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Medical Springs, Baker County, Oregon
Olive D. Bieber, 82, of Port Angeles, Wash., a former resident of the Medical Springs-Pondosa area, died Sept. 7, 2005, at the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Wash.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mrs. Bieber was born on Sept. 7, 1923, at Montpelier, Idaho, to William and Daisy Grunig. She attended Union High School.
She was a farmer’s wife and worked as a school bus driver, a bookkeeper for Tide Water Oil at Mossyrock, Wash., and retired after working for 25 years as a clerk at Johnson & Bork Paint Store at Port Angles, Wash.
She was a 45-year member of the Elks Lodge and was a member of the Medical Springs Grange, the Home Economics Club and 4-H.
She enjoyed gardening with her yard and flowers, reading, crossword puzzles, taking cruises and trips with her husband and loving her family.
She was cared for by her husband and granddaughter, DeAnna, for the past five years.
“Olive was a very special little lady and she will live in our hearts forever as we were all in hers,” her family said.
Survivors include her husband, Orman W. Bieber of Port Angeles, Wash.; her son, James W. Bieber of Montana; her daughter, Sandra L. Cross of Seattle, Wash.; four granddaughters; a sister-in-law, Eloise Colton of Baker City; and a brother-in-law, George Bieber.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Mason Foundation, Mail-Stop D1-MF, P.O. Box 1930, Seattle, Wash. 98111.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 16, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor