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Home arrow Obituaries arrow Obituaries for the day of December 6, 2011


Obituaries for the day of December 6, 2011

Elliott, Simonis, Miller



Dec. 8 — Leola Miller, viewing, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Loveland Funeral Chapel; funeral, 2 p.m. Loveland Funeral Chapel

Dec. 9 — Grace Elliott, viewing, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Loveland Funeral Chapel; celebration of life, 10 a.m., Grande Ronde Hospital

Dec. 31 — Lenore Bigler, celebration of life, 1 to 4 p.m., North Powder Grange hall



Grace Elliott

La Grande

A celebration of life for Grace Elliott, who died Dec. 3, will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Loveland Funeral Chapel. A viewing will run from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. prior to the service Friday.

Grace Elliott was 94 and lived in La Grande. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.


George Simonis

La Grande

George Simonis, 80, of La Grande, died Dec. 5 at Grande Ronde Hospital. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation and Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements.


Leola F. Miller

La Grande


Leola F. Miller, 93, of La Grande, died Dec. 3 at Wildflower Lodge. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Loveland Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Island City Cemetery. A viewing will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Loveland Funeral Chapel.

Leola was born on Sept. 11, 1918, to Dan and Katie Miller on a rented farm near Tekoa, just south of Spokane. The family moved to La Grande in 1927 where her father eventually established DD Miller Cabinet Shop.

Following high school, Leola took a year of intensive business college courses but was unable to find a job locally. In the spring of 1940, she went to Washington, D.C., on a Civil Service appointment where she worked until May 1942. Her entire department was transferred to Kansas City, Mo. She worked there until December 1942 when she returned home to help care for an ill family member.

By February 1944, she started working for the Social Security Administration in La Grande. In March 1952, she was transferred to the Social Security office in Juneau, Alaska. She worked there until November 1954 when she transferred to Medford. She returned to the La Grande office in August 1957 where she worked until her retirement at the end of December 1973.

Leola remained single all her life. She was a member of the local Crossroads Community Church.

Leola is survived by her sister-in-law, Mildred Miller; and five nephews and two nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Dannis L. Miller and Oakley B. Miller; and her sister, Marcia Braun.

The Observer publishes free obituaries as a community service. Obituaries are edited to fit news guidelines. Photos are encouraged.


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