1935 - 2012
Louanne Marie Ferguson, 77, passed in her sleep on November 23, 2012, in Milton-Freewater,
Oregon. She was born July 7, 1935, in LaGrande, Oregon, to Adam and
Helen Shilling McPherson and grew up in Sumpter, LaGrande,
and Baker City, until in her twenties she moved to the
Walla Walla/Milton-Freewater area for the remainder of her life.
Louanne was married to Bob Ferguson for 38 years
and spent most of their marriage living at their farm.
This is where she raised her girls, worked in her flower
garden, and spent countless hours watching nature.
She worked most of her life as a waitress and always
enjoyed her customers. In her free time, Louanne
enjoyed fishing and hunting with her extended family.
When at home, she took pleasure in painting, reading,
crocheting, and playing cards. She will be greatly
missed by her family.
Louanne is survived by her husband, Bob Ferguson;
two daughters: Lynne Cunnington and JoDel Jones;
siblings, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by her daughter, Kim Turner.
At her request, there will be no service. Cremation
arrangements have been entrusted to Mountain View-
Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, Washington.