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Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Ralph Knight died October 19, 1987 at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. He was 80.
Ralph was born January 30, 1907 at Elgin, the son of Bill and Mary Troy Knight. He grew up on Eden Bench.
On April 10, 1926 he married Bernice S. Catherine Scott in Wallowa.
Ralph was a farmer, and farmed in the Promise Powwatka area.
Survivors include sons, Leonard and Ted Knight of Wallowa, and Jack Knight, Kamiah, Idaho; daughter, Ruby Berry, Wallowa; sister, Eunice, brother, Ray Knight, La Grande; 13 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on September 8.1973, and a son, Herb.
Funeral services were held at the Wallowa Methodist Church on Saturday, October 24, with Lester Wells officiating. Music was provided by Fred Bornstedt. Pallbearers were Talbert Bennett, Lynn Clary, Bruce Arbogast, John Magee, Florian DeGene, and John Burns.
Interment was in the Lostine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of the Bollman Funeral Home in Enterprise.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, October 29, 1987 page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor