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Chloe Deon 'Grams' Baese Pollock, 68

| December 16, 2010 3:52 AM

Chloe Deon "Grams" Baese Pollock, of Post Falls, died Dec. 14, 2010, of heart complications.

She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Feb. 22, 1942, to John Henry Baese and Ida LaWanda Richins. She was raised in the Silver Valley and attended schools there where she met the love of her life and later married Edward Stevens "Biggie" Pollock. They lived in Page, Coeur d'Alene and moved to Post Falls in 1968 where they raised their family.

Mom loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She ran a day care from her home for many years and loved her "Grams Kids" just like her own.

Mom was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed working with the children of the church, compassionate service in her ward, and helping with activities of her fellow ward members. She enjoyed camping, boating and quilting, but most of all being with her family.

Survived by her sisters, Lola McNamara (Jack) of Coeur d'Alene and Barbara Saunders of Hayden, along with a brother Richard Baese of Smelterville. Her children, John Pollock (Kathy) of Post Falls, Terri Walden (Eddie) of Logan, Utah, Tammi Johnson (Todd) of Idaho Falls, Steve Pollock (Teresa) West Jordan, Utah, Lori Wensel (Alan) Kearns, Utah; along with 28 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren with one more on the way.

Mom was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Edward Stevens "Biggie" Pollock; her parents, John and Ida Baese and a brother, Keith Baese.

In lieu of donations or flowers the family requests donations be sent to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary fund.

A viewing for friends and family will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at English Funeral Chapel, 1700 North Spokane St., Post Falls.

A family viewing will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, with the funeral at 11 a.m. being held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1824 East 16th Ave., Post Falls. The internment will follow at the Post Falls Evergreen Cemetery.

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