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News of Record for April 30, 2014

DEATHS

Steve Humphries: 75, a longtime Baker City resident, died April 28, 2014, at Meadowbrook Place. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BIRTHS

Hillman: Jessica and Corey of Baker City, 4:02 p.m., April 26, 2014, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City; a girl, Temperance Jade Hillman, 7 pounds, 10 ounces; grandparents are Rhonda Hillman, Ralph Hillman and Winona Brown.

Creason: Allison and Ryan of Corvallis, 2:59 p.m., April 25, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis; a boy, Dexter Stephen Creason, 8 pounds, 1 ounce; grandparents are Steve and Diana Smith of Baker City and Kenneth and Sondra Creason of Yamhill.

FUNERALS PENDING

Twila Louise Combs: Graveside service, 11 a.m., Saturday, May 3, Prairie City Cemetery. Pastor Levi Manitsas will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends afterward at the Strawberry Grange in Prairie City.

C. Ray Jones: Celebration of his life, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hermiston Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund or Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Parole and Probation detainer): Michael Lou Cole, 57, of 3450 Kirkway Drive, 10:08 p.m. Tuesday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

BURGLARY II, THEFT I and CRIMINAL MISCHIEF II (Baker County Circuit Court warrants): Daniel Boyd Banks, 29, of Dayton, Nev., 3:32 p.m. Monday, on Interstate 84, about 10 miles north of Baker City; jailed.

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN AN OUNCE OF MARIJUANA: Jose Anjel Rosas, 29, of Selah, Wash., 12:15 p.m. Sunday, on Interstate 84 at Baker City; cited and released.

DRIVING WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE SUSPENDED: Juan Manuel Silva, 19, of Ontario; cited and released because of medical condition; vehicle towed; police also cited Silva on a charge of speeding for allegedly traveling 83 mph in a 65-mph speed zone.

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN AN OUNCE OF MARIJUANA: Olton Leon Gaines, 69, of Kennewick, Wash., 10:47 p.m. Friday, on Interstate 84 at Baker City; cited and released.


News of Record for April 28, 2014


DEATHS

Donald Dale Dobson Sr.: 80, of Huntington, died April 27, 2014, at Huntington. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements.

Gay Ann Smith: 59, of Baker City, died April 26, 2014, at her home. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Hammond: 73, a longtime Baker County resident, died April 26, 2014, at Boswell, Okla., with her family at her side. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

FUNERALS PENDING

Betty Mae Holden Allen: Funeral, 2 p.m. ,Thursday, May 1, at Gray’s West & Co. Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Ralph Lawrence of the Methodist Church will officiate. Visitations will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at the Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. Memorial contributions may be made to Baker City United Methodist Church or Heart ‘n’ Home Hospice through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Twila Louise Combs: Graveside service, 11 a.m., Saturday, May 3, Prairie City Cemetery. Pastor Levi Manitsas will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends afterward at the Strawberry Grange in Prairie City.

C. Ray Jones: Celebration of his life, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hermiston Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund or Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Baker County warrant): Michael John Anderson, 40, of 2635 Auburn Ave., No. 1, 4:18 p.m. Sunday, in the 2200 block of Carter Street; cited and released.

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT: David Lee Felton, 35, of 475 Third St., 12:41 a.m. Friday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

ASSAULT IV: Ros Puth, 45, of Tacoma, Wash., 5:37 p.m. Friday, at the Spring Recreation Site near Huntington; jailed.

NEGOTIATING A BAD CHECK: Racheal Elaine Watkins, 18, of 640 David Eccles Road,11:48 a.m. Friday, at the sheriff’s office; cited and released.

VIOLATION OF CONDITIONAL RELEASE (Clark County, Wash., Fugitive Warrant): Debra Irene Boslund Crawford, 50, 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.


News of Record for April 25, 2014

DEATHS

Betty Mae Holden Allen: 88, of Baker City, died April 25, 2014, at Meadowbrook Place. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements. 

FUNERALS PENDING

James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church. The families invite all to share in the luncheon to be served afterward and to enjoy the social time to reconnect with family and friends.

Benny Smelcer: Graveside memorial service, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Pine Haven Cemetery Beautification Fund through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Twila Louise Combs: Graveside service, 11 a.m., Saturday, May 3, Prairie City Cemetery. Pastor Levi Manitsas will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends afterward at the Strawberry Grange in Prairie City.

C. Ray Jones: Celebration of his life, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hermiston Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund or Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT (Circuit Court warrant): David Lee Felton, 35, of 475 Third St., 12:41 a.m. today at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE (Circuit Court warrant): Penny Louise Easley, 54, of Baker City, 2:21 p.m. Thursday, at the Baker City Police Department; jailed.

PAROLE VIOLATION (Circuit Court warrant): Brandan Andrew Ogan, 25, of 1620 Estes St., 8:28 a.m. Thursday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.


News of Record for April 23, 2014


FUNERALS PENDING

Don Haight: Memorial service and a celebration of his life, 2 p.m., Friday, April 25, at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Halfway Lions Club or the Pine Valley Fair Association through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR  97834.

James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church. The families invite all to share in the luncheon to be served afterward and to enjoy the social time to reconnect with family and friends.

Benny Smelcer: Graveside memorial service, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Pine Haven Cemetery Beautification Fund through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

C. Ray Jones: Celebration of his life, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hermiston Rotary Club’s Scholarship Fund or Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City.

BIRTHS

Reynolds: Ashlyn Gazley and  Samuel Reynolds of Baker City, 9:11 a.m., April 13, 2014, at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande; a boy, Damian Reynolds, 8 pounds,10 ounces; grandparents are Leonard and Sasha Gazley, Timothy Reynolds and Angela Endicott.

Shelton/Hamilton: Kristina of Baker City; 3:45 p.m., April 9, 2014, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City; a boy, Lucas Matthew Hamilton, 6 pounds, 14 ounces; grandparents are Machelle Bernardy and Rick Leggett of Baker City.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

PROBATION VIOLATION (Parole and Probation detainer): James Scott Keister, 41, of 3265 River Park Drive, 11:17 p.m. Monday, in the 200 block of Bridge Street; jailed.

ASSAULT IV: Ian Coleman, 29, of Grants Pass, 11:27 p.m. Sunday, in the 2400 block of Oak Street; cited and released; Police Chief Wyn Lohner said Coleman struck Deborah Riley, 42, of Baker City, in the mouth after Coleman and his wife became involved in an altercation with Riley and her husband at the Rising Sun Palace and Sunset Lounge; Lohner said the investigation is continuing.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Amber Lee Morgan, 23, of 2433 First St., No. 2, 1:53 a.m. Sunday, at Second and Baker streets; jailed and later released on bail.

PROBATION VIOLATION (Parole and Probation detainer): Christopher Scott Larkins, 45, of 2595 Walnut St., 7:19 p.m. Saturday, at Cedar and F streets; jailed.

MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL: Bryce Allen Waldron, 20, of 1551 13th St., 2:28 a.m. Sunday, at A and Campbell streets; cited and released.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS: Christopher Allen Prince, 24, 2:28 a.m., Saturday, at A and Campbell streets; jailed and later released.

HARASSMENT: Kirk William Roberts, 50, of 2731 Fifth St., 11:53 p.m. Friday, at his home; jailed and later released on bail.

THEFT II (Baker County Circuit Court warrant): Michael Andrew Suitter, 25, of 3440 Eagle Crest Way, 2:46 p.m. Friday, in the 200 block of Campbell Street; cited and released.

PROBATION VIOLATION (Parole and Probation detainer): Linda Diane Peterson, 46, transient,12:57 p.m. Friday, in the 3200 block of G Street; jailed and later released.

WILLFUL DETENTION OF LIBRARY PROPERTY (Baker County Justice Court, three counts): Joshua David Givens, 19, of 610 David Eccles Road, 8:51 a.m. Friday, at Main Street and Washington Avenue; cited and released.

Oregon State Police

Arrests, citations

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN AN OUNCE OF MARIJUANA: Joseph Hermon Chaney, 44, of Baker City, 1:57 p.m. Sunday, at the Haines Pond; cited and released.


News of Record for April 21, 2014


Deaths

Arlene C. Sherman: 69, of Baker City, died April 18, 2014, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements.

Ricky Flores: 42, of Caldwell, Idaho, died March 21, 2014, as the result of a jet board accident below Hells Canyon Dam on the  Snake River. His body was recovered on Wednesday, April 16. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

Funerals Pending

 James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church. The families invite all to share in the luncheon to be served afterward and to enjoy the social time to reconnect with family and friends.

C. Ray Jones: Celebration of his life, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave.

BIRTHS

Reynolds: Ashlyn Gazley and  Samuel Reynolds of Baker City, 9:11 a.m., April 13, 2014, at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande; a boy, Damian Reynolds, 8 pounds,10 ounces; grandparents are Leonard and Sasha Gazley, Timothy Reynolds and Angela Endicott.


Obituaries for April 16, 2014

‘Joe’ Curtiss

La Grande, 1966-2014

Joseph Francis “Joe” Curtiss, 47, of La Grande, died April 11, 2014, at his home. 

There will be a Celebration of Life service at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the 4-H Building at the Fairgrounds in La Grande. There will be a potluck afterward. For more information regarding the potluck, call Becky at 541-805-1585.

Joseph was born on June 24, 1966, at Baker City to Donald Lee Curtiss and Judith Ann Dickerson. Throughout his life, he made his home at Baker, La Grande, Gresham, and Hermiston in Oregon and at Boise, Idaho. 

Spending much of his life in La Grande, Mr. Curtiss attended school at Riveria Elementary, La Grande Middle School, La Grande High School, and Eastern Oregon State College. 

He was married to Terry J. Schiller for four years. Later, he found and married his true love, Sheral Curtiss. They spent 19 happy years together. 

Joseph was employed as a construction worker. He eventually became disabled. He was enrolled in the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program. 


News of Record for April 14, 2014


Deaths

Don Haight: 93, died April 11, 2014, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City. His memorial service and a celebration of his lie will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church. Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

Alan J. Endicott: 55, of Pendleton, a former Baker City resident, died April 10, 2014, at his home of natural causes.

A celebration of his life will be announced after arrangements are finalized. A full obituary will be published later. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at www.burnsmortuary.com.

Funerals Pending

Sid Johnson: Memorial service with military honors, 11 a.m., Monday, April 21, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Katy Nicole of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Small Woodlands Association or the First Presbyterian Church through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

 James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church.

Benny Smelcer: Graveside memorial service, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

MENACING: Christina Lynn Howe Dix, 45, of 2595 Walnut St., 11:37 a.m. Friday, at her home; jailed.

FAILURE TO APPEAR and CONTEMPT OF COURT (Warrants): Shona Diane Proffitt, 49, of 1370 Ninth St., 5:15 p.m. Saturday, at her home; jailed.

FAILURE TO APPEAR (Marion County warrant): Randy Lee Luster, 53, of 2500 H St., 8:59 p.m. Saturday, in the 2100 block of Main  Street; jailed and later released on bail.

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

AGGRAVATED FIRST-DEGREE THEFT, BY RECEIVING: Larry Gene Martin, 48, 240 Fifth St., North Powder, 10:50 a.m. Thursday at the sheriff’s office, cited and released.


News of Record for April 11, 2014


Deaths

Don Haight: 93, a longtime Halfway resident, died today at St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home.

Funerals Pending

Jeanne Tharp: The rosary will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Halfway. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. 

Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at the Pine Valley Grange Hall in Halfway after the service. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church or to the Halfway/Oxbow Ambulance Service through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Veleke Rud: Memorial service, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave.

Dennis Wright: Memorial and celebration of life, Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m. at the Eagle Valley Grange/Community Center, 42008 Moody Road in Richland. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Heart ‘N Home Hospice, American Cancer Society or Ducks Unlimited, through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Levi Tristan Brence: Memorial service, 1 p.m., Monday, April 14, at the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St. Pastor Brad Phillips will officiate. 

There will be a reception afterward in the church fellowship hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Levi’s family to help with expenses. This may be done through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Sid Johnson: Memorial service with military honors, 11 a.m., Monday, April 21, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Katy Nicole of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Small Woodlands Association or the First Presbyterian Church through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

 James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church.

Benny Smelcer: Graveside memorial service, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church.

POLICE LOG

Baker City Police

Arrests, citations

UNLAWFUL DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (Two Baker County warrants): Marsan Kay Edison, 31, of Baker City, 2:42 p.m. Wednesday, in the 200 block of Bridge Street; jailed. 

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests, citations

AGGRAVATED FIRST-DEGREE THEFT, BY RECEIVING: Larry Gene Martin, 48, 240 Fifth St., North Powder, 10:50 a.m. Thursday at the sheriff’s office, cited and released.


Deaths and Funerals Pending for April 9, 2014


Deaths

Levi Brence: 21, of Baker City, died April 8, 2014, at his home. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements.


Funerals Pending

Jeanne Tharp: The rosary will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Halfway. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at the Pine Valley Grange Hall in Halfway after the service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church or to the Halfway/Oxbow Ambulance Service through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Veleke Rud: Memorial service, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave.

Sid Johnson: Celebration of Life service, 11 a.m., Monday, April 21, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Coles Tribute Center is in charge of arrangements.

 James Lowell “Jim” Sells and Susan Marie Spence-Sells: Joint memorial service and a celebration of their lives, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Haines United Methodist Church.

Benny Smelcer: Graveside memorial service, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church.


Obituaries for April 7, 2014


Jeanne Tharp

Formerly Halfway, 1920-2014

Jeanne Cathrine Tharp, 93, a former Halfway resident, died March 26, 2014, at Copper Summit Assisted Living Center in Pocatello, Idaho, with her family by her side.

The rosary will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Halfway, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception afterward, at the Pine Valley Grange Hall.


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