July 26, 1934 — Jan. 3, 2020
Vera J. (Roberts) Edmondson died in Milwaukee, Oregon, Jan. 3, 2020, after a long illness. She was born in Cambridge, Idaho, in 1934. The family was transferred to John Day, Oregon, during World War II, and she attended Grant County schools, graduating from Grant Union High School in 1951. She married Richard Edmondson that fall, and they built a home in Canyon City, Oregon, and raised a growing family. In 1959 they purchased a business in Portland. Vera was a frequent visitor to Grant County over the years, visiting family and friends or attending class reunions. She is survived by her children, Dixie Starr of Portland, Oregon, Linda Blubaum and her husband, Clyde, of Gresham, Oregon, and Mark Edmondson and his husband, Troy Meyers, of Westport, Washington. She is also survived by her niece, Yeteve Kenna of Portland and Warren Oliver of Portland, as well as five grandchildren and many great- and great-great grandchildren. Vera was preceded in death by her youngest child, Mike, her parentsb Clay and Florence Robertsb and her sister, LaVonne Johnston. Arrangements are pending.