Wanda "Grace" Dennis, age 76, passed away on June 9, 2018 at her residence in Baker City. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's West & Company Pioneer Chapel.
Grace was born on January 1, 1942 in Jimtown, Oregon to Leonard and Charlotte (Clayton) Patrick. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She attended a sewing group at the Church of the Nazarene. Grace was a loving mother, wife and friend.
Grace is survived by her sister, Joy Barnhart of Baker City, Oregon; sister, Kate Patrick of Baker City, Oregon; brother, Steve Patrick of Arkansas; and her children: Dave Bates, Gene Bates, Dan Bates, Mava Bates, all of Canyonville, Oregon; Rose Dennis of Ontario, Oregon; Dale Bates of Baker City, Oregon; Lila Bond of Holcomb, Kansas; Gary Bates of La Grande, Oregon; and Lenny Bates of Richland, Washington. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Charlotte Patrick; brothers, Bert Patrick and Lee Patrick; husband, Jerry Dennis; and step-son, Merle Dennis.