Marguerite Loree Ornduff
On September 19, 2021, Marguerite (Margie) Ornduff passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones in Beaverton. Marguerite was born in Eugene, Oregon on February 27, 1931. She attended Newberg High School. She met her husband, Robert, in 1946 while working on a farm on Chehalem Mountain. They were married on her 18th birthday in 1949. The two made a home on Chehalem Mountain in the area of Buckheaven and had three children. Marguerite loved cooking, baking, antiquing, crafting, tole painting, and gardening. Her garden and yard were admired by all. Marguerite was a hard worker and taught herself many tricks to make life on a farm easier. She had many home remedies to help with everyday problems. She had a knack for negotiating, which enabled her to consistently win bargains. She was very quick-witted and always wanted to help others.
Marguerite was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; daughter, Carolee; and son, Keith. She is survived by her son Danny and his wife, Tina; daughter-in-law, Patty; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, October 4 at Mt. Olive Cemetery of Laurel, 15445 SW Campbell Road, Hillsboro.
A celebration of life will follow at the Scholls Community Church at 1 p.m., 24050 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro.