Baker City, Oregon
Ileana Rose O’Dell, 79, of Baker City, died Aug. 8, 2006, at her home.
Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Sister Kay Marie Duncan will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at Calvary Baptist Church, 2107 Third St.
Ileana was born on Nov. 24, 1926, at Caldwell, Idaho, to Harold and Eva Razey Hopkins. She met her future husband, Roy O’Dell, at Amarillo, Texas, where Roy was stationed in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
The couple settled in Baker City in 1948. Ileana worked at Neuberger & Heilner’s clothing store for 16 years. She enjoyed flowers, fishing, taking drives, crafts, crocheting and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include two sisters, Lorraine Gardner of Baker City and Sue Perry of Sutherlin; two sons, Cecil O’Dell of Longview, Wash., and Larry O’Dell of Castle Rock, Wash.; a daughter, Rosanne O’Dell of Castle Rock, Wash.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Hopkins; a sister, Jackie Leathlane; and her husband of 45 years, Roy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pathway Hospice through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 11, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor