John Day, Baker County, Oregon
Pat Proffitt, 48, of John Day, died Dec. 20, 2005, after a long illness.
At her request, her body was cremated and a private memorial service will be scheduled later.
Pat was born on April 15, 1957, at Oka Tamuning, Guam. She graduated from high school at Guam and moved to Baker City in 1975. While living in Baker City, she became a part of the community helping others.
Pat moved to Grant County in 1992, and married Norman Proffitt Jr. on April 10, 1997. Pat enjoyed ceramics, crocheting and working in her flower beds. Family and friends will always remember her smile and personality. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband, Norman, of John Day; a son, Matt Mespelt, of John Day and his wife, Amanda, and his daughter, Faith, also of John Day, who was precious to her “gramma”; her mother, Terri Santiago of Guam; two brothers, Frank of Seattle, Wash., and Joe of Guam; and many other relatives.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name at Old West Federal Credit Union in Baker City or John Day. Proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 30, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor