Deaths

Ruth Lea Watson: 79, of La Grande, died May 29, 2018, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. Her graveside service will be Friday, June 8, at noon at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City. Pastor Jesse Whitford of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. Should friends and family desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in honor of Ruth, go to www.grayswestco.com

Larry ‘Hooter’ Walter Sr.: 69, of Halfway, died May 30, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispine
valleyfuneralhome.com

Robert Edward “Bob” Larkin: 86, of John Day, died May 28, 2018, at Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City. His memorial service will be Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in John Day. Friends are invited to join the family for a potluck reception immediately after the service, at the John Day Elks Lodge. For those who would like to make a donation in Bob’s memory, the family suggests the John Day Elks Lodge No. 1824, or the John Day United Methodist Church, through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneral
home.com

FUNERALS PENDING

Jeanette Pearl Slobig: 77, a longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 4, 2018, at Settler’s Park Assisted Living Community. A celebration of her life will take place Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. at the Baker Eagles Lodge No. 3456, 2935 H St. Memorial contributions may be made to Best Friends of Baker through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Jeanette, or to leave a condolence for her family, go to www.grays
westco.com

Bryan “Pete” Peterson: There will be a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart ’n’ Home Hospice through Coles Tribute Center, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. To light a candle in memory of Pete, go to www.colestributecenter.com.

John Weir: Graveside service Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. There will be a potluck afterward at the Eagle Valley Grange (the old Richland Elementary School at the corner of Moody and Main streets). Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalley
funeralhome.com

Norman Letchworth: Celebration of life and potluck will be Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at the Halfway Lions Hall, 235 Lion St. Those who would like to make a donation in Norm’s memory to defray service expenses may do so through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www.tamispinevalleyfuneral
home.com

POLICE LOG

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

BAKER COUNTY PAROLE AND PROBATION DETAINER: Zachary William Steele, 21, of 3320 K St., 8:21 p.m. Thursday, at the sheriff’s office; jailed.

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