Craig, Olive Gorham Mrs. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon

Olive Gorham Craig, 85, of La Grande, a former North Powder resident, died July 24, 2001, at the Evergreen Care Center in La Grande.

Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Sally Wiens of the Haines Methodist Church will officiate.

Mrs. Craig was born on Oct. 25, 1915, at her family home in North Powder. She graduated from North Powder High School.

She married Harold Craig in Pendleton in 1934. They farmed and made their home at North Powder until 1956 when they moved to Lebanon in the Willamette Valley and later to Portland.

Mrs. Craig was very active, raising five children. She was a member of the Methodist Church at North Powder and later the Freemont Methodist Church at Portland.

She and her husband, Harold, had a catering service in Portland and also ran a boarding house. They made many longtime friends in their business ventures.

She and her family were very musical, participating in a little dance band for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; two brothers, Owen and Gordon Gorham; and sisters, Lorene Karrels and Lena Fuchs.

Survivors include her sisters, Audrey Yarber and Marlene Bowman; brothers, Noel Gorham and Marlin DeHaas; sons, H. Lowell Craig, Denny Craig and Randy Craig; daughters, Katharine Stauffer and Karen Yates; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntington Disease Society through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore. 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 27, 2001
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 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/craig-olive-gorham-mrs-obituary.htm - Last updated on May 19th, 2011


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