Atkinson, Claude – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon 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 Mr. Claude Allan “Todd” Atkinson a former Baker City resident, passed away Jan. 7, 2005 at Pacific Palisades, Calif. A private graveside service and celebration of his life was held at Mount Hope cemetery on Jan. 21, 2005, with the Rev. Lennie Spooner officiating. Todd was laid to rest near his father who died when he was just a young boy. Todd was born on Nov. 20, 1917, to Florence Goodman Atkinson and Claude Monroe Atkinson in Cutbank, Mont. The family moved to Baker shortly thereafter. After his father’s death his mother married Jesse Sutherland with whom he lived his early days. He grew up in Pleasant Valley and always loved sports, Todd played baseball on the Pleasant Valley team with his brother. They played the Baker team one year against Roland George. He was a Baker High School letterman and played football for the Bulldogs. He graduated from Baker High School in 1935. After...

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