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Edwards, Ivan Russell – Obituary

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Baker City, Oregon

Ivan Russell Edwards, 83, of Woodburn, Oregon, a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 25, 2003.

At his request, there was no funeral.

Mr. Edwards was born on Feb. 4, 1919, at Baker City. He worked as a boilermaker, retiring in 1981. He was a member of the American Legion, No. 122, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Baker City. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He served during World War II at Papua, New Guinea. He lived at Aurora before moving to Woodburn in 2001.

His interests included hunting and fishing. He married Elsie Schlunegger on Oct. 28, 1956, at Reno, Nev.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Shellie Spangenberg of Aurora and Sally Vaughan of Woodburn; a son, Charles Edwards of Hubbard; a sister, June Rode of Baker City; three grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Simon-Woodburn Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice, 2700 Market St., N.E., Salem.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 14, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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