Wilbur Dinnick Was Carpenter Here
Wilbur “Bill” K. Dinnick, 75, of 2300 A St., Baker, passed away Saturday July 25, 1987 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Funeral services for Mr. Dinnick will be conducted Thursday July 30, 1987 at 10:00 a.m. in Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. The Rev. Ron Kratzer of the Nazarene church will officiate. The Baker Masonic Lodge No. 47 AF & AM will participate. Vault interment will follow in the Haines cemetery.
Mr. Dinnick was born August 25, 1911 at Pine Town, Oregon to Stanley Rhys and Clara Betzel Dinnick. He married Mabel Long in Weiser, Idaho on December 30, 1933. He attended grade schools in Carson and Halfway, Oregon and graduated from John Mueir Tech high school in Pasadena, Ca.
He worked as a superintendent in the shipyards during WWII and was a contractor\carpenter in the Baker valley for 30 years until his retirement in 1973.
Mr. Dinnick was a 32 degree Mason in the Baker chapter, Past Master of the Masonic Order Lodge No. 47, and charter member of the Brezee Avenue church of the Nazarene in Pasadena. He was a avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Dinnick, Baker; daughters, Evelyn Davis of Bend, Roberta Donaldson of Oregon City; grandchildren Buck and Joe Davis of Bend, Eric and Laura Donaldson of Oregon City, one great grandson, Brandon Davis, sister, Frances MacKenzie of Torrance, Ca., Esther Hartwell of Ontario, Ca., Marie Hayzlett of Paradise, Ca., several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Dinnick was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Visitations may be made at the Chapel until service time on Thursday. Friends who wish may make contributions in Mr. Dinnick’s memory to a charity of one’s choice. This may be done through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, July 30, 1987
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor