Location: Grant County NM

Apache Indians

Apache Indians. Located in southern New Mexico and Arizona, western Texas, and southeastern Colorado, also ranging over much of northern Mexico. Together with the Navaho, the Apache constituted the western group of the southern division of the Athapascan linguistic stock.

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Cloudt, Avery L. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Avery L. Cloudt, 82, died May 16, 2006, at the Elmore County Medical Facility at Mount Home, Idaho. Avery was born on Oct. 23, 1923, to Francis and Richard Cloudt at Red Rock, N.M., the youngest of three children. The family moved to the Eastern Oregon and western Idaho areas when he was 6. He attended area schools and was a 1941 Baker High School graduate. Avery worked as a miner’s helper at Cornucopia Mine until December 1941 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He became an electrician in the Navy. He was honorably discharged as an electrician’s mate, first class, in 1947. He married Weltha Padgett in 1945 while serving in the Navy. They were divorced in 1970. After completing his military service, he returned to Baker City and went to work as an electrician for York Electric. In 1967, he went to work for Morrison-Knutson as a general foreman, assistant superintendent. He was injured at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam. Being the fighter he was, he battled back, and although he was unable to return to work, he still had a big garden when possible. Avery had three children: Gayle, Steve and Bruce, all of Baker City. He enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time with his family. He loved baseball and he loved teaching kids to play the game. He was...

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