La Grande, Union County, Oregon

Ralph Francis Lindley of 701 Sixth Street, La Grande, died Friday, Aug. 13. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Wash. He was 74.

Mr. Lindley was born in Flora, March 6, 1908. He was the son of George F. and Ella (Davis) Lindley and he later married Bernice E. Conrad on Sept. 11, 1933, at Enterprise.

Mr. Lindley was the Postmaster of Flora from 1935 to 1948. He then came to La Grande where he was custodian for Eastern Oregon State College until retiring in 1972. He was also a member of the Grande Ronde Coin Club.

Mr. Lindley is survived by: his wife, Bernice of La Grande; three daughters, Nita Rogers of Imbler, Zana Shuman of Flora, and Lila Killingbeck of Boardman; two sisters, Agnes Bork of Walla Walla, Wash., and Stella Evans of Enterprise. Mr. Lindley is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great grand children.

Funeral services will be at the Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, Monday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Hart officiating. Concluding services will be at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Friends can make memorial donations to the Oregon Cancer Society in memory of Ralph Lindley in care of Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 772, La Grande, 97850.

The Observer
La Grande – Page 2
Saturday August 14, 1982
Family of Janine M. Bork