Erskine, Marjorie Mrs. – Obituary

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Marjorie Erskine, 83, a longtime Baker City resident, died April 22, 2005, in Grants Pass at Three Rivers Community Hospital.

Her graveside memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward in the Oregon Trail Room of the Rodeway Inn, 810 Campbell St. Marjorie will be interred next to her husband Wayne E. Erskine, who died in December 2000.

Marjorie was born on July 25, 1921, at Stuart, Iowa. She married Wayne Erskine on June 8, 1941. Marjorie enjoyed her family and many friends.

She was an avid book reader and loved working crossword puzzles, fishing, gardening and baking her famous chocolate chip cookies. She also enjoyed sports, playing pool and being a member of the Sumpter Women’s Club.

Marjorie was the treasurer for the Baker City Pool and Shuffleboard Association for several years. Most of all, Marjorie will be remembered for her smile and love of life.

Survivors include four children, Karen L. (Erskine) and Joe Jaramillo of Grants Pass, Bob and Carmen Erskine of Baker City, Chris and Rhoda Erskine of Newhall, Calif., and Jim and Beverly Erskine of Whitebird, Idaho; grandchildren, Margie Hartman, Susie Jaramillo, Marty Jaramillo, Lori (Erskine) Curtis, Bob Erskine Jr., Chris John Erskine, Wesley Erskine, and Codi Eckert; stepgrandchildren Brian, Brandon, and Shawn; great-grandchildren, Matt Roden, Bre’, Ashley and Alexa Jaramillo, Katie Stout, Kristen, Kim and Kyle Curtis and Aiden Erskine; sisters, Gladys Robinson and Dorothy Rich, and a brother, Howard Arrasmith, all of California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wayne; a sister, Pauline Caldwell; and a brother, Donald Arrasmith.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association or the Marjorie Erskine Memorial Trust through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 27, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor



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White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/erskine-marjorie-mrs-obituary.htm - Last updated on Oct 6th, 2011


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