Alice Elizabeth Long, 89, a long time resident of Baker City, died Friday, April 24, 1998 in Oregon City, Oregon. A celebration of life was held on Tuesday, April 28, 1998 at the St. John’s Episcopal Church, Milwaukie, Oregon, and a graveside service was held on Wednesday, April 29, 1998 at 2:00 pm at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City.
Alice Elizabeth Long was born on November 21, 1908 in Haines, Oregon to Thomas L. and Frances V. Asher Shaw. She attended grade school and high school in Haines. She obtained her bachelor of arts degree in 1930 from the University of Oregon, then attended Portland State University, Willamette University, Oregon State University, University of California in Berkeley, CA., and the Guadalajara University in Mexico.
Alice married Floyd A. Long on Dec. 1, 1933.
Mrs. Long taught at Muddy Creek High School from 1930 to 1934 before moving to Baker in 1940. Alice continued teaching high school for the Oregon public schools in Haines, Canby, and Baker City until her retirement from Baker High School in 1973. She moved to Portland, Oregon in 1985.
She enjoyed travel, handwork, reading, and her family. She was a member of the Episcopal Church, Eastern Star, Delta Gamma, and Retired Teachers Assoc.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Raymond Ward, and her husband Floyd.
Survivors include daughters and their husbands, Elaine and Ernest Haskell of Yacolt, WA., and Shirley and Robert Alford of Condon, OR; grandchildren Laura Dieken and James Haskell; and a great grandson, Bradley Haskell.
Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice c\o Gray’s West & Co. P.O. Box726, Baker City, Oregon 97814.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, May, 1998
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor