Jeanie L. Rudolph

July 6, 1924 - Nov. 19, 2008

Jeanie L. Rudolph, passed away Nov. 19, 2008, from illness due to Alzheimers. She was 84 years old. Jeanie was born in Willamina, Ore., to John and Sarah Abraham. She was the fourth child of five. She graduated from Oregon's, Bonanza High School. She married Glenn L. Walker after World War II, and raised one son, James G. Walker. Jeanie worked as a professional photo retoucher, then went into real estate. She was one of the first women in Oregon to pass the real estate brokers exam, and sucessfully operated Walker Reality in Klamath Falls, Ore. She remarried to Herbert Rudolph, former Forest Supervisor of the Winema Forest, then moved to Pendleton where Herb was the Forest Supervisor for the Umitilla Forest. Jeanie and Herb were Rotary Couple of the Year, and she spent many years in the Sweet Adelines. She was an accomplished artist, winning awards at several fairs and art shows around the State, and an avid doll collector. She moved to Eagle Cove Assisted Living, Eagle Point, Ore., in 2006, to be close to her son. She was preceeded in death by her first husband, Glenn, and later, her second husband, Herb. She is survived by one sister, Ella; sister-in-law, Donna Abraham; son, James Walker, and daughter-in-law, Gail Walker; grandsons, Greg Walker and Brian Walker, and daughter-in-law, Angela Walker; and great-grandchildren, Hailey and Callie Walker. A memorial service will be held in Lebanon, Ore., Dec. 6, 2008.