Julie A. Hackney, a Pendleton resident, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at her home. She was 57 years old.
Recitation of the rosary will be held Friday, January 29, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Mission. Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Mission. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. Sign the online condolence book at www.BurnsMortuary.com.
Julie was born April 28, 1958, to Frank and Bertha (Reed) Hackney in Pendleton, Oregon. She was raised in Adams, Oregon, and attended St. Joseph’s Academy, St. Andrew’s School and Weston-McEwen. She grew up and spent her life at the family residence that generations before her had owned.
Julie was a kind, loving woman and a full-time mother who devoted her life to her family. She was always willing to sacrifice herself to help those she loved. She was the office manager of Ray Dusenberry’s Satellites. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Mission. Julie had been battling cancer for roughly four years, but was diagnosed only two months ago. She married Ray Dusenberry on December 23, 2015, at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland, Washington. Julie loved animals, especially her dogs and horses. She had a green thumb and spent her summers gardening and making pestos. She also loved swimming and exploring the countryside.
Julie is survived by her husband Ray Dusenberry, her daughters Jordan Dusenberry and Jessica Sheffield, grandson Atticus Sheffield and her mother Bertha Hackney, all of Adams, Oregon, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Hackney, and a sister, Teresa Hackney.