Mabel Niva

Obituary of Mabel Christina Niva

Mabel was born April 6, 1926, to Orville and Alma (Sanstrom) Hamilton in Goldendale, Washington. On May 14, 2022, in Portland, Oregon, God dispatched an angel from heaven to escort Mabel to her forever home in heaven with God. Mabel in her later life was known as Christina grew up in Goldendale, WA and delivered milk for the Hamilton Dairy which her parents Orville & Alma Hamilton owned. She also worked in her younger years as a waitress in several restaurants. She also served as a church secretary for the Linwood church of Christ in Milwaukie, Oregon and Eastside church of Christ in the Portland, Oregon. she, and her husband Eugene, traveled the United States as “Sojourners” which is a group of people that travel to different church congregations, Bible Camps, Christian colleges and schools, teaching, painting, doing general repair on buildings or gyms. This was a highlight in their older years as they traveled in their motor home. She was a hardworking, happy person who shared her smile will all who knew her. She lived a Christian life and instilled Christian principles in her children and grandchildren. She leaves her sister Marjorie Mancill, her son Dennis and wife Ginger Niva, Rebecca Lynne and husband Michael Goss, and Debbra Kay Summers and soon to be husband Jeff Herinck, 7 grandchildren and several grand and great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. A Celebration of her life will be announced at a later date.