O’Neil, Annie Beddes – Obituary
Annie Beddes O’Neil, 91, of Junction City and formerly of La Grande, died March 13 of age-related causes.
A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Burial will follow. A visitation will precede from 10 a.m. to noon at Lane Memorial Funeral Home.
She was born in Elgin on July 25, 1916, to Joseph and Eliza Eleanor (Ricks) Beddes and raised in the area before moving away in the early 1950s.
Annie was married to Glade Hards O’Neil on June 2, 1934, in La Grande and in a temple marriage in Salt Lake City. He died on June 15, 1986.
She was a homemaker who also worked for Montgomery Wards in sales, a cannery in Eastern Oregon and for a family-owned box factory in the wood product industry.
Survivors include sons Dr. David O’Neil of Riverside, Calif., Phillip O’Neil of Junction City and Michael O’Neil of Claremont, Ga., and daughter Judy Rassmussen of Preston, Idaho.
Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, dying earlier were son Eldon, two grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 15, 2008 – Published March 15, 2008
Submitted by Dixie Ricker