Brookshier, Dale Kenneth – Obituary

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Baker City, Oregon

Dale Kenneth Brookshier, 88, of Baker City, died March 21, 2002, in Baker City.

His graveside funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Summerville Cemetery, with Pastor Frank Humber of the Summerville Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are under the care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley.

Mr. Brookshier was born Feb. 14, 1914, at Crescent, Okla., to James A. and Blanch (Moffett) Brookshier. He was educated in Crescent and in January of 1940 he came to Imbler. He worked as a farmer and mill worker, and as a custodian and bus driver for the Imbler School District until his retirement.

Mr. Brookshier married Ethel Fields. She preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 1970. In May of 1970 he married Lucretia Ruckman in Vale. She preceded him in death in 1997. He moved to Baker City in 1998 to be near family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and did a lot of woodworking.

Mr. Brookshier is survived by his sons, Robert Brookshier of Palouse, Wash., Leonard Brookshier of Baker City, and Wayne Brookshier of Langlois; stepchildren, Leon Parox of Imbler, Merideth Patterson of Wenatchee, Wash., Annette Brokow of La Grande, David Paroz of North Port, Fla., Joann Parks of Irving, Texas, and Duana Paroz of Pendleton; numerous grandchildren; a half-sister, Arlene Johnson of Guthrie, Okla.; and numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.

Contributions in Mr. Brookshiers memory may be made to the Summerville Baptist Church in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande, OR 97850.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 29, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. Web. 26 January 2015. - Last updated on May 25th, 2011

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