Baker City, Oregon

Yvonne Elizabeth Boulton, 82, died December 18, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.

Her graveside memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Gene Habbyshaw II of Elkhorn Baptist Church will officiate.

Mrs. Boulton was born Oct. 18, 1919, in Baker City to Dudley Edward Bowen and Ruby Masters Bowen. She spent most of her life on the main ranch.

Mrs. Boulton graduated from Baker High School in 1937. She married Neil H. Boulton on March 2, 1941, at Weiser, Idaho. They had two daughters.

The Boultons owned and operated the Koffee Kup Cafe across from the middle school on Broadway Street for many years. After they sold the Koffee Kup, Mrs. Boulton worked for the Baker School District as a cook at the high school and then head cook at the middle school until her retirement.

Survivors include her daughters, Leanne Humphries and her husband, Steve, and Marcie Boulton, all of Baker City; six grandchildren, Julie Ingalls and her husband, Casey, Jennifer Herrmann, Dustin Herrmann and his significant other, Angie Elliott, Micah Blank and his wife, Julie, Christopher Blank and his wife, Somer, and John Rivers, all of Baker City; and four great-grandchildren, Brittney, Bethanie and Brianna Ingalls and Jonathan Herrmann, all of Baker City.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR, 97814 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1311 N.W. Avenue, Portland, OR 97209.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 24, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor