Theodore O. “Ted” Morin, 97, of Baker City, died July 6, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Gene Saunders of the Blue Mountain Foursquare Church will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at Gray’s West & Co.
Ted was born on Jan. 16, 1907, at Hereford to Lewis C. and Laura E. Morin. He married his soul mate, Emma Marie VanCleave, on Aug. 16, 1930, at Weiser, Idaho. She died in September 1986.
Ted lived his entire life in Baker County. He was employed as a mail route driver for the U.S. Postal Service and also drove the Pondosa and Medical Spring school bus. He loved gardening and enjoyed his church and helping others.
Survivors include his sister, Gladys Ward of Baker City; a brother, Claude Morin of Utah; a sister-in-law, Juanita VanCleave; caregiver, Mildred Winward; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and four brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 9, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor