Nadine E. Stephens, 68, was born on Feb. 23, 1941, in The Dalles, Ore., to William and Frances (Walter)Andrews. She graduated from Baker High School in 1959, she was married to Howard Tate from ’64-’68 when he deceased, went on to marry Gale Stephens, he predeceased her in 2002.

She lived in Scappoose from 1979 until present, where she was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and a member of the Moose Lodge. She loved flowers, reading wester books, fairs, festivals, shows, rodeos, arts & crafts shows, cows, horses and her cat.

Survivors include: daughter, Jodi Tate (Corey Mehrer) both of Scappoose; sister, Audrey Williams of Pendleton, Ore.; granddaughter, Cheyenne Mehrer; a son Mark preceded her in death in 1993.

Graveside service and interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Scappoose on Friday, July 10, 2009, at 10 a.m. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, July 07, 2009
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor