Home Obituaries OBITUARIES: Wednesday, April 16
OBITUARIES: Wednesday, April 16
Burling, Gerlach, Blake, Curtiss, Perry
Merle S. Burling
Merle S. Burling, 95, of La Grande, died at his home Monday. Arrangements will be announced later by Daniels~Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.
Marilyn Gerlach, 83, of La Grande, died Tuesday at a local care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Daniels~Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.
Viola Jane ‘Fried Eggs’ Blake
Viola Jane “Fried Eggs” Blake, 82, died April 10 at Blue Mountain Home Care in Elgin after a lengthy illness. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Elgin Community Center Park Pavilion with a potluck to follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Association. To view the complete obituary or sign the online guestbook, visit www.danielsknopp.com.
Joseph ‘Joe’ Francis Curtiss
Joseph “Joe” Francis Curtiss, 47, of La Grande, died April 11 at his residence.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds in La Grande with a potluck to follow. For more information regarding the potluck, call Becky at
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to help with funeral expenses may be made to the family in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande 97850.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.
Elmer Lewis Perry
Elmer Lewis Perry, 94, of La Grande, died quietly in his home with his children by his side April 8.
His funeral services will be held Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1802 Gekeler Lane. A viewing will run from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the church Saturday. The funeral will follow at 10:30 a.m.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.