Wade, Laura Jane Bulkley Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Laura Jane Wade, 83, of Baker City died Jan. 20, 2001, at her home in Union.

Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Her longtime friend and neighbor, Pastor Ralph Holcomb, will officiate.

Mrs. Wade was born on April 16, 1917, at Salt Lake City to Charles W. Bulkley and Nellie Sewell Bulkley. She was raised at Boise where she attended school.

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She moved to Baker City in 1942 where she met and married Thomas W. Wade. She worked at St. Elizabeth Hospital from 1963 until her retirement in 1982. She was an excellent seamstress and was always sewing for her family. She also enjoyed crocheting, gardening, hunting and fishing.

Survivors include her daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Don Baggerly of Baker City, Roberta and Jim Litchner of Hermiston, Sandra and Ken Barber of Hermiston and Ronda Denton of Albany; stepson, Dennis “Whitey” Wade of Tye Valley; 20 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 5, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom Wade; a son, Linford “Buck” Wade; a daughter, Mildred Holloway; and a stepdaughter, Shirley Brewer.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore., 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 26, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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