Elizabeth Houser, 74, of Wasilla, Alaska, a former Huntington resident, died March 28, 2002, at Mary Conrad Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Loveland Funeral Chapel in La Grande. The Rev. Hank Albrecht will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in La Grande. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral chapel.
Mrs. Houser was born to Elbert Herman and Prudence Conrad Olsen on May 7, 1927, at Caldwell, Idaho. She also had lived at Caldwell and La Grande.
She was married to Donald Leon Houser in September of 1948 at Weiser, Idaho. They shared 40 years together and she will be put to rest beside him. He died on Nov. 7, 1989.
Mrs. Houser was a lifetime international member of Beta Sigma Phi. As a barber, she was a longtime business leader. She had lived at Anchorage, Alaska, for 12 years.
Survivors include her daughters and their husbands, Tena Houser and Richard Weber of Las Vegas, Nev., and Rena and Ben Harrell of Wasilla, Alaska; foster son, Rick Willard; two sisters, Ann Shaw of Hermiston and Millie Cress of Coos Bay; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 5, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor