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Evans, Wayne A. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Wayne A. Evans, 67, a longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 21, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. At Wayne’s request, his body was cremated. There will be no formal funeral. There will be a potluck celebrating his life at 6 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Wayne was raised at San Diego where he entered the U.S. Air Force. After leaving the military, he moved to Oregon where he met his wife, Lorrena. They were married on May 6, 1961, and returned to the San Diego area. Wayne worked for the U.S. Forest Service there for a few years. They then moved back to Oregon where he worked for Oregon State Forestry in the Grants Pass-Medford area. He was transferred to the Baker City office in 1968 and worked as the assistant unit forester until his retirement on Jan. 1, 1995. Wayne was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved getting young people interested in hunting and fishing. Wayne was a firm believer in preserving and enhancing wildlife habitat. He also fought for the privilege to hunt and to bear arms. He was a member and past president of the Oregon Hunter’s Association. He also was a member of the Powder River Sportsmen’s Club. He was a former member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the National Rifle Association....

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Price, Eva Weimer Mrs. – Obituary

Eva Weimer Price, 95, of San Diego, a former Baker City businesswoman, died Dec. 3, 2001. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at San Diego. Mrs. Price was born on April 7, 1906, at Cove, the second child of Jonas and Texy Weimer. She was a homemaker and an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She married John F. Price on July 19, 1928. She and her husband owned the Peerless Cleaners in Baker City for many years. After selling the plant in Baker City, they moved to Portland and then to Spokane, Wash. After his retirement they moved to San Diego. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, LouAnn and Don Prock; a sister, Alice May Cantrell of Haines; sister-in-law, Faye Weimer of La Grande; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters, Della Overman, Wilmerth Stark and Verna Baum; and a brother, Stowell Weimer. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to a hospice unit. Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 10, 2001 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Griffin, Mildred Catherine Crowner Mrs. – Obituary

Mildred Catherine Griffin, 80, of Monmouth, a former Haines resident, died Jan. 5, 2002, at Monmouth. There will be a private family service later. Visitations will be Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dallas Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Mildred was born May 25, 1921, at San Diego to Shorty and Bessie Adams Crowner. She attended school until the ninth grade. She married Mack Griffin, who preceded her in death. Mildred moved to Haines to be with her daughter, then later moved to Monmouth to be closer to her grandchildren until her death. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and embroidery. She also enjoyed drives in the country, and watching wildlife. Mildred is survived by her daughter, Lorraine K. Litteral of Haines; grandchildren, Pamela Hight, and Gail and Thomas Hight, all of Monmouth; and nine other grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 11, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Ison, Luther Oliver Rev. – Obituary

The Rev. Luther Oliver Ison, 90, a former Baker City resident who served as an Episcopal priest for 61 years, died Oct. 17, 2007, at Vista, Calif. Father Ison was born and raised at Baker City. He was the son of Dr. Virgil Strother Ison and the grandson of Judge Luther Buford Ison, both of Baker City. He attended Reed College at Portland; The University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn.; and General Seminary in New York City. He was a builder of congregations, rectories, schools and church buildings, as well as an eight-story U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development residential building for seniors and the disabled. From 1945 to 1949 he was the pioneer vicar at Gold Beach and Brookings. He served as rector of St. Mary’s Parish at Napa, Calif, from 1949 to 1957; rector and builder of Trinity Church, Escondido, Calif., from 1957 to 1971; rector and headmaster at St. Mark’s Parish and School, Van Nuys, Calif., from 1971 to 1987; and president and builder of the 97-unit HUD project “West Valley Towers” at Van Nuys. Father Ison retired in 1987 and became president of the Board of the Americas Foundation, an organization that builds schools and clinics in Tijuana’s poorest barrios. In December of 1993, Luther suffered a severe stroke, which left him paralyzed and greatly hindered his activities, though his spirit grew ever...

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Glenn, Alice Dean Mrs. – Obituary

June 20, 1913 Nov. 17, 2006 Alice Dean. Glenn, 93, of Chula Vista, Calif., died Nov. 17, 2006. A service will be held Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, 1 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 760 1st. Ave., Chula Vista, Calif., and burial will be at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Covina, Calif. Alice was born in Richland, Ore. She is survived by a daughter, Linda M. Dennis; son, Richard D. Glenn; sisters, Churby Stanciu, Jean Connall; brother, David Densky; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Donations may be sent to the Elmer Glenn Scholarship Fund, Chaffey College Office of Financial Aid, 5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucumonga, CA 91701 Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, January, 2007 Transcribed by: Belva...

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