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 Zoia Durah <I>Stephens</I> Bader

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Zoia Durah Stephens Bader

Birth
Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA
Death
11 Sep 2008 (aged 87)
Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID
129397904 View Source

Zoia Stephens Bader was born August 7, 1921 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Robert M. and Ella Belle (Kimberlin) Stephens. She was one of six children with 4 brothers and one sister.

At the age of 8 the family moved to Littlefield, Texas where she finished high school and attended Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, Texas.

On April 5, 1942 she was married to Golden Gray Bader of the US Air Force (born in Kanorado, Kansas). To this union two children were born, Pamela Sue Bader Weygandt of Albany, Oregon and Michael Gray Bader of Shawnee, Kansas.

After World War II ended, the family moved to Denver, Colorado.

After her husband died, Zoia moved to Portland, Oregon in 1964 and worked as a typesetter. After retiring in 1983, she moved to Albany, Oregon to be near family.

She was a grandmother to six: Christy, Kevin, Kent and Cory Beauchamp and Kimberly Weygandt Brehm and Rebecca Weygandt Boren. She had four great grandchildren: Taylor and Ava Brehm of Carson City, Nevada and Kylie and Garrett Boren of Albany, Oregon.

She accepted Christ as her Savior at age 12 and was a member of Willamette Community Church in Albany, Oregon.

Zoia Stephens Bader was born August 7, 1921 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Robert M. and Ella Belle (Kimberlin) Stephens. She was one of six children with 4 brothers and one sister.

At the age of 8 the family moved to Littlefield, Texas where she finished high school and attended Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, Texas.

On April 5, 1942 she was married to Golden Gray Bader of the US Air Force (born in Kanorado, Kansas). To this union two children were born, Pamela Sue Bader Weygandt of Albany, Oregon and Michael Gray Bader of Shawnee, Kansas.

After World War II ended, the family moved to Denver, Colorado.

After her husband died, Zoia moved to Portland, Oregon in 1964 and worked as a typesetter. After retiring in 1983, she moved to Albany, Oregon to be near family.

She was a grandmother to six: Christy, Kevin, Kent and Cory Beauchamp and Kimberly Weygandt Brehm and Rebecca Weygandt Boren. She had four great grandchildren: Taylor and Ava Brehm of Carson City, Nevada and Kylie and Garrett Boren of Albany, Oregon.

She accepted Christ as her Savior at age 12 and was a member of Willamette Community Church in Albany, Oregon.


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