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Home arrow Obituaries arrow Obituaries for the day of October 21, 2011

Obituaries for the day of October 21, 2011

Bay, Ridder

Virginia R. Bay

Formerly of La Grande


Virginia Ruth (Munsey) Bay, 79, of Tenino, Wash., and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 19 at her home.

Virginia was born Aug. 12, 1931, to Ethyl and Harry Munsey in La Grande. She graduated from La Grande High School in 1950. That same year, she married her high school sweetheart, Dean N. Bay, on Oct. 2, 1950.

She is survived by her four children, Kathy Beaudoin of Tenino, Linda Kyllo of New Castle, Wash., Janet Jolibois of Tacoma, Wash., and David Bay of Tacoma; sister, Jeannie Rodrigues of Sequim, Wash.; husband, Dean; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Steven Bay.



John W. Ridder


John William Ridder, 76, of Cove, died Oct. 15 while traveling in the Netherlands. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.



Oct. 22 — Jim Rhyne, memorial service, 11 a.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gekeler

Oct. 24 — Mattie Davis, celebration of life, 10 a.m., Enterprise Christian Church; burial, Enterprise Cemetery


The Observer publishes free obituaries as a community service. Obituaries are edited to fit news guidelines. Photos are encouraged. Paid space is available for families who would like to include more information. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center posts unedited obituaries at www.danielsknopp.com, and Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory posts obituaries at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.


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