Edna L. Whitmore, 86, a former Baker City resident, died July 5, 2005, at her son’s home in Hermiston.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hermiston. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City.
Edna was born on Nov. 16, 1918, at Douglas, Wyo., to Glenn and Matilda Disney Hudson. She was raised and attended schools in Wyoming.
After graduating from high school, she and her family moved to Oregon. Edna married Glen M. Whitmore on June 26, 1937, at Weiser, Idaho. They moved to Baker City in 1945.
Edna was a homemaker, raising her children and caring for her husband. She later worked in housekeeping for some adult care centers and the Hereford Motel in Baker City.
She lived in Baker City until 1988 when she moved to Hermiston where she had lived since. Edna was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, reading, gardening and the outdoors.
Survivors include her daughters, Betty Presley of Burns and Liesa Givens of Baker City; sons, Lance Whitmore Sr. of Milton-Freewater, David Whitmore of Baker City, Glenn Whitmore of Burns and Ernie Whitmore of Hermiston; sisters, Violet Brown of Denver, Colo., Evelyn Domingez of Pocatello, Idaho, and Ethel Johnson of Vernal, Utah; 23 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen, in 1970; her parents; three granddaughters; and two infant brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town through Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, P.O. Box 289, Hermiston, OR 97838.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 8, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor