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Nancy Gover

October 15, 2021


Nancy Carol Gover,78, longtime resident of Richland, OR died Friday October 15, 2021 at her residence at Sunnyside Prestige in Sunnyside, WA.  A Memorial Service for Nancy will be held Sunday October 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the old Methodist church (currently Eagle Valley Community Church)  in Richland, OR.  Refreshments after memorial in the church, followed by graveside services at the cemetery.

Nancy was born on March 28, 1943 in Baker City to William and Mary Anna Gover.

Nancy graduated from Eagle Valley High School in 1961.  She attended Eastern Oregon State College and graduated in 1965 with a degree in Education.

Nancy’s first teaching job was in Milton-Freewater OR.  She then taught in Arlington, OR and returned to Richland, OR and taught in the Pine Eagle School District until her retirement.

Nancy was a longtime member of the Richland Methodist Church.  After retiring from teaching, she served on several Baker County Boards.  She was elected Mayor of Richland, OR and served two terms.

Nancy enjoyed travel with close friends and family.  Her travels included Mexico which was her favorite, Hawaii, Branson and many others.  Taking each of her nieces and nephews on a trip for their ninth birthday was a highlight for her.  Nancy also loved music, cake making and crafts.

Survivors include her brother Bill Gover and wife Marti of Benton City, WA, brother-in-law Dean Woods of Baker City OR; 7 nieces and nephews and two generations of great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Ranny Gover, sisters Beth Windham, and Julia Ann Woods.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Nancy can be made to the Hilary Bonn Benevolence fund through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834.  Online condolences may be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com


Memorial Service
October 31, 2021

1:00 PM
Methodist Church - Eagle Valley Community Church
117 Second Street
Richland, OR 97870

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