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Chandler, Herberta G. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Herberta G. Chandler, 91, of Baker City, died Oct. 25, 2004, at her home in Baker City.

Her graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Jack Bynum of the United Methodist Church will officiate.

Herberta was born on Jan. 27, 1913, at Baker City to Herbert and Linda Bodmer Chandler. She attended Baker City schools. After completing her college education, she worked as a clinical social worker with a master of social work degree. She pursued her career in the San Francisco Bay area helping many families.

Upon retirement she moved back to her hometown of Baker City to be close to family and friends whom she loved very much.

Herberta was a member of the Threadbenders Weaving Guild. She considered the members family and loved them all. She had a real passion for creativity through weaving, creating some major projects over the years.

Herberta was a strong supporter of Crossroads Arts Center. She enjoyed her many artistic friends and the culture that life had to offer. Herberta was a very special woman who touched the hearts of many people.
“We loved her very much and are all going to miss her,” her family and friends said.

Survivors include her brother, Charles Chandler; nephew, George Chandler, and his wife, Janet Chandler; great-nephew, Duane Chandler; great-nieces, Kelli Chandler, Pattie Hall and her husband, Cliff, and their daughter, McKenzie, and Meg, Scott, Maddie and Katie Moore.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Linda Chandler; sister-in-law, Maribeth Chandler; and a nephew, Charles Hugh Chandler.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Arts Center or to the Threadbenders Weaving Guild through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 29, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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