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Jeanie McClaughryDecember 19, 2017
Jeanie McClaughry, 61, of Baker City, Oregon died Tuesday December 19, 2017 at her home in Baker City, Oregon. As per her request, there will be no funeral service.
Jeanie was loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a sister of 10 siblings and was termed a "identical mirror twin" as well.
Jeanie lived a beautiful life. She enjoyed surfing in her younger days while living in Newport, Oregon. Jeanie always made new friends as she was an outgoing people person. She especially loved living in Eastern Oregon and always enjoyed going to the lakes, ponds and reservoirs to go fishing. Christmas was one of her favorite holidays. She treasured decorating her Christmas tree making it fancy and beautiful and spending time with her family. Halloween was another favorite holiday that she shared with her twin Joanie, the two delighted in making their own costumes and entering costume contests every year.
Most of her working life, she worked as a bartender. One bar in particular where she worked was at the Longbranch in La Grande.
Jeanie adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she loved them very much. They truly lit up her life and she was always talking about them.
Jeanie was loved by many family and friends and will be sorely missed. Her beautiful smile and laugh will forever be in our hearts.
She was preceded in death by her parents William Thomas McClaughry and Virginia Aue:brother David McClaughry; her twin sister Joanie McClaughry.
Jeanie is survived by her daughter Brandi and her husband John Loebs-LaMiller of Union, Oregon; son Jamie McClaughry of Baker City, Oregon; grandchildren Tyrone Jackson and his wife Tiffany Knepper of La Grande, Oregon; Haley Still of Union, Oregon, 2 great-grandchildren Isaiah and Aaliyah Jackson ; 8 surviving siblings Carol Sivley of Alabama, Kathleen McClaughry of Haines, Oregon, Patricia Culver of Mount Vernon, Oregon, Jeff McClaughry of North Powder, Oregon, Cyndi McClaughry of North Powder, Oregon, Julie Flood of Hood River, Oregon, Jim Durham of Hood River, Oregon, Devaree Milhon of Queens Creek, Arizona; Many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
For those who would like to make donation in memory of Jeanie the family suggests the Union/Baker Special Olympics through Tami's Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834. On line condolences may be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com