Stella Mae Bay, 84, a long time La Grande resident, died Aug. 24 in Tacoma Wash.

Mrs. Bay was born March 24, 1902, in Summerville to Christian and Christina (Justinson) Arnoldus.

She was a member of La Grande’s First Christian Church and the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.

Survivors include her sons, Dean of Graham, Wash., and Howard of Hillsboro; sisters, Anne Leach of Live Oak, Calif., and Ellen Sanderson of La Grande; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Her husband Ira died earlier.

A private family service was held at her granddaughter Kathy Rich’s home in Graham, Wash.

A memorial service will be held at First Christian Church, La Grande, at 11 a.m. Friday. Inurnment will be at the Summerville Cemetery.

The Observer,
Wednesday, 3 September 1986, Page 3.
Contributed by: Robert C. Bull