Baker City, Baker County, Oregon
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Lois Mae Bateman, 80, of Junction City, a former longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 13, 2005, at her home.
At her request, there will be no funeral.
Lois was born on July 1, 1924, at Monument. She moved to Richland when she was a small girl and had moved to Junction City from Baker City about 25 years ago.
She enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and any kind of puzzles. She was a loving mother and sister.
Survivors include her four children and seven grandchildren, Garry Molyneaux of Junction City and his children, Garry Jr. and Jeannette of California, Carolyn Mehlhorn of Baker City and her children, Darla Curtis of Boise and Jeff Buxton of Fairplay, Colo., May Colerick and her husband, Wayne, and their children, Fred and Michelle, all of Baker City, and Betty Logan and her husband, Butch, and their son, James of Monroe; two brothers, Floyd Simonis and his wife, Teena, of Baker City, and Lloyd Simonis and his wife, Juanita, of Darlington, Idaho; two sisters, Ruth Fox of Baker City and Jean Croxin and her husband, Tom, of Umatilla; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; her parents, Alex and Susie Simonis; and two brothers, Harold and Harlan Simonis.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 21, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor