Gertrude “Gertie” Fell, 76, of Haines, died June 11, 2005, at her home.

There will be a celebration of her life at 6 p.m. Friday at the Eagle’s Lodge, 2935 H St. Private burial will be later. Arrangements are under the direction of Coles Funeral Home.

Gertrude is survived by her two sisters, Sharon Peterson of El Cajon, Calif., and Annette Bracken of Baker City; three children, Robert Fell of Baker City, Janet Ruda of Haines, and Carol Linney of Castro Valley, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Coleman and Irene Stiltz; her brothers Monroe and Larry Stiltz; and her husband, Ernie Fell.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eagles Diabetes Fund. Contributions may be taken to the Eagles Lodge or mailed to: Eagles Diabetes Fund, P.O. Box 1062, Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 17, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor