Baker City, Oregon
Shirley H. Hageman, 82, of Baker City, died Feb. 18, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Her graveside funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Pastor Gordon Bond of the Richland Christian Church will officiate. Interment will follow the service. Visitations will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. in Baker City.
Mrs. Hageman was born Oct. 27, 1918, in Washington to George and Daisy (Wixom) Evans. She received her education in Richland.
Mrs. Hageman worked as a waitress at various restaurants and also enjoyed being a homemaker. She loved to knit and crochet and gave her crafts to many friends and family members. She was very proud of the bowling team she was on that went to a national competition, and also bowled with two of her sisters on that team.
She enjoyed her grandkids and was very proud of them. Mrs. Hageman loved to garden and grow flowers, and she could make a garden grow when nothing else would.
Mrs. Hageman is survived by her son, Ken Hickerson of Baker City; her brother, Harold Evans of Portland; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Opal Williams, Delma Stacey, Wanda Pickler, Evelyn Tucker and Doris (English) Moore.
Contributions in Mrs. Hageman’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society Research Fund in care of Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, Ore., 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 23, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor