Baker City, Oregon

Eugene Joseph Pupil, 71, a lifelong Baker City resident, died Dec. 17, 2000, at his home.

His graveside funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Roger Scovil of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. Visitations will be Thursday from noon to 5 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave.

Mr. Pupil was born Dec. 4, 1929, at Baker City to Joseph H. Pupil and Dorothy Rundall.

He lived his entire life in Baker City and attended school here. He was raised by his grandmother, Bertha Rundall, and his father, Joe.

He loved the beautiful mountains and to be driven around to enjoy them.

Mr. Pupil is survived by his sister, Violet V. Caviness of Baker City; and by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and two nephews.

Contributions in Mr. Pupil’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, in care of Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore., 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 1, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor