North Powder, Union County, Oregon
Lori Leigh Hayes-Kotter, 49, of North Powder, died April 4, 2006, at Baker City.
Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the North Powder School, 333 G St. There will be a buffet lunch afterward at the North Powder Grange.
Lori was born on Jan. 14, 1957, at Enterprise to Clyde and Ann Hayes of Joseph. She grew up on the family farm near Hurricane Creek and attended school at Joseph, graduating in 1975. She was active in sports and 4-H.
Lori loved to garden and cherished time with her family and friends. She was involved with the North Powder School and other community activities. Lori was never without a smile and was always helping and caring for those in need. Lori loved life!
“There are no words that convey the sense of loss of love and respect from such an amazing individual as herself,” her family said.
She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Hayes.
Survivors include her husband, Brian Kotter, and daughter, Candra Clark, of North Powder; a son and daughter-in-law, Joshua and Summer Power of Jonesboro, Ark.; her mother, Ann Hayes, of Joseph; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim Hayes and Wendy McDaniel of Joseph; a brother, Blane Hayes of Joseph; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Kay and Bob Pace of Winnemucca, Nev.; a grandson, Keithen Power of Jonesboro, Ark.; one niece and two nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Powder Girls Athletic Association, the North Powder Library or a charity of one’s choice.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 7, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor