George Walling Services To Be At Oregon City

Silverton, Ore., Dec 11 (Special) –Funeral services for George Walling, who died at the home of his son here Sunday, will be held from the Episcopal church at Oregon City Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Jack and Ekman of Silverton have charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Walling’s parents crossed the plains in 1845 and settled near Oregon City where he was born. His wife, (Margaret Johnston), was also of pioneer parentage. She died in 1925.

Mr. Walling is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George Sutherland of Rockaway, and four sons, Willie, of Jefferson, Chester of Silverton, Ralph of Turner, and Roy of Tulare, California.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, December 12, 1928.


Albert G. Walling

Funeral services for Albert G. Walling, pioneer of Oregon who died at Rockaway May 17, were held in Portland Monday afternoon with interment in the Rose City cemetery. Walling was born June 24, 1847 on the plains while his parents, George and Francis Walling were on their way to Oregon. He made his home in Portland until about ten years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mary Walling, of Rockaway; three children, Mrs. Elsa Beardon [sic], Rockaway; Mrs. France Hallinan and Walter W. Walling and one brother, George Walling of Salem; and the following grandchildren, Mrs. Altha Butler, Mrs. Genevieve Johnson, Seattle, Miss Marjorie Walling, Salem and Cecil Hallinan and Marydell Walling, of Redland.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, May 21, 1928.

Budd K. Strader

Budd K. Strader of Freeport, L.I., Monday, May 1, 1961. Survived by wife, Laura C. Strader; son Harland of Garden City, L.I.; brother, Marc of Valois; three grandchildren. Body at Fulton Funeral Home, Freeport, and will be removed Thursday to Brown Funeral Home, Watkins Glen. Calling hours: Thursday 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 8 p.m., the Rev. Harry Dunlap. Valois Cemetery Friday at convenience of the family.

Source: Elmira Advertiser, May 2, 1961.

Funeral Held For Mrs. Loop

Amity, June 28.—Funeral services for Mrs. Joe Loop were held in Amity on last Thursday afternoon. She passed away at her home in Portland last Tuesday. She was well known in Amity, having spent her childhood here.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Loop, and one small son and one small daughter, of Portland; by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Walling, of Amity; [brother and sisters] Gilbert Wallington [sic], Mrs. Marie Munkers, Mrs. Dewitt Warner, of Amity; Merle Walling of Independence; Chester Walling, Falls City, and Mrs. Idahlia Freeman of Portland.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, June 28, 1926.

James Gilkey, Jesse S. Gilkey

EUGENE – Jesse S. Gilkey and his son, James, who died in a plane crash in April, will be buried Saturday at Zena Cemetery in Polk County following funeral services in Eugene.

The bodies of the two men were recently recovered from the wreckage of their plane in the mountains east of Estacada.

The elder Gilkey, a native of Colorado, lived in the Dayton area.  The son, James, was an owner of David-Lawrence, Inc., a Eugene manufacturing firm.

Jesse Gilkey graduated from Oregon State College in 1909 and was engaged in business in Portland for many years.  In 1930, he became an appraisal engineer for the State Tax Commission in Salem.

His first wife, Mildred Frakes, died in 1961.  He is survived by his second wife, Jane Coffman Gilkey, and two sisters, Helen and Beulah Gilkey of Corvallis.  He was a 50-year Mason, a Shrine and past master of Dayton Masonic Lodge.

James Gilkey was a World War II veteran and a master Mason.  He is survived by his widow and two sons.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Simons & Lounsbury Funeral Home in Eugene.

Source:  Salem Capital Journal, June 9, 1965.

Mr. Hardenstine Fatally Stricken In Towanda

Henry Hardenstine of Saco was fatally stricken on Main St. in Towanda last night.

He has just arrived in the county seat with his wife and son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Miller. He was getting out of the car near State St. when he slumped to the ground.

Dr. Willis A. Redding was called and pronounced him dead.

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Sloop Capsized; Crew of 5 Perish

Heavy Sea at Newport Harbor Overturns Craft.

Lack of Familiarity With South Spit Brings Disaster to Fishing Craft Pilgrim.

NEWPORK [sic], Or., Oct. 5.—(Special.)—Crossing over South Spit bar with a heavy sea rolling and a crew unfamiliar with the harbor entrance, the fishing sloop Pilgrim capsized at 5 o’clock this evening and the crew of five men were lost.

The missing are: Claud Toner, owner of the craft; J.W. McKenzie, engineer; Tarl Telefson, master, and Forest Wooster and Michael Henry aides.

The life-saving crew here hastened to give assistance, with the launch Ollie S., but the little vessel turned turtle too quickly and dumped its human freight into the sea before any possible aid could be given.

It is practically certain that the crew was anything but familiar with the harbor approach or no attempt would have been made to cross in under such a big sea breaking over the spit.

The vessel was carried along the beach for two miles south of the entrance.

Up to a late hour tonight none of the bodies have been recovered. The life-saving crew continues to patrol the beach.

Source: Portland Oregonian, October 6, 1912.


Marc M. Strader

VALOIS—Marc Strader, 76, of Valois died at Geneva General Hospital Tuesday Feb. 7, 1967, after a long illness. He formerly operated a service station in Valois.

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jean Garcia of Westbury, L.I.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at May Funeral Home, Burdett. Burial will be in Union Cemetery there.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Source: Ithaca Journal, February 8, 1967.

Saturday Rites For Marion Loosley

Marion F. Loosley passed away in Ukiah Wednesday, May 5, at the home of his son Louie. He was 83 years of age, and while not in the best of his health, his death was unexpected. He was a native of McMinnville, Oregon, and had been a resident of California for 40 years. He was a 50-year member of Durant Lodge, F. & A.M. of Berkeley.

Funeral services from the Eversole Mortuary will be held Saturday afternoon, May 8, at 2 o’clock, with officers of Abel Lodge, F. & A.M. in charge. Interment will be in Sebastopol at 4:30 the same day.

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