Cora Jane Dooly, 88, of Clatskanie, a former longtime Baker City resident, died Dec. 1, 2002, at Community Home & Hospice at Longview, Wash.
There will be a celebration of her life at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Westport Community Church at Westport. The Rev. Tim Teele will officiate.
Mrs. Dooly was born on Aug. 8, 1914, at Clarkston, Idaho, and was a 1932 graduate of Clarkston High School.
She and James Warren Dooly were married on Oct. 6, 1936, at Moscow, Idaho. He died in 1988.
The couple had moved to Baker City in 1949. Mrs. Dooly lived here until 1999 when she moved to Clatskanie to be closer to her family.
She and her husband enjoyed snowmobiling for many years. She enjoyed working with him at Cook’s Radiator Shop. She delighted in supporting her daughters’ PTA and school activities and was an avid Baker Bulldog basketball fan.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Baker City and also a member of the Harmony Circle of the First Methodist Church. Since living at Clatskanie she attended the Westport Community Church.
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Donna and Gerald Carver of Clatskanie and Judy and Milt Stromer of North Platte, Neb.; four grandchildren and their spouses, Linda and Steve Burleson of Salem, Jim and Gayle Carver of Clatskanie, Sandy and John Stetler of Longview, Wash., and Dalaina and Russell Salamun of Rapid City, S.D.; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Haakinson-Groulx Mortuary of Clatskanie is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 6, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor