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Vivian Lee Lovell Hook, 77, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 12, 2006, at her brother’s home at Milton-Freewater.

The rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bollman Funeral Home at Enterprise. Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Katherine Catholic Church in Enterprise. Interment will be at the Enterprise Cemetery.

Vivian was born on Feb. 27, 1929, at Enterprise to Garrett Samuel Lovell and Evelyn Billerbeck Lovell. She attended Hurricane Creek School on Alder Slope and schools at Enterprise and Joseph.

She married Carl Eugene Hook on Aug. 3, 1946, at Baker City. She was a homemaker and ranch wife for many years and helped on two family dairies with her husband, Gene. In her later years, she owned and operated a family-type lounge and bar.

Vivian was dedicated to her family, her faith and her friends. She enjoyed all handcrafts, especially quilting, and gardening. She was very active in politics and sports and she loved a good cup of coffee.

She was a former 4-H leader and had volunteered with senior meals, the March of Dimes and various altar societies through her church.

She was a member of the Baker City Quilters, Gamma Theta Sorority and the Catholic Church.

Survivors include two daughters and their spouses, Sharon and Donnie Glasson of Elgin and Trena and Terry Jones of Lostine; a son, Jerry Hook and his wife, Nancy, of Joseph; two sisters, Lois Malabag and her husband, Sylvester, and Edna Sue Perrin; three brothers, Marvin Lovell, and his wife, Evelyn, of Milton-Freewater, Kyle Lovell and his wife, Donna, of Union, and Skip Lovell; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or St. Margaret Altar Society of Wallowa through the Bollman Funeral Home.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 15, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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