Wallowa County, Oregon
Lois L. Sample died at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Wash., July 9, 1987. She was 65.
No funeral services were held at her request.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children or the Elks Eye Clinic through Munsell-Rholdes Funeral Home Chapel in Milton-Freewater.
Sample was born in Wallowa to Cecil and Thelma (Crow) Childers, on April 29, 1922. She attended schools in Lostine and Joseph, completing high school at Enterprise in 1940.
She moved to Weiser, Idaho following high school graduation and attended the National Youth Business College. She eventually settled in Portland, working there as a business secretary.
She married Harvey Sample in Vancouver, Wash., on Aug. 30, 1947, traveling extensively with her husband during his career in the military. In 1972, the couple moved to Milton-Freewater shortly after his retirement.
Sample is survived by her husband, at home; a daughter, Marla Paz of Ventura, Calif.; a son, Greg Sample of Escondido, Calif.; her parents of Joseph; two brothers, Dale Childers of Milton-Freewater and Jack Childers of Boring; and three grandchildren.
Wallowa County Chieftain. Thursday, July 23, 1987 – Page 15
Submitted by: Tom Childers