Virginia M. Conner, 75, a former Baker City resident, died April 20, 2002, at Portland.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mr. Ernie Collard of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will conduct the service. Interment will be at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway.
Mrs. Conner was born on May 27, 1926, at Baker City. She was the daughter of Ernest A. and Phoebe Calder Burby. She was raised in Baker City.
She married Clifford Conner on St. Patrick’s Day in 1946. They moved to Hermiston in 1950, where they lived for 20 years. After Mr. Conner’s retirement, they returned to Baker City. She moved to Portland three years ago to be close to her daughter. She was a very loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her sons, Clifford B. Conner Jr. of Beaverton and Dennis Conner of Irrigon; a daughter, Cynthia Lesina-Conrad of Portland; her mother, Phoebe Burby of Baker City; and brothers Ernest Burby of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Robert Burby of Baker City; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Coles Funeral Home and Mount Scott Funeral Home of Portland.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 26, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor