La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Erman Bell 89, of La Grande, died Aug. 25 at his home. At his request, there will be no public service. A private burial will be at the Haines Cemetery.
Mr. Bell was born May 30, 1912, to Alfred and Ethel Gray Bell in Rock Creek. He attended school in Haines and married Leona Hearing. He worked as a mechanic for the state of Oregon shops in La Grande. He lived in Union for many years before moving to La Grande two years ago. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include a daughter, Dawn Vedder of Spokane; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Dufour of Salem; and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Oregon Cancer Society or Grande Ronde Hospital Home Care Services in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St.
The Observer, Thursday, 30 August 2001,
Contributed by: Robert Bull