Sept. 7, 1924-April 11, 2004

ELGIN - Eulenna E. "Lennie" Vaughn, 79, of Elgin, died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande.

Friends may call at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, for viewing. Burial will follow at High View Cemetery in Ione.

Mrs. Vaughn was born Sept. 7, 1924, at Philomath, to Wilhelm G. and Pansy Jane Gwynne Seehafer. She graduated from high school at Ione in 1943, and worked in the Portland shipyards as a welder during World War II.

On Dec. 12, 1943, she married Walter W. Corley. The couple settled at Ione where she worked for the Extension Service, the school district and Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative. After her husband's death she moved to Corvallis where she worked for Oregon State University then returned to Ione.

On April 3, 1965, she married Charles B. Vaughn at Reno. They lived at Hayfork, Calif., Weaverville, Calif., Boardman and Irrigon, before moving to Elgin in 1999.

Mrs. Vaughn was a member of Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She enjoyed the outdoors, playing cards, social events and being with her family.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Coe and husband, Ken, of Elgin; sisters, Margaret Smith of Baker City, Gladys Holderman of Corvallis, Jane Tye of Enterprise, Billie Ballweg of Fort Worth, Texas, and Mildred Tavares of Cameron Park, Calif.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husbands and by a son.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Connections through Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande, OR 97850.


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