Baker City, Oregon
Elletha M. Dooley, 90, of Baker City died Feb. 7, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
There was a private family graveside service for Mrs. Dooley today at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Portland. The Rev. Joseph Neuville, retired, officiated.
Mrs. Dooley was born on Aug. 7, 1911, at Estacada. At a young age she moved to Portland. She attended Alameda Grade School and graduated from Grant High School.
She married Robert Dooley on Dec. 31, 1932, at Portland. For many years they were residents of Milwaukie and active members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Prior to moving to Baker City in April 2001, the Dooleys lived at Gresham.
Mrs. Dooley loved being at home and cooking to feed the entire family. Every Sunday she made dinner for the family. Her faith and church were extremely important to her. The Dooleys also loved to go to the beach and often traveled there to spend time with friends and family.
Survivors include her children, Mike and Maureen Dooley of Woodburn, Bill and Robi Dooley of Baker City, and Peggy and Scott Taylor of Gresham; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a niece, Nancy Searles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in February 1996.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 15, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor