Love, Junia Shields Mrs. – Obituary

Junia Shields Love, 99, a former Baker City resident, died July 28, 2006, at Oregon City.

She is interred at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Eugene alongside her husband, Frank; her sister- and brother-in-law, Richard and Lola Lanyon; and her brother-in-law, Raymond Love.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1906, at Sumpter. She was the eldest child of John Thomas Shields and Carrie Pearl Foster. She married Frank Bennett Love on May 28, 1928. The couple lived in Baker County for many years.
Junia was a schoolteacher at Homestead, Goose Creek near Keating, and at other country schools. In 1944, she started teaching in the Baker school system and taught at South Baker School until moving to Ketchikan, Alaska.

The Loves moved to Alaska in 1955 where Junia again was a teacher. She taught for a total of 41 years. She found teaching to be a very rewarding, challenging and satisfying career. She was a lifelong member of many educational organizations.

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Survivors include her sons, Donald and Kenneth of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Richard “Dick” of Mulino; sisters, Gertrude of Pasco, Wash., and Lavina of Baker City; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; her sister, Faye; and brothers, Foster and Jack.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 1, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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