White, Anne Theresa Miles Mrs. – Obituary

Anne Theresa White, 85, a former Baker City resident, died April 16, 2001, at Gresham.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Portland Memorial Sunset Chapel. Private inurnment will be at the Portland Memorial Mausoleum.

Mrs. White was born Aug. 23, 1915, at Baker City. She was a graduate of St. Francis Academy. She was raised on the Miles Ranch in the Lower Powder Valley in Baker County.

She moved to Portland after World War II. From 1963 to 1969 she lived in Illinois, Minnesota and Louisiana. She returned to Milwaukie in 1970.

She was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church in Milwaukie since 1970. She worked for the shipyards in Portland during World War II. She worked as a librarian while she lived in Illinois and as a buyer for TGY department store in Louisiana.

She worked for Leo Adler as a bookkeeper from 1935 to 1942 in Baker City. She was a joint owner of Franklin Manor in Portland, which she operated, from 1950 to 1960.

She and her husband, Farnum White, met in Baker City. They were married at Payette, Idaho, on April 25, 1942. Mr. White died on July 19, 1987.

Mrs. White was a member of the Milwaukie Garden Club for several years. She enjoyed watercolor painting, arts, crafts and gardening.

Survivors include her son, Dustin White of Medford; a daughter, Donna Brooks of Boring; a sister, Edith Miles of Beaver Creek; grandchildren, William, Ruth and Phil; a great-grandchild, Mattea; and her dearest lifelong friend, Johannah Fleetwood of Baker City.

She also was preceded in death by her brother, Orville Miles.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Greater Portland Chapter, 8415 Seneca St., Suite 100, Tualatin, OR 97062, the Alzheimer’s Research Alliance of Oregon or the American Cancer Society.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 20, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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