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 family’s homestead near Eston until the age of 12 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 40 years. She opened her heart and her home to countless people who needed help. She had a unending 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 Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Daniel; brothers Dale and 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, Texas; sisters-in-law Pam Baker of Woodburn and Phyllis Meyers of Canby; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday evening from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston. Funeral Services are planned for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 10 at Stanfield Baptist Church, 310 N.E. Wheeler Avenue, Stanfield, Ore. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery near Stanfield.
Family suggests memorial donations in Irma’s memory to: Solid Rock Bible Camp, 36251 Solid Rock Road #1, Soldotna, AK 99669
Please sign the online condolence book at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon, is in care of arrangements.