Baker City, Baker County, Oregon
Loretta Dee Han, 74, of Baker City died June 28, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
At her request there will be no service. Following her wishes, Loretta’s family will return urns containing her remains and those of her husband, Ron, to their home at Lincoln City.
Loretta Dee Wirth was born July 17, 1930, at Elk, Wash., to Earl Fredrick and Alice Hazel Loynes Wirth.
Loretta met Ronald Lee Han in Lincoln City. The couple were married on Jan. 31, 1977. Together for many years they ran Captain John’s Restaurant at Lincoln City. Later relocating to Baker City, they purchased the Main Event and ran the tavern/restaurant together until Ron’s death in 2001.
She was very social and well-liked by all who met her. She made many good friends at her Baker City business.
Loretta really enjoyed spending her vacations in Las Vegas.
Survivors include her sisters, Barbara Sneed of Baker City and Luanne Grinstad of Goshen, Ind.; a niece, Celestial Grinstad; and two nephews, Derrik Santy and Richard Sneed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ron, and parents Earl and Alice Wirth.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 1, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor