Surname: Emele

Emele, Elmer A. Obit

Elmer Emele Of Baker Succumbs Former Farmer Employed By City for Last 16 Years. Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Elmer A. Emele of Baker died yesterday afternoon at his home on tenth Street after a long illness. Born October 24, 1889, in Rosendale, Missouri, Mr. Emele crossed the plains with his parents when was but four years of age. The family camped here in September 17, 1873 and later moved to Big Creek, which is now known as Medical Springs. Mr. Emele purchased the Ross homestead in that region and lived there much of his early life, engaging in farming and stock-raising. He and Miss Elsie Sams were married June 22, 1894. they moved to Baker in 1906. Mr. Emele had been employed in the city street department here for the last 16 years. Mr. Emele is survived by his widow; three daughters, Nell Emele of Portland, Barbara Emile of Salem, Mrs. Mike O’Donnell of Baker; four sons, Alfred of Portland, and Harry, Vernon and Donald of Baker; two sisters, Mrs. William Pope and Mrs. Matt Dean; one brother, Ben Emele of Haines, and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 in the Baker Funeral Home with Rev. J. T. Croot officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Baker Democrat Herald – – August 31,...

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Emele, W. D. – Obituary

W. D. Emele, 84, died Friday night in Baker after an illness of six months. Three daughters and two sons survive. Ben Emele of Haines was a son of the deceased. Funeral services were held Monday in Baker. North Powder News Saturday, December 26,...

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Emele, Laura – Obituary

Mrs. Laura Emele, 76, of 2005 Grove Street, died Saturday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Mrs. Emele was born on April 19, 1882, to Lambert and Emily Hough at Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri. She came to Oregon with her family in 1900 and settled in Barker. She attended her last year of high school in Baker, then taught school for three years in Baker county. She was married to Ben D. Emele in Baker on October 9, 1907. They moved to Haines in 1908 where she lived until she moved back to Baker in 1955. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Haines until 1955 when she transferred her membership to the Methodist Church here in Baker. Mrs. Emele was preceded in death by her husband on February 2, 1941, also by two sons, David Lambert at the age of two in 1921 and Marion Eugene Emele at the age of 12, in 1932. Mrs. Emele is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Wallace (Betty) Hardman of Unity; one brother, Kelley Hough of West Joint, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Elsie (remainder unreadable) Baker Democrat Herald – – June 23,...

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Emele, Harry – Obituary

Harry Emele, 90, who owned Cook & Emele Sheet Metal more than 50 yeaars, died Tuesday, May 26, 1987, at the Delamarter Care Center in Pendleton. A graveside service for Mr. Emele will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Roger Kinkead of the First Lutheran Church will officiate. Mr. Emele was born Dec. 17, 1896, in Baker to Elmer and Elsie Sams-Emele. He married Edith Erwin in Baker January 22, 1918. Mrs. Emele preceded him in death in November 1980. Mr. Emele was educated in Baker County. Beside his sheet metal business, he and his wife also owned and operated the Emele Apartments for many years. He retired in 1962. He was a lifetime member of the First Lutheran Church and the Baker Elks Lodge No. 338. He had been in ill health for the past few years in a Pendleton nursing home. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marjorie and John Carlson of Baker; and daughter, LaVelle Bonbright of Pendleton; a sister, Dorothy Boyer of Montrose, Calif.; grandchildren, John H. Carlson of Portland, Lynn Chadwick of Baker and Jan Denman of Renton, Wash.; and great grandchildren, Angelica, Tommy, Travis and Ashley. Friends may contribute in his memory to the First Lutheran Church. That may be done through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Baker Democrat Herald – –...

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Emele, Elsie – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Mrs. Elsie C. Emele, 82, 220 Bridge Street, died early Wednesday morning in the St. Elizabeth Hospital after a long illness. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Beatty Chapel with the Rev. Robert Oestreich officiating and burial will follow in the family plot in Mt. Hope Cemetery. The daughter of J. B. and Anna Keiser Sams, she was born Dec. 26, 1877, at Medical Springs. She married Elmer A. Emele in Baker June 2, 1894. They lived several years at Medical Springs then moved to a ranch on Lower Power. She had lived in Baker for more than 50 years. Mr. Emele died in 1939. Her affiliations included the Lutheran Church and Royal Neighbors of America. Survivors include three sons, Alfred Emele, Portland, Harry and Donald Emele, Baker; three daughters, Nelly Emele, Portland, Barbara Emele, Salem, and Mrs.Dorothy Boyer, Telluride, Colo.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildrn. Baker Democrat Herald – – October 6,...

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Emele, Donald Franklin – Obituary

Funeral services for Donald “Don” F. Emele, 2750 Myrtle Street, 54, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at The Beatty Chapel. The Rev. James Berentson will officiate with concluding services in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Emele was born May 30, 1914, at Baker, Oregon, the son of Elmer A. and Elsie Sams Emele, and attended schools in Baker. After his schooling, he worked for the Union Pacific R. R. Co., was a truck driver for a Co-op in Walla Walla, Washington, worked in the shipyards in Portland, Oregon, during World War II, and had been an employee of the Ellingson Lumber Company for the past seventeen years. After the death of his wife, Dorothy Dixon Emele, October 1, 1954, he was married to Georgene White, November 8, 1958, in Baker. Mr. Emele passed away Monday evening in St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness of one month. He is survived by his wife, Mrs.Georgene Emele, Baker; his son, Richard Emele,, Baker; grandson, Richard Emele Jr., Baker; brothers, Alfred Emele, Portland, Ore., and Harry Emele, Baker; sisters, Nelda Emele, Portland, Ore., Barbara Emele, The Dalles, Ore., and Dorothy Boyer, Telluride, Colorado. Baker Democrat Herald – – July 24,...

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Emele, Bernon Allen – Obituary

Vernon Emile Dies Suddenly Ex- Army Engineer, Was Native of Baker Vernon Allen Emele, 35, of Baker died suddenly today at noon at his home, 2306 Church Street. Born January 20, 1906 in Baker. Mr. Emele served in company E. sixth engineers, Fort Winfield Scott, California in the United States Army for a time, being discharged in 1929. He had lived in Baker many yearsand for the last seven had been employed by McKim and Son. Mr. Emele is survived by his widow, Odessa; two sons, Elmer and Vernon, Jr. of Baker; his mother, Mrs. Elsie Emele of Baker; three brothers, Alfred of Portland and Harry and Donald of Baker and three sisters, Mrs. Michael O’Donnell of Baker, Melda Emele of Portland and Barbara Emele of Salem. No Funeral arrangements have been made. The body is at the West and company funeral parlor. Baker Democrat Herald – – January 19,...

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Emele, Dorothy Beryl Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Mrs, Dorothy Beryl Emele, 38, 2515 11th Street, died this morning at her home after a long illness. She was born Dec. 9, 1915, in Richfield, Idaho, the daughter of Jay and Minnie May Dixon. She lived most of her life in Baker and attended school at St. Francis Academy. She was married April 14, 1934, in Baker to Donald Franklin Emele. Mrs. Emele was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles auxiliary and a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband; son, Richard D. Emele, Baker; mother, Mrs. Minnie May Dixon, Baker; brothers, Delmar Dixon and Darwin, both of Baker, and Darold of Wallowa; sister, Mrs. Doris DeBord, Westwood, Calif.; grandmother, Mrs. Cora Carter , Burney, Cal.; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited in Beatty Chapel Sunday evening at 7:30. Funeral mass will be said Monday morning at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Cathedral. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Baker Democrat Herald – – October 1,...

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Emele, B. D. – Obituary

Muddy Creek, Baker County, Oregon B. D. Emele Dies at Farm Home Position in Haines Commercial Company Filled for 29 Years Benjamin David Emele died Sunday night at his farm home in Muddy Creek after a long illness. Born February 25, 1881 at Medical Springs, Mr. Emele accepted employment with the Basche- Sage Hardware Company as a traveling salesman after finishing school and business college here. He resigned five years later to become connected with the Haines Commercial Company, where hw worked for 29 years. He resigned a year and a half ago because of ill health. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. Emele is survived by his widow; a daughter, Betty; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Dean and Mrs. Eva Pope of Baker, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 in West’s Chapel with Rev. E. Polhemus of the Haines Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery. Baker Democrat – – February, 3,...

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Emele, Edith V. – Obituary

Edith V. Emele, 82, 2320 Estes St., a lifetime Baker resident, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1980, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Her funerral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., with the Rev R. Peter Anderson of the First Lutheran Church officiating. Private interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Emele was born on Feb. 22 1898, in Baker to John and Ada Brown Erwin. She attended schools in Keating and in Baker and was married to Harry Emele in Baker on January 22, 1918. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lutheran Church. Survivors included her husband, Harry, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and John Carlson of Baker, and LaVelle and George E. Bonbright of Pendleton; a brother, Walter Erwin of Baker; three grandchildren, John Carlson of Portland, Lynn Smurthwaite of Baker, and Jan Denman of Seattle; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers, and three sisters. Friends may call at the chapel until noon Wednesday. The Casket will not be open during the service. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Mountain States Tumor Institution through Grays West and Co. Baker Democrat Herald – – November 25,...

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Emele, Donald Franklin – Obituary

Funeral services for Donald “Don” F. Emele, 2750 Myrtle Street, 54, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at the Beatty Chapel. The Rev. James Berentson will officiate with the concluding services in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Emele was born May 30, 1914, at Baker, Oregon, the son of Elmer A. and Elsie Sams Emele, and attended schools in Baker. After his schooling, he worked for the Union Pacific R. R. Co., in Walla-Walla, Washington, worked in the shipyards in Portland, Oregon, during World War II, and had been an employee of the Ellingson Lumber Company for the past seventeen years. After the death of his wife, Dorothy Dixon Emele, October 1, 1954, he was married to Georgene White, November 8, 1958, in Baker. Mr. Emele passed away Monday evening in St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness of one month. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Georgene Emele, Baker; his son, Richard Emele, Baker; grandson, Richard Emele, Jr., Baker; brothers, Alfred Emele, Portland, Ore., and Harry Emele, Baker; sisters, Neida Emele, Portland, ore., Barbara Emele, The Dalles, Ore., and Dorothy Boyer, Telluride, Colorado. Baker Democrat Herald – – July 24,...

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