Doreen F. (Valenzuela) Norris

Doreen F. (Valenzuela) Norris

Doreen F. (Valenzuela) Norris, 85, of Vancouver, Washington, died March 31, 2013, in Vancouver. Visitation will be 9 to 11 Friday, April 5, 2013, preceding the service at Pendleton Pioneer Chapel, Folsom-Bishop. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Olney Cemetery.

Mrs. Norris was born February 2, 1928, in Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Frank and Dorothy (Foster) Thomas. She married Arthur Valenzuela on December 17, 1954. He died July 23, 1983. On August 10, 1985, she married Dale Norris. He died December 3, 1993.

She worked for many years as a mailroom employee with the East Oregonian. She lived in Pendleton for more than 50 years.

Survivors include her son, Larry Valenzuela of Washington; daughter Yvonne McCallister of Oregon; brother Robert Thomas of Spokane, Washington; 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Arthur Valenzuela and Dale Norris; daughter Linda Valenzuela in 1960; and brothers Oran Thomas and Clifford Thomas.

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