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Harris, Leonard H. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Leonard H. Harris, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 14, 2004, with his family by his side. His funeral will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Leonard’s son in law, Rod Wright of Baker City will officiate. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Leonard was born on May 2, 1923, at Wynne, Ark., to Steve and Floie Harris. He married Mildred V. France on May 24, 1941. He joined the U.S. Army in 1943, serving our country during World War II. He received the Bronze Star, fighting under General Patton. Leonard and Mildred moved to the Northwest in 1951 and raised their family in Baker City. They later moved to Burley, Idaho, where Leonard retired in April 1984, after 28 years of service with Chevron Pipeline Co. After traveling several years, they returned to Baker City in 1989. “Our beloved father was devoted to his family,” his children said. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his three children, Carol and Rod Wright of Baker City, Craig Harris of Nampa, Idaho, and Patricia and Jimmie Muckleroy of League City, Texas; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife,...

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Harris, Mildred Virginia France Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Mildred Virginia Harris, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died July 5, 2002, at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Ed Niswender of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Visitations will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mildred was born on Sept. 10, 1921, at Wynne, Ark., to Walter and Emma France. She married Leonard H. Harris on May 24, 1941. They moved to the Northwest and raised their family in Baker City. They later moved and retired at Burley, Idaho, in April 1984. She was a devoted wife and mother and active in her church for many years. She faithfully served her Lord by teaching Sunday school and participating in other forms of ministry. After retirement, they traveled extensively throughout the states, returning to Baker City in 1989. “Our beloved wife and mother was much loved and will be greatly missed,” her family said. “Her sweet spirit will live on in our hearts forever.” Survivors include her loving husband and three children: Carol and Rod Wright of Baker City, Craig Harris of Pendleton and Patricia and Jimmie Muckleroy of Baytown, Texas; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death...

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