Leah Zoe Waldren
April 24, 2020
Leah Zoe Waldren, age 93, passed away January 8, 2020, at Dahl Memorial Nursing Home in Ekalaka. Zoe was born in Baker, on May 20, 1926, to Arthur E. "Big Kid" and Gladys Speelmon Dague. She attended school in Ekalaka and graduated from Carter County High School in 1943. She worked for Ray Nickerson in the Carter County Clerk and Recorder's office for a few months after graduation.
She left Ekalaka with friends of her parents for San Francisco, CA, and worked as a secretary for the American Hawaiian SteamShip Company. Zoe later moved to Bakersfield, CA, and worked her way to the top execut...