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Adelene George (Frosty) Hansen, 71 of Baker City, Oregon passed away June 17, 1994 in Baker City.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church with Pastor Jack Rody officiating.

Adelene was born August 18, 1922 in Baker City, OR to Anna and James Cropp. She married Omer F. George in 1940 on a Navajo Reservation in Arizona. They had three children and were divorced in 1956.

Adelene worked for Congressman Al Ullman for twenty plus years. First in Baker then in Salem where she ran his district office. After retirement she returned to work for the State of Oregon as an executive secretary for the Workers Comp. Hearing Board retiring from there in 1987.

On Sept. 4, 1993 she married Norman Hansen and returned to Baker City to start a new life.

Adelene enjoyed family, friends, church and gardening. She was a member of the Episcopal Church. While in Salem she actively attended St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and was a member of the Alter Guild. She was very active politically and a member of the Jane Jefferson Club. She received a personal invitation to John F. Kennedy’s inauguration and once flipped pancakes with Jimmy Carter during his campaign. Adelene left a message to all the loved to remember the three “F’s”: the most important things in life – FAITH, FAMILY and FRIENDS.

She is survived by her loving husband Norman Hansen of Baker city; son, Bob George and wife, of Baker City; one daughter Susan Schaan, of Hermiston, OR.; and a son, Bill George of Kiezer, Or. Granddaughter, Amy Ann Bieker, of La Grande, OR, grandson, Michael Schaan, of Baker City; two great grandchildren and by step daughter, Debbie Klassen and husband and son Charlie, sister Norma [Norna] Sullivan, of Salem, OR; Mary Stacey, of New Bridge, OR; Margaret Osborne, of Vancouver, WA; and a brother, Marvin Cropp, of North Powder, OR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother James Wilbur Cropp and sister Agnes Willitt [Willett].

The Record Courier; Baker City OR;
Thursday, June 23, 1994; Page 4.

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