Reeves, Marie A. Ragsdale Mrs. – Obituary

Marie A. Reeves, 84, of Nampa, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 18, 2000, at a Nampa care center.

Her funeral was Monday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel at Caldwell, Idaho. Interment was at Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell.

Mrs. Reeves was born on Feb. 3, 1916, at Roanoke, Texas, to Henry and Maude Williams Ragsdale. She was reared and educated in the Midwest and graduated from high school in Kansas. On June 10, 1937, she married Clifford Reeves at Independence, Kan.

The couple moved to the Oregon/Idaho area in the early 1940s. Mrs. Reeves worked in an upholstery business and later as a hotel manager and cook in Baker City. In 1962, she moved to Caldwell and worked as a dietician at the Caldwell hospital.

After her retirement, she moved to Nampa where she had lived since.

Mrs. Reeves had a thirst for knowledge throughout her lifetime. She enjoyed learning and shared her enthusiasm with her family. She loved cooking, gardening, birdwatching and geology and she was a self-taught painter.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Clifton and Mary Reeves of Caldwell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Dick Humphries of Baker City and Pat and John Iverson of Nampa; two sisters, Estelle, and her husband, Walter Pieshell of Tualatin, and Georgianna Prather of Wichita, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children or that flowers be sent.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 24, 2000
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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