Location: Hunters Washington

Brown, Marjorie “Sue” Blankenship Mrs. – Obituary

Marjorie “Sue” Brown, 81, a former Baker City resident, died Feb. 23, 2006, at Las Vegas, Nev., after a short illness. Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Union Cemetery Marjorie, Sue to her friends and family, was born on July 26, 1924, at Baker City to Elmer and Claretta Blankenship. She was married three times, to William Gardner, Edward Moeller and Darrell Brown. She lived at Baker City for many years, where she owned and operated 10th Street Market. After selling the store she moved to Pendleton and worked for the local cable company. After leaving there she moved to Astoria where she and her husband, Darrell, owned Miles Grocery. She and Darrell retired after selling the store. They moved to Union and later to La Grande to be closer to her son. They lived there until moving to Las Vegas to live with her daughter. She was loved by all who knew her and will be deeply missed. Survivors include her brother, Darrell Perry, and his wife, Pat, of The Dalles; her sons and daughter, Frank C. Gardner of Burns, Michael E. Moeller and his wife, Joleen, of La Grande, and Teresa M. Schalk and her husband, David, of Las Vegas; her stepchildren, Ramona Aamold and her husband, Jeff, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Harry Brown and his wife, Solidad, of Radium Springs, N.M.;...

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Jones, Sharon Rose Burke Mrs. – Obituary

Sharon Rose Burke Jones, 60, of Baker City, died Feb. 20, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Her memorial service was at 2 p.m. today at Grays West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. There was a reception afterward at Gray’s West & Co. Sharon was born on Jan. 25, 1946, at Davenport, Wash., to Iver and Louise Burke. She was a 1964 graduate of Columbia High School at Hunters, Wash. She served in the Women’s Army Corps from 1965 to 1966. She worked as a certified nurses assistant in the Davenport/Spokane, Wash., area and later at Baker City, where she and her husband, Reve, moved in 1988. The couple celebrated 25 years of marriage before her death. Sharon enjoyed crocheting and was a very giving person. Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Michael Halland of San Antonio, Texas, and Heidi and David Decoeur of Cantwell, Alaska; her son, Justin Jones of Baker City; her father, Iver Burke and his wife, Diana, of Fruitland, Wash.; sisters and their spouses, Nancy and James Schrack and Linda and Pat Toulou, all of Fruitland, Wash., and Joyce Carroll of Belleuve, Wash.; brothers, Jim Fisher of Chehalis, Wash., and Jerry Fisher of Bellevue, Wash.; two grandchildren, Julia Hall and Steven DeCoeur; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Gray’s West &...

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