Minajean Dailey, 62, died May 21, 2007, at her home in Keating.
There will be a celebration of Minajean’s life and a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richland Christian Church. Friends are invited to join the family afterward for a reception at the Richland Christian Church.
Minajean was born on June 19, 1944, to Vern and June DeFreece Baisley at Baker City. She lived most all of her life in Baker County and was a 1962 Baker High School graduate. She attended beauty college at Portland.
Minajean married Milburn “Meb” Dailey on October 9, 1976 in Reno, Nevada. They had two children, Kelli and Shondo.
Minajean enjoyed tormenting Meb and the children. She had a great sense of humor and could always make you laugh. Minajean also enjoyed camping, tole painting, riding, and gardening.
She worked as a beautician in Baker City for numerous beauty shops. Minajean owned and operated M’Lords and M’Ladies and Mina’s Beauty Shop in Baker City. She also owned and operated M & K Dailey Hair Care in Richland for several years until her retirement on November 1, 2004.
Survivors include her husband Meb; daughter, Kelli Dailey; son, Shondo Dailey; stepchildren, Travis Wolfkeil and Molly Landers; brother, Earl “Bush,” and his wife, Shirley Baisley, of Boise; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Keating School or the Keating Rural Ambulance Service through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 30, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor