Chris H. Orphan

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Chris H. Orphan age 67 years of Ely, NV, passed away August 14, 2014 in Ely.   He was born August 1, 1947 in Ely, NV to Harry and Alice Orphan. Chris was a life time resident of Ely.  He was a tank mechanic for the U.S. National Guard.  He enjoyed … [Read more...]



“The Zoo Store Cat” Born to The Zoo, Inc. early 2009 and was approximately 7 years old when she came to us, Tootsie was about 12 years old when she passed.  To all of you who visited Thrifty Tails Thrift Store, Tootsie was an icon.  Tootsie loved … [Read more...]

Michael Joseph Culbert


March 28, 1940 – August 8, 2014 Michael J. Culbert “Mike” 74, died Friday of a lengthy illness in Reno, NV, with his loving family surrounding him.   Mike was born March 28, 1940 in East Ely, NV to William Gerald “Jerry” Culbert and Elsa Cordes … [Read more...]

Correction: Margery Munson Tate

It was reported in her obituary she is survived by her sons, Ronald Blaine Munson, It should have been Ronald Blaine Tate.  We do apologize for the error.   … [Read more...]

Helen M. Anderson

Helen M. Anderson passed away in Reno on July 27, 2014, with her children by her side.  She was born on April 12, 1921 in Ely, Nevada to parents Catherine (Oillarburu) and Antone Laxague, and was the oldest of four children. Helen married Earl … [Read more...]

Frances Horace


Memorial Services will be held for Frances Horace at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. Frances was born on September 2, 1937. He went to meet our Heavenly Father on September 23, 2013.  He was 76 years young. I cried when … [Read more...]

Daniel “Dan” Miller


Daniel “Dan” Miller was born in Minot, ND in 1935 and was one of eight children.  He graduated high school in Crosby, ND, and served in the U.S. Army as an Information Specialist. He attended the University of Notre Dame and graduated in 1957.  Upon … [Read more...]

Margery Munson Tate


Margery Estelle Munson Tate, a dynamic and gracious woman passed away on July 29, 2014.  She was born 03 June 1923 to Clarence S. Munson and Lydia “A” Petersen Munson in Preston, Nevada.  She grew up in White Pine County (Nevada) where she would … [Read more...]

Barlow Nelson White


On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, our father Barlow Nelson White returned to the loving embrace of his Heavenly Father. Barlow was born on April 19, 1934 in Beaver, Utah. He attended school in Beaver and moved to Cedar City during high school where he … [Read more...]

Former Ely Times editor passed away at age 63

Joe Merica-ran

Longtime Las Vegas advertising executive Joe Merica, who got his start after graduating from University of Nevada, Reno as editor of The Ely Times from the mid-70’s to early 80’s, recently passed away. He was never one to stay still for too long, … [Read more...]

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