Keating, Baker County, Oregon
Naomi June Crisp Colson, 78, of Weiser, Idaho, a former Baker County resident, died June 15, 2005.
Her memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Payette, Idaho, S. Ninth and Third avenues. Pastor Skip Johnson will officiate. Inurnment will be later at Hillcrest Cemetery in Weiser.
June was born on Feb. 4, 1927, at Parma, Idaho, to Sidney and Alice Snyder Crisp. She attended Keating School and Gem State Adventist Academy at Caldwell, Idaho.
She was married to Benjamin E. Colson at Baker City on March 30, 1947. She lived at Keating, Nampa, Idaho, Wenatchee, Wash., and Weiser, Idaho. She had worked in radiologic technology and as a purchasing agent.
She enjoyed flowers, vegetable gardens, birds, dogs and housekeeping. She was a lifelong member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church serving as head deaconess, Dorcas leader and children’s leader.
Survivors include her husband, Ben Colson of Weiser, Idaho; a son, Russell, and his wife, Becky Colson, of Puyallup, Wash.; daughter, Susan, and her husband, Steve Iwasa, of Weiser, Idaho; brothers and their spouses, John and Malinda Crisp of Sutherlin and Don and Wanda Crisp, of Klamath Falls; sister, Marylis Long, of McMinnville; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Thomason Funeral Home of Weiser, Idaho, is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 27, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor