Hamilton, Shirley – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon
Shirley (Frizzell) Hamilton, 76, formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 28 in Salem. Shirley requested that there be no services. Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Shirley was born Dec. 27, 1931, to Harvey and Leona (McHatton) Frizzell in La Grande. She grew up on her parents’ farm near Summerville, outside of La Grande, and graduated from Imbler High School. She married Richard Hamilton in La Grande in November 1953. Shirley worked as a clerk in the Payless Drug Store in La Grande and at the old D&V donut shop, Shell Mercantile Store in Wallowa, Payless in Grants Pass and a fabric shop in Salem, all while raising the couple’s two children.

Shirley enjoyed bowling, golf, sewing and painting wooden toys. She loved horseback riding and had her own horses on the farm while living in Wallowa.

Survivors include her husband, Richard; children, Richard A. of Riggins, Idaho and Leitha Hamilton of Salem; a grandson and granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any charity.

The Observer – August 30, 2008



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