Baker City, Baker County, Oregon

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Delores Jane Townsend, 76, of Baker City, died Jan. 4, 2006, at Settler’s Park.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mike Smith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2nd Ward, will conduct. Private interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Delores was born on March 27, 1928, at Portland to Clinton Field and Hazel Patricia Irene Kesler Townsend. She worked as a diet kitchen assistant for more than 40 years at St. Elizabeth Hospital and then at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home after the new hospital was built.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2nd Ward. She enjoyed stamp collecting, doing family history, embroidery work, crocheting and reading history.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 6, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor