Baker City, Oregon
Mable I. George, 93, of La Grande, died Nov. 24, 2005 at her home.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., in La Grande. Committal and interment will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitations will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Daniels Chapel of the Valley.
Mrs. George was born on Feb. 9, 1912, to Henry and Hattie Wade Nollsch at Havana, Kan. The family moved to Oregon in 1922 and lived in the Rock Creek and Muddy Creek areas of Baker County.
She married Paul E. George on Nov. 2, 1932, at La Grande and they made their home at Union. In 1942 they moved to Huntington where Mr. George worked for the railroad. While living there she was active with the PTA and was president of the Rebekah Lodge. In 1946 they moved to La Grande. Mr. George died in 1988.
Mrs. George enjoyed outdoor activities, particularly camping, berry picking and mushroom gathering. She also enjoyed visiting with relatives and friends.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Willis George of Umatilla; son, Rod George of La Grande; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Henry, Charlie and Guy Nollsch; and sisters, Oma George, Virgie Doty and Lila Bell.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande, OR 97850.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 2, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor