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December 2, 1928 - September 4, 2019~ Etta F. McKenzie, of Boardman, formerly Madras, passed away September 4, 2019, at the age of 90.

Etta F. McKenzie, of Boardman, formerly Madras, Oregon, was born on December 2, 1928, in Cottage Grove, Oregon, to parents, John and Agnes Hall Cummings. She died on September 4, 2019, in Hermiston, Oregon, at the age of 90 years.

She was raised and attended schools in Southern Oregon. Etta was united in marriage to Kenneth Ray McKenzie on June 30, 1944, in Dallas, Oregon. They lived in Prineville, and later Madras, for many years. After her husband passed away, Etta moved to Boardman, in 1990. She made deliveries for Pam's Posies in Boardman for several years.

Etta enjoyed camping, reading, cooking, sewing, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, playing pinochle, going on drives and cherished time with her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Larry) Sample, Boardman, Oregon, Lyndell Bieker, Gresham, Oregon and Marietta (Mike) Telfer, Corvallis, Oregon; grandchildren, Diana, Chellie, Erik, Phillip, Adam, Rob and Jeanne; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Etta was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; son-in-law, Bob Bieker; three brothers and a sister.

A graveside service was held Sept. 10, at Mount Jefferson Memorial Park in Madras.

Contributions in Etta's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Research at Please share memories of Etta with her family at

Burns Mortuary, of Hermiston, is in care of arrangements.

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