La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Phyllis Jambura, 1709 Foley St., died Saturday at her home following and extended illness. She was 52.
Mrs. Jambura worked 17 years with the La Grande School District. She served as dean of girls at the middle and high schools, was vice principle of the high school, and was director of secondary curriculum/evaluation.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at First United Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Steve Kliewer officiating. Private interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery.
Mrs. Jambura was born on Feb. 4, 1931 in Yakima, Wash. to Philip and Carrie (Skiff) Walnum. She graduated from Pendleton High School and attended the University of Oregon and Eastern Oregon State College. She received a master’s degree from EOSC.
She married John Jambura on Dec. 26, 1952 in Pendleton.
Mrs. Jambura was active in numerous organizations. She was member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators, National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Also, she was member of First United Presbyterian Church, La Grande, and was past president of P.E.O. Sisterhood.
Survivors include her husband, John, of La Grande; her parents, Phil and Carrie Walnum of Pendleton; a son, Dr. John Jambura of Boise; a granddaughter, Ann Jambura of Boise; and numerous other relatives.
Contributions in the memory of Mrs. Jambura may be made to: First Presbyterian Church, Sixth and Washington streets; The Blue Mountain Oncology Center, in care of Francis Hicks, M.D., 105 Fir St., P.O. Box 1581, La Grande, and the state chapter P.E.O. Scholarship Fund, in care of Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 772.
The Observer, Monday, 11 July 1983, Page 3.
Contrubuted by: Robert Bull