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Baker City, Baker County, Oregon
Iva Ree Shuck, 79, of Baker City, died March 7, 2006, after a long illness.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. There will be a reception afterward at 1090 D St. Visitations will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
Iva was born June 16, 1926, at Tooele, Utah, to Paul and Audrey Van Arsdale.
She graduated from Hermiston High School. After high school her family moved to Baker City, where she met and married Ballard Brooks. They raised three sons.
Ballard died in 1966. In 1970 she married Charles R. Sipp. Dick died in 1993. In 1999 she married Don Shuck.
Iva worked for many years at St. Elizabeth Hospital as medical records director. She was a 50-year member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and she enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands.
Survivors include her husband, Don Shuck of Baker City; sons, Norman Brooks of Vancouver, Wash., Adam Brooks and his wife, Janice, and Joe Brooks and his wife, Bea, all of Baker City; sisters, Lois Shaffer and her husband, Dudley, of Winston, Beth Grubb of Roseberg, and Pauline Kunz and her husband, Wayne, of West Valley City, Utah; grandchildren, Heather Honeywell of Baker City, Marisa Meyer of Summerville and MaryAnn Brooks of Baker City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice or the VFW Auxiliary 3048 Cancer Fund.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 10, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor