Baker City, Oregon
Leona Fae Hutton, 50, of Baker City, died Dec. 10, 2004, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise.
Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m Wednesday at the Church of the Nazarene, 1250 Hughes Lane. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the church will officiate.
She was born at John Day on Dec. 9, 1954, to Gene and Betty Sissel. When she was 4 the family settled in Baker City. She was a 1973 Baker High School graduate. She married Ernest W. Hutton on March 23, 1984.
In the late 1980s she graduated from La Grande College of Beauty. She worked in several beauty salons in Baker City. Most recently she was at The Last Resort Salon.
Leona was an avid reader who shared her love of books with others. She also enjoyed tending the flowers in her garden. She was especially proud of her red geraniums.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest Hutton of Baker City; her son, Eric Hutton and daughter-in-law Heather Hutton, and grandson, Hudson Hutton of Hillsboro; her mother, Betty Sissel, and grandmother, Mary Fretwell, of Baker City; her aunt Lana Lueschow and uncle Roger Lueschow of Maple Valley, Wash.; her brother, Bruce Sissel, and sister-in-law, Lynn Sissel of Edgewood, Wash.; her twin brother, Leslie Sissel, and sister-in-law, Vickie Sissel of Ontario; her sister-in-law Tina Sissel Watson and her husband, Rick Watson; her father-in-law, Buster Tiffany of Baker City; her sister-in-law, Lorene, and her husband, Bud Lewis of Sherwood; her sister-in-law, Marlene, and her husband, Neal Bork of Sumpter; her sister-in-law, Karen, and her husband, Erving Logan of Baker City; her brother-in-law, Ron, and his wife, Doris Hutton of Baker City; her good friend, Shawna Boothby; her two faithful companions, Max and Benny; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Lyle Sissel; her father, Gene Sissel; and her mother-in-law, Anna Tiffany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Nazarene or the American Cancer Society through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 17, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor