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Hinshaw, Ellen Davis Mrs. – Obituary

Ellen Davis Hinshaw, 88, of Portland, died April 15, 2001, at Providence Hospital in Portland.

Her graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Darrell Johnson of the Grace Chapel in Prairie City will officiate. There will be a remembrance dinner at the Baker Valley Christian Assembly, 3720 Birch St., after the service. All who knew her or the family are welcome.
Visitations will be today until 7 p.m. at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St.

Mrs. Hinshaw was born on Oct. 3, 1912, at Burns to Alma and Annie Merle Davis. She was raised in Prairie City and lived at Bend, Portland, Sacramento, Calif., and Seattle.

In 1934, she married Delmar Hinshaw of Mount Vernon. They divorced in 1959. She attended business college in Sacramento. She was a nurse at the hospital in Prairie City, then a bookkeeper for the University of Washington at Seattle. The last 21 years she has lived with her daughter and son-in-law in Portland.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara, and son-in-law, Barton Parker of Portland; brothers, Carl Forrest of Davis, Wash., Leslie Davis of Baker City, Eugene Davis of Sparks, Nev., and Wayne Davis of Redding, Calif.; a sister, Wilma Davis of Hood River; grandchildren, Barbara Dunn, Mary Morris, and Barton Parker II; and great- grandchildren, Savana Dunn, Colton Dunn and Brett Morris; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother and her brother, Henry Davis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society through the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 20, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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