Warren Evan Carroll, 84, a long-time La Grande resident, died Aug. 22, 2002, at Twin Firs Retirement Center in La Grande.
At his request, there will be no public services. Arrangements are under the direction of Daniels Chapel of the Valley.
Mr. Carroll was born June 30, 1918, in Kelly, Wyo., to Hubert Lawrence and Lucy Jane VanCleave Carroll. He graduated from Baker High School and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.
In 1937, he married Ann Dockweiler. The couple had two children. In 1951, he married Mary Miller.
Mr. Carroll worked as an electrician for the Mount Emily Lumber Company and for Boise Cascade for 35 years.
Mr. Carroll enjoyed being with family and friends, fishing, traveling, woodworking and other hobbies. He loved to go to auctions. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and belonged to several other organizations.
Survivors include his sisters, Lillie Ells and Violet Graham of Baker City, and Lois Music of Yelm, Wash.; brothers, Omar and George Carroll, both of Baker City; three grandchildren; his special companion, Bobbie Shaw of La Grande; a special friend, Minnie Halsey of Union; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his second wife, Mary; his daughter, Anna Geraldine; his son, Warren Jr.; three brothers and four sisters.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande OR 97850.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 30, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor