Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

SUBMITTED PHOTO - William 'Bill' Tichenor
May 11, 2016

William Kent "Bill" Tichenor

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September 3, 1943 - April 26, 2016 - William Kent “Bill” Tichenor, 72, of Madras, passed away at St. Charles Hospital on April 26. Bill was born Sept. 3, 1943, to Wilber and Dorothea Tichenor.…
May 11, 2016

Chanda Houts

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August 9, 1962 - May 6, 2016 - Madras resident Chanda Houts, 53, passed away May 6, 2016. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. in East Cascade Building D.
May 04, 2016

Roderick "Rick" Lamburtus DeJager

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September 11, 1925 - April 22, 2016- Roderick “Rick” Lamburtus DeJager was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Melbank, S. D., and passed away April 22, 2016, at age 90, in Madras. Rick was the youngest of…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lawrence Hanson
May 04, 2016

Lawrence Hanson

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March 26, 1941 - April 23, 2016- The Life and Times of Lawrence Hanson, aka The Quinn Boy’s Dad. Lawrence “Larry” was born on March 26, 1941, in New Prague, Minnesota to Reuben and Emma Hanson.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sharon Benson
May 04, 2016

Sharon Benson

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October 19, 1941 - April 17, 2016- Former Madras resident, Sharon Lynne (Piercy) Benson, 74, passed away from congestive heart failure on April 17, with her family by her side. She was born in…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Margaret Hill
May 04, 2016

Margaret Workman Hill

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January 26, 1921 - April 22, 2016- Margaret Workman Hill passed away April 22, 2016, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River. Margaret was born Jan. 26, 1921, at her family home…
May 04, 2016

Virgil Alan Johnson

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Feb. 26, 1952 - May 1, 2016 Culver resident Virgil Alan Johnson passed away May 1, 2016, at the age of 64. Services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 7, in Klamath Falls, at the Kingdom Hall…
May 04, 2016

Donna Marie Urbach

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January 3, 1941 - January 20, 2016 Donna Marie Urbach, the daughter of Elsie and Lloyd Urbach, and a 1959 Culver High School graduate, passed away Jan. 20, 2016, at the age of 75. A memorial…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Denise Muggli
April 27, 2016

Denise Diane Muggli

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April 10, 1957 - April 20, 2016- A Mother, Friend, Sister, Grandma, aka “Gramcracker,” Aunt and Great-Grandma. Denise was a fearless, strong, loving, funny, challenging at times, sweet and kind…
April 27, 2016

Jason Franklin

by Susan Matheny
May 29, 1974 - March 31, 2016- Madras resident Jason Michael Franklin passed away March 31, 2016, at the age of 41. A celebration of life was held April 16, at the Madras Elks Lodge.…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Rosabelle Root
Apr 20, 2016

Rosabelle Huston Root

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March 15, 1917 - April 12, 2016 Rosabelle was born in Caldwell, Idaho to Benjamin Riley Huston and Myrtle May Selby Huston on March 15, 1917. Rosabelle married Lloyd Joseph Root on April 14,…
Apr 20, 2016

Lawrence Lee Whitman

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August 16, 1930 - April 9, 2016- Former Culver resident Lawrence "Larry" Lee Whitman, passed away on April 9, 2016, at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bollman…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Joe Morgan
Apr 13, 2016

Joseph L. Morgan

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May 19, 1931 - March 13, 2016- Joseph L. “Joe” Morgan, a longtime resident of Madras, passed away March 13, 2016, in Madras, of natural causes. Joe was born in Nebraska in 1931, to Joseph and…
Apr 13, 2016

Nola May Huff

by Susan Matheny
May 9, 1936 - March 20, 2016- Nola May Huff, 79, of Lonerock, Ore., died Sunday, March 20, 2016, at St. Charles Medical Center in Redmond. A funeral Mass was held, March 29, at St. Patrick…
Apr 13, 2016

Michael Clellan Stewart

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February 13, 1944 - April 2, 2016- Michael Clellan Stewart, 72, passed away peacefully April 2, at the VA hospital in Portland. He was born in Williamsport, Ind. on Feb. 13, 1944, to Dean…
Apr 13, 2016

Guadalupe Navarro

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August 16, 1938 - April 10, 2016- Madras resident Guadalupe Navarro passed away April 10, 2016, at the age of 77. A recitation of the rosary will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at St.…
Apr 13, 2016

Steven Edwin Jennings

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Former Culver resident, Steven Edwin Jennings, 69, of Pisgah Forest, N.C., passed away March 11, 2016. He was a 1964 graduate of Culver High School. A memorial service will be held April 24, in…
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Apr 06, 2016

Mary Colleen Culbertson

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March 12, 1931 - March 27, 2016- Former Madras resident, Mary Colleen (Mahoney) Culbertson, passed away on Easter Sunday morning, surrounded by prayer, song and joy, at her home in Myrtle Creek,…
Apr 06, 2016

Winona Seibold

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April 8, 1923 - March 22, 2016- Winona Seibold, formerly of Madras, passed away on March 22, 2016, in Kennewick, Wash., at the age of 92. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St.,…
Apr 06, 2016

Eric Pies

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Feb. 8, 1964 - April 2, 2016- Madras resident Eric Pies passed away on April 2, 2016, at the age of 51. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, at Cornerstone Baptist…