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Death: Forrest “Woody” Starrett

Forrest “Woody” Starrett

Hermiston

Nov. 13, 1923-Sept. 24, 2017

Forrest “Woody” Starrett, 93, of Hermiston died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. He was born Nov. 13, 1923 in Portland. Arrangements are with Burns...

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OBIT: William (Bill) Arther Galbreath
OBIT: William (Bill) Arther Galbreath

William (Bill) Arthur Galbreath passed away on Sept. 13, 2017, after a short stay in ICU at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

Bill was born one of nine children of John and Mary (Brasesco) Galbreath in Sherwood, Oregon. He grew up on...

DEATH: Arlene T. Winnett

Arlene T. Winnett, 74, of Hermiston died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Hermiston. She was born March 20, 1943, in Walla Walla. A private family gathering will be held. Arrangements are with Burns Mortuary of Hermiston. Sign the online condolence book...

DEATH: John Anthony Yonkaitis
John Anthony Yonkaitis, 84, of Arlington died Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his home. He was born on March 28, 1933 at Thurlow, Montana. Sweeney Mortuary of Condon is in care of arrangements.
DEATH: Cheryl Wilson

Cheryl Wilson, 61, of Pendleton died Monday, September 25, 2017 in Walla Walla. She was born August 6, 1956. Dressing will be Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton. Washit will be at the Longhouse at 7 p.m. that evening.

DEATH: Scott Taylor

Scott Robert Taylor, Sr., 62, of Umatilla died September 5, 2017, in Umatilla. He was born January 1, 1955 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Arrangements are being handled by Burns Mortuary, Hermiston.

OBIT: Richard K. ‘Dick’ Barnes
OBIT: Richard K. ‘Dick’ Barnes
Elgin
October 20, 1946 - September 9, 2017
Death: Douglas William Webb

Douglas William Webb

Pendleton July 9, 1953 - Sept. 20, 2017

Douglas William Webb, 64, of Pendleton died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Pendleton. He was born July 9, 1953, in Pendleton. Arrangements are being handled by Pendleton Pioneer...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

GOMEZ, BERTHA — Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 565 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermiston. Burial will follow from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hermiston Cemetery.

GRIFFITH, LORENE...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Sept. 22-23, 2017

FRIDAY, SEPT. 22

MCRAE, LINDA — Funeral service at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Burns Mortuary, 685 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermiston. Burial will follow at Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Irrigon.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

GOMEZ, BERTHA...

Lorene A. Griffith
Lorene A. Griffith
Hermiston
April 26, 1932 - September 18, 2017
Obit: Dan (George Daniel) McLaren
Obit: Dan (George Daniel) McLaren

Dan (George Daniel) McLaren passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Dan was born in Eugene, Oregon on November 27, 1929.

He is survived by his wife Lois; daughter Nancy Clark; daughter Sheryl Little and husband Brian Little; four...

Obit: Craig Gene Childress
Obit: Craig Gene Childress

Craig Gene Childress, 66, of Pendleton, Oregon died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Born in Roseburg, Oregon, on March 4, 1951, one of three children of the late Arthur L. (Roy) Childress and Joyce Edna...

Narcisa De La Cruz
Narcisa De La Cruz
Hermiston
November 14, 1927 - September 18, 2017
Nancy Lynn (James) Briggs
Nancy Lynn (James) Briggs
Nampa, Idaho
April 24, 1955 - September 14, 2017
Bertha Gomez
Bertha Gomez
Pasco, Wash.
June 28, 1936 - September 17, 2017
Linda C. McRae
Linda C. McRae
Hermiston
May 10, 1949 - September 16, 2017
Death: George Daniel ‘Dan’ McLaren

George Daniel ‘Dan’ McLaren

Pendleton Nov. 27, 1929 - Sept. 16, 2017

George Daniel “Dan” McLaren, 87, of Pendleton died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at a local nursing facility. He was born Nov. 27, 1929, in...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Sept. 20-21, 2017

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

COOK, JEAN — Celebration of life at 1 p.m. at the Pendleton Eagles Lodge, 438 S. Main St.

DE LA CRUZ, NARCISA — Funeral service at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel at Burns Mortuary, 685 W. Hermiston Ave.,...

Betty J. Marsh

Betty J. Marsh

Hermiston July 18, 1931 - Sept. 18, 2017

Betty J. Marsh, 86, of Hermiston died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Hermiston. She was born July 18, 1931, in Palisades, Neb. A private family burial will be held at the Hermiston...

Monty Rex Hixson
Monty Rex Hixson
Scottsdale, Ariz.
December 4, 1947 - September 17, 2017
Death: Ryder L. Heidenrich

Ryder L. Heidenrich

Milton-Freewater Feb. 23, 1972 - Sept. 17, 2017

Ryder Lee Heidenrich, 45, of Milton-Freewater died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Walla Walla. He was born Feb. 23, 1972. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater is...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Sept. 19-20, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 19

JOHNSTON, SUSAN — Funeral mass at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 525 N. Gale St., Heppner, with burial to follow at the Heppner Masonic Cemetery.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

COOK, JEAN —...

Death: Bertha Gomez

Bertha Gomez

Pasco, Wash. June 28, 1936 - Sept. 17, 2017

Former longtime Hermiston resident Bertha Gomez, 81, of Pasco, Wash., died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at her home. She was born June 28, 1936, in Edinburg, Texas. Mass of Christian...

Susan Gale (Starks) Johnston
Susan Gale (Starks) Johnston
Heppner
November 30, 1949 - September 11, 2017
UPCOMING SERVICES: Sept. 16-19, 2017

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16

BOSCHEE, PAUL AND NANCY — Graveside service at 11 a.m. at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery.

EARLE, PAT — Celebration of life service at 1 p.m. at the Country Church, 32742 Diagonal Road, Hermiston.

FEAR,...

Death: River Dennis Scott Wallahee

River Dennis Scott Wallahee

Pendleton Sept. 13, 2017

River Dennis Scott Wallahee of Pendleton was stillborn Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. A graveside service will be held Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Andrews Mission Cemetery.

Death: Deborah L. Payne

Deborah L. Payne

Milton-Freewater March 24, 1953 - Sept. 15, 2017

Deborah L. Payne, 64, of Milton-Freewater died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at her home. She was born March 24, 1953. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater is in...

Death: Craig G. Childress

Craig G. Childress

Pendleton March 4, 1951 - Sept. 14, 2017

Craig G. Childress, 66, of Pendleton died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at his home. He was born March 4, 1951, in Roseburg. Arrangements are with Pendleton Pioneer Chapel,...

Death: Leonard G. Foster

Leonard G. Foster

Hermiston May 6, 1952 - Sept. 13, 2017

Leonard G. Foster, 65, of Hermiston died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Richland, Wash. He was born May 6, 1952, in Yakima, Wash. Arrangements are pending with Burns Mortuary of...

UPCOMING SERVICES: Sept. 15-16, 2017

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

BORNGRAEBER, PHIL — Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rugg residence, 130 S.W. Second Ave., Pilot Rock.

COLLINS, JOYCE — Graveside service at 1 p.m. at the Hermiston Cemetery.

SATURDAY, SEPT.

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Death: Forrest “Woody” Starrett

Forrest “Woody” Starrett

Hermiston

Nov. 13, 1923-Sept. 24, 2017

Forrest “Woody” Starrett, 93, of...

Upcoming services-Sept. 26, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26

WILSON, CHERYL — Dressing at 2 p.m. at Burns Mortuary, 336 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton; Washit at 7 p.m. at the...

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