Doherty, Nancy Elma Luster Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Nancy Elma Doherty, 92, a Baker City native, died June 13, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Laura Kidner-Miesen of the Baker City United Methodist Church will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception at the United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St., after the funeral. Visitations will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Gray’s West & Co.

Mrs. Doherty was born on Feb. 7, 1909, in Baker County to Brooks and Edna Luster. She was raised, educated and spent her entire life in Baker County.

Mrs. Doherty was a longtime active member of the Baker City United Methodist Church and a past member of the Missouri Flat Grange.

She married Harold Doherty on Nov. 5, 1925, at Boise. She spent most of her working life as a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include her daughter, Lois Mitchell of La Grande; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Harold E. Doherty; a daughter, Shirley Dougharity; her twin sister, Velma Higbee; and four brothers, Elbert, Victor, Arthur and Melvin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker City United Methodist Church or a charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore. 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 15, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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