Gilbert Elliott, 79, a life long Baker County resident died Thursday, Sept. 4, 1997 at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Funeral services for Mr. Elliott were held Monday, September 8 at 10:00 a.m. in the Coles-Stommer-Monroe Funeral Home. Private interment followed at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
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Mr. Elliott was born October 23, 1917 near Medical Springs, a son of Frank G. and Verde (Harris) Elliott. He attended Washington School in the Medical Springs area and several years in Baker City. He married Daisy Long in Weiser, Idaho November 19, 1939. He had spent all of his life in the Baker County area.
He worked in the logging industry and with his wife bought a farm on Bulger Flat near Muddy Creek, also worked at Anthony Lakes Ski area and sold the farm moving to Baker City. Mr. Elliott took pride in how he looked and was a man of good character.
He is survived by sister-in-law Irene Elliott of Hermiston, Oregon; three nieces and one nephew also numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a infant son, brother and his parents.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory, may direct them to a charity of one’s choice, this may be done through the Coles-Stommer-Monroe Funeral Home.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, September, 1997
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor