Summerville, Oregon

Rena May Zurbrick, 90, of Summerville, died Oct. 28 at Grande Ronde Hospital. Daniels Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.

Rena was born July 26, 1917, to Dillard Raymond and Etta Carrie (Woodell) Choate, in Summerville. She graduated from Imbler High School in 1935 and later from Draper Business College. She lived in California from 1960 until 1970. She worked as a bookkeeper and was married to Al Colip and later Harrison W. Zurbrick.

She was past secretary of the Union County Fair Board and enjoyed playing cards – especially bridge. She liked fishing and gardening.

Survivors include her sister, Arleen Pratt of La Grande; nephew, Roddy Campbell of Summerville, and other relatives.

Memorial contributions may be made to Summerville Cemetery Chapel.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending November 3, 2007 – Published: November 3, 2007