mer Prineville resident Grace Elizabeth Mullenberg died Fri., Sept. 14, 2001 in Coos Bay. She was 85 years old.
She was born March 21, 1916 in Galarneauville, Alberta, Canada to Eva and Henry Billow. She graduated from high school in Nez Perce, Idaho.
During WWII Mrs. Mullenberg was employed in the shipyards in Vancouver, Wash. After the war she worked for PFI in Lewiston, Idaho.
She married Wesley Mullenberg in 1966 and together they moved to Prineville where she worked for COIN Mill. They traveled extensively throughout the west including Canada and Alaska. In 1979 they moved from Prineville to Gold Beach.
Her interests included fishing, hunting, swimming, sewing, cooking and writing poetry.
Survivors include her husband, Wesley Mullenberg; sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Brenda (Christoffersen) Tipton of Eagle River, Ala., Duke Tipton of Anchorage, Ala., and Scott and Phyllis Tipton of Prineville; stepchildren, Rusty and Michelle Mullenberg of Endako, B.C., Connie and George Deschane of Burns Lake, B.C., Sue and Larry Lapshinof of Clearwater, B.C.; 21 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by five siblings and two grandsons.
Memorial donations may be made in her name to South Coast Hospice, 1620 Thompson Rd., Coos Bay, Ore., 97420.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service.