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William John Childers

November 8, 1957 ~ August 13, 2021 (age 63)


John Childers, 63, of Baker City, OR, passed away August 13th, 2021, at home surrounded by family and friends.

John was born on November 8th, 1957, to William and Norma Lee Childers in Baker City, OR. He graduated from Baker City High School in 1976. After graduation, he served in the United States Air Force and after his service worked at various law enforcement agencies around the state. He then went on to own his own business CTI International for 18 years and then Baker City Saddle Co. Most recently, he worked as the Secretary of the Baker City Elks Lodge #338, where he had previously served as Exalted Ruler.

He’s survived by his father Bill Childers; wife Kaia Struckman; son’s and daughter in laws Shawn and Lea Childers; Christopher and Katelyn Struckman; daughters Alicia and Makenna Childers; grandchildren Kristoffer, Katiana, Aeson, and Tyus; Sister Vicki Fite; and nieces Danielle Fite and Michelle Torre.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 18th, 2021, at 2 PM, at the Elks Lodge, 1896 2nd St, Baker City, OR 97814.

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Celebration of Life
September 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Baker Elks Lodge
1896 2nd St.
Baker City, OR 97814

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