Stanley, Edna Mae Dick Mrs. – Obituary

Edna Mae Stanley, 88, formerly of Baker City, died April 22, 2003, after a long struggle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Disposition was by cremation and interment will be at River View Cemetery. Edna Mae Dick was born Jan. 18, 1915, near Mankato, Kan., to May and John Dick. She grew up on a farm, rode horseback to high school, graduated at 16, and went to work at a dairy. Edna came of age during the Great Depression, and like many of her generation, she knew the value of hard work. In 1936, she married William Stanley, a civil engineer with the Soil Conservation Service. The couple settled in Baker City in 1941 where they raised their two children. Edna managed the household while her husband was often away on engineering projects for the government. When her children were older, she worked as a secretary, tended her large garden,...

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