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Edna L. Chamberlin, 81, of Richland died Jan. 30, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Her graveside service was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Pastor Gordon Bond of the Richland Christian Church will officiate. Friends joined the family for a reception at the Eagle Valley Grange after the service.
Edna was born on Dec. 3, 1925, at Weiser, Idaho, to Harry and Bertha Cramer. She spent her early life at Weiser where she was raised and educated. She graduated from Weiser High School. On April 12, 1953, she married L. Dale Chamberlin in Weiser, Idaho. Dale took Edna back to his ranch at Richland. Together they ran the Chamberlin Dairy for another 50-plus years. Edna and Dale lived in the same home their entire marriage.
Edna enjoyed gardening, canning, and cooking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and also spent many hours socializing and entertaining her neighbors and friends.
She was a longtime member of the Rebekah Lodge and an active member of the Eagle Valley Grange her entire married life.
Survivors include her husband, Dale of Richland; a son, Gary Chamberlin, and his wife, Sharon, of Richland; daughter, Cherie Keating, and her husband, Bill, of La Grande; and grandchildren, Jami Chamberlin of Moscow, Idaho, Cassandra Keating of La Grande, Brandon Keating and his wife, Alyssa, of Boise, Matthew Keating of Eugene, and Levi Chamberlin and Jeff Chamberlin, both of Richland.
She was preceded in death by twin babies, a son and daughter; her parents; her brothers, Amos Sivering, Edwin, Harry and James Cramer; and sisters, Laura Craige and Eva May Cramer.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Valley Ambulance or Richland EMTs through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 2, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor