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Edith V. Emele, 82, 2320 Estes St., a lifetime Baker resident, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1980, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

Her funerral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., with the Rev R. Peter Anderson of the First Lutheran Church officiating. Private interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Emele was born on Feb. 22 1898, in Baker to John and Ada Brown Erwin. She attended schools in Keating and in Baker and was married to Harry Emele in Baker on January 22, 1918. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lutheran Church.

Survivors included her husband, Harry, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and John Carlson of Baker, and LaVelle and George E. Bonbright of Pendleton; a brother, Walter Erwin of Baker; three grandchildren, John Carlson of Portland, Lynn Smurthwaite of Baker, and Jan Denman of Seattle; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers, and three sisters.

Friends may call at the chapel until noon Wednesday. The Casket will not be open during the service.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Mountain States Tumor Institution through Grays West and Co.

Baker Democrat Herald – – November 25, 1980.

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