Eagle Valley Farmer, Dies

Frederick Simonis, 80, Richland, died Saturday at 1623 Eldon Street in Baker. He had been ill for many months.

Mr. Simonis was born March 18, 1866 at Stevens Point, Wis. For many years he engaged in farming in Eagle valley, Baker county. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge.

Surviving are three sons, Elmer, Clayton and Obie Simonis, all of Richland; a daughter, Mrs. John Densley of Richland; five brothers, Joe, Alex and Ed Simonis of Richland; Louis and Lee Simonis of Baker; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Cropp of Baker and Mrs. Ella Kirby of Durkee. A grandson, S-Sgt. John Densley was killed in action in Europe.

Services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Christian church in Richland. Rev. Frank W. Zook officiated.

Burial was in the Eagle Valley Cemetery with West and company directing arrangements.

The Record Courier; Baker City OR;
Thursday, June 6, 1946; Page 8.