Pamela Kay Still, 61, died July 30 at her home in Cove following a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Funeral services begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 1308 Washington Ave., La Grande 97850. The Rev. Larry Loftus will officiate. The services will be followed by a meal at the Presbyterian Friendship Hall. Burial will follow at the Cove Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are welcome at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Pamela was born May 20, 1947, to Dorothy Bo and Lowell Albert Wolfe in Paris, Texas. She was raised in Broken Bow, Okla., where she attended grade school and high school. She played the flute and achieved the rank of first chair. Pam was a member of Glee Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Future Teachers of America and Future Homemakers of America. She attended Girls State. Pam was a majorette in the band and band queen attendant.
She enjoyed reading and writing poetry. Pam attended Oklahoma State University and received a bachelor of science degree in family relations and child development in 1969.
In 1967, she married David B. Still. The couple was married for more than 40 years. Upon graduation from Oklahoma State University, the Stills moved to Rock Springs, Wyo. Pamela was director of a daycare center there until the birth of her daughter, Tasha, in 1973. The Stills moved to La Grande in April 1974.
She began her career in La Grande as director of 4-C council in 1977. She subsequently worked for the State of Oregon in several capacities including employment specialist, CSD case worker, contracted employee for children’s services, and most recently as lead vocational rehabilitation counselor.
She was co-owner/vocational counselor for Eastern Oregon Vocational Ability Consultants. For a period of time, Pam owned a wellness/weight management center called Health Plus in La Grande and Baker City.
Pamela was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church. She served as a deacon and children’s Sunday school teacher.
Pam was previously a member of the Soroptimist club. She was musically talented and for a time, played flute for the Grande Ronde Symphony. Pam enjoyed reading, shoe shopping and playing with her granddaughter, nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her husband, David Still of Cove; daughter and her husband, Tasha and Bryon Allen; a granddaughter; mother, Dorothy Bo Wolfe of Broken Bow, Okla.; siblings and their spouses, Linda and Gary Still of Broken Bow, Okla., David and Jill Wolfe of St. Peters, Mo., James and Kirstin Wolfe of Portland and Kim and Leon Smith of Winchester, Ky.; nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Virginia Still of Wright City, Okla.; and sister-in-law and husband, Mary and David Haug of Livingston, Mont. Pamela was preceded in death by her father, Lowell Albert Wolfe.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grande Ronde Valley Habitat for Humanity.
The Observer – August 1, 2008