Nancy E. Weeks, 77, of Portland, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 16, 2001, at a Portland care home.
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Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Peace House in Portland.
Mrs. Weeks was born on Sept. 8, 1924, at Portland to Walter and Nan Beason. As a child, she moved with her family to Baker City where she was raised and educated. She was a 1942 Baker High School graduate.
After graduating, she returned to Portland where she met William G. Weeks. Mr. Weeks was honorably discharged from the military after serving in World World II. The couple were married at Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church in Portland in the mid 40s.
After their marriage, Mrs. Weeks cared for their home and family while living at Oceanside and Astoria. They returned to Portland in 1955 and had lived there since.
Mr. Weeks died in 1974. As time passed, Mrs. Weeks worked part time for the U.S. Census Bureau as a census taker. She retired in 1986.
Her love of travel took her to Europe, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Italy and Alaska. She also was an avid golfer and loved to go to Spirit Mountain Casino. She also loved to bowl and to read.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Kemp of Vancouver, Wash.; sons, Stephen Weeks of Vancouver and Daniel Weeks of Portland; a brother, Robert Beason of Eugene; her faithful companion, Charlie; and two grandchildren, Kristine and Joseph Kemp.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grief Watch in care of Peace House, 2116 N.E. 18th Ave., Portland, OR 97212.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 23, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor