Location: Waldport Oregon

Pidcock, Genevieve – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Genevieve Pidcock, 90, of La Grande, died March 6 at her home. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Friday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande. Genevieve was born July 10, 1916, to Roy and Mary (Hug) Flexer in Harney County. She moved to La Grande with her family when she was a child. She attended Riveria Elementary School and graduated from La Grande High School. On March 27, 1936, she married Howard Pidcock in La Grande. They both attended Kinman Business University in Spokane and worked in Portland during World War II. They returned to make their home in La Grande after the war ended. She worked as the secretary to the Intermediate Education District superintendent (now E.S.D.) for more than 20 years before retiring. Mrs. Pidcock played the violin with the Grande Ronde Symphony in its early years. She loved antiques and after retirement found great pleasure in buying and selling antiques and glassware. She and her husband moved to Waldport in 1988, where she treasured living near her daughter, Judy, before returning to La Grande in 2006. She enjoyed reading, flowers and gardening. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in La Grande and had a deep and abiding faith. Survivors include her husband, Howard; children and their spouses, Judy and Wally Parmenter of Waldport...

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Lethlean, Betty E. Bennett Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Betty E. Lethlean, 79, a long-time Baker City resident, died May 5, 2004, at her daughter’s home. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Baker City Christian Church, 2998 Eighth St. Pastor Roger Scovil will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 p.m. tonight at Coles Funeral Home. Betty was born on Nov. 21, 1924, at St. Louis, Mo. She was a daughter of Gordon and Esmerilda Tippett Bennett. She married William Ivan Gilliland and they moved to Baker City in 1944. He was killed in a logging accident in 1960. In September 1965, she married Carl “Bill” Lethlean at Prineville. In 1972, they moved to Roseburg, where they lived until Bill retired. They then moved to Waldport, before returning to Baker City in 1991 where they made their home together until his death in 1998. Betty loved gardening and being outdoors. She enjoyed being with her family and reading. She was a member of Baker City Christian Church. Survivors include her children, Bonnie Jean Gentry, and her husband, Homer, of Haines, William R. Gilliland and his wife, Nancy, of Waldport, Kenneth “K.C.” Gilliland of Pendleton, and June Marie Coller of Hermiston; stepchildren, Merle L. Lethlean and Gary Wallace Lethlean of Newport; brother and sister-in-law, Burton and Mescal Paine of Hermiston; sister, Donna Moore of Washington; 16...

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Wulk, Steven C. “Steve” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Steven C. “Steve” Wulk, 37, of Baker City, died July 4, 2004, of natural causes at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. There will be no service. Cremation was held. Steve was born May 1, 1967, at Bend to John H. and Sharon Williams Wulk. He received his elementary education at Bend and was a graduate of Waldport High School at Waldport. Steve enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving 9? years and traveling all over the world. After his discharge, he came back to Baker City where he had worked for Radford Trucking. Steve loved to hunt, fish and camp and never missed a chance to do those activities. He also enjoyed competition target shooting and varmint hunting. And he enjoyed taking his daughter four-wheeling. He loved his dog, “Willy,” and was very much a people person, enjoying whomever he talked to. He was a member of the Powder River Sportsman club. Survivors include his daughter, Elizabeth Anne Wulk of Baker City; parents, John and Sharon Wulk of Baker City; a sister, Kelly Capasso of Bend; his grandmother, Jackie Wulk of Baker City; nephews, Chris, Cody and Cam Capasso; and numerous friends from all over the globe. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bud Wulk. Memorial contributions may be made to the Powder River Sportsman Club through the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St....

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