North Powder, Oregon

LuluMae Pfel, 85, of North Powder died Sept. 24 at a care center. Viewing will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the North Powder Cemetery.

Mrs. Pfel was born April 29, 1921, to Frank and Lola VanOrder Wiglesworth. The family lived in Ramo Flat. She graduated from Union High School, and on Aug. 26, 1938, she married Louis W. Pfel in La Grande. She lived in North Powder from 1946 to 2005, when she moved to St. Elizabeth Care Center.

She enjoyed camping, fishing, taking long rides, sewing, reading and being with her family.

Survivors include children and their spouses, Frank and Margie Pfel, Linda Hall and Lois Rorden; 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Her husband and a daughter, Louise Sticka, died earlier.

The Observer Online-Obituaries For The Week Ending Sept. 30, 2006, Published: October 2, 2006