Jan. 28, 1905-April 10, 2005

BURLINGTON, Wash. - Beulah P. Noland, 100, of Burlington, Wash., a retired Eastern Oregon State Hospital employee, died Sunday, April 10, 2005.

At her request no local service will be held. Interment will be at Olney Cemetery in Pendleton.

One of seven children, Mrs. Noland was born Jan. 28, 1905, at Forrest, Ill., to James and Minnie Gault Luttrell.

On Aug. 26, 1933, she married Harold H. Noland, at Bloomington, Ill.

During World War II, she worked at the Green River Ordnance Plant near Dixon, Ill. She also worked as a psychiatric aide at Dixon State Hospital and lived in Eldena, Ill., before moving to Idaho in 1951.

She moved to Pendleton in 1953 and was employed at Eastern Oregon State Hospital, retiring in 1968.

Mr. Noland died in 1977 and she moved to Washington state in 1982.

She attended the Burlington Senior Center where she enjoyed playing pinochle and was a former member of Riverside Grange 959 in Mount Vernon, Wash.

She enjoyed reading, music, knitting, crocheting, and embroidery work.

Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Vatne of Walla Walla, a son, Harold E. "Sonny" Noland of Lubbock, Texas; 15 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, by her parents, by sons, Bruce Koehne and Bernard Koehne, and by six brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Burlington Senior Center, 1011 Greenleaf Ave., Burlington, WA 98233.

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