Shepardson, Joan – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Joan Shepardson, 63, a lifetime Baker City resident, died June 17, 2001, at her home.

Her graveside funeral was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Lura Kidner-Miesen of the United Methodist Church officiated. Vault interment was afterward.

She was born on April 28, 1938, at Baker City to Morris “Red” and Mildred Bradford Shepardson. She was raised in Baker City.

She enjoyed doing household and lawn chores and it was her motto that there is a “place for everything and everything in its place.” She also enjoyed typing, working puzzles, watching television and keeping scrapbooks.

Survivors include her sisters, Janet Shepardson of Baker City; cousins, Dr. Stuart Trenholme of Portland, Ica Dolven of La Grande, Beverly McKinnis of Baker City and Joy Hammond and Larry Bradford of Prairie City; nephews, Rodney Swift and Richard Rocci, both of Portland; and great-aunt, Geneva Cook of Keizer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Mildred Shepardson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church Memorial Fund through the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, Ore., 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 22, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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

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