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La Grande, Oregon
Geraldine N. Metcalf, 85, of La Grande died July 31 at a local care center. A private service will be held.
Mrs. Metcalf was born Aug. 19, 1920, to Lewis and Lucille Strange Ansell in Burley, Idaho. She married Robert Metcalf on Dec. 24, 1937, in La Grande, and worked at US Bank for 20 years.
She enjoyed tole painting and traveling.
Survivors include children and their spouses, Paul and Bert Metcalf of Summerville, and Keith and Kathy Metcalf of Umatilla; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Thelma ansell of La Grande; five grandchildren; and other relatives.
Her husband; two brothers, Gerald and Phillip; four sisters, Lula Harlow, Phillis Cochran, Florence Payne and Harriet Nygord; and a grandson, Kevin Metcalf; all died earlier.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital in Portland in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 5, 2006, Published: August 7, 2006