Location: Oxnard California

Lena Delphine Todd Keller of Oxnard CA

KELLER, Lena Delphine Todd9, (Homer F.8, Caleb7, Bela6, Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 15, 1883, married Sept. 21, 1907, Charles R. Keller, who was born Jan. 4, 1872. In 1912 they were living in Oxnard, Calif. Children: I. Margaret Todd, b. Oct. 26, 1911. II. Homer Todd, b. Feb. 17, 1915. III. Charles Richard, b. Mar. 25, 1917. IV. Elizabeth, b. Dec. 9,...

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Monroe, James Ross “Jim” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon James Ross “Jim” Monroe, 71, a longtime Baker City resident and former owner of Monroe Mortuary, died Oct. 23, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His funeral will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Susan Barnes of First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight and from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Jim was born on July 7, 1933, at Santa Barbara, Calif., to Carl Thomas and Mamielee Riddlespurger Monroe. He was raised at Santa Barbara and was educated there, graduating from Santa Barbara High School. He continued his education at Ventura College at Ventura, Calif., before settling on the study of mortuary science. He attended the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1954. He then went to work at La Jolla Mortuary in La Jolla and Oxnard, Calif. His next employment was with Winbigler Mortuary at Santa Ana, Calif. He met Martha Rafn at Santa Ana. They were married on May 24, 1964. He continued to work for Winbiglers for 22 years before he and his wife purchased the Langrell Mortuary in Baker City in 1981. They operated the Monroe Mortuary for 15 years, retiring in December 1995. Jim loved music and played several instruments, including the saxophone and...

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Springer, Theron Leroy “Terry” – Obituary

Theron Leroy “Terry” Springer, 55, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 23, 2000, at Seattle, Wash., of natural causes. A private service will be held later. Mr. Springer was born on Aug. 13, 1945, at Oxnard, Calif., to Theron Eugene and Dorothy Mae Davis Springer. He attended school at Baker City and in Seattle. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1963 and was stationed on the USS Whitehurst. He also spent some time on a submarine as well. He was a Vietnam vet and also traveled to Hawaii where he did some special training in the martial arts and in the Seal program. He moved to Baker City in 1966 after he finished the Navy as an E4 Machinist’s Mate. Mr. Springer was a carpenter by trade. He traveled all over the United States and worked until his death. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was most happy in the mountains where he lived in his cabin. His hobbies included cooking, mining and playing his guitar and singing. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Survivors include his daughters, Kate Springer of Portland and Mandy Springer of Baker City; a son, Jake Springer of Baker City; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Harumi Springer and Jim and Shanna Springer, all of Baker City; a sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Kevin Henry of Baker...

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Hurt, Ruth Marie Adams Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Ruth Marie Hurt, 81, a longtime Baker City resident, died Nov. 27, 2000, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. Her funeral was at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Hurt was born May 24, 1919, at Featherston, Okla., to George and Elizabeth Quinton Adams. Her family moved to Bakersfield, Calif., when she was 9 and she lived there throughout her school years. She married Homer Hurt on Dec. 29, 1936, at Visalia, Calif. She was a homemaker and mother most of her life. She also worked as a bookkeeper for an apartment complex at Oxnard, Calif. She moved around the country with her husband, who was in construction, before they settled in Richland in the 1970s. The Hurts moved to Baker City 10 years ago. She loved church, fishing, growing flowers, arts and crafts and her little dogs. She also enjoyed reading books of the Bible. Survivors include her husband, Homer of Baker City; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Orie Hurt of Sparks, Nev.; a grandson, Steven Hurt of Sandy, who was raised by his grandmother; seven other grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Charles Stover. She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Marilyn Joy Stover. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Gray’s West & Co.,...

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