LOCAL FUNERALS AND VISITATIONS
July 28 — Eileen Sage, memorial service, 11 a.m., Union United Methodist Church
July 30 — Gerald Hinze, memorial service and dinner, 2 to 6 p.m., Tom McDowell Park, Elgin
Aug. 13 — Theodore Hooey, celebration of life, 3 p.m., American Legion Post 43, La Grande
John J. Gregory
Formerly of La Grande
John J. Gregory, 97, formerly of La Grande, died July 19 at Wallowa Valley Care Center. A full obituary will be available later. A graveside service will be held later. Bollman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Calvin A. Smith
Calvin Arthur Smith, 87, of Echo, died July 21.
Memorial services with military honors will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Hermiston. Burial of cremains will take place at the Cove Cemetery in Cove later.
A full obituary will be available later. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.
The Observer publishes free obituaries as a community service. Obituaries are edited to fit news guidelines. Photos are encouraged. Paid space is available for families who would like to include more information. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center posts unedited obituaries at www.danielsknopp.com, and Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory posts obituaries at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.