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Edward E. Mather, 71, a long time Baker City resident died Jan. 14, 2005, at his home, with his family around him.
Cremation by Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory. There will be no services until late spring at which time he will be placed near his mother.
At that time, friends are invited to come to the services. The date, place and time will be made known to everyone.
Ed was born Sept. 19, 1933, at Glennwood Springs, Colo., to Edward and Ruth Mather. He spend 3 1/2 years in the Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1961.
He belonged to the American Legion, Eagles and Elks. He enjoyed going to the clubs and visiting all his friends.
He loved gardening and his yard work, also he enjoyed working with wood, building anything he put his mind to. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and traveling. He always wanted to see what was on the other side of the mountains or what was around the next bend of the road.
Ed leaves his wife, Mary Ellen Mather; daughter, Cindy Simmons; five sons, Daniel, Larry, Timothy, Nolan and David Mather; two step-sons, Clyde and Mathew Gwin; seven granddaughters; one grandson; one great-granddaughter and numerous friends.
He will truly be missed, but will always be near in our hearts.
Arrangements are in care of Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, January, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor