THE DALLES - Geraldine B. Potter, 83, of Condon died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center at The Dalles. At her request, no service will be held. Disposition was by cremation.

Mrs. Potter was born July 29, 1925, at Ruby Valley, Nev., to Jimmie and Josephine Knight Dave, the oldest of six children. She attended Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nev.

She married Willie Temoke and the couple had three children. She later married Sam Potter and they had two children. The Potters were married for 41 years.

Mrs. Potter is survived by her husband, Sam Potter of Condon; daughters Edna Temoke, Vivian Potter and Mabel Potter; son Gerald Temoke; stepchildren Sandra Potter, Nancy Ramos, Steve Potter, Sam Potter, and Kenneth Potter; sister Edna L. Temoke; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Jim Temoke; brother Melvin Dave; sisters Winona and Wilma; and nephews Ivan and Bo Dick.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Sweeney Mortuary of Condon is in charge of arrangements.

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