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Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

July 30, 2014

Donald Dean Chapman

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August 31, 1934 - July 22, 2014- Mr. Donald Dean Chapman, 79, of Madras passed away July 22, 2014 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend with family at his side. Donald was born to Alva and Mary…
July 30, 2014

Roger Allan Pietila

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August 31, 1960 - July 17, 2014- Roger Allan Pietila took his first breath in Astoria Oregon on August 31, 1960 and his final breath in Bend, Oregon on July 17, 2014. He attended Astoria high…
Isabelle Breach
July 30, 2014

Isabelle Rose Breach

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May 26, 1926 - July 18, 2014- Isabelle Rose Breach crossed the finish line and joined her Lord and Savior on July 18, 2014. She had been a faithful follower of Jesus for nearly 80 of her 88…
Rodney Marshall
July 30, 2014

Rodney Carle Marshall

by Madras Pioneer
August 3, 1956 - July 14, 2014- It is with great sadness and sorrow, we have had to say good bye to our father, grandfather, husband and friend, Rod Marshall. From the beginning of Rod’s…
July 30, 2014

Jack W. Towe

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Oct. 22, 1932 - July 26, 2014- Madras and Warm Springs resident Jack W. Towe passed away July 26, 2014, at the age of 81. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 30, from 2-5…
July 30, 2014

Dale Sidney Hedgecoke

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April 12, 1934 - July 21, 2014- Antelope residenet Dale Sidney Hedgecoke passed away July 21, 2014, at the age of 80. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Aug. 2, at the Main Street Park…
July 23, 2014

Isabelle Breach

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May 16, 1926 - July 18, 2014- Culver resident Isabelle Breach, 88, passed away July 18, 2014. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 25, at the Madras First Baptist Church. Memorial…
July 23, 2014

Rod Marshall

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August 3, 1956 - July 14, 2014- Former area resident Rod Marshall, 57, a resident of Clarkston, Wash., passed away July 14, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Aug. 3, at Life Center Church,…
July 23, 2014

Renee Wallace Peck

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December 11, 1963 - July 6, 2014- Former Madras resident Renee Louise Wallace Peck, the daughter of Dennis and Janet Wallace, passed away July 6, 2014, at the age of 51. A memorial service will…
Doris Schledewitz
July 16, 2014

Doris Eileen Schledewitz

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August 5, 1931 - July 8, 2014- Doris Eileen Dickson Schledewitz was born August 5, 1931 in Glen Elder, Kansas, to parents Leslie M. and Loyce Hadley Dickson. Doris, her brother Dale, and her…

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Jul 16, 2014

Doris Eileen Schedewitz

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August 5, 1931 - July 8,m 2014- Madras resident Doris Schedewitz passed away July 8, at the age of 82. A celebration of life will be held from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, July 13, at Sahalee Park in…
Norma Richardson
Jul 09, 2014

Norma Adele Kennedy Richardson

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May 19, 1929 - June 30, 2014- Norma Adele Kennedy Richardson was born on May 19, 1929 in Bend, Ore. To parents, Chester and Eleanor Kennedy. She spent most of her life on the family ranch she…
John Damon Sr.
Jul 09, 2014

Celestice "John" Damon Sr.

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Passed July 1, 2014- Gateway resident Celestice Harold Damon Sr., 83, known as John Damon, passed away on July 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Damon, in 2010. Survivors…
Jul 09, 2014

Jeffery "Jeff" Allen Bowen

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April 1, 1958 - June 14, 2014- Culver resident Jeffery “Jeff” Bowen passed away June 14, 2014, at the age of 56. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., July 19, at the Terrebonne Grange…
Jul 02, 2014

Norma Adele (Kennedy) Richardson

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May 19, 1929 - June 30, 2014- Longtime Madras resident Norma Adele Kennedy Richardson passed away June 30, at the age of 85. Arrangements are under the direction of Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home…
Jul 02, 2014

Monty Albert Akeyson

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September 19, 1943 - June 25, 2014- Former Gateway resident Monty Albert Akeyson passed away June 25, 2014, in Salem, at the age of 70. He graduated from Madras Union High School in the early…
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Jun 18, 2014

Bob Usher

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September 26, 1930 - June 7, 2014 Bob Usher, who was a professional cowboy all his life, passed away on June 7, 2014, in Bend. He was 83 years old. He was born in St. Helens, Ore., on Sept. 26.…
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Jun 18, 2014

Albert "Al" D. Boettcher

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January 27, 1935 - June 13, 2014 Albert “Al “ D. Boettcher died at home in Madras on Friday, June 13, 2014, surrounded by loving friends and family. He was 79 years old. Al is survived by his…
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Jun 18, 2014

Verna Marie Bunny Griffin

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January 20, 1921 - June 13, 2014 Verna Marie “Bunny” Griffin, 93, lived at Cougar Springs Assisted Living in Redmond for four and a half years. She was born in Monroe, Wash., to parents Adolph…
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Jun 18, 2014

Gloria Nonna Simonis

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September 27, 1928 - June 14, 2014 Gloria Nonna Simonis passed away on June 14, 2014. She was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Waitsburg, Wash., to John and Helia Powers. On Jan. 11, 1947, she married…