Erma Mae Nutt 72
Died January 28, 1980
Erma Mae Nutt 72 of Halfway, Oregon passed away Wednesday, January 28 at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Nutt will be conducted Saturday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m. in the Halfway Presbyterian Church. Reverend Sidney Sandusky of the Halfway Presbyterian church will officiate. Interment will follow at the Pine Haven Cemetery Halfway, Oregon.
Mrs. Nutt was born on May 2, 1908 in Enterprise, Oregon to Mr. and Mrs. George and Pearl Atins-Emmons. Mrs. Nutt was born and raised in the Enterprise area and attended schools there. She worked in La Grande for a Doctor’s office. She left the area for awhile and returned to Baker in 1942.
She married David Bill Nutt in Wennemucca, Nevada on Oct. 18, 1960. She had been employed at the Basche Sage Hardware for nine years and had been in Halfway for 20 years. She also cleaned the Presbyterian Church every Friday.
She is survived by her daughter Pat Schon and husband Paul of John Day, Oregon; four grandchildren; Paul W. Schon of Halfway, Oregon; Patty Barber of Ontario, Oregon, David Schon of Drewsey, Oregon, Tommy Schon, US Navy, San Diego, California; three great grandchildren; Michael Barber, Candi Barber, Crissy Lynn Schon. she is preceeded in death by her parents and her husband and one half brother. Friends who wish may contribute to the Halfway Ambulance Fund in her memory. This may be done at Gray’s West and Company Chapel in Baker, Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schon of John Day, Oregon, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Schon of San Diego, California and Patrick and Patty barber of Ontario were in attendance. Funeral Services were held at the Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 2:00 p.m. for Erma Nutt. Rev. Sidney Sandusky officiated, while soloist, Dennis Curtis sang 2 songs, “In the Garden” and “Beyond the Sunset”, with Olive Marker, the organist. Casket bearers were, George Bryan, Bob Phipps, Earl Thompson, Jerry Bryan, Chick Crow and Chub Smith. Interment wasin the Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway.
Contributed by: S. Renee Schaeffer