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Naomi M. VanSickle, 95, a former Baker County resident, died June 25, 2009, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.
Her graveside funeral was Monday at the Hermiston Cemetery.
Naomi was born on May 20, 1914, at Alsea to William and Tressa Goodman Warfield. She was raised at Alsea where she attended schools. She later moved to Eagle Valley and then to the Baker City area where she lived for many years, working as a nurses assistant at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
She moved to Hermiston in the mid 1970s. She enjoyed her family, reading and traveling.
She is survived by her son: Edward Hensley of Grangeville, Idaho; daughter: Marjorie Tibbets, Rufus; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Naomi was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Betty Red; three brothers, Andrew Warfield, Ralph Warfield and Walter Warfield; a sister, Harriet Zimbleman; and two grandsons, Donald Love and Daniel Colton.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 01, 2009
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor