Baker City, Oregon

Hazel L. Storm, 78, of Culver, a former Baker City resident, died May 26, 2004.

Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Storm was born on Aug. 20, 1925, at Payette, Idaho, to Richard and Julia Nelson Lightfoot. She married her high school sweetheart, Joe Storm, on March 20, 1943, at Weiser, Idaho.

She worked as a salesperson for Payless Drug Store. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Post 3048, in Baker City, serving as president in 1962-63. She enjoyed gardening, camping and reading. She was instrumental in collecting names for the creation of the Veterans Memorial monument in Baker City.

Her husband, Joe, died in 1990. She also was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter.

Survivors include her son, Charles Storm of Beaverton; her daughter, Shirley Storm-Hileman of Crooked River Ranch; and a brother, Martin Lightfoot of Pendleton.

The Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 4, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor