Mildred Donna Brackin DeShaw, 80, of Baker City, died June 29, 2009, at her home. No funeral is planned at this time.
Mildred was born on Oct. 21, 1928, at Drumright, Okla., to Fred and Anna Grogan Brackin. The family moved to Baker City when Mildred was about 10.
She married Eugene DeShaw in 1953. She worked at Wilson’s Market for more than 20 years. She was an avid bowler and bingo player and she loved her gambling trips.
She was loved by all and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends, family members said.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene; daughter, Rayetta Clark, and her husband, Dennis; son, Gary, and his daughter, Debra, of Baker City; four grandchildren, Jeff Matthews, Rebecca Murrill and her husband, Logan, and Michael and Deanna DeShaw; four great-grandchildren, Marcus, Matthew, Abigail and Avery Murrill; a sister, Joanna Reed of Tuscon, Ariz.; a sister-in-law, Donna Brackin of Baker City; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters Betty, Dorothy, Irene and Colene; and brother, Charlie.
Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 01, 2009
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor