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February 2, 1954 to February 2, 2020- On Sunday February 2, 2020, Opal Bang, loving wife, mother,grandmother, sister and aunt passed away at age 66.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Opal Loraine BangOn Sunday, February 2, 2020, Opal Bang, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt passed away at age 66.

Born Opal Loraine Bryant on February 2, 1954 in Eugene, Oregon to Anton and Ruth Bryant. She went to elementary and high school in Milwaukie and Sandy, Oregon graduating from Sandy Union High in 1972

and studied at Mt. Hood Community College after high school. On November 12, 1977, she married William E. (Bill) Bang. Bill and Opal made homes in Portland, Oregon, and Kennewick and Ocean Park, Washington. Her work life included time as a Document Control Supervisor on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation where she retired in 2000.

Opal had a passion for handworks including knitting

and crocheting and loved sharing her work with

others. She also enjoyed bowling and the game of golf.

She was women's club champion for several years at

her home course in Ocean Park. Her family and friends

were the staple of her life and she enjoyed the holidays

and gatherings when everyone could get together. She

loved to cook and to make folks feel welcomed and

loved. She and Bill also liked to travel and took many

great trips. Opal was known for her love of family and

friends, her beautiful smile, and her kind and giving


Opal was preceded in death by her father, Anton Sr.,

and her mother, Ruth. She is survived by her husband

Bill, their daughter, Toni, son in law Jimmy, brothers

George, Anton Jr., and Randall, and several cousins,

nieces, nephew, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 7,

2020 at the Sandy Funeral Home 39551 Pleasant Street

Sandy, Oregon at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow the

service at the Sandy Historical Society 39345 Pioneer

Blvd, Sandy, OR 97055, Oregon at 12:30 p.m. Flowers

may be sent to the funeral home and/or donations to

the Ruth Bryant Memorial Scholarship Fund located

at Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, the Tony

Bryant Endowed Scholarship at Northern Montana

University, Havre, Montana, or the American Cancer


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