Baker City, Oregon
Olga W. Gregg, 89, of Baker City died March 3, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Her memorial service was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, 1734 Third St. Pastor Dennis Hickman of the church officiated. There was a reception afterward at the First Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Gregg was born on Feb. 3, 1914, at Riga, Latvia, to Ludwig and Gottlieb Janson. She spent her childhood in Lithuania, where she was educated. She enjoyed learning folk dances of the Baltic states. She was a secretary for a major power plant.
After World War II, while working in Germany as an interpreter, she married Wilfred P. Gregg of Berwick, Pa. He died in 1997. They lived in Germany until 1948 when Will was transferred stateside.
They lived at various military bases in the United States and one in Germany before moving to Baker City. Olga had lived in Baker City since 1959 when her husband was transferred to the Baker Air Force station.
Olga was a member of First Lutheran Church and was a former member of Eastern Star. Her interests included cooking, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include a son, Fred, and his wife, Melissa, of Rochester, Minn.
She also was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 13, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor