Dorothy May Erwin, 86, of Silverton, a former Baker City resident, died April 30, 2001, at Kootenai Medical Center at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Her memorial service was May 4 at the United Methodist Church at Wallace, Idaho. The Rev. Phil Squire officiated. Her body was cremated.
Mrs. Erwin was born on April 9, 1915, at Durkee to Bellfield and Etta Cady Fleming.
She married Ronald J. Erwin in 1933 and the couple moved from Baker City to the Silver Valley area in 1937.
A homemaker, Mrs. Erwin was a member of the United Methodist Church of Wallace, Idaho, and also was a member of the United Methodist Women.
She loved and enjoyed her family, gardening and her flowers, and her volunteer work for the community and the Silver Wood Good Samaritan of Silverton.
Survivors include two children and their spouses, Jim and Carol Erwin of Estacada and Judy and Jerry Lane of Cusick, Wash.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a brother, Floyd Fleming of Oregon; three sisters, Anita VanHise, Betty Hanna and Maxine Buckles, all of Oregon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald J. Erwin, in 1998; and a brother, Harold Fleming.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the United Methodist Church of Wallace or to the Silver Wood Good Samaritan of Silverton.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shoshone Funeral Service of Kellogg and Wallace.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 18, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor