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Nora Ellen Hayes-Gillgam, 86, of Portland, a Baker City native, died July 9, 2001, in Portland.
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mount Scott Funeral Home in Portland. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the North Powder Cemetery.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1914, at Baker City and attended Baker schools. She had lived in the Portland area since the early 1940s.
She worked for Perfect Fit, was a bartender for local taverns and was a seamstress for Freightliner from 1964 to 1981. She and her companion, Martin Resa, had been together for more than 35 years.
Survivors include her companion, Martin Resa of Portland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 13, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor