Lina Baumgartner

March 14, 1915 – April 26, 2008

Lina Zen-Riffinen Baum-gartner, 93, died April 26, 2008 at a local care center following a brief illness.

She was born March 14, 1915 in Leuk-Susten (Valais), Switzerland. She left Switzerland on the SS Empress of Canada and arrived in Quebec, Canada, on July 10, 1950. On March 20, 1952 she immigrated to the United States, arriving in Niagara Falls, N.Y. She was accompanied by her husband, Robert, and her son, Henri George.

She lived in Sweet Home for several years following her retirement.

Mrs. Baumgartner was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Baumgartner; her parents; and her son, Henri George.

Burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

Contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice, c/o Fisher Funeral Home, 306 SW Washington, Albany, OR 97321.