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Baker City, Oregon

Alma Leona York, 88 of Baker City died Feb. 28, 2002, at Willowbrook Terrace at Pendleton.

Her memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St.

Alma was born on Feb. 28, 1914, in Baker City to Hazel and William Stanley. She married Vernon George of Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1933.

Together they had one child. They moved back to Baker City where they owned a small grocery story until the death of her husband.

In 1970, Alma began to drive school bus for the Baker School District from which she retired. In 1981, she married he second husband, Paul York, who was the owner of Crown Cleaners in Baker City. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, cooking, gardening, fishing and bowling.

Survivors include her grandson, Mark George of Pendleton; a granddaughter, Sybil Tremper of Pendleton; grandson-in-law, Robert Tremper; and her great-grandchildren, Andrew Tremper, Brayden Tremper and Caleb Tremper, all of Pendleton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Vernon George and Paul York; her sister, Tanis Buckley; and her son, Gregory George.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Cancer Society through Bishop’s Funeral Chapel, 131 S.E. Byers Ave., Pendleton, OR 97801.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 8, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor