Timpy, Ellen – Obituary

Ellen Magdeline Timpy, 85, of La Grande died Saturday, Feb. 19, 1994, at the Mountain Vista Care Center.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel with Forrest Turner officiating. Committal and interment will follow at the North Power Cemetery, followed by a potluck for family and friend at the Union Sportsman Club.

Mrs. Timpy was born Dec.4, 1908, in North Powder to Matt and Matilda (Harrison) Simonis. She attended school at Wolf Creek.

She married Andrew Timpy April 24, 1926, in La Grande. They moved to Union in 1935 and purchased Del’s Place in 1958. Mr. Timpy died Oct. 5, 1975. Mrs. Timpy continued to operateDel’s Place until retirement 1989.

She loved country music and her family. She enjoyed people and working with the public.

Survivors include her son, Pharis Timpy, Irrigon; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Bud Rithardson, Cove; son-in-law, Donald Haefer, Union; grandchildren, Sandra Yielding, Michael Timpy, Charles Timpy, Andrew Timpy, Wilma McDaniel, Gary Haefer, Shelley Boucher, Lori Woosley, Brenda Carman andKim Chees; 17 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Ethel and Lee Follett, Elgin; brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Enid Timpy, Lewiston, Idaho; sister-in-law, Olena Simonis, North Powder, and other relatives.

A daughter, Wilma Haefer; brothers, Earnest, Emmett, Harrison, Lawrence and Anthony Simonis; and sisters, Agnes Haefer and Eunice Smith died earlier.

The a contribution in memory of Mrs. Timpy to the Union Ambulance, Union County Home Health or the charity of choice in care of Daniels Valley Fneral Chapel, 1502 Seventh Street, La Grande, Oregon 97850.

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