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Obituaries for the day of July 29, 2011
Weaver, Yates, Lay
LOCAL FUNERALS AND VISITATIONS
Aug. 1 — Helen Weaver, 10 a.m., Joseph Cemetery.
Aug. 1 — Cecile Lay, service, 2 p.m., Joseph Cemetery
Aug. 13 — Theodore Hooey, celebration of life, 3 p.m., American Legion Post 43, La Grande
Aug. 13 — John J. Gregory, graveside, time not available, Wallowa Cemetery.
Cecile was born Sept. 8, 1923, to Ernest and Lillian (Simmons) Quinn in Enterprise. She grew up in Enterprise and graduated from Enterprise High School in 1941.
She married Harold Lay in May of 1946. They were married for 65 years.
She worked for 34 years at the Wallowa County Assessors Office.
She was a past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, past president of the Ladies Lions and a sorority member.
She enjoyed playing bridge, traveling and spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. She enjoyed Friday afternoon lunches with friends.
Cecile spent the last 32 winters in Yuma, Ariz.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Lay of Enterprise; daughter, Sharm Daggett and her husband, Lee, of Enterprise; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Lillian Quinn; and sisters, Lois Delaney and Margaret Star.