Cove, Union County, Oregon
Cove-Union Resident Dies at Local Hospital
Earl Melvin Baker, 72, of Union, died at a local hospital following an extended illness on Thursday, April 29. He was a retired laborer who was born in Cove April 4, 1898 and had lived in the Cove-Union area all his life.
Pastor B. B. Robeson officiated at funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Friday May 1, 1970, in Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Cove Cemetery.
Surviving Mr. Baker are two sons, Everett Baker, Pendleton, and George M. Baker, Everett, Wash.; daughter Mrs. June Harris, Hermiston; two brothers, Ray Baker, Summerville, and Roy Baker, Cove; 15 grandchildren and two great grandchildren besides other relatives and friends.
Eastern Oregon Review, May 7, 1970:
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe