Mary Margaret Trotter Vaughan Kreider, 92, of Gleneden Beach, a former Baker City resident, died March 29, 2006, at Newport.

There will be no service.

Mary grew up in Baker City. She attended Mills College in San Francisco. She married Robert F. Vaughan in 1935. The couple had three children: Susan, Trotter and John. They lived at Baker City until 1956, when Robert died.

She married Charles M. Kreider of Bend in 1963. The couple moved to Bend and then to Portland. Charles died in 1975 and then she moved to Scottsdale, Ariz. She later moved to Newport to be near her family.

Her passions were shopping, gardening and interior decorating. In her later years, she was addicted to Big Band music.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan, of Toledo; and her sons, Trotter of Newport and John of Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous grandchildren.

Bateman Funeral Home of Newport is in charge of arrangements.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 7, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor