Location: North Powder Oregon

Lee, Tabitha Mrs.- Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Tabitha Lee Passes This Life Mrs. Tabitha Lee, aged 76, died at her home in North Powder, Thursday morning at about six o’clock. Mrs. Lee was found in her bed in an unconscious condition at about that time, by Miss Ruth Agustus. She died without a struggle. Heart failure is given as the cause of death. Mrs. Lee was the widow of the late Geo. E. Lee and the mother of Mrs. W.A. Hudelson, Mrs. Walter Jones, Mrs. Howard Sloan, Volney E. and Oey (?) Lee, all of this city. Numerous other relatives survive. Deceased was a native of Indiana, coming with her husband and family from Paoli, in that state 34 years ago and has made her home at North Powder since that time. Funeral services have not been completed but the service is to be held at the local Methodist church Friday or Saturday. Burial will be in the city cemetery. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, September 10,...

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Lewis, William S. “Uncle Billy” – Obituary

Two Baker County Pioneers Are Gone William S. “Uncle Billy” Lewis, who was a county charge, died in the hospital in Baker, last Friday. He was a native of Virginia, born in 1854. He came to Baker 12 years ago. A brother M.H. Lewis of Wingville, survives and five nieces and five nephews. Funeral was held Saturday. North Powder News Saturday, January 22,...

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Lun, Andrew O. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon One-Time Resident, Andrew O. Lun, Dies One-Time Prominent North Powder Man Leaves Many Friends – Burial in Portland, Saturday Andrew O. Lun, for many years prominent in business circles in this place, but more recently of Portland, passed away in the latter place Thursday, September 13, friends of the former resident were grieved to learn early this week. He had been in the Odd Fellows home for some years. Funeral services were conducted the Saturday following in the Rose City with burial in the Rosette cemetery there. North Powder people will remember Mr. Lun as a long time resident here. He came to the town in 1886 or 1887 from either Idaho or Wyoming and was in the employ of the Oregon Lumber company, when that concern under David Eccles had a mill on Wolf Creek and Tucker flat. He was again in their employ in Baker from 1905 to 1907. He was president of the North Powder State bank. He owned the place now the home of H.A. Monday, together with the land occupied by the Pacific Fruit express company houses and pond, as well as the Johnson ice plant and pond, and the land upon which the big house occupied by Carl Johanson stands, he having built the dwelling as his home, about 1906, it is said by older residents there. He...

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Lun, Heivig Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon In North Powder, Tuesday, December 18th, Mrs. Heivig Lun, wife of Andrew Lun, aged 36 years. Mrs. Lun was a native of Norway and was born in the city of Porsgerund, Norway. In 1880 Andrew Lun came to America to try his fortune in this new world. After four years he sent for his wife and child they arriving in 1884. She leaves four children the youngest an infant of a few days. The funeral services were held in the Methodist church in North Powder and were conducted by Rev. .M. Irwin. The Odd Fellows of which society Mr. Lun was a zealous and repsected member, took charge of the body and showed great kindness during Mrs. Lun’s sickness and burial. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday December 20,...

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Kester, C. E. Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Local Woman Passed Away This Week Following a month’s illness, Mrs. C. E. Kester died at her home in this city Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Kester was a native of Pennsylvania and had been a resident of Eastern Oregon about sixteen years. For the past several years she had made her home in North Powder and vicinity. A husband and three children are left to mourn the passing of a kind and loving wife and mother. The funeral services were held from the home Wednesday afternoon and burial was in the city cemetery. Card of Thanks C.E. Kester Mrs. C.A. Gilkison Mrs. Roy Graham William Kester North Powder News Saturday August 30, 1919...

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McPhee, Laura Leone – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Little Leona McPhee Passed This Life Wednesday Night The death of little Leona McPhee, aged 10, occurred at the Baker hospital between nine and ten o’clock Wednesday night, following an illness of about two weeks. The direct cause of death is attributed to appendicitis and peritonitis following the operation. Leona was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McPhee, Jr., and a pupil in the North Powder schools. At the time the News goes to press funeral arrangements have not been made. North Powder News Saturday, January 22, 1927 A large number of sorrowing friends attended the funeral services last Saturday afternoon of Little Laura Leone McPhee, which were held at 2 o’clock at the M.E. church. Many beautiful floral offerings were sent as a silent testimonial from a host of friends, who with the parents and relatives of the little girl, mourned her passing. Interment was in the North Powder cemetery. Leone was born in North Powder, and was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T. McPhee. She was just ten years and ten days old at the time of her death. Everyone in the entire community, both old and young, loved Leone, who was of a most lovable and happy disposition. In her school work she advanced rapidly, and was a pupil in the sixth grade. She was taken ill...

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Mayberry, W. S. – Obituary

Word has been received of the death of W. S. Mayberry at his home in Weiser, Idaho. Mr. Mayberry was employed as principal of the Wolf Creek school, but resigned before the holidays on account of ill heath. He had been a sufferer from rheumatism for some time. Mr. Mayberry is survived by several grown children. North Powder News Saturday, January 22,...

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Garrison, T. B. Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. T.B. Garrison received word of the death of her mother Mrs. Mary Mitzel which occurred at Portland early this morning. Mrs. Garrison returned from her mother’s bedside recently and will not attend the funeral. North Powder News Saturday September 20,...

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May, Leonard E. – Obituary

E. F. May of this city received the sad news this week that his grandson, Leonard E. May, son of A.B. May of Gaston, had died Monday, Dec. 17, of appendicitis. The young man was 17 years of age, having been born in North Powder in 1911. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, December 22,...

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O’Neal, Edward – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Edward O’Neal Dies Following Operation Edward O’Neal, for the past six years a resident of the North Powder community, died of a complication of diseases in a Baker hospital Friday of last week. For the past two years Mr. O’Neal with his family had resided on a ranch in the Wolf Creek district. About two months ago his health became such that he entered a Baker hospital for treatment. He did not improve and Friday of last week submitted to a major operation, dying a few hours afterward. The body was taken to La Grande, the former home, for funeral services and burial. The widow and several children survive. North Powder News Saturday, June 5,...

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Prillaman, W. L. – Obituary

W.L. Prillaman, section foreman at Union Junction was killed by an O.W.R.& N. helping engine late last week. The engine was backing down the track as Prillaman climbed through the cars on a siding and stepped on the track before it. Death was practically instantaneous. Prillaman is survived by the widow and several children. He was a member of the La Grande lodge of Elks and was an old resident of this district. North Powder News Saturday August 28,...

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Roberts, John – Obituary

John Roberts, aged 25, died in La Grande Wednesday night, after a two week illness. The deceased leaves a wife and father and mother. The funeral will be held at Joseph. North Powder News Saturday August 2,...

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Peterson, Crystal – Obituary

Crystal Petersen Dies At Hot Lake Crystal Lucille Petersen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Petersen, who has been ill from heart trouble for the past two years or more, died Sunday afternoon at the sanitorium at Hot Lake and the funeral service was held at the family home in this city at 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Miss Peterson was 15 years old, and was born in North Powder. The surviving relatives are the father and mother, a brother, Gerald, proprietor of the City Meat Market and City Grocery, three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Burris of Portland, Mrs. Thelma Lewis of Baker and June Petersen of North Powder. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, March 17,...

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Powers, John H. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Pioneer Passes John H. Powers one of the first settlers on land in the North Powder river section, died a few days ago at Stockton, California, where he has been residing for some time. Mr. Powers is survived by four sisters. Mrs. J.L. Dodson of Baker, Mrs. Mary Hutchinson of Union, Mrs. Ellen E. Mann of Baker, and Mrs. Ida E. Turner of Colfax, California. Mr. Powers left an estate valued at $30,000, mostly in land in Baker and Union counties. North Powder News Saturday, May 15,...

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Neil, Geo. Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Geo. Neil a one time resident of this place and vicinity, but more recently of Haines, passed away at Hot Lake where she had gone for treatment some time since. North Powder News Saturday, March 29,...

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