August 10, 2003 11:00 pm

Geneva Brady


Geneva Brady, 83, of Union died Saturday at Grande Ronde Hospital. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. A full obituary will be published later.

Pauline Dyksterhuis

Baker City

Pauline M. Dyksterhuis, 79, of Baker City died July 15 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Baker County Senior Center. Memorials may be made to the Oregon State University Foundation, Community Connection of Baker County or to the St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary in care of Gray's West and Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City 97814.

Bertha L. Nodine

La Grande


Bertha L. Nodine, 88, of La Grande, died July 27 of cancer at the home of her daughter in Union.

A graveside funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Island City Cemetery. Her grandson, Mike Winn, will officiate. Friends may call for viewing between 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St.

Mrs. Nodine was born Oct. 15, 1914, at Baker City to Walter L. and Anna Lamprecht Price. She married Samuel F. Nodine on May 25, 1932, in Walla Walla. He died in 1997.

The family lived in La Grande until 1967 when they moved to Yakima. They returned to La Grande in 1987. Mrs. Nodine lived in

La Grande until she became ill and moved to Union to be with her daughter.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed fishing, camping, working in her flower garden, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by a daughter, Vivian Rockenbrant of Union; a brother and sister-in-law, Bus and Lu Price of Springfield; a sister, Dorothy Evans of Joseph; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A sister, Alice, died earlier.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grande Ronde Home Health/Hospice, in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel.

Jack Hauser Sr.

Formerly of La Grande


Jack D. Hauser Sr., 72, of Ontario and formerly of La Grande died July 26. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Wallowa Cemetery.

Mr. Hauser was born Feb. 17, 1931, to Carl C. and Mary McLaughlin Hauser in Wallowa. The family moved to La Grande and in 1940 moved back to Wallowa. He worked for the Oregon Department of Forestry for two summers in lookout towers at Howard Butte and Woods Butte, for the Bates Lumber Co. and for an auto body repair shop in Missoula, Mont.

He enlisted in the Air Force in 1950 and retired in 1970 as a master sergeant with numerous medals and letters of commendation. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Retired Enlisted Association.

Survivors include his wife, Charlene, of Ontario; children, Gloria Myers of Lancaster, S.C., Mary Lou Zielinski and Valray Brown, both of Millersville, Ga., Jack Hauser Jr. of Orlando, Fla., and Robert Hauser of Jacksonville, Fla.; numerous grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Hauser of White City, and Melvin Hauser of Baker City, and other relatives.

Two sisters, Mary Pauline Miller and Bernita Louise Matthews, both died earlier.

Memorials may be made to any charity in care of Bollman Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Enterprise.

‘Bud' Sanderson

Formerly of La Grande


Delbert "Bud" Sanderson, 81, formerly of La Grande died July 28 at a care center in Pendleton. A celebration of life will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Lodge, 1212 Jefferson Ave., with Sally Wiens officiating.

A potluck reception will follow.

Mr. Sanderson was born Nov. 4, 1921, to Charles and Adelia Rogers Sanderson in Hermiston. He married Kathleen Blackman on Jan. 8, 1941, in Weiser, Idaho, and served in the Navy, where he spent two years in the South Pacific during World War II. The couple lived in La Grande where he worked as a brakeman for the Union Pacific Railroad until his retirement in 1981. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and listening to his wife's music.

Survivors include his wife of La Grande, children, Judith Kleng of La Grande, Deleen Wyland of Summerville and Michael Sanderson of Ocean Shores, Wash.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Doris Lilly and Marion Hilary, both of La Grande, and Janet Everitt of Nampa, Idaho; and one brother, Clinton Sanderson of Anacortes, Wash.

A brother, Don Sanderson, and a sister, Lois Hicks, both died earlier.

Memorials may be made to any charity in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St.

Velva Myers

Velva J. Myers, 75, a longtime resident of La Grande, died Wednesday at Grande Ronde Retirement Residence.

Funeral services are pending and a full obituary will be published later. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.