Albert J. Ferree, 82, died Jan. 6, 2007, at Arlington, Wash.
His private graveside service was Jan. 13 at Seattle, Wash.
Albert was born at Union April 5, 1924, to George and Anna Ferree. He was raised in Baker City where he attended schools.
Albert was just 17 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was sent to San Diego for boot camp for eight weeks and as he finished, Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was assigned to the USS Nautilus submarine and sent directly to Pearl Harbor to help with cleanup. He spent 12 years in the Navy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnne; and his parents, George and Anna Ferree.
Survivors include two brothers and their wives, Elmer and Nancy of Eugene and Robert and Nancy of Baker City; a sister, Anne, and her husband, Stuart Barnes, of Burien, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 26, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor