Anna M. Ferree a longtime Baker City resident died Friday, July 26th at the Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Baker City. She was 91 years old.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Ferree were conducted on Tuesday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City where service followed. Officiating at the service was the Rev. Randy McElveen.
Mrs. Ferree was born December 17, 1899 in Larkspur, Colorado the daughter of Rudolph and Bertha (Aunckler) Scherr. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Colorado and Washington. On June 17, 1923 she was united in marriage to George Ferree in Tielon, Washington. In 1937 the couple moved to Baker City, Mr. Ferree passed away in 1974.
Mrs. Ferree was Lutheran in Faith. She was a homemaker and was known for her ability to work hard. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge No.8 in Baker City, V.F.W., Missouri Flat Grange and Degree of Honor. She enjoyed her lodge meetings and loved to garden, fish and camp.
She is survived by her children, Albert Ferree of Seattle, WA., Elmer Ferree of Eugene, Robert Ferree of Baker City, Annabelle Barnes of Seattle, WA. One brother George Schere of Bremerton, WA., sisters Bertha Allen of Tielon, WA., Lena Gasbo of Mt. Shasta, CA., Julia Prospal of Greenwood, SC., as well as eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, granddaughter and two brothers and one sister.
It has been suggested that those wishing to make memorial gifts in her memory to direct them to the St. Elizabeth Home Health-Hospice. This may be done through Gray’s West and CO. Pioneer Chapel in Baker City.
The Record-Courier, Baker City, Oregon, Thursday August 1, 1991
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor