Harriet Irene Lakie

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Services for Ms. Harriet Lakie will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Grace Chapel at Willamette Lutheran Retirement Community.

Ms. Lakie, of Keizer, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. She was 90 years old.

Born July 24, 1921 in Barnesville, Minn. to Iver and Inga Swenson, she attended beauty school in Minneapolis for two years and then married high school sweetheart Jim Lakie on May 14, 1943. They relocated to Long Beach, Calif., where he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. They moved to Corvallis and then Keizer. Ms. Lakie has resided at Willamette Lutheran Retirement Community since 2009.

She worked as manager of the Meier & Frank beauty salon for more than 25 years, then worked at the J.C. Penney Beauty Salon until retiring at age 79. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Clear Lake Methodist Church and Sons of Norway. She was also an avid fan of the Portland Trailblazers and the Oregon State Beavers.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Stella and Gladys; son, James Craig; grandson, Jeffrey Sailor; and her husband. Survivors include: daughters, Judy (Mike) Sailor of Corvallis and Helen Browning of Keizer; daughter-in-law, Brenda Lakie of Aloha; sister, Glorine Schulstad of Barnesville; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Ms. Lakie’s name may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice, 1015 3rd Street NW, Salem, OR97304, Attn: Accounting Office, or by phone at 503-588-3600.

Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.

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