Arlene Dora Griffin, 75, of Middleton, Idaho, died July 25, 2003, of natural causes.
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Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Old Highway 30 at Caldwell, Idaho. Cremation and services are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
Arlene was born Dec. 20, 1927, at Baker City to Warren and Easther Reed. Arlene spent her younger years at Unity.
She graduated from Baker High School in May 1945. During her high school years, she worked after school folding bandages. She also spent several years helping her mother manage the Steakhouse Restaurant in Baker City.
In September of 1976 she married John Griffin. They lived many places together, but moved back to Idaho in 1986 where Arlene worked as a home health nurse for many years.
She loved to sew and do crafts. She was a very talented woman.
Survivors include her sons, Van Polley of Murphy, Idaho, King Polley of Baker City and Larry Rogers of Twin Falls, Idaho; and several grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a son, Walt Cox.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 1, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor