Topic: Obituary

Byam, Mary Ellen Nettie Heald – Obituary

Mrs. Mary Ellen Byam, aged 72, died early Tuesday morning [November 8, 1932] after a few hours’ illness, at her home on Mont Vernon Street. She seemed in good health Monday and was about the house all day. In the night she was suddenly stricken with illness and passed away two hours afterwards. Mrs. Byam was a very industrious woman and had been a resident of Milford 35 years, coming here with her husband, the late Warren S. Byam, from Greenfield. Mrs. Byam was a native of Carlisle, Mass., born July 2, 1859, and the daughter of Henry and Jane (Green) Heald of that place. Since her husband’s death in 1911, the widow has made her home with her children on Mont Vernon Street. The deceased was a member of the Episcopal Church. She leaves six children, Miss Nettie Byam, a teacher, Miss Susie E. Byam, a bookkeeper in Merrimack, Warren Byam and Walter Byam of Milford, Mrs. Martha Frost of Amherst and Mrs. Gertrude Magoon of Greenfield. Three sisters and three brothers also survive, Mrs. Henrietta Kemp of Tewksbury, Mass., Mrs. Frances Green of North Woburn, Mass., Mrs. Charles Robinson of Danvers, Mass., George and Frank Heald of Carlisle, Mass., and William Heald of Lowell. Funeral service will be held this afternoon at the home on Mont Vernon Street, with burial at Riverside Cemetery. The Milford Cabinet, November...

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Byam, Warren Stillman, Sr. – Obituary

Warren S. Byam died Tuesday evening [April 11, 1911] after a short illness. Had he lived until the 19th, he would have been 62 years old. He was a native of Ohio and he claimed to have seen army frontier service in his younger day, being stationed near Cheyenne, Wyo. He later enlisted in the navy and served several years. He leaves a widow [Mary Heald] and six children. The Milford Cabinet, April 13, 1911 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Harley Essex – Obituary

Kansas City–Harley E. Lee, one of the five Lee brothers who founded the old Lee Hotel, now the Huckins, Oklahoma City, died Monday [June 13, 1960]. He was 75. Lee was prominent in real estate and investment and moved here from Oklahoma City in 1922. He developed one of the leading housing developments in Leewood, a suburb of Kansas City. He and his four brothers became partners in Oklahoma real estate in the early 1900s. Lee was a native of Ottumwa, Iowa. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Stiner and McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City. Surviving are his wife, Ruth; his daughter, Mrs. Jack C. Mankin, Kansas City, and four grandchildren. The Oklahoman, June 15, 1960 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Grimes, Loraine Wyman – Obituary

Loraine W. Grimes, 87, Grants Pass, died today, Friday, Dec. 1, 1995, at Royale Gardens Health Care Facility. Services are pending with Hull & Hull Funeral Directors. [Loraine’s parents were George Milton Grimes and Maude May Fleming. He was married to Josephine Pirzer who died November 27, 1957 in Marion Co. He was buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery] The Courier, December 1, 1995 Contributed by Shelli...

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Cooke, Ellsworth V. – Obituary

Ellsworth V. “E. V.” Cooke, 94, of Grants Pass died Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at Redwood Terrace. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Laurel Cemetery in Cave Junction. Grants Pass Funeral Alternatives is in charge of arrangements. Cooke was born April 8, 1912, in Entiat, Wash., and was raised on a ranch near Entiat. During World War II, he spent time mining copper in Butte, Mont. He moved to the Illinois Valley in 1944 and worked in the logging industry. In the 1970s, he moved to Grants Pass, where he promoted garlic production in the state of Oregon. He was married five times and, though he had no children, he helped raise five families. He was a member of the Eagles and Masonic lodges and the White Shrine. He enjoyed memorizing poems, songs, and stories. Survivors include a sister Gladys Fattig of Eureka, Calif. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Keith, Lyall – Obituary

Lyall Keith of Box 300, Walton, passed away February 9, 1970 at the age of 66. He was born November 13, 1903 in Portland, Oregon and had resided in Lane County for the past 31 years. He was united in marriage to Edith Bilyeu, December 24, 1930 in Albany, Oregon. Besides his wife, he is survived by a half brother, Gordon Keith of Eureka, California; several aunts and uncles. He was a member of the Eugene Moose Lodge. Funeral services will be held in the Poole-Larsen Chapel Thursday, February 12th at 3 p.m. with private cremation to follow. [Interment Pine Grove Cemetery] Eugene Register-Guard, February 10, 1970 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Champ, Edyth Marie Wallis – Obituary

Mrs. Ralph J. Champ, 59, succumbed Sunday [October 2, 1955] at her home on route 1, Winlock. Mrs. Champ, born Sept. 22, 1896 in Arlington, Wash., is survived, in addition to her husband, by a daughter, Mrs. Lynne Pope, Algona; sister, Mrs. R. D. Campbell, Winlock; three brothers, Robert Wallace [Wallis], Spokane, and William and Hugh Wallace, Arlington, and three grandchildren. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m., at the John W. Boone Chapel in Chehalis with the Rev. George Shuman officiating. Cremation will follow. [Interment in Winlock Cemetery] Contributed by: Shelli...

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Gowen, Francis Marion – Obituary

Francis M. Gowen, 72, prominent dairyman and farmer, died suddenly last evening at his home on Route 1, Chehalis. He was born in Rice County, Minnesota, July 31, 1869, and came to Lewis County in 1893. He was a member of the Grange and of the Modern Woodmen. Surviving are his wife, Melissa [Champ]; two sons, Dewey, Chehalis, and Myron Gowen, Centralia; four daughters, Mrs. Pearl Hammack, Castle Rock; Mrs. Violet Hart, Bucoda; Mrs. Daisey Campbell, Chehalis, and Mrs. Ruby Bruce, Portland; sister, Mrs. W. E. Smith, Toledo, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the John W. Boone Chapel. Burial will be at Claquato. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Bilyeu, Elizabeth Brenner – Obituary

The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Bilyeu was reported on our streets last Thursday morning. Her home was with her daughter [Nancy], Mrs. G. W. Morrow. [Elizabeth was the widow of Peter Bilyeu. Her parents were Peter S. Brenner and Hannah Isley. She died January 13, 1921.] Contributed by: Shelli...

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Bilyeu, Andrew Jackson – Obituary

On Monday night at midnight [October 19, 1896] A. J. Bilyeu (Uncle Jack), a resident of Scio for many years, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Jesse Ray of Jordan. As a citizen, Uncle Jack was among our most substantial and trustworthy, always ready to accommodate a neighbor or friend he was respected by everyone. [Andrew was born in 1830 Sangamon Co., IL. He married Sarah Ann Terry in 1855 Linn Co. He was the father of eleven children. Andrew is interred in the Bilyeu Den Cemetery with his wife and many other members of the family]. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Wolfe, Edith May Byram – Obituary

Edith May Byram, daughter of Rev. F. N. and Tabitha [McEwen] Byram, was born in Murray County, Minn., May 14, 1872, and in 1874 removed with her father’s family to Fremont, Iowa. Here she attended school and grew to womanhood, and was married to F. Wolfe on December 13, 1892. To this union four children were born – Walter Rex, Carl Vernon, Ralph Donavan, and infant daughter Marjorie Bitha, who with the bereaved husband a a large circle of friends and relatives, are left to mourn her untimely death; yet they mourn not as those that have no hope. The deceased made a public confession of faith in Christ at the age of sixteen years and was baptized into the fellowship of the Fremont Baptist Church, of which she remained a member until after her marriage, when, with her husband, she became a member of the Highland Church in which fellowship she remained until called to the church triumphant. She died Wednesday morning, Jan. 13, 19009, aged 26 years, 7 months and 29 days. A faithful wife, and affectionate mother and kind neighbor has gone to rest. The funeral was held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Fremont Baptist church and was conducted by Pastor Brown, who spoke from the text found in Rev. 3:4. Interment was made in the Cedar Township Cemetery. Those from a distance who...

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Linsley, Vesta Phillippe – Obituary

Visitation: Open after 2:00 PM with family present between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM February 29, 2008 at Fremont Funeral Chapel Funeral Service: 10:00 AM March 01, 2008 at Fremont Funeral Chapel Interment: Cedar Township Cemetery, Fremont, Iowa Vesta Linsley, 97 formerly of the Fremont-Hedrick area passed away February 25, 2008 at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Vesta was born January 30, 1911 the daughter of Asa G. Phillippe and Carrie Amelia Lawson Phillippe. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1928 and attended William Penn College in Oskaloosa where she received her teaching certificate. She was united in marriage to Amos Claire Linsley May 22, 1941 near Cedar where they farmed until the government took over their farm to be used for an air base during WWII, at which time they moved to a farm near Hedrick. Following her husband’s death, Vesta moved to Fremont. Vesta was a member of the Fremont United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and former member of the 60+ Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by three nieces Sandra (LaVerne)Stewart of Oskaloosa, Lois (Lowell) McCracken and Elnora Norris both of Fremont. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clair in 1972, a brother, Lee Phillippe, six sisters, Thelma Smith, Floy Perkins, Hazel Norris, Faye Simmons, Merle Hoffman, and Marie Linsley. Two nephews, Lee...

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Campbell, Inez Shelton – Obituary

Services for Mrs. Inez Campbell, 85, 1599 Market St. NE, who died Monday [March 17, 1969] at a Salem hospital, will be 2:30 p.m. Friday in Howell-Edwards Mortuary. Rev. W. Harold Lyman and Rev. Robert Hayes Mulkey officiating. Interment will be in Belcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Statesman, March 19, 1969 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Cahill, Joseph Earl – Obituary

Funeral services for Joseph Earl Cahill, who died early Saturday morning at his home in Sturgis, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the F. O. Jolley Funeral Home with Rev. Clayton Berry officiating. Burial will be in the Bear Butte Cemetery under the direction of the F. O. Jolley Funeral Home. Cahill was born on October 2, 1897, at Chicago, Ill., to Simon and Ida Cahill. At the age of 17 he came to a ranch on Flint Rock Creek north of Red Elm. On Oct. 30, 1926 he married Alice V. Boers at Dupree, and in 1943 the family moved to Rapid City. In 1946 they moved to Sturgis where they have lived since. In 1947 he went to work for the Veterans Hospital at Ft. Meade, retiring in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Alice [Boers] of Sturgis; two sons, Eugene Cahill of Portland, Ore., and Keith Cahill of Spokane, Wash., one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Virginia) Freeman of Sturgis, nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister. Black Hills Press, June 1, 1974 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Basse, Wilhelm – Obituary

Wilhelm Basi [Basse] was born in Langfjord, Norway, May 19, 1869. He was the son of Erick and Stena Basse. He received his education in the schools of Norway and came to the United States in 1888 as a member of the United States Reindeer Expedition. In 1901 he was married to Wilhelmina Jacobson. They moved to Centerville in 1902 and resided on a farm in that area until 1926 when he retired and moved to Clatskanie, Ore., where he accepted the pastorate of the Finnish Lutheran Church. He returned to Centerville in 1944 as pastor of the Centerville Lutheran Church. Survivors include three sons; Elmer, Arthur and Ernest, all of Centerville; one brother, Jacob of Seattle; a sister in Norway; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and several nephews and nieces in both America and Norway. His wife preceded him in death in 1946 and his death Anne Christopher in 1947. He died at Centerville, Monday, March 19. The Goldendale Sentinel, March 29, 1951 Contributed by: Shelli...

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