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Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Alice Wiles Coffee, mother of Bob Coffee of Enterprise, died Aug. 30, 1989, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 9.1915, at Santa Ana, Calif., the daughter of Scott and Mary Wiles.
On Dec.22, 1945, she married George L. Coffee at Long Beach, Calif. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1989.
She worked as a parachute rigger in Long Beach, Calif., during World War II where she met her husband.
She was a homemaker. After the death of her husband, she moved to Enterprise.
Survivors include her son, Bob Coffee, Enterprise, daughter, Kathy Ratcliff, Eugene; three grandchildren, Joel Ratcliff, West Germany, Laura Ratcliff, Eugene, and Molly Coffee, Enterprise; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the United Lutheran Church in Eugene.
Memorials in her memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice in care of Bollman Funeral Home, 3rd and West Main, in Enterprise.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, September 7, 1989, Page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells