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Obituaries for March 28, 2014
Baker City, 1923-2014
Patricia Louise “Patty” Perry, 91, of Baker City, died March 17, 2014, at the Partners In Care Hospice House at Bend. It was St. Patrick’s Day and her 91st birthday.
Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point. There will be a memorial service in her honor at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Agape Christian Center, 650 Highway 7, in Baker City.
Patricia was born on March 17, 1923, at Mishawaka, Ind., to Grant and Myrtle Wynegar. She grew up in Indiana and graduated from high school at South Bend.
She married Burt B. Perry in 1953 at Costa Mesa, Calif. After moving the family to Oregon, Patricia worked as a school bus driver for the Grants Pass School District for many years.
Patty was well-known for having a big heart, family members said. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her friends from church and providing ministry at the Powder River Correctional Facility.
She particularly loved her dog, Hayley. She was a member of the Agape Christian Center in Baker City, and a past member of the Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burt Perry; and her son, Rick Schricker, and his wife, Leslie; and one brother.
Survivors include her daughter, Debbie (Frank) Davis; her grandchildren, Jeff Schricker, Jayme Schricker, Matthew Davis and Francesca (Ben) Kenfield; and her great-grandchildren, Jonny and Sebastian Kenfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 N.E. Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701 or at www.partnersbend.org.
Baird Funeral Home of Bend is in charge of arrangements.
Jamie M. Snodgrass, 46, of Texas, a former Baker City resident, died March 23, 2014, in Texas.
There will be a candlelight vigil in her honor at 6 p.m. Saturday at Geiser-Pollman Park. For more information, call Daisy Carrier, 541-519-3406.
Jamie loved rock climbing and collecting, watching birds, swimming and camping. She loved the outdoors. In addition to her Baker City and Texas homes, she also had lived in Washington.
Survivors include her mother, Mary Eskridge; her father, Marshall “Poppy” Eskridge; her partner, Michelle Standley; sons, Robert Osborn and his family, and Albert “Little Man” Rowley; her uncle, Chris Specht; and her daughter, Daisy Carrier.