Lucile Mildred Holt Wurster (Lopez), 97, of Baker City, Oregon, passed away on February 13, 2021, at her residence. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Gray’s West & Co Pioneer Chapel, with Pastor Jesse Whitford of the Baker City Christian Church officiating the service.
Lucile was born in 1923 in Taft, California. Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, aunt, cousin, sister, and friend.
She was an avid reader, stamp collector, family historian, published author, and songwriter. She worked in both the telephone and hospital industries, but her greatest achievement and joy of her life was her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Marge Murphey of Baker City, son and daughter-in-law Cliff and Irene Wurster of California, and her sister Juanita Hall of Oklahoma.
Lucile leaves a legacy of four granddaughters: Cyndi Huff of Kentucky, Shelly Scott of Oregon, Janice Sorenson of Wyoming, and Christy Klang of California. Two grandsons; Glen and Keith Wurster of California. Great granddaughters; Jennifer Taylor, Jessica Hohenshelt, Tiffanie Betters, August Dewey, Melissa Sorenson, Stephanie, Heather and Elizabeth Wurster, Katherine Wurster, and great-grandson Riley Wurster. She also leaves behind her great-great-granddaughters; Karina Ambrose, Kayleigh Browning, Chloe Hohensheldt, Hazel and Harper Betters, Gwen and Natalie Dewey, Sophia Zierlein, and great-great-grandson- Cieran Sorenson. Nieces and nephews that she held so dear and loved like they were her own children.
She is preceded in death by her parents; John and Fleter Holt, sisters; Hazel, Marie, Flosie, Ruby, Sue, Mabel. Brothers; John, James, and Bob, husband Glen Wurster, and son-in-law Russ Murphey.
The family sincerely appreciates all of the wonderful help from Heart and Home Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Angel Rose Counseling Center through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
“Memories give us strength”- Lucile
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