lake Bingham Co., Idaho. Son of James Franklin Hunt and Artimacy Norton. James Franklin, b. 7 May 1858, d. 11 June 1917, ae. 69 yrs., 1 mo., 4 days. Born in Parawan, Utah. Son of Capt. Jefferson Hunt and Matilda Jane Nease. Husband of Artimacy Norton. Jefferson, b. 2 Jan. 1803, d. 11 May 1879, ae. 76 yrs., 4 mos., 5 days. Born in Bracken Co., KY. Son of John Hunt and Martha Jenkins. Husband of Cellia Mounce & Matilda Nease. Captain Mormon B N. vols. Mexican War. Liberty, b. 16 Aug. 1884, d. 16 Aug. 1998, ae. 13yrs., 11 mos., 27 days. Born in Swan Lake Bingham Co., Idaho. Dau. of James Franklin Hunt and Artimacy Norton. NORTON Artimacy Hunt, b. 6 July, d. 1919. Wife of James Franklin Hunt. PRATT Celia P., b. 1883, d. 1883....

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Grant Cemetery, Bannock County, Idaho

A cemetery transcription of Grant Cemetery located 6 Mi. S.E. of Downey, Idaho, in Bannock County, Idaho. BURROP Hannah B., b. 8 Aug. 1866, d. 22 May 1931, ae. 65 yrs., 9 mos., 14 days. Wife of William Burrup. June, b. 23 Apr. 1921, d. 14 May 1924, ae. 3 yrs., 21 days. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dau. of James Lee Burrup and Mary Solvesen. Reed E., b. 5 Jan. 1917, d. 30 Jan. 1917, ae. 25 days. Born in Grant near Downey. Son of James Lee Burrop and Mary Salvesen. William, b. 19 Oct. 1861, d. 21 May 1924, ae. 63 yrs., 7 mos., 2 days. Husband of Hannah B. Burrop. WODDOUPS Milton John, b. 24 June 1923, d. 29 June 1932, ae. 8 yrs., 11 mos., 25 days. Born in Downey, Bannock Co., Idaho. Son of John Irvine Woddoups and Sarah Lovina...

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Wilson, Charles Earl “Chuck” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Charles Earl “Chuck” Wilson, 61, of Baker City, died June 1, 2002, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. His graveside funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Leonard Hill of the Halfway Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate. There will be a potluck afterward at the Halfway Lions Park. Chuck was born on Nov. 19, 1940, to Frank and Martha Connor Wilson at Cambridge, Idaho. Chuck worked as a long-haul truck driver for part of his life and as contract mail carrier in the Baker City and Halfway areas until his retirement in 1990. At that time, he began spending his winters in Arizona and his summers in Baker City. Chuck loved fishing and camping and had a huge love for cars and for working on them. Survivors include his son, Charles Wilson Jr. of Pasco, Wash.; his sisters, Fern Schell of Gresham and Darlene Carpenter of Baker City; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was living with his nephew, Daniel Wilson and his family in Ontario, at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Martha Wilson of Halfway; his brothers, Darrell and Donald Wilson and Vernon and Lee Curry; and his sister, Evelyn Lyman. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Gray’s...

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King, Mary Mae Marshall Staley Mrs. – Obituary

Mary Mae Staley King, 88, of Blackfoot, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died June 18, 2002, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center at Idaho Falls. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Blackfoot Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center, 1650 Highland Drive. Gerald Humphreys will conduct the service. Visitations will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Interment will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery. She was born April 16, 1914, in Nez Perce, Idaho, the daughter of George Allen and Molly Gertrude Humphries Marshall. She was educated in Baker City and graduated from high school in Eugene. She had lived in northern Idaho, Missouri, Pocatello, Idaho, Reseda, Calif., Boise, Homedale and Fruitland, Idaho. She moved to Blackfoot in 1979. Mary married Orland A. Staley in August of 1932 at Weiser, Idaho. She later married Loren Hayden and he died in 1981. On Oct. 6, 1983, she married Sam King at Blackfoot. She was a member of the LDS Church and helped with the name extraction program. She spent a lot of time at the Bingham Senior Citizens Center with her many friends. Mary worked as a salesperson in women’s clothing in California, Oregon and Pocatello, Idaho. She enjoyed golfing, fishing, working and putting together fashion shows. Survivors include her husband, Sam King of...

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Brown, June Lucille Grant Mrs. – Obituary

June Lucille Grant Brown, 82, loving wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died April 7, 2002, at Portneuf Valley Nursing Home in Pocatello, Idaho. A celebration of her life will be held Friday at 11 a.m. MDT at the Century Ward Chapel on Fourth and Fredregill in Pocatello. The family will visit with friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Myers Evergreen Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah. Arrangements are under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home in Pocatello. June was born June 17, 1919, in Dietrich, Idaho, to Charles Henry Grant and Sarah Inez Nelson. She married Ray A. Brown of Baker City on Oct. 5, 1940, in Boise. Their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple in 1954. June was a lifetime active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She and Ray served a church mission in Texas from 1974 to 1976. She served in many positions of the church such as Relief Society President, Sunday School teacher and District Relief Society President, and she worked in the Young Women, District Missionary, and anywhere else there was a need. She was a beautician from 1938 to 1974. Many of those years she worked out of her own shop in The Dalles, where she and Ray lived for 22 years. June and Ray...

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Puckett, Wanda Sarah Tripp Richards Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Oregon Wanda Sarah Tripp Richards Puckett, 85, of Union died Dec. 6, 2001, in Portland after a brief illness. Her funeral was today at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Union. Interment was at 2:30 p.m. today at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City. Mrs. Puckett was born March 4, 1916, to Guy E. Tripp and Sadie Elizabeth Criddle at Downey, Idaho. The family moved to Perry in the 1920s and later to Baker City. She was a 1934 Baker High School graduate. She married Raymond Richards in October 1935. He died in 1971. She married Ralph Puckett in 1973 and moved to Cove. He died in June 1989. She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many positions. She was a visiting teacher for more than 50 years. Her grandmother’s parents were early settlers at St. George, Utah. She enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening and focused her life on her family and friends. Survivors include a son, John Richards of Lake Oswego; a daughter, Kaye Richards Hanni of Portland; a sister, Darlene McGregor of Livermore, Calif.; eight stepchildren, Wythal Lane, Connie Marks, Zelda Marshall and Ray Puckett of Cove, Gay Zander of La Grande, Doralee “Rosie” Powell, Robert “R.C.” Clarence and James Puckett of Portland; 24 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Used...

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Blank, June Marie Wells Mrs. – Obituary

Richland, Oregon June Marie Wells Blank, 80, a longtime Richland resident, died Nov. 6, 2001, at her home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Her graveside funeral was today at 3 p.m. at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Lowell Stidolph officiated. Her loving sister and daughter took care of her for the past few years. She never complained, kept alert and sharp-minded, and she appreciated all of the kindness that both old and new friends showed her. Three years is a long time to be virtually helpless. She showed a strong will to hold it all together. Marie (as she was known) was buried next to her husband Earl. Mrs. Blank was born June 14, 1921, in the small town of Heath, Idaho, up Brownlee Creek. She was living in Cambridge, Idaho, when the polio epidemic was raging throughout the country. Marie was six years old when she got the disease. She was taken to the Shriners Hospital in Portland when she was nine for treatment and an operation. It was not an easy trip back then. She was very brave and never complained. She stayed there for several months all by herself and always said they were wonderful to her. When she was able to go home, they even gave her a new dress. Mrs. Blanks family moved to Eagle Valley in 1933. She attended the old...

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