Walla Walla County Obituaries 

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Funeral services for the late Flemie L. Brown of Walla Walla will be Sunday, May 24 at Colonial Chapel. Private interment at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. (WWUB excerpt Sun, May 24, 1970)

Bertha A. Carlson, 86, died at the Alderbrook Inn on Feb 24, 1989. Funeral arrangements are pending.  (WWUB excerpt, Sun February 26, 1989)

Funeral services for the late Mrs. Thomas (Dolly) Copeland of Cottonwood Road will be Monday at the First Congregational Church with vault interment in the Masonic Cemetery. She died at a local hospital Friday morning.  She was the daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Copeland of Abbott Road. She was assistant manager in her husbands farming operation. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Jun 14, 1970)

Eureka, Calif.-Former Walla Wallan, Evelyn I. Curry, 74, died here Friday at a local hospital.  Born March 25, 1911 in Walla Walla to Ralph and Letitia Hankins Baker, married Kenneth C. Curry in Cashmere in the mid-1940s. Her husband died in 1974. Survived by daughter Donna Rae Curry, Eureka; two sisters, Mildred Gimple, Soap Lake and Grace Britton, Asotin; one brother, Frank R. Baker, Walla Walla; two grandchildren and one great grandson. Preceded in death by one brother LeRoy Baker in March 1976 and her mother, Sep 18, 1976.(WWUB excerpt, Tues,  Jan 28, 1986)

Funeral services for the late Mrs. Mary V. Duncan of Rt. 2 Waitsburg will be Monday, May 25 at Dewitt Memorial Chapel. Vault interment will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. (WWUB excerpt Sun, May 24, 1970)

Florence L. Dyer, 92, formerly of Arlington, Oregon, died at Regency Care Center, Feb. 25, 1989. Arrangements pending.  (WWUB excerpt, Sun February 26, 1989)

Pauline Anna Lehn Fluor, 69, of W. Poplar St died Sunday.  Born Aug 25, 1916 in Walla Walla to Fritz and Katherine Guntley Lehn, graduated in 1935 from St. Patrick's School, married Irwin "Pete" Fluor May 18, 1942 in Coeur D'Alene, ID. Member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church she is survived by her husband at home, one daughter Norma-Jean Baxter of Vancouver; one son, Irwin C. Fluor, Jr. of Kennewick; two sisters, Cecelia Lehn and Louise K. Gropp, of Walla Walla; one brother, Eugene Lehn of Seattle and four grandchildren. Two brothers, Walter C. and Stephen F. Lehn preceded her in death. (WWUB excerpt Tues, Jan 28, 1986)

Sylvia Beth Graham, 66, S. Catherine St, died March 30, 1987 at her home. Born Oct 16, 1920 in Hartline to Mae and Frank Blaine. She began working for the Army Corps of Engineers  in 1962 retiring in 1982. Survived by a daughter, Barbara Hollobon, Memphis, Tn; a son, Gerald Graham, Spokane; four sisters, Grace Thieschafer and Frances Larson, both of Spokane; Martha Stratton, Lake Stevens, Wa. and Shirley Carlson of Richland; one brother Leslie Blaine of Mount Vernon, Wa. and five grandchildren. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Apr 05, 1987)

Word has reached here of the death of Orla Hammack, 20, former Walla Walla resident of Columbus, Ohio, who was killed in action June 7 on the Cambodian border. Hammack was born August 10, 1949, attended Pioneer Junior High, Wa-Hi and graduated high school in Columbus. Survived by his parents, Mr. and Mr. Robert Hammack; a brother, Robert; and a sister Mary; all of Columbus, Ohio; and a number of aunts and uncles. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Jun 14, 1970)

Velma Hancock, 96, of Boyer Avenue, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending. (WWUB excerpt Tues, Jan 28, 1986)

Olfa A. Hessevaag, of W. Chestnut died Saturday. He was born Jan 25, 1893 in Norway and was a veteran of World War I.  Survived by two sisters, Mrs. Walter Tetzloff, Minneapolis, Minn. and Mrs. William Moller, Milwaukee, Wis.; two half brothers, Merall O. Korstad and Lowell HJ. Korstad, both of Minneapolis; a step sister, Mrs. Groge F. Marshall at the home; and three nephews .(WWUB excerpt Sun. Jun 14, 1970)

Waitsburg- Inez Jacquot, 80, of Weller St, died in Lubbock, Texas on February 24, 1989. Funeral arrangements are pending in Dayton, Wash. (WWUB excerpt, Sun February 26, 1989)

Former Walla Wallan, Elizabeth Paul Larson, 78, died Jan 22 at her home in South Pomfret, VI.  Born Aug 14, 1907 in Walla Walla to Judge Timothy A. and Josephine Paine Paul, she was a graduate of Whitman College. Married Robert W. Larson in 1929. Survived by husband at home; one daughter, Barbara Doscher, of South Woodstock, and one brother, George N. Paul of Carmel, California. (WWUB excerpt Tues., Jan 28, 1986)

Mrs. William J. (Eleanor I.) Lilwall, 50, of College Place died Friday in a local hospital. Born Dec 28, 1919 in Walla Walla and was the daughter of Edward B. and Mary (Draper) Foster. He r father died in 1959. She married William J. Lilwall June 4, 1946. Survived by her husband at home; three children, Miss Mary C. Lilwall and William H. and James Lilwall all at the home; mother, Mrs. Mary Foster; two sisters, Mrs. Bernard (Margaret) Heumphreus and Mrs. Edward V. (Marie) Meliah, and a brother, Edward J. Foster, all of Walla Walla. Also survived by two aunts, one uncle and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be May 25, with interment in the Catholic cemetery. (WWUB excerpt Sun, May 24, 1970)

Former Walla Wallan, Edith C. Little, 83, of Yakima died here April 4, 1987. Born Sept 17, 1903, in Moxee City, Wa to Pomila and Theophile Champoux. She married Roy Little June 17, 1926 in Moxee. They owned and operated Little's Drug from 1932 to 1959. Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jane Aylward, Weston, Mass.; son Jack Little, Albany, OR; five brothers and two sisters, 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Her husband died in 1981. Her granddaughter, Mary Beth Aylward, died April 3, 1987. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Apr 05, 1987.)

Graveside services for the late Mrs. Christine Marie McAllister of S. E. 12th Street, College Place, will be Monday June 15, 1970 at Oakdale cemetery, Crookston, Minn. Mrs. McAllister is being forwarded to Crookston for interment. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Jun 14, 1970)

The Rev. James A. McKee, former longtime resident of Walla Walla which he was both a Methodist minister and executive secretary of the Community Chest that preceded the United Fund, died Friday in a Tacoma hospital. He was 88. The funeral will be May 27 with vault interment in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Ruth Wight McKee, at the home; a daughter, Mrs. E. J. "Janice" Buecher, Tacoma; a son, James W. McKee, Bellevue; a brother, J. D. McKee, Pendleton; two sisters, Mrs. A. E. Fenton, Greeley, Colo., and Mrs. 
D. A. Davidson, Duck Hill, Miss., four grandchildren and one great grandchild.  He was born Nov 25, 1881 in Grenada, Miss.  In 1908 he became a Methodist minister and came to Walla Walla in 1921. The Rev and Mrs. McKee were married in 1913. She is a graduate of Whitman Conservatory of Music. Both their children a re Whitman graduates. (WWUB excerpt Sun, May 24, 1970)

Frances E. McLean, 65, of W. Willow St. died Monday at her home. She was born Jan 3, 1921.  (WWUB excerpt Tues., Jan 28, 1986)

Florence Morris McElhaney, 80, of Chestnut, died  Feb. 25, 1989. Funeral arrangements are pending at the funeral home. (WWUB excerpt, Sun Februrary 26, 1989)

Gloria D. Moen, 58, Colville St., died April 4, 1987 at Walla Walla General Hospital. Funeral Arrangements are pending. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Apr 05, 1987.)

E. T. Rice, 87, of S. Clinton St, died April 3, 1987 at St. Mary's Hospital. Born Nov. 29, 1899 in Colville, Wash to John F. and Lillie H0fstetter Rice. Entered the Army during World War I, attended the University of Washington  and worked at a variety of printing jobs. Met and married LaRue C. Dawson April 26, 1929. He owned Inland Printing Co, from 1938 to 1969.Survivors include his wife at home and two sons, Tom Rice of Livermore, Calif. and James Rice of Walla Walla. (WWUB excerpt Sun. Apr 05, 1987)

Mrs. Rhoda M. Willey, 80 of College Place, died Friday in a local nursing home. Born April 8, 1890 in Grangeville, Idaho. Before coming to Walla Walla 25 years ago she lived in Billings and Great Falls, Mont. Survived by one son, Stephen Willey of Pocatello, Idaho and niece Mrs. Reece Lamb of Portland. (WWUB excerpt Sun, May 24, 1970)

Lora A. Warner, 105, of 333 Whitman, died at Regency Care Center on Feb. 23, 1989. Mrs. Warner, born on Jan 14, 1884, was one of eight children born to Cyrus T. and Julia McInroe Nelson at Valley Grove, seven miles north of Walla Walla. She went to area schools and was 18 when President Teddy Roosevelt visited Walla Walla and addressed a sizeable crowd at Whitman College.  She married Lester Warner in 1911. Their son Loren Warner, died in 1934. Mr. Warner preceded her in death in 1969. Survived by one sister, Ruth Iva Retzer, Walla Walla; seven nieces; two nephews; several great nieces and nephews; several great, great nieces and nephews; one great, great, great niece; and one great, great, great nephew.  (WWUB excerpt, Sun February 26, 1989)

Milton-Freewater- Ray Waters, 86,  died Feb. 24, 1989. Funeral arrangements are pending in Milton-Freewater.  (WWUB excerpt, Sun February 26, 1989)


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