Ralston, Dulcie Mae Ross Mrs. – Obituary

Dulcie Ralston, 92, of Baker City, died March 7, 2005, at her home.

Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Jack Bynum of the United Methodist Church will officiate.

Dulcie Mae Ross Ralston was born Dec. 24, 1912, at Mandan, N.D., to Edgar Ross and Daisy Eileen Wheeler Ross. When she was 6 she moved with her family to Oregon City. When she was 13 the family moved to Boulder Creek, Calif., where she met Rollie Ralston.

They were married on July 15, 1932. Their daughter, Barbara, was born June 13, 1933. In 1945 the Ralston family moved to Albany, Calif., where they lived until Rollie’s retirement in 1974. They then moved to Concord and Lafayette, Calif., and in 1989 settled in a mobile home park at Lodi, Calif., to be closer to their daughter.
After the death of her husband in 1997 and her daughter in 1999, Mrs. Ralston moved to Baker City to be near her grandson, Jim Flavin, and his family.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Jim Flavin and his wife, Irene, of Baker City, Daniel Flavin and his wife, Jessica, of Oakland, Calif., and Sandra Flavin of Tennessee; three great-grandchildren, Steven Flavin, Shawn Flavin and Joshua Flavin; one brother, Gene Ross of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, and one sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pathway Hospice through the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 11, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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