Valley County, IDGenWeb Project
Diane Draper, 48, of Elgin, Ore., was set free after a long and courageous battle with her illness, on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at the Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande, Ore.
A memorial service for Rebecca will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Christian Life Center, 1391 Alder Street in Elgin. A Life Celebration will be held in Idaho on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011.
Becky was born May 29, 1963, at Redmond, Ore., to Judith Hickman and Douglas Evertson. She was the eldest of four children.
While living in Council, she met Gary Draper, the love of her life. They were wed on Aug. 17, 1991.
They spent many happy years together, first moving to Emmett, Idaho and finally settling in Elgin.
She is survived by her husband Gary; brothers Jess and Jake; sister Jody; son Levi (Dana); daughters, Judy (Carl) and Aubrey (Isiah); and the lights of her life, granddaughter, Gillyan and grandson Jonas.
She was a tenacious, intelligent, vibrant and very eccentric soul who is loved by all whom had the privilege of knowing her.
Rebecca requests donations be made to your local humane society or a charity of your choosing.
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