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North Powder, Oregon
Goldie Faye Bittenbender, 90, of North Powder, died Nov. 15, 2001, at home from complications associated with pneumonia.
She requested there be no funeral. Her family will schedule a memorial service later.
She was born Goldie Farmer in Neosho, Mo., on Sept. 20, 1911. She married Lois Marks in 1931. He died in 1943 during World War II. Goldie married Al Bittenbender in 1945. Mr. Bittenbender died in 1987.
Goldie said one of her favorite things was that she and Lou never missed a Saturday night dance. She also loved to tag along with Al on his hunting and fishing trips. She spent the last several years enjoying her grandkids, Tyler and Megan Hufford.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Maude; her father, Frank; four brothers, Earl, Delmer, Bert and Bill Farmer; and a sister, Eura Barnes.
Survivors include her son, Gene Marks of North Powder; a daughter, Pat Bittenbender of Walnut Creek, Calif.; a grandson, Jim Marks; a granddaughter, JoAnne Hufford; great-grandkids, Tyler and Megan Hufford; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Doernbecher Childrens Hospital or the North Powder Quick Response Team through Grays West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 23, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor