Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

May 20, 2015

Marjorie Sue Lange

by Madras Pioneer
May 28, 1950 to May 16, 2015- Former Madras resident Marjorie Lange passed away May 16, 2015 in Redmond at the age of 64. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, at Mount…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ellen Dodge
May 13, 2015

Ellen Lucile Jacob Dodge

by Susan Matheny
Jan. 10, 1928 - April 26, 2015- Ellen Lucile Jacob Dodge died April 26, 2015, at home in Culver, Ore. where she had recently moved. A memorial service was held May 2, in Madras. Ellen was born…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Baby Koda James Wende
May 13, 2015

Koda James Wende

by Susan Matheny
February 12, 2015 - April 20, 2015- Our beautiful little blue eyed angel Koda James Wende was called to the Lord on April 20, 2015. During his brief time here, Baby Koda enjoyed snuggling with…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Milt Stafford with hunting trophies.
May 13, 2015

Milton "Milt" Ova Stafford

by Madras Pioneer
October 8, 1959 - May 7, 2015- Milton “Milt” Ova Stafford passed away on Thursday May 7, 2015. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 14, at 10 a.m., at Juniper Haven Cemetery. Family…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jock Lowry
May 13, 2015

Erv "Jock" Lowry

by Susan Matheny
January 15, 1951 - May 1, 2015- Erv “Jock” Lowry, of Spokane Valley, Wash., passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015, at home with his family by his side. Born Jan. 15, 1951, to Ervin and Beatrice…
SUBMITTED - Edsel Colvin in 1943
April 22, 2015

Edsel Vincent Colvin

by Madras Pioneer
May 30, 1923 - April 14, 2015- Edsel Vincent Colvin, 91, died peacefully at his home in Madras, on April 14, 2015. He was born May 30, 1923, in Gold Beach, Ore. to Frank DeLong Colvin and…
April 16, 2015

Jack W. Murry

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April 6, 1922 - April 8, 2015- Jack was born April 6, 1922 in Almira, Wash., to Myrle and Margaret Murry. He graduated from Bend High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1940. He married…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - David Axelson
April 16, 2015

David Henry Axelson

by Madras Pioneer
February 6, 1939 - April 9, 2015- David Henry Axelson, 76, was born in Seattle, Washington and died in Redmond, of complications from cancer. His dedication to family, friends and community will…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Evelyn Krebs
April 16, 2015

Evelyn Ruth Krebs

by Madras Pioneer
Dec. 8, 1918 - March 6, 2015- Evelyn Ruth Krebs, 96, of Madras passed, away March 6, 2015. Ruth was born on Dec. 8, 1918, in Sleeper, Mo., to Furm Ancil Denton and Anna Katherine nee England.…
MADRAS PIONEER PHOTO - Earl 'Lucky' Sears
April 08, 2015

Earl Harrison Sears

by Madras Pioneer
June 19, 1925 - March 30, 2015- Earl Harrison Sears “Lucky,” loving father and husband, will be remembered as a man who helped people and who had a lot of friends throughout his 89 years. A…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Robert Macy Sr.
Apr 08, 2015

Robert Wayne Macy Sr.

by Susan Matheny
June 10, 1938 - March 3, 2015- Robert (Bobby) Macy passed away on March 3, 2015 ending a nearly two year battle with cancer. He was born at the Warm Springs clinic on June 10, 1938, the second…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Robert Earnest
Apr 08, 2015

Robert Earl Earnest

by Madras Pioneer
April 30, 1957 - March 8, 2015- Robert Earl Earnest, 57, of Culver, passed away on March 8, 2015, in the company of his family. Robbie was born April 30, 1957, in Redmond, to Ada LaRue and Loren…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Howard Mason Shipley
Apr 08, 2015

Howard Mason Shipley

by Susan Matheny
January 3, 1936 - April 1, 2015- Howard Shipley passed away early Wednesday morning following an extended illness. Howard was an avid pilot who was in the U.S. Air Force June 1954 to June 1974.…
Apr 08, 2015

Ina Lee Fleming-Louis

by Madras Pioneer
April 19, 1961 - November 4, 2014- Ina Lee Fleming-Louis, 53, died on Nov. 4, 2014, at OHSU in Portland. Ina was born on April 19, 1961, in Redmond to her parents, Grady and Dana Louis. She…
Apr 08, 2015

Robert Bentley

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November 2, 1931 - March 31, 2015- Madras resident Robert Louis Bentley passed away March 31, 2015, at the age of 83. Services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions have been…
Apr 01, 2015

Very Rev. Leo Francis Weckerle

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June 28, 1931 - March 23, 2015- The Very Rev. Leo Francis Weckerle, of Terrebonne and formerly of Madras, passed away March 23, 2015, at the age of 83. A vigil service will be held Tuesday,…
SUBMITTED - Rose A. Foster
Mar 25, 2015

Rose A. Foster

by Madras Pioneer
December 9, 1932 - March 11, 2015- It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rose A. Foster of Madras, on March 11, 2015. She was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her…
Mar 25, 2015

Louise Rose Layton

by Madras Pioneer
August 30, 1934 - February 28, 2015- Louise Rose Layton passed away on Feb. 28, 2015. She was 80 years old. Louise Rose Degman was born in White Salmon, Wash. At a young age she moved to…
Mar 18, 2015

Robert Earl Earnest

by Madras Pioneer
April 30, 1957 - March 8, 2015- Culver resident Robert Earl Earnest, 57, passed away at his home on March 8, 2015. He was born on April 30, 1957. A full obituary will follow next week.…
Mar 11, 2015

Dorothy Mckern Hillis

by Madras Pioneer
March 11, 1923 - March 6, 2015- Dorothy McKern Hillis passed away peacefully the morning of March 6, 2015. She was born in Santa Barbara, Calif., on March 11, 1923, to Ethel and Willis McKern.…