Funeral Records 1947


Andrew Jackson Pierce ... Residence: Silvies, Oregon ... Order Given By: Eliza E. Pierce ... Occupation: Laborer ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: 1/08/1854 ... DOD: 5/03/1947 9:00 P.M. ... Place of Death: Silvies, Oregon ... Birthplace: Harrison Co., Iowa ... Resided In State: 83 yrs. ... Age: 93 years 3 months 25 days ... Religion: Protestant ... Name of Father: James Valentine Pierce ... His Birthplace: Illinois. No data on mother.
Sarah Allen Harris... Residence: Long Creek ... Occupation: Housewife ... DOB: 2/25/1868 ... DOD... 5/22/1947 Services At: Long Creek ... Resided in State: 50 years ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Illinois. No information on Parents ... Date of Funeral: 5/25/1947 Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Annette White ... Residence: John Day ... Occupation: Retired Self-Employed ... DOB: 5/24/1847 ... DOD: 5/22/47 [sic] ... Age: 74 yrs. 0 months 1 day ... Services At: Monument ... Birthplace: Monument, Oregon ... Place of Death: John Day, Oregon ... Name of Father: W.W. Comu?--- ... Birthplace: Willamette Valley.
William Edward Pelton ... Residence: Seneca, Oregon ... Occupation: Saw Filer ... Employer: Hines Lumber Company ... DOB: 12/11/1898 ... DOD: 7/08/1947 ... Birthplace: Chishsolm, Minn. ... Place of Death: Seneca, Oregon ... Services At: Green Bay, Wisconsin ... Remains To: Baker, Oregon.
Byron W. [Hank] Vaughn ... Residence: Izee, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... Employer: Carl Schn? ... DOB: 1881 ... DOD: About July 20th ... Age: 66 ... Date of Funeral: 7/27/1947 ... Reglion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Amerillo, Texas.
George W. Street ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Occupation: Retired Rancher ... SS# 540-26-1910 ... Employer: Self ... DOB: 3/08/1878 ... DOD: 7/25/1947 ... Birthplace: Seneca, Missouri ... Place of Death: Blue Mtn. Gen. Hosp. ... Remains To: Dayville, Oregon ... No Information on Parents.
Mrs. Rosey Mack Ray ... Residence: Prairie City, Oregon ... Occupation: Housewife ... DOB: April 1887 ... DOD: 7/31/1947 4:00 a.m. ... Age: 73 yrs. 3 months ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Willamette Valley, Oregon ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hosp. ... Name of Father: James W. Mack ... Maiden Name of Mother: Helen Dustin.
Charles A. Stout ... Residence: Left Blank ... Occupation: Laborer ... SS# 541-18-6557 ... DOB: 5/01/1870 ... DOD: 7/31/1947 ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hosp. ... Place of Birth: Centralia, Washington ... Name of Father: John Stout ... Religion: Prot.
Frances Cathrine Leonord ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Occupation: Retired ... DOB: 9/11/1870 ... DOD: 8/01/1947 ... Services At: Boise ... Remains To: Boise ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Simmer [sp?] Indiana.
William Edward Shank ... Residence: Hamilton, Oregon ... Occupation: Logger ... DOB: 5/27/1903 ... DOD: 8/19/1947 ... Employer: Kinz--[?] Lumber Co. ... Place of Death: Kinz--[?] Comp. 5 ... Name of Father: Perry Shank ... Father's Birthplace: Hillsboro, Oregon ... Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Steiner [sp?] ... Her Birthplace: Mt. Vernon, Oregon.
Albert Hansen Christenson ... Residence: Stockton, California ... Order Given By: Mrs. T.L. Hansen ... Occupation: Retired ... DOB: 12/21/1876 ... DOD: 8/19/1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Denmark ... Place of Death: Portland, Oregon ... Getting Remains From: Portland, Oregon.
Clyde Lee Adams ... Residence: Mt. Vernon ... Charge To: Ivan D. Adams ... His Address: Blue Mt. Mills ... DOB: 5/02/1947 ... DOD: 8/22/1947 ... Age: 0 yrs. 3 mos. 22 days ... Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho ... Place of Death: Mt. Vernon, Oregon
Mabel Baker [everything is left blank except for the age, which shows 51 yrs. and the date of entry being Aug. 20, 1947]
Webster Sawyer Southworth ... Residence: Seneca, Oregon ... Order Given By: Ed Southworth ... Occupation: Rancher ... Employer: Self ... DOB:7/12/1880 ... DOD: 9/08/1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Canyon City, Oregon ... Place of Death: Seneca, Oregon ... Name of Father: Wm. Southworth ... Maiden Name of Mother: Minnie Hannas.
Frances Dillon Round ... Residence: Monument ... Order given by: Lewis Round ... Occupation: Laborer ... Employer: Hansen ... DOB: 4/02/1887 ... DOD: 9/15/1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Hamilton, Oregon ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hosp. ... Name of Father: Frances Marion Round ... Maiden Name of Mother: Josie Gringer [sp].
Charles James Letik ... Residence: Canyon City, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... SS# 543-26-8873 ... Employer: Harry Rheutan [sp] ... DOB: 3/07/1928 ... DOD: 9/18/1947 8:05 a.m. ... Name of Father: Tom Letick ... Place of Death: Seneca, Oregon ... Services At: Woodburn, Oregon ... No Information On His Mother.
Frank C. Brown ... Residence: Pendleton, Oregon ... Occupation: Retired ... DOB: 8/16/1869 ... DOD: Oct. 16, 1947 6:35 ... Services At: Pendleton.
Henry Legler ... Residence: Hamilton, Oregon ... Order Given By: Joseph Legler ... Occupation: Laborer ... DOB: 12/20/1863 ... DOD: Oct. 18, 1947 8:47 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Lintal Switzerland ... Resided In State: 63 yrs. ... Place of Death: Hamilton, Oregon ... No Data On Parents.
Charles W. Schuyer ... Residence: Yakima, Washington ... Occupation: Retired ... DOD: 10/20/1947 ... Age: 76 years ... Services At: Masonic Hall ... Religion: Prot. ... Place of Death: Yakima, Washington. [There's a note sprawled across the funeral record that appears to read, "Shipped for Services Only."]
Taliver C. Stewart ... Residence: Dayville, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... DOB: 6/14/1883 ... DOD: 10/31/1947 ... Services At: Dayville @ Hall ... Birthplace: Tennessee ... Place of Death: Dayville, Oregon. No parental information.
Arthur Lee Portwood ... Residence: Mitchell, Oregon ... Charge To: Annette Portwood ... Address: Mitchell, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... SS# 543-12-8541 ... Employer: Zee Pine Mills [sp] ... DOB: 10/21/1900 ... DOD: 11/17/1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Condon, Oregon ... Place of Death: Izee, Oregon ... Name of Father: Tom Portwood ... Maiden Name of Mother: Clara Yarborough [sp].
John Wesley Osborne ... Residence: Courtrock [sp], Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... SS# 564-28-5937 ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: 4/11/1879 ... DOD: 11/20/1947 ... Services At: Monument Hall ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Green Valley, North Carolina ... Resided in the State: 60 yrs. ... Place of Death: Portland, Oregon ... Name of Father: David Osborne ... Maiden Name of Mother: Martha Cormut [sp].
Gerald Aron Lewis, Jr. ... Residence: Hamilton, Oregon ... DOB: May 01, 1947 ... DOD: 11/25/1947 7:30 ... Date of Funeral: Shipped ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Prairie City, Oregon ... Place of Death: Hamilton, Oregon ... Name of Father: Gerald Aron Lewis, Sr. ... Maiden Name of Mother: Carolyn ... Her Birthplace: California ... Remains To: Alturis,[sp] California.
John Milne Herburger ... Residence: Canyon City, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... DOB: 4/26/1873 ... DOD: 11/27/1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: John Day, Oregon ... Place of Death: Canyon City, Oregon. No parental information.
Gerald Ashcroft ... Date of Entry: Nov. 27, 1947 ... Single. No other information was recorded other than cause of death.
Herbert Ashcroft, Jr. Date of Entry: Nov. 27, 1947. No other information was recorded other than cause of death.
Warren Locke Repass ... Residence: Mt. Vernon ... Occupation: Laborer ... DOB: 10/09/1857 ... DOD: Dec. 17, 1947 10:15 ... Birthplace: Bland Co., Virginia ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hosp. No parental information.
Frank Kennedy ... Date of Entry: Dec. 18, 1947. No other information.
Gertrude Cummings ... Residence: Cummingsville, Oregon ... Charge To: William O. Cummings ... Occupation: Housekeeper ... DOB: 6/17/1880 ... DOD: 12/30/1947 ... Birthplace: Hennetta [sp], Texas ... Place of Death: Prairie City, Oregon ... Name of Father: T.F. Hall.
Hattie May Begg ... Residence: Canyon City, Oregon ... Charge To: Arthur Begg ... His Address: Canyon City, Oregon ... DOB: May 09, 1876 ... DOD: Not Shown ... Date of Entry: Dec. 31, 1947 ... Birthplace: John Day, Oregon ... Age: 71 years ... Cemetery: Canyon City Cemetery. No parental information.
Clara Jane Rostock ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Charge To: Earl ... Occupation: Housewife ... Age: 34 years 4 months 11 days ... DOB: 12/07/1912 ... DOD: 4/18/1947 ... Birthplace: North Powder, Oregon ... Services At: Baker, Oregon ... Name of Father: Geo. Aughey ... Maiden Name of Mother ... Clara Lewis ... Remains To: Baker, Oregon.
Bert Thompson [sp] ... Married ... Occupation: Laborer ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: 1/21/1885 ... DOD: 8/03/1947 ... Age: 62 years 6 months 21 days ... Birthplace: Fossil, Oregon ... Place of Death: Prairie City, Oregon. No parental information.
Floyd Victor Schonten ... Residence: Seneca, Oregon ... Wife: Pauline ... Occupation: Rancher ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: 7/04/1918 ... DOD: 8/13/1947 3:30 p.m. ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Seneca, Oregon ... Place of Death: Seneca, Oregon ... Name of Father: John Schonten ... His Place of Birth: Holland ... Maiden Name of Mother: Florence Vancil ... Her Birthplace: Milton, Oregon.
John Hugo Rhin or Rhen [sp] ... DOB: 5/03/1947 ... DOD:5/03/1947 ... Age: 0 years 0 months stillborn ... Father: John Hugo Rhin/Rhen. No other information.
Orrin Ledgerwood [sp] ... Residence: Beech Creek, Oregon ... Occupation: Rancher ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: 9/22/1871 ... DOD: 5/08/1947 9:15 a.m. ... Age: 75 years 7 months 16 days ... Services At: Fox Church ... Birthplace: Cedar County, Missouri ... Resided in State: 63 years ... Name of Father: John W. Ledgerwood ... Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Ellen Thomas.
Fred Hunter ... Occupation: Miner ... SS# 518-14-3189 ... Place of Death: Galina, Oregon ... Remains To: Eugene ... Single No Other Info. On Record.
Felipe Grary ... Residence: Bates, Oregon ... Married: Hilaria [sp] Grary ... Occupation: Mill Worker ... SS# 540-10-4245 ... Employer: Oregon Lumber Co., ... Date of Death: April 17, 1947 5:00 p.m. ... Date of Birth: May 11, 1891 ... Age: 55 yrs. 9 months 6 days ... Services at: Mountain Home, Idaho ... Religion: Catholic ... Birthplace: Spain ... Resided in State: 10 years. ... Place of Death: Bates, Oregon ... Remains To: Mountain Home, Idaho.
James Lee Schrier ... Residence: Portland, Oregon ... Widowed ... Order given by: Rosemary King ... Occupation: Rancher ... Employer: Self Employed ... DOB: May 01, 1876 ... DOD: April 01, 1947 8:00 p.m. ... Age: 70 years 11 months 0 days ... Place of Death: Portland, Oregon ... Name of Father: John Schrier ... His Place of Birth: Illinois ... Maiden Name of Mother: Nancy McGir [sp] ... Remains To: Portland.
Roger Harrison Lister ... Married ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Occupation: Logger ... SS# 535-09-5837 ... Employer: Ingram Logging Co. ... DOD: April 09, 1947 5:00 p.m. ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Yakama, Washington ... Resided in State: 1 yr. ... Name of Father: H.H. Lister ... His Birthplace: Missouri ... Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Bottcher [sp] ... Her Birthplace: Wisconsin ... Remains to: Yakama, Washington.
Baby Boy Forsyth ... DOD: March 09, 1947 ... Age: Stillborn. No other info. on record.
Earl Barclay Moore ... Occupation: Attorney at Law ... Employer: Self Employed ... DOB: Oct. 06, 1885 ... DOD: March 11, 1947 1:15 a.m. ... Age: 61 years 5 months 5 days ... Religion: presp. ... Birthplace: Roseburg, Michigan ... Resided in State: 41 years ... Place of Death: At home in John Day ... Name of Father: Robert Barclay Moore ... Maiden Name of Mother: Jennie Avery ... Remains to: Prairie City.
Glen Albert Knudsen ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Charge to: Leonard Knudsen ... Address: John Day, Oregon ... DOB: Feb. 22, 1947 ... DOD: Feb. 22, 1947 ... Still born ... Cemetery: Canyon City Cemetery. No other info. on record.
Elizabeth Victoria Knudsen ... Residence: John Day, Oregon ... Charge to: Leonard Knudsen ... Order given by: Leonard Knudsen ... Occupation: House Keeper ... Employer: At Home ... DOB: Sept. 03, 1912 ... DOD: March 04, 1947 ... Age: 34 years ... Religion: Methodist ... Birthplace: Keroma [sp] Alberta Canada ... Resided in State: 20 years ... Place of Death: Prairie City, Oregon ... Cemetery: Canyon City, Oregon.
James Stacey McCullough[sp] ... Residence: East Beach Creek ... Occupation: Rancher Retired ... DOB: April 28, 1861 ... DOD: Jan. 24, 1947 ... Age: 85 years 8 months 26 days ... Religion: Advent ... Birthplace: Locas [sp] Point, Ohio ... Resided in State: 47 years ... Place of Death: East Beach Creek ... Name of Father: Silas McCullough ... His Birthplace: Ohio ... Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Wilkins [sp] ... Her Birthplace: Ohio.
Nellie BornResidence: Mt. Vernon & Fox ... Widowed ... Occupation: Housewife ... Employer: Self ... DOB: March, 1877 ... DOD: Feb. 06, 1947 3 a.m. ... Age: 69 yrs. 11 months ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Portland, Oregon ... Death: Prairie City Hospital ... Father: Norman Williams ... His Birthplace: Missouri ... Name of Mother: Sarah Jane Brown ... Her Birthplace: Missouri ... Remains to: Fox Cemetery.
Infant Morris ... DOD: Feb. 01, 1947 ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hospital ... Stillborn ... Name of Father: Dale Morris ... His Birthplace: Mt. Vernon, Oregon ... Maiden Name of Mother: Erma Farra ... Her Birthplace: Fox, Oregon.
Nicolene Benson ... Widowed ... Occupation: Housewife ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: Feb. 26, 1875 ... DOD: Feb. 07, 1947 ... Age: 71 years 11 months 19 days ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Gateborg, Sweden ... Resided in State: Since April 23, 1896 ... Place of Death: Portland, Oregon.
Aura Mae Gates ... Widowed ... Residence: Spray, Oregon ... Occupation: Housekeeper ... Employer: Self Employed ... DOB: May 01, 1886 ... DOD: Feb. 17, 1947 ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: New Madrid, Missouri ... Resided in State: 50 years ... Age: 60 years 9 months 16 days ... Place of Death: Prairie Hosp., ... Name of Father: Samuel Moore ... Maiden Name of Mother: Florence Mate.
Baby Watts ... DOB: May 24, 1947 ... DOD: May 24, 1947 ... Services at: Graveside Canyon Cemetery ... Religion: Prot.
Albert Charles Ballance ... Residence: Dale, Oregon ... Occupation: Laborer ... Employer: Self-Employed ... DOB: Dec. 17, 1866 ... DOD: June 01, 1947 ... Age: 80 years 5 months 14 days ... Religion: Prot., ... Birthplace: Lebonon, Kansas ... Place of Death: Dale, Oregon ... Name of Father: Charles Ballance ... Maiden Name of Mother: Eliza Rickets.
Eliza Hannah Shields ... Widowed ... Residence: John Day ... Occupation: HOusekeeper ... Employer: Self ... DOB: Dec. 04, 1869 ... DOD: June 04, 1947 [Wed] 2 p.m., ... Religion: Prot., ... Birthplace: Lisbon, Illinois ... Resided in State: 41 years ... Place of Death: John Day ... Name of Father: Wm. Rothenell [sp].
Issac Guker ... Single ... Residence: Canyon City, Oregon ... Charge To: Don Guker ... Order given by: Don Guker ... Occupation: Miner ... Employer: Self ... DOB: April 03, 1860 ... DOD: June 04, 1947 ... Age: 87 years 2 months 1 day ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Germany ... Resided In State: 60 years ... Place of Death: Blue Mt. Gen. Hosp., ... Name of Father: John Guker ... His Birthplace: Germany ... Maiden Name of Mother: Anna Strike [sp] ... Her Birthplace: Germany.
Robert Lester McKinney ... Occupation: None ... DOB: May 01, 1945 ... DOD: June 04, 1947 ... Place of Death: Fox, Oregon ... Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Prairie City, Oregon ... Services At: Arlington ... Name of Father: Lester McKinney ... His Birthplace: Arlington ... Maiden Name of Mother: Vera Wellington [sp] ... Her Birthplace: Spray ... Remains to: Arlington.
Gloria Jean Hutichson ... Residence: Seneca, Oregon ... Single. No other information on funeral record.
Clara Adeline Boyce [sp] ... Widowed ... Occupation: Retired ... Age: 80 ... Religion: Prot. ... DOD: June 18, 1947. No other information on funeral record.
Lottie Lanel Gillian ... Widowed ... Residence: Long Creek ... Occupation: Housekeeper ... Employer: Self ... DOB: April 19, 1910 ... DOD: June 13, 1947 abt. 1.00 a.m. ... Age: 37 years 1 month 24 days. Religion: Prot. ... Birthplace: Hamilton, Oregon ... Place of Death: Long Creek ... Name of Father: John Martin Sweek ... His Birthplace: Oregon ... Maiden Name of Mother: Alice L. Williams ... Her Birthplace: Georgia ... Remains to: Long Creek.




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