Baker City, Oregon
Chester Hill, 83, a longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 4, 2001, at his home.
There will be a family graveside service at 2 p.m Monday at Rosedale Memorial Park at Payette, Idaho.
Visitations will be for family members only.
Mr. Hill was born on March 10, 1917, at Elgin to Walter and Christine Hill. He married his wife, Maggie, at Weiser, Idaho, 63 years ago. Mr. Hill worked for Union Pacific Railroad for 38 years. The couple had lived in Baker City for the last 30 years.
Mr. Hill enjoyed hunting, fishing and, most of all, his family.
Survivors include his wife, Maggie Hill of Baker City; a son, Jim Hill of Baker City; a daughter, Sharon Mackay, and her husband, Steve, of Ontario; granddaughters, Monica Mackay of Ontario and Gabby Gartin and her husband, Wade, of Meridian, Idaho; great-grandsons, Chance Gartin and J.W. Gartin, both of Meridian, Idaho; and a sister, Isabell King of Baker City.
He was preceded in death by his five-day-old son, Gary Hill, who died in 1948.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore. 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 12, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor