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Baker City, Oregon

Maggie E. Hill, 82, a longtime Baker City resident, died Nov. 10, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.

Her graveside funeral was at 1 p.m. today at the Rosedale Memorial Park Cemetery at Payette, Idaho. Bishop Dick Hindman of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiated.

Mrs. Hill was born on Sept. 17, 1919, at Moroni, Utah, to James R. and Mary E. Daniels Marx. She married Chester W. Hill at Weiser, Idaho, on Dec. 3, 1938. They lived at Weiser where she was a homemaker until moving to Baker City in the late 1960s.

Mrs. Hill loved being a homemaker for her husband and two children. She also enjoyed flower gardening and working with ceramics. She loved preparing large holiday dinners for the Marx and Hill sides of the family.

Her children have this to say about their parents: “Let it be said that daughter, Sharon K. Mackay, and son, James W. Hill, could not have had more loving, caring and supportive parents than Chester W. and Maggie E. Hill. May God bless both of them.”

Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Marx; and brothers, Marlin and Dwight Marx.

Survivors include Glennis and Rose Marx and family of La Grande, Bert and Jennie Marx and family and Sherwood and Georgie Marx and family, all of Tacoma, Wash.; sisters, Jewel McNair and family of Caldwell and Boise, Idaho, Joyce and Bob Hughes and family of Pendleton and Deanna and Ron Bates and family of Hines; daughter, Sharon; son-in-law, Steve, and granddaughter, Monica Mackay of Weiser; granddaughter, Gabbie (Mackay), and her husband, Wade Gartin, and their two sons (Mrs. Hill’s great-grandsons), Chance and Jake Gartin of Boise; sisters-in-law, Chris Marx (whose husband, Dwight, died earlier) and family of Everett, Wash., and Jean Marx (whose husband, Marlin, died earlier) and family of Longview, Wash.; son, James Hill of Baker City; and numerous nephews and nieces and their families on the Marx and Hill sides of the families.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Oregon chapter of the American Red Cross through Grays West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from:

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 16, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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