Irma Pauline NevilMarch 24, 1936 ~ August 4, 2017 (age 81)
Irma Pauline Nevil, 81, of Hermiston passed away on Friday August 4, 2017.
Irma was born March 24, 1936 in Eston, Saskatchewan, Canada the daughter of Scott and Delilah (Thompson) Baker. She lived on her families homestead near Eston until the age of twelve when her family moved to Woodburn, Oregon. She attended school in Woodburn where she graduated from high school.
Irma married Daniel Nevil on November 21, 1964. The couple lived and farmed in the Willamette Valley until moving to Stanfield in 1971. They operated a pig farm in Stanfield for several years. Irma later worked as an office manager for several Eastern Oregon auto dealerships until retiring.
Irma had a strong faith in God and was a member of Stanfield Baptist Church for forty years. She opened her heart and her home to countless people who needed help. She had a strong love and commitment to her family. After retiring, she traveled extensively and enjoyed her many trips to Alaska with her good friend Dorothy. She also volunteered with many organizations including; Stanfield Planning Commission, Stanfield Library Board and Good Shepherd Auxilliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel; brothers, Dale, Gordon and an infant baby brother.
She is survived by her children, Scott and wife Alicia Nevil of Hermiston, David and wife Heather Nevil of Stanfield, Dani and husband Roger Smith of Hermiston, Tom and wife Heather Baumgartner; and Carolann Jenson; brother, Raymond Baker and his wife, Lorraine of Wichita Falls, TX; Sisters-in-law, Pam Baker of Woodburn and Phyllis Meyers of Canby, fifteen grandchildren and sixteen great grandchhildren.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday evening August 9, 2017 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Burns Mortuary of Hermiston.
Funeral Services are planned for 10:00 A.M. Thursday August 10 at Stanfield Baptist Church (310 NE Wheeler Avenue Stanfield, OR). Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery near Stanfield.
Family suggest memorial donations in Irma’s memory to: Solid Rock Bible Camp 36251 Solid Rock Rd #1 Soldotna, AK 99669