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Biographical Sketch of Asa Thomas Weeks

Asa Thomas Weeks was born in La Honda on March 1, 1859, where he spent his early boyhood, being educated in the public schools and St. Matthew’s School. In 1881 he decided to leave home and try his hand at mining in Idaho; and while there built the finest house at Sand Point. He then removed to Alaska to engage in mining; and while there served three years as United States Commissioner. In 1904 he came to Pescadero and engaged in the lumber business which he continued for five years. He then decided to try his hand at mining again in Mexico, but after one year spent there he returned to Pescadero and married Elma Chandler a member of one of the pioneer families of Pescadero. Mr. Weeks then settled down to farming and stock raising, in which he has been more than...

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Showers, Bill – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Earnest (Bill) Showers passed away on August 18, 1978 at the General Hospital at Sandpoint, Idaho. His home address was Sagle, Idaho. Born October 21, 1934 at Enterprise, he was the son of Kenneth and Dorothy Showers. He lived in Enterprise and Wallowa County from birth to 1969. He was a millwright, and a veteran of the Korean War. On September 23, 1967, he was married to June Frades at Enterprise. Mr. Showers was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church of Enterprise. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 22 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Rev. Geary F. Bird officiating. Organist was Lillian Maasdam. Pall bearers were Churchel Smith, George Chandler, Bob Trump, Doyle Elliott, Jim Russell and Don Bronson. Honorary bearers were Rollie Mattson, Butch Arbogast, Valero Harvey, Henry W. Kinsley and Bob Steimmel. Military committal services were held by the Wallowa lake Post #157 of the American Legion, Joseph. Internment was at the Prairie Creek Cemetery in Joseph. Survivors are his wife of Sagle, Idaho, two daughters, Debra and Tami Showers of Sagle, parents Mr. and Mrs., Kenneth Showers of Redford, Michigan, and a sister, Joyce Bird of Redford. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thur., Aug. 24, 1978 Contributed by: Sue...

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McMillen, Carl Richard – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Carl Richard McMillen, 71, of Spirit Lake, Idaho, and formerly of La Grande, died April 7 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Celebration of life services begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Clark Fork Senior Center in Idaho. A private family interment will follow at the Clark Fork Cemetery. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Carl was born June 26, 1936, to Maxine Petrina Skillingstad and William Hyrum McMillen in Salt Lake City. During WWII the family moved to San Francisco to work in the war effort. Carl attended grade school in San Francisco at Parkside Elementary and at the age of 6 sold newspapers with his brother Phillip on the street corner in the Sunset District in downtown San Francisco. At 17, Carl enlisted in the Marines and was in active duty during the Korean War. Carl served in the Marine Corps from 1954 to 1962 and received special recognition for sharpshooting. In 1955, Carl married Maxine Sanders in Oklahoma City and they settled in Woodland, Calif., and had three children. Carl worked for Yolo Engineers as a land surveyor until 1968. In 1965, Carl married Maurine June Walton, who he had known since she went to high school with his sister Darlene. Maurine had three children that he raised as his own, and together they had three more. In January 1968, Carl...

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McKinnion, Dr.

Died in Auto Wreck A hidden chuck hole in the Baker road, near Haines, caused an automobile to overturn and resulted in the death of Dr. McKinnion of Sandpoint, Idaho, Wednesday of this week. Dr. McKinnion was on of a party of four, touring this section of Oregon, on his way to Yellowstone National Park. The wife of the physician and Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Smith of Standpoint (sic), were the other occupants of the car and escaped without injury. Dr. McKinnion was driving the car and was pinned under the steering wheel. He was removed from beneath the machine and a passing auto started with him to Baker, but death came before that city was reached. The deceased was 52 years old and had been a resident of the Idaho town for a number of years. North Powder News Saturday July 26,...

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Rogers, Ardis Rea Mrs. – Obituary

Ardis Rea Rogers, 90, of Baker City, died July 19, 2005, at Settlers Park. Her memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Coles Funeral Home. Pastor Robin Harris of Cornerstone Baptist Church at North Powder will officiate. Ardis was born on Jan. 12, 1915, at Alpena Pass, Ark., to Minnie Walker and James Howard Rea. The family moved to Sandpoint, Idaho, in 1915 where they farmed. Ardis, her sister, Theta, and her brother, Paul, went to grade school at Sandpoint. Her parents moved to Meridian, Idaho, where she finished grade school. Her parents moved to Barber, Idaho, a small sawmill town about six miles up the river from Boise where she finished high school. Ardis was talented in Irish dancing. She and several other girls went to several towns and danced at high schools. Ardis married Wayne Rogers on June 29, 1932. They bought a farm at Vale and lived in the Vale area until 1959 when they moved to Sumpter. They ran the Sumpter Supply for five or six years. In 1984, they moved to Baker City. Ardis loved gardening, canning, picnicking and family activities. She was active in Eastern Star and attended church wherever she lived. In the past few years, she attended church services at Settlers Park provided by Pastor Robin Harris. Ardis’ great-grandparents immigrated from Ireland. Her great- grandfather changed the family name...

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Bruhn, George Clifford, Sr. – Obituary

George Clifford Bruhn Sr., 74, of Baker City, died Oct. 5, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His graveside service was Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Truscott Irby of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, No. 3048, officiated. The Oregon Army National Guard presented military rites in his honor. George was born on July 1, 1931, at Sandpoint, Idaho, to Ted and Eva Bruhn. He was raised and educated at Sandpoint and Naples, Idaho. George joined the U.S. Marines in 1950 and served during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He attained the rank of sergeant E5. George served his country for 16 years and was honorably discharged in 1966. On April 2, 1957, he married Clintina V. Cross at Naples, Idaho. He worked in a variety of jobs in his lifetime and then found the love of the woods and worked as a logger for many years. George enjoyed many things in his life before and after retiring in 1993. He especially enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping and spending time with family and grandchildren. He was a proud papa. George loved his family dearly and wanted the best for them. He will be fondly remembered by family and friends, most especially for his great smile and joking personality. He will be truly missed. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Tina; daughter, Marla, and her husband, Casey Anderson, of Halfway;...

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Simonson, William “Doug” – Obituary

William “Doug” Simonson, 76, died at an assisted living center on Sept. 28, 2007. His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. PDT at the McEwen Bible Fellowship Hall, 15403 Sumpter Stage Highway (on Highway 7 three miles south of the Sumpter junction). Doug was born on March 1, 1931, at Sandpoint, Idaho. He lived with his mother, Ida Veda, his father, William E. Simonson, and his brother, Dave, at Hope, Idaho, until the age of 10 when his mother died. Because of his father’s job with the Spokane Railroad, which took him away from home a great deal, he and his brother went to live with family friends. His father remarried when he was 14 and the family moved to Spokane, Wash. At the age of 16 he moved to Sumpter where he went to work at his beloved uncle’s Bald Mountain Mine. He joined the U.S. Air Force in January 1951. Until 1954 he was stationed at Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas, Nev., where he worked as a weapons mechanic on aircraft. He then returned to Sumpter, where he met Patricia Graves. They were married on Dec. 3, 1955. Doug began his career as a logger in the spring of 1956. He started out bumping knots, then went to falling trees, then to a skidder operator, ending up as a woods boss and mechanic for...

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Bonner County, Idaho Census Records

  1870 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1870 Bonner County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1880 Bonner County, Census (images and index) 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide 1890 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1900 Bonner County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1910 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1910 Bonner County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1910 U.S. Census Guide 1920 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1920 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1920 Bonner County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1920 U.S. Census Guide 1930 Bonner County, Idaho Census Free 1930 Census...

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Bonner County, Idaho Cemetery Records

Idaho Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Idaho county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Bonner County Cemetery Records Hosted at Hosted at USGenWeb Idaho Archives Blanchard Cemetery Boyer Cemetery Brinkwood Cemetery Cabinet Cemetery Clara Cemetery Clark Ford Cemetery Colburn Cemetery Evergreen Cemetery Surnames A-E Surnames F-G Surnames H-L Surnames M-Q Surnames R -Z Gamlin Lake Cemetery Greenwood Cemetery Hope Cemetery Humbird Cemetery Lakeview Cemetery Surnames A-E Surnames F-J Surnames K-O Surnames P-T Surnames U-Z Old Hope Cemetery Pack River Cemetery Pinecrest Cemetery Surnames A Surnames BA-BI Surnames BJ-BZ Surnames C Surnames D-E Surnames F Surnames G Surnames HA-HJ Surnames HJ-I Surnames J Surnames K Surnames L Surnames M Surnames N-O SurnamesP-Q Surnames R Suranmes SA-SL Surnames SM-SZ Surnames T-V Surnames W-Z Seneacquoteen Cemetery Settelement Cemetery Westmond Cemetery Whispering Pines Cemetery Wildwood Cemetery Hosted at Ewanida Rail Records Seneacquoteen Cemetery (LaClede) Westmond Cemetery Hosted at Interment.net Clara Cemetery Hakeview Cemetery Pack River Cemetery Westmond Cemetery...

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Stehwien, Ruth Everson Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Ruth Stehwien, 89, of Baker City, died March 12, 2003, at her home. Her memorial service and a celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church at Third and Broadway streets. Pastor Ed Niswender of the church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Visitations will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mrs. Stehwien was born June 24, 1913, at Rockville, Mo., to Emma and Isaac Everson. She attended school at Humansville, Mo. She married Otto Stehwien on Nov. 25, 1931, at Rockville, Mo. They moved from Missouri to Oregon in 1942 and then to Washington until settling at Priest River, Idaho, in 1945. They had been married for 43 years when Otto died. Ruth moved to Baker City with her sons and their families in 1977 to be near her sister and brother. She remained in Baker City until her death. Ruth was a very loving and dedicated wife and mother. Everyone who knew her remembers her as a woman with a very caring and giving spirit. Mrs. Stehwien attended Calvary Baptist Church for several years until her health declined. She loved the Lord and spent many years doing the Lord’s work. Ruth spent numerous hours at the quilting frame with her sister,...

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