Location: Sanders County MT

Turner, Don D. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Don D. Turner, known as “Coach D,” 76, formerly of La Grande, died April 18 at his home in Bella Vista, Ark. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday in Bella Vista. Mr. Turner was born Dec. 12, 1930, to Ralph H. and Ella (Jebb) Turner in Monmouth, Ill. In his youth he broke and trained horses and gave riding lessons for the Turner family horse business. He served in the Air Force from 1948 to 1951 and was in the reserves until 1955. He graduated from Monmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in 1956 and from Illinois State University with a master’s degree in 1960. He dedicated his life to teaching, coaching and mentoring players and students. Throughout his life he coached football, wrestling, track and baseball and taught English literature, health and P.E. He was athletic director and/or coach and professor at numerous high schools and universities, including Eastern Oregon University; led the Birmingham England Bulls to the BAFA League Championship; and coached the Bellingham, Wash., Eagles in a semi-professional league. Coach D was a life member of the American Football Coaches Association, Who’s Who, VFW and numerous community and volunteer organizations. Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Louise Turner of Bella Vista; brother and sister-in-law, Wendell and Lila Turner of Magnolia, Texas; sons, Steve Turner and Greg Turner and his wife, Krista,...

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Spears, Bette Ladine – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Bette Ladine Spears, 70, died April 19 after a long illness at her residence in La Grande. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church, 901 Penn Ave., La Grande, with Pastor Mark Schlessman officiating. A luncheon will follow at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel. Bette was born Aug. 5, 1936, to Vance and Marie (Reichle) James in Plains, Mont. She graduated from La Grande High School in 1954 and married Claude A. Spears in 1955. They raised four children and later divorced. She trained to be a certified nurses aide and worked at Grande Ronde Hospital and Mountain Vista Care Center for many years before her retirement. Bette loved being with her family and spent as much time as possible with her grandchildren. She enjoyed her cats, gardening, playing Scrabble and yard sales. Survivors include her children and their spouses, Jim and Susan Spears of Union, Jerry Spears of Portland, Judy and Joe Lucius of La Grande and Janet and Mark Howard of Bend; siblings and their spouses, Don and Marlene James of La Grande and Carol Smith of Baker City; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to GRH Home Health and Hospice or to the Blue Mountain Humane Association....

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Sanders County, Montana Census Records

1870 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1870 Sanders County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1880 Sanders County, Census (images and index) 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide Hosted at MTGenWeb Archives 1880 Montana Census A B C D E F G H I-J K L M N O P Q-R S T U-V W X-Y-Z 1890 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1900 Sanders County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1910 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1910 Sanders County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1910 U.S. Census Guide 1920 Sanders County, Montana Census Free 1920 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14...

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Biography of Stephen S. Glidden

STEPHEN S. GLIDDEN. – Spokane Falls, Washington, has been fortunate in possessing from the first business men accustomed to large enterprises. Such a man is Mr. Glidden. He was born in Northfield, New Hampshire, in 1829, and at the early age of two years removed with his parents to Scotia county, Ohio. Upon reaching a few more years, he was taken back by his mother to his native state to enjoy educational advantages. Returning s a youth of eighteen to Ohio, he entered the store of the iron company with which his father and uncle were connected. Upon their purchase of the Clinton furnace, he was made book-keeper and cashier, and within two years became general manager, employing several hundred men. Here he received a practical education in large affairs, which solidified his business character. Two years more and he became partner in the firm of Glidden, Crawford & Co. In 1855 he found a partner for his domestic life in Miss Sue M. Garrett, grand-daughter of John Culbertson. They have had seven children, of whom two are deceased. Miss Jangio became the wife of Geo. W. James of St. Paul, Minnesota. Miss Jessie Duncan married Mr. Frank R. Culbertson of the Tiger mine, Idaho. Harry M., Steven C. and Sue Garrett are still with their parents. Mr. Glidden’s independent mining operations became very extensive. With Cawbridge, Culbertson and...

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Biography of George M. Cannon

Any work which purports to give in review the leading points in the career of the prominent citizens of Wallowa County would be open to serious criticism were there failure to incorporate within it an epitome of the life of the esteemed gentlemen whose name heads this article, and who has labored here constantly from the time of the early settlement of the north part of Wallowa County until the present, manifesting, meanwhile, commendable intelligence, activity and energy, together with uprightness and sound principles, which have commended him to the esteem and confidence of his fellows in every respect, and it is with pleasure that we are now permitted to grant him space for the salient points of his life’s career. The birth of George M. Cannon was in Jasper county, Iowa, on September 3, 1863, being the son of A. L. and Alice Cannon. In 1872 he accompanied his parents to Marion County, Oregon, and in the fall of 1877 he went with his mother to Anatone, Asotin County, Washington. At the early age of ten years our subject started into the battle of life for himself, his first occupation being riding horses, in which he became very expert. He followed this business for a number of years and soon left Asotin county and went to the scene of the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad from Thompson...

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