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Etta Severns True, 87, a former Baker City resident, died April 1, 2002, at Hermiston.

Her graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Susan Barnes of the Presbyterian Church will officiate. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St.

Mrs. True was born on July 20, 1914, at Dillon, Mont., to James Monroe Severns and Myrtle Olive Jones Severns. She was a 1933 graduate of La Grande High School and then attended Drapers School of Commerce in La Grande. She married Glen True on Aug. 16, 1941, at La Grande.

Etta worked for the Mount Emily Lumber Co. in La Grande, then for the Baker Production Credit Association in Ontario. Etta and her husband, Glen, who died in 1995, maintained a residence at Ontario and a ranch at Baker City.

Etta enjoyed the outdoors, horses, and the time she spent on the ranch with her husband, Glen. She will be missed by many.

Survivors include her brothers, Dean Severns of Seattle, Wash., Jay Severns of Hermiston and Don Severns of Albany; her sister, M. Iris Bates of La Grande; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 5, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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