Baker City, Oregon
Jaycee Marie Dunn, 13, of Baker City died Aug. 11, 2006, at Doernbechers Children’s Hospital in Portland.
Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Baker Middle School Auditorium, Fifth Street and Court Avenue. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the First Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception in the school gymnasium after the service.
Jaycee Marie Dunn was born on June 15, 1993, at Ontario to Keith Thomas and Jill Marie Greenwood Dunn. She was raised in Baker City where she attended school. Jaycee completed her seventh-grade year at Baker Middle School in June of this year.
Active in sports, Jaycee played volleyball, softball and was a cheerleader. Recently she had been riding horses and learning to rope with her papa. She loved hanging out at her mama and papa’s.
She loved to be in the outdoors, hunting and fishing. She was especially fond of terrorizing ground squirrels.
Jaycee enjoyed target practice and spent a lot of time shooting cans and clay pigeons. Even though Jaycee had a tomboy side, she was just as comfortable being a princess in a beautiful dress.
Jaycee cared about everyone and every animal. She loved everyone from babies to cranky old neighbors. She wanted to be a veterinarian to care for animals. She loved animals so much that she only would watch Animal Planet on TV (besides, she said cartoons would “rot your brain.”)
Survivors include her parents, Keith and Jill Dunn of Baker City; brother, TJ Dunn of Baker City; grandparents, Jay and Eddie June Greenwood of Unity and Tom and Mary Dunn of Baker City; great- grandmothers, Mildred Greenwood of Unity and Helen Clubb of Baker City; uncles, Curtis Dunn of Baker City and Jay Don and Niki Greenwood of Caldwell, Idaho; cousins, Millie and JakEd Greenwood of Caldwell, Idaho; her kitty, Cali, her dog, Cami, and her horse, Hustler; and many great-aunts, great-uncles and second cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Ronald McDonald House or Doernbecher Children’s Hospital through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 22, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor