Baker City, Oregon
Olga Molyneaux, 92, of Baker City, died Jan. 8, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Dennis Hickman of the First Lutheran Church will officiate. Vault interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitations will be today until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Molyneaux was born Jan. 23, 1908, at Evergreen Township, Minn., to Reinhard Janke and Hulda Schwarzrock Janke.
She married Morris Johnson on Nov. 1, 1927, at Fargo, N.D. In 1929 they moved west, and Mrs. Molyneaux had lived in Baker County since 1933. Mr. Johnson died in 1955.
In July 1964 she married Walter Molyneaux. He died in May 1993.
Mrs. Molyneaux was an active, lifelong member of the First Lutheran Church.
She is survived by three daughters and their spouses: Arlene and Lewis Wirth of Orem, Utah, Evelyn and Frank Keith of Baker City, and Margie and Jim Stewart of Anacortes, Wash; stepchildren, Gary Molyneaux and Carolyn Mehlhorn, both of Baker City; grandchildren, Julie Sorensen, Scott Wirth, Blaine Wirth and Jeff Wirth, all of Utah, Cinda Widman of Idaho, Shirley Mack of La Grande, and Margie Young, Chris Stewart, Gwen Potter and Russell Stewart, all of Washington; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a large family in North Dakota.
Mrs. Molyneaux was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a son, Earl Johnson; and by two brothers and two sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church or Pathway Hospice through the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, Ore., 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 12, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor