Union, Union County, Oregon

John R. Blize, a prominent citizen of Union for a number years deputy sheriff of the county, died at his home in Union, Tuesday morning of last week.

Mr. Blize had been seriously afflicted for several months and had been in a Portland hospital since last November, until two days before his death.

Mr. Hize was a member of the Knights of Pythias and his funeral was conducted by that order.

Elgin Recorder Friday February 27, 1903