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Obituaries for April 15, 2011


Lucille Wolff

Lucille Lorraine Wolff, 83, of Baker City died April 10, 2011, at her home.

Her funeral will be Saturday, April 16 at 2 p.m. in Attrell’s Newberg Funeral Chapel, a Golden Rule Funeral Home, with Dr. Dave Benson officiating. Committal service will follow at Valley View Memorial Park in Newberg.  Chapel viewing and visitation hours are Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of service at Attrell’s Newberg Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.attrells.com.

Lucille was born Sunday, Jan. 15, 1928, at Bristol, S.D., to Frank and Florence (Currier) Herr.

Lucille grew up in Webster, S.D., and graduated from high school.  On May 2, 1947, she married Ruben E. Wolff in South Dakota.  Ruben served a term in the military and when he returned they made their home in South Dakota until 1951 when they moved to Newberg.

Lucille worked at the Hudson Nut Plant in Dundee and then at View Master in Progress. Ruben died Jan. 4, 1986. She then made her home in Sherwood for a while. Nine years ago she decided to move to Prineville to live with her daughter and then to Baker City four years ago. Lucille enjoyed canning, cooking and making candy for her family, especially at Christmas time.   

Surviving and left to honor her life are: her son, Ronald Wolff of Portland; her daughter, Donna Brouer of Baker City; her brother, Marvin Herr; two sisters, Margie Tofte of Vancouver, Wash., and Grace Tofte of Longview, Wash.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and those who have come to know and appreciate her where she has lived and worked.

Her brother, Merle Herr, preceded her in death.

Hazel Slater

Hazel Rosalie Meacham Slater, 87, died April 11, 2011, at her home.

Hazel was born on March 30, 1924, at Hoquiam, Wash., to Rose and Hugh Meacham.

Hazel spent part of her youth growing up in Oregon logging camps at Mowich and Chiloquin.

Hazel married the love of her life, Roy Slater, on July 2, 1947, at Sweet Home. Hazel loved her family and friends and enjoyed doing things for others.

She was a natural artist and enjoyed telling stories. Her hobbies included music, knitting, crocheting, sewing, and reading. She loved the outdoors and spent as much time as she could in outdoor activities.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy.

Survivors include her two sons, Steve Slater, and his wife, Karen, of Prineville and Rick Slater and his wife, Diane, of LaPine; grandchildren, Terri Newberg, Jennifer Stanley, Rick Slater, and Bonnie Dahl; and three great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Baker City Post 41, through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

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