Ilse Gesior, 93, of Eagle Point, Ore., passed away on June 25, 2009. Ilse was born on March 22, 1916, in Rapla, Estonia. She enjoyed plants, reading, jigsaw puzzles, music and sharing God's love.
Ilse is survived by a daughter, Christine Mott, Eagle Point, Ore.; and many relatives in Estonia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jaan and Kai-Pauline (Willandi) Sarapuu; brothers, Elmar, Osvald and Johannes Sarapuu; and sisters, Linda (Sarapuu) Pauska and Salme Sarapuu.
Ilse appreciated and loved all her friends, family and those who made her final weeks easier. Her family wishes to extend sincere thanks and appreciation to her church family at the Ashland Seventh Day Adventist Church; Eagle Cove Assisted Living staff; Providence Hospice staff; Dr. Kendall Michels and his staff; and private care providers, Ashley Anderson, Cindy Anderson, Angela Saulog, Tess Saulog and Connie Stanton
A memorial service will be held at Eagle Cove Assisted Living, 261 Loto St., Eagle Point, OR, on Tuesday, June 30th at 2:00 p.m. Ashes will be laid to rest at Brownsboro Cemetery in Eagle Point.