Leslie Dayle Schricker, 60, died Sept. 22, 2007, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Baker City, following a long, hard battle with cancer.
Visitations will be today until 7 p.m. at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St.
Her memorial service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Agape Christian Church, 650 Highway 7. Pastor Monte Loyd of the Harvest Church will officiate. Following the service, friends are invited to a reception at the family’s home.
Private interment will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery in La Grande.
Leslie was born Feb. 5, 1947, at The Dalles to Chuck and Cora Perrigo. She graduated from The Dalles High School in 1965 and later attended Pacific University and New Mexico University.
On April 7, 1968, Leslie married Richard “Rick” Schricker in The Dalles. The couple lived in Hood River from April 1968 until February 1970, when they moved to Eugene, where her two children, Jeff and Jaym’e, were born.
In October of 1973 they moved to Baker City and Leslie went to work for the First National Bank, which later became First Interstate Bank. She retired from the bank in 1995.
Leslie was a loving and devoted mother who gave all she could to her children. She loved them dearly. She loved to dance and enjoyed working in her yard, walking, riding her bicycle and her travel trailer.
She is survived by her husband, Rick Schricker of Baker City; her children, Jaym’e Schricker of John Day, and Jeff Schricker of McCall, Idaho; two sisters, Linda Riggs and her husband, David, of Vancouver, Wash., and Lori Deike and her husband, Randy, of Lacey, Wash.; two nieces, Jenifer Andrews and Cori Crofts; and her dog, Hailey.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 26, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor