Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Oretta M. Clegg, 69, of Enterprise, died Friday, Aug. 23, 1996, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital
A Funeral service will begin 11 a.m. Monday at Enterprise Community Church. Interment will follow at Enterprise Cemetery.
Mrs. Clegg was born in Enterprise March 23, 1927, to Fred and Myrtle (Ownbey) Hearing. On Nov. 28, 1946, she married Robert E. Clegg in Walla Walla, Wash., where she was attending nursing school.
After living in Baker City for 10 years, they moved to Enterprise in 1955, where he began his 22-year music career. Mrs. Clegg began working at Wallowa Memorial Hospital in 1965. Her favorite job as a nurse’s aid was helping new babies come into the world. She loved them all, family members said.
She retired in 1983 and sent most of her time going to sports and musical events, gardening, knitting and watching her two grandchildren grow up.
She is survived by her husband, Bob of Enterprise; daughter Debbie Kellerman of Joseph; sons, Jim Clegg, Ron Clegg and Dave Clegg, all of Enterprise; and grandchildren, Deron Clegg of Corvallis and Amber Clegg of Enterprise.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation in care of the Bollman Funeral Home, 3154 W Main St., Enterprise 97828.
La Grande Observer, Union County, Oregon, Saturday, 24 August 1996.
Contributed by: Robert C. Bull