Faye Arlene Carlson, 67, of Elgin, a former Baker City resident, died June 23, 2002, at her home.
There will be a Celebration of Life service for Mrs. Carlson at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Elgin Stampede Hall. Interment will be at the Elgin Cemetery.
Mrs. Carlson was born on Dec. 3, 1934, at Baker City to George and Maxine Ruby Erwin Kirkland. She was a 1952 graduate of Union High School.
She married Jim Evans in 1955. She lived most of her life at Elgin and was a member of the Elgin Stampeders.
She married Frederick G. Carlson in 1975. Mrs. Carlson loved her children and her grandchildren. She also enjoyed riding horses, playing slot machines and betting on professional football games. Country music was her favorite music to listen to.
Survivors include her children, Sherri McDonald and her husband, Glen, Russ Evans and his wife, Tonya, and Kyle Evans and his wife, Sheree, all of Elgin, and Julie Bouchard and her husband, David, of Cove; her sisters, Marilyn Weatherbie of Fruit Heights, Utah, and Iola Irvin of Union; brothers, Roger Kirkland of North Powder and David Kirkland of Summerville; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Dee Harn; and her husbands.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, OR 97850.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 28, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor