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Home arrow News arrow News of Record arrow Obituaries for April 5: Delores Pogue, Amanda Webb


Obituaries for April 5: Delores Pogue, Amanda Webb

Delores Pogue

Delores Jean Pogue, 75, of Baker City died April 2, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Care Center.

A private service will be scheduled later.

Delores Jean was born July 25, 1931, at Estherville, Iowa, to Thomas and Thelma L. Sampson Blom. She was raised and educated in Iowa.

Delores met Robert L. Pogue, a serviceman home on leave visiting his sisters, and after a short courtship the two were married in 1951. The couple moved to Oregon in 1956. They lived on the coast for a number of years before relocating to Baker County where they lived for almost 39 years.

Delores was the best mom anyone could ask for, family members said. She loved babies and animals and was a very kind, giving and loving person, they said.

In addition to being a wife and mother, she took various jobs throughout her life. She was a cook at a number of restaurants, the housekeeper at the hospital and a clerk at The Salvation Army for 10 years.

Survivors include her daughter, JoAnn Sieckman, and her husband, Mark, of Baker City; a son, Tommy Pogue, and his wife, Chun, of Georgia; four grandchildren, Stacie, Kermit, Gloria and Kenny; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, five brothers; many nieces and nephews; three stepchildren, Robert Lewis Pogue Jr., Janet Wade and James Pogue; and a large extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a twin sister; a brother; another sister; an infant son, Jerry Lee; and a close friend and partner, Harry Smit.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Amanda Webb

Amanda Dale Webb, 14, died March 19, 2007, at Baker City.

Her memorial service was March 25 at the Ojai United Methodist Church in Ojai, Calif. The Rev. David Burgeson officiated. Interment was at the Ojai United Methodist Church Memorial Garden.

Amanda was born Dec. 25, 1992, at Ventura, Calif., and had been a Ventura County resident for 13 years before moving to Oregon recently. She was a graduate of Sheridan Way Elementary School and attended DeAnza Middle School. She was an eighth-grader at Baker Middle School.

Amanda loved spending time with her family and friends. She had fun shopping and loved listening to music.

Amanda excelled in school and was looking forward to attending high school. She enjoyed singing in the children's choir and serving as an acolyte while attending Ojai United Methodist Church. She adored cats, turtles, frogs and, most recently, giraffes.

Survivors include her parents, Ron and Becky Webb, and younger brother, Adam Webb, all of Baker City; great-grandmothers, Dene Hays and Colleen Brubaker, both of Ventura, Calif.; grandparents, Tom and Peggy Brubaker of Ventura, grandfather, David Easton of Burbank, Calif., and grandparents, Jim and Rose Keeter of Baker City; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made in Amanda's name to Ojai United Methodist Church.

Coles Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

To sign the online guest book go to this Web site: www.VenturaCountyStar.com/obits.


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