Location: Pendleton Oregon

Biography of Edwin F. Guyon, M. D.

Edwin F. Guyon, M. D., who has become known as county physician of Bear Lake county, Idaho, assistant surgeon for the Oregon Short Line, member of Idaho and Oregon State Medical Associations and of the American National Medical Association, and as author of the law to prohibit illegal medical practice in Idaho and coauthor with Dr. C. J. Smith of the law to prevent illegal medical practice in Oregon, is one of the leading physicians in Idaho and is doing much to elevate his profession and augment its usefulness throughout the northwest. Dr. Guyon began the practice of medicine in Pendleton City, Oregon, in 1891, and continued it there successfully for five years, when his health began to fail and he sought a higher altitude and a dryer atmosphere at Montpelier. The colder climate agreed with him, and he regained his health, and by the time he had done so he had built up a large and rapidly growing practice, in which he has been successful professionally as well as financially. Dr. Guyon was born at New Orleans, Louisiana, November 7, 1853, of Huguenot ancestors, on his father’s side, who came early in our history from France and settled in New York and New Jersey. John Guyon, his father, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and married Miss Emily Shattuck, a native of St. Louis, but a descendant...

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Gurney, Areta Littlejohn – Obituary

Washington Co., OR A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1996, in Evergreen Cemetery in Ontario for Areta Gurney, who died Jan. 6 at age 93. Mrs. Gurney was born Oct. 13, 1902 in Pendleton. She taught high school in Marshfield in the 1920s and grade school during the 1960s. In 1976 she moved from Ontario to Portland. She was a member of the Ontario Methodist Church. Surviving are her son, Norris of Portland and one grandchild. The family suggests remembrances to the American Cancer Society. The Oregonian, January 10, 1996 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Botts, Blanche Mrs. – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Blanche Botts of Flora passed away June 20 at Pendleton. Edna Blanche, daughter of Andrew and Francis Forbes was born October 3, 1899 at Flora, and passed away June 20 after many years of illness. On February 14, 1919 she was united in marriage to Earl Botts, and they continued to make their home at Flora. She is survived by her faithful husband, and two sons, Orville A., who is in the army, stationed at Orlando, Florida, Airbase, and Melvin F. at home, and by her father Andy Forbes of Flora. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Esther Lampkins of Wallowa, Oregon, Mrs Beulah Berner and Mrs. Myrtle Wulff both of Flora. Her mother preceded her in death 6 years ago. She was on a cheerful disposition and bore the many long years of suffering bravely, and her huband did everything possible for her comfort and happiness. The funeral services were conducted at Flora by Rev. Ruth Green and burial was in the Flora cemetery. Contributed by: Julie (Jennings)...

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Caudle, Berl – Obituary

Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial Services were conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. at the United Presbyterian church in Lostine for Berl Virgil Caudle who passed away Friday, September 18, 1964 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Pendleton where he had been a patient for 5 days. Robert P. Rogers Jr. officiated and Steven crow was organist. Mrs. Orval McArtor and Mevin Crow sang ” Near To The Heart Of God’ and ” No Night There” Casket bearers were: Bud Wyanns, Myrl Zollman, Orval McCartor, Audas Bechtel, Lester Emmons and Glenn Allen and internment was in the Lostine Cemetery. The deceased was born November 11, 1902 at Lostine, son of Berkley and Carrie Caudle and had lived there near all of his life. He was a dairy farmer by occupation. On May 17, 1923 he was married at Enterprise to Beula Keeler who survives him. He was a member of the Christian church. Besides his wife, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Carrie Caudle, of Lostine; two daughters, Mrs. ” Bud ” ( Beline ) Haun, of Lostine, and Mrs. Jack ( Berniss ) Bechtel, of Centrailia, Washington; two brothers, Joe and Harley, of Lostine; one sister, Mrs. Bill ( Ethyl ) Hook, of Milton-freewater; and tw0 grandchildren, Jeanette Haun and Lori Bechtel. Wallowa County Chieftain, September 24, 1964, Front Page Contributed by: Sue Wells...

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Anderson, Kenneth R. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Kenneth R. Anderson, 73, died December 18, 1993 at Pendleton, Oregon. He was born June 3, 1920. He married Dorothy Scott at Enterprise. She preceded him in death on April 23, 1960. Survivors include his son Keith of Portland. Two daughters, Ilene Gilchrist and Elaine Anderson, both of Pendleton. Seven grandchildren and one great- grand child. Funeral service was held Wednesday December 22, 1993, at the Bollman Funeral Home. With private vault internment in Enterprise Cemetery. Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Obituary copied from the files at Wallowa Chieftain, Enterprise Contributed by Orvetta...

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Botts, Blanche Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa county, Oregon Mrs. Blanche Botts of Flora passed away June 20 at Pendleton. Edna Blanche, daughter of Andrew and Francis Forbes was born October 3, 1899 at Flora, and passed away June 20 after many years of illness. On February 14, 1919 she was united in marriage to Earl Botts, and they continued to make their home at Flora. She is survived by her faithful husband, and two sons, Orville A., who is in the army, stationed at Orlando, Florida, Airbase, and Melvin F. at home, and by her father Andy Forbes of Flora. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Esther Lampkins of Wallowa, Oregon, Mrs. Beulah Berner and Mrs. Myrtle Wulff both of Flora. Her mother preceded her in death 6 years ago. She was on a cheerful disposition and bore the many long years of suffering bravely, and her husband did everything possible for her comfort and happiness. The funeral services were conducted at Flora by Rev. Ruth Green and burial was in the Flora cemetery. Contributed By: Julie (Jennings)...

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Knapper, Ellen Mrs. – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church in Joseph m for Mrs. Ellen M. Knapper, who died Sunday evening, Dec 15.1940. Rev. Ralph Vanderwood was in charge and the Methodist quartet sang Beautiful Isle of Somewhere and Abide with Me. The pall bearers who assisted in the service were Henry Mitchell, P. Mullins, Max Wilson and Polk Mays, of Joseph, and Charles Johnson and Ross Leslie of Enterprise, Interment was made in Prairie Creek Cemetery besides her husband. Mrs. Knapper was born in Astoria Illinois, Feb 3 1862. She married Ludwig Knapper January 2, 1881. She came with her husband to Oregon in the spring of 1882 settling in Pendleton. Six years later they moved to Joseph, which has been her home since that time, except for ten years she spent in Portland after the death of her husband in 1926. She returned to Joseph in 1938. On October 9th of this year she suffered a stroke and was confined to her bed until her death. Mrs. Knapper was a charter member of the Joseph Methodist Ladies Aid which was organized about 45 years ago and was always interested in the general social life of the town. Three children survive their mother, Robert B., of Joseph, Benjamin, of Portland and Mrs. Maude Eberhard, of La Grande. One daughter Addie Schaupp preceded...

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Knapp, W. T. Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. W.T. Knapp passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 1, 1939, at the St. Anthony hospital in Pendleton after a major operation three months and four days ago. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hermiston, conducted by Rev. C. R. Moore and burial will be at Hermiston. Maggie Irene Bridwell was born seventy years ago, October 19, 1868 in Norborne, Missouri. She crossed the plains at the age of ten with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David A. Bridwell, in a wagon train, coming to Union county. After a few years they moved to Wallowa County where she was united in marriage to William Thomas Knapp January 2, 1887. To this union was born five children. Guy Elmer, Hermiston; Edna A. Childers, deceased; Myrl B. Whitmore, Enterprise; Jenit Roberta Hoffnagle, Pendleton; Budd Homer, Hermiston. Mrs. And Mrs. Knapp were among the first settlers of Wallowa County and homesteaded near Leap 52 years ago this spring. Later they moved to Lostine and from there they took up farming in the Leap country. They reside here until 26 years ago and they moved to Umatilla County to Echo. In 1920 they moved to the Stanfield project where they lived 12 years and then moved to Hermiston six years ago where they resided at the time of Mrs. Knapp’s death. Her parents, David A. and Mary Frances (Hamilton) Bridwell...

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Ingram, Helen Marie (Reece) – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Graveside Funeral Services for Enterprise native Helen Marie (Reece)-Ingram of Athena was held at Olney cemetery in Pendleton Monday, April 4, 1988. Ingram, 59, died at home March 31. She was born July 27, 1928 at Enterprise to Lacy and Ruth Eaton-Reece. She grew up and attended schools in Enterprise before moving to Umatilla County in 1950. She married Walt Ingram on June 20, 1965. Survivors include sons, J.R. Warnock of Pendleton and Jack Ingram of Enterprise; a daughter, Sandy L. Warnock Machu of Joseph; brothers, Bill Reece of North Carolina, Dean and Wilbur Reece of Hermiston, and Larry Reece of Walla Walla; sisters Mary Jo Cantrell of Sumner, Wash., Margaret Fisher of Enterprise, Milly Garland of Walla Walla; and eight grandchildren. Her husband died in 1971. Memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice may be made through Bishop Funeral Chapel in Pendleton. Wallowa County Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, April 7, 1988 Contributed by Michelle...

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Reed, James L. – Obituary

Pendleton, Wallowa County, Oregon James L. Reed, a resident of this county for sixteen years died in the hospital at Pendleton on December 30th after an illness of about one year. Mr. Reed is survived by his wife and sons, William of Promise, Langdon of Elk Mountain and Frank P. Reed who lives with his mother. The daughters are Mrs. May Nedrow of Enterprise, Mrs. Emma Farnsworth of Ashland, Idaho, Mrs. Florence Bates of Enterprise. Wallowa County Reporter January 9,...

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McCubbin, W. L. – Obituary

The funeral service of W.L. McCubbin of near Joseph, formerly of Lostine, was held at the Lostine cemetery last Friday at noon, in charge of the I.O.O.F. of which he was a member. Mr. McCubbin had a severe attack of the Spanish influenza, which affected his mind, and he was taken to Pendleton for treatment, but he only lived four days. He died Wednesday morning, Nov. 13th. He leaves a wife, daughter and two sons beside a host of friends, who mourn the loss of a good, kind husband, father and neighbor. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 21,...

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Nobles, James – Obituary

James B. “Jim” Nobles passed away May 30, 1999, at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, at the age of 70. Jim was born December 26, 1928 in Enterprise. He was a ranch/farmer and the farm was a century old in 1998. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge #1829, honorary member of both the 4-H and FFA. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and his grandchildren. Survivors include Gladys; son J.D. Nobles and family, Trisha, Lacey and Branden, of Ninidchick, Alaska; daughter and son-in-law Debbie and Tim Gilbert and family, Dena Miller, Donnie Rynearson and Tim Jr., of Joseph; daughter Tammy Sundin and family, Krystal and Zach, of Pendleton; sisters Billie Warner and husband Clyde, of Oceanside, Calif., and Marge McGraw of Enterprise. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Haggerty, in 1998; his father, Dale Noblesin 1954, and son Ed, in 1997. Contributed by: Sue...

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Butler, A.M. – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. Memorial services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church for Albert Morse Butler of Joseph who passed away Tuesday, August 31, 1965 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton where he had been a patient for nine days. Pastor R.A. Garner officiated and music was furnished by the church. Honorary pallbearers were: Ernie Cloud, L.L. Beidler, Frank Brown, Clyde Fleenor, Joe Naughton, William Coleman, Robert Johnson, Jerry Jennings and John Steele. Casket bearers were: Richard Granger, Glenn Zamzow, Ralph Stickney, Ralph Jewell, Don Mallon, and Dee Meade, and internment was in the Prairie Creek Cemetery with military committal by American Legion Joseph Post 157. Mr. Butler was born January 13, 1910 on the Imnaha, son of Horace and Sarah Butler, and had lived in Wallowa County all his life. He had been employed by Chief Joseph Lumber Company and was a heavy equipment operator. On December 28, 1946 he was married at Meridian, Kansas to Vera Moore who survives him. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and belonged to Eagle Cap Post 4307 of VFW. He was also a member of Liberty Grange and of Blue Mountain Council No. 2798 of Joseph. He had been in ill health for the past three months. Besides his wife, he...

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Ownbey, Jesse – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Jesse Ownbey Came To Oregon In 1845 Pioneer Who Died Recently Took a Homestead North of Enterprise Jesse Ownbey, whose funeral was held in Cove, August 27, was one of the historical band of pioneers to cross the plains even before the “days of 49.’ Which started the gold seekers in their mad rush for California. He first crossed the plains in 1845, then being 21 years old. He was born in Buckhannon County, Missouri, July 10, 1824. After his first trip to Oregon he remained in the far west for two years, returning to the eastern states in 1847 by the way of Panama. In December of that year he was married to Elizabeth C. Jasper. The lure of the west was too great, and in the following spring he again set out on the journey over the plains, his bride remaining back in Missouri. A second time he returned east by the way of isthmus. On his third trip across the continent he was accompanied by his wife, in 1851, and from that year until his death at Pendleton, August 25, he remained a resident of this state. At first, Mr. Ownbey lived in the Willamette valley near Corvallis. He sold his interests there in 1864 and then moved into Eastern Oregon wilderness, locating in the Grand Ronde valley, in the old settlement...

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Conklin, Gene – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Gene Conklin Dies At Pendleton Gene Conklin, an attorney of Pendleton, and a native of Wallowa, passed away in Pendleton on Friday, March 19, 1971 following a short illness. He was born in Wallowa in 1919, son of Roy and Jennie Conklin, and graduated from the Wallowa High School. He attended Eastern Oregon College and the University of Oregon. He had been city attorney of Pendleton for many years and at the time of his death was city attorney for Pilot Rock. He was a past president of the Oregon Tuberculosis Association and had been a member of the State Board of Parole and Probation. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, at the Pendleton home; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Conklin of Pullman, Wash.; two brothers, Jack of Lakeview and Tom of Portland; two sisters, Mrs. Ross (Ethel) Johnson of Burns and Mrs. Lovan (Kathleen) Koeger of Pullman, Wash. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Pendleton. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, March 25, 1971 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Dixie...

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