Lewiston Morning Tribune – November 23, 2002
Paula D. Lougee, 62, Orofino
Paula Doreen Lougee, a lifetime resident of Orofino, went into the arms of her Lord and Savior Nov. 20, 2002.
Paula was born to Frederick D. and June L. Snyder of Orofino. She was married to Donald Crawford and Kenneth Packwood. Both marriages ended in divorce. She married Bernie Lougee Nov. 27, 1964. They raised their family, making a home on Orofino Creek.
She devoted her life to her six children, 17 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Favorite pastimes included mushroom picking, gardening, crocheting, hunting for sellimanite with her husband Bernie, and holding and loving all the babies born into the family.
Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Bernie Lougee; two sons, Vern Lougee of Newberg, Ore., and Arlis Lougee of Orofino; four daughters, Tracy Lubke, Susan Lougee, Doris Jasper and Peggy Kellar, all of Orofino; a sister, Carol Crawford of Dundee, Ore.; and her mother, June L. Snyder of Orofino.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Orofino Tabernacle Church, with Rev. Marvin Preussler officiating. Burial followed at Weseman Cemetery in Orofino. Pine Hills Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Transcribed by Jo Frederiksen, 2014
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