Baker City, Oregon
Irene O. McCarty, 90 of Baker City died Sept. 27, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Care Center.
Disposition was by cremation at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Crematory. There will be a private family memorial gathering.
Mrs. McCarty was born on Feb. 20, 1911, at Vancouver, Wash., to Walter Austin Osburg and Nora Harris Osburg. She graduated from Oregon State University at Corvallis with a degree in mathematics and received a master’s degree in education from the University of Oregon at Eugene. She taught high school at Echo where she met and married Otis McCarty.
She taught another 30 years at Chula Vista, Calif. She taught math, English, Spanish and drama.
Survivors include her son, Jim McCarty of Baker City and Pacific City; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 5, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor