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From: "Billie C. & Anita 'Jean' Reynolds" <>
Subject: [OREGON] Obits 12/31/2008
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 19:42:57 -0800
Lake County Examiner – December 31, 2008 – Lakeview, Lake County, California
Wanda Jean Stewart
Wanda Jean Stewart, 94, died at the Lake District Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008 from natural causes.
Wanda was born on a ranch between Lakeview and New Pine Creek on June 20, 1914 to George and Pearl (Henderson) Deter.
She received her elementary education at Cogswell Creek and graduated form Lakeview High School in 1933. She then graduated from Business College in Oakland, Calif.
She married Bill Kogler in Oakland in 1946 and they made their home in Oakland where Wanda worked as a Legal Secretary for 20 years, retiring in 1972. After Bill’s death in 1975, she moved to Salem and then returned to Lakeview to make her home in 1979.
She married James W. Stewart in 1982.
She was preceded in death by husband Bill Kogler in 1946, husband James W. Stewart in 1982 and brother Donald Deter.
Wanda is survived by niece, Cheryl Moine of Keizer; cousins, Ferry Hammersley of Corvallis, Irene Toner of Portland, Wilda Deter of Lakeview and Doris Deter of Keizer.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Contributions in Wanda’s memory may be sent to the Lakeview Disaster Unit, P.O. Box 1007, Lakeview 97630 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
(Note: Bill Kogler date of death is 1972. 1946 was his marriage date.)
Peter Michael (Mike) Nash
Peter Michael (Mike) Nash, 71, passed away on Saturday, Dec 20, 2008 in Lakeview.
He was born Dec. 21, 1937 to Peter Francis Nash and Naida A. (Branson) Nash in Pendleton. His mother and father divorced and Mike and his mother moved to Lakeview. His mother married Emery Cook and moved to New Pine Creek. He spent his grade school years there. However, school days were spent much of the time in the hills by the creek, bringing only the bare essentials-including his favorite rifle.
After his mother passed away when he was nine, he enjoyed spending his time with his beloved grandparents Charlie and Mattie Cook. Shortly before his death he was looking to purchase an old cookstove. Remembering his Granny Cooks fabulous home cooking.
He was known as "Horsebite" to his mountain man friends. His black powder shooting days was a passion that formed a good portion of his personality. He always loved being in the outdoors, hunting in his earlier years and pretty rock hunting especially his latter years.
He retired from the Forest Service in 1989 after 29 years of service. He worked as a Civil Engineer on the Fremont National Forest, Malheur/Ochoco National Forest in Hines and the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. He acquired many friends while employed by the Forest Service. Following his retirement he volunteered his services as a liason on the Bly Ranger District. He also served in the Navy and National Guard from 1956 to 1960.
Some may remember seeing Mike pulling a red wagon around town with his small grandson Joshua who is now 18 and among the closest to his granddad’s heart.
Mike is survived by his wife Connie of Lakeview; sons Nat Nash of Salem, Todd Nash of Corvallis and Travis Nash of Springfield; daughter Lee Ann Nash of Lakeview; Sister Bobbie Montequin of Omaha, Neb.; grandchildren Joshua , Ross and Keith Frank of Lakeview and Conner and Tennyson Nash of Salem; relatives from New Pine Creek, the Cooks, Clouds and Wells. Cousin/good friend Robert Wells of New Pine Creek; many nieces and nephews and friends.; close friends Mearle Leehmann, Randy Townsend, Keith Steward and Bob and Betsy Monchamp.
Services will be held at a later date.
Contributions in Mike’s name may be sent to Lake County Booster Club or a charity of the donor’˜s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.
Billie C. & Anita 'Jean' Reynolds
Family Researcher of "The Last Frontier"
Modoc County, California
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