Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Shirley Rogers
August 26, 2015

Shirley Renee Rogers

by Madras Pioneer
March 28, 1936 - August 14, 2015- Shirley Renee Rogers, 79 of Oregon City, passed away on Aug, 14, 2015. She was born in Yakima, Wash., on March 28, 1936, and raised in Kelso, Wash. She…
August 26, 2015

Don F. McManman

by Susan Matheny
December 4, 1949 - August 12, 2015- Don was born in Prineville, to Orval and Leona McManman. He grew up in Madras, and graduated from Madras High School. Don attended Portland State University…
August 26, 2015

Barbara Mae Metteer

by Madras Pioneer
March 4, 1928 - August 16, 2015 Memorial services for Madras resident Barbara Metteer will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m., at Bel-Air Colonial Chapel in Madras.   Memorial donations…
August 26, 2015

Gary Street

by Madras Pioneer
May 19, 1951 - August 19, 2015- Terrebonne resident Gary Lynn Street passed away on Aug. 19, 2015. A private family service will be held at a later date. Autumn Funerals of Redmond is in charge…
August 19, 2015

Steve Rankin service set

by Madras Pioneer
A celebration of life will be held for Steve Rankin at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Sept. 26, from 2-5 p.m. A memorial scholarship fund has been set up at Washington Federal.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Verla Koehn
August 19, 2015

Verla Jean Koehn

by Madras Pioneer
October 8, 1951 - August 10, 2015 Verla Jean Koehn passed away on August 10, 2015 at her home in Madras. Verla was born Oct. 8, 1951, in Gold Beach, Ore. to her parents, Frederick H. and Anna…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Frances Retherford
August 19, 2015

Frances Lillian DuPont Retherford

by Madras Pioneer
June 14, 1942 - July 24, 2015- Frances Retherford, a longtime resident of Metolius, passed away July 24, 2015, with family and friends at her side. She was born June 14, 1942 in Monte Vista,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sandra Jones
August 19, 2015

Sandra Kay Jones

by Madras Pioneer
Passed away July 30, 2015 Sandra Kay Jones, 66, left us July 30, 2015. Sandra was a kind and loving mother to Bret (Gina) Jones of Portland, Darrin (Maria) Jones of Denver, Colo., Karla (Dustin)…
August 17, 2015

Services for Gwenn Ellis

by Madras Pioneer
A celebration of life for Madras resident Gwenn Ellis, who passed away June 21, 2015, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 22, at the Jefferson County Senior Center, at 850 S.W. Madison…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Frances Dickson
August 05, 2015

Frances Arlene Wheeler Dickson

by Madras Pioneer
October 8, 1927 - August 1, 2015 Frances was born Oct. 8, 1927, to Franklin A. Wheeler and Nettie E. York, at an aunt’s home in Salem. Her parents lived in the Antelope, Ore. area. She passed…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Frances Turner
Jul 29, 2015

Frances Elizabeth Turner

by Madras Pioneer
January 9, 1931 - July 21, 2015 Frances Elizabeth Turner of Madras, was born in Bend, on Jan. 9, 1931, to Percy and Bertha (Gettman) Forbes. She graduated from Bend High School. Frances married…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Warren Priday
Jul 29, 2015

J. Warren Priday

by Madras Pioneer
October 31, 1919 - July 21, 2015 J. Warren Priday was born in The Dalles, Oct. 31, 1919, and passed away July 21, 2015, at East Cascade Retirement Community at the age of 95. Warren grew up on…
Jul 29, 2015

Gwenn Elenore Ellis

by Madras Pioneer
January 4, 1925 - June 21, 2015 Gwenn Ellis, 90, peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 21, at Ashley Manor, a loving care center in Madras. She was born Gwenn Elenore Connell in Sentinel Butte,…
Jul 29, 2015

Frances Dupont Retherford

by Madras Pioneer
June 14, 1942 - July 24, 2015 Former Metolius resident, Frances Dupont Retherford, passed away July 24, 2015, at the age of 73. Service arrangements are pending, and an obituary will appear in…
Jul 22, 2015

Robert Earl Hendriksen

by Madras Pioneer
November 3, 1932 - July 21, 2015 Memorial services for Madras resident Robert Earl Hendriksen will be held on Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m., at the Madras United Methodist Church.…
Jul 23, 2015

Frances Elizabeth Turner

by Madras Pioneer
January 9, 1931 - July 21, 2015 Madras resident Frances Elizabeth Turner passed away July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. A viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, at Autumn…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elizabeth and Robert Bentley
Jul 15, 2015

Elizabeth Maye DePeel Bentley Robert Louis Bentley

by Susan Matheny
July 5, 1932 - February 13, 2015 November 2, 1931 - March 31, 2015 Elizabeth “Bette” M. Bentley, 82, passed away very peacefully surrounded by her family on Feb. 13, 2015, at Hospice House in…
Jul 20, 2015

Mary A. Lewis

by Susan Matheny
February 8, 1915 to July 16, 2015- Former Terrebonne resident Mary A. Lewis, of Redmond, passed away July 16, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at the…
Jul 20, 2015

Mary A. Lewis

by Susan Matheny
Former Terrebonne resident Mary A. Lewis, of Redmond, passed away July 16, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at the Terrebonne Cemetery. Memorial contributions…
Jul 15, 2015

Orpha LaNelle Cree

by Madras PIoneer
November 22, 1917 - July 4, 2015 Orpha LaNelle Cree was born Nov. 22, 1917, in Mill City, Ore. to Delbert and Alpha Turnidge. She was raised in Mill City with three brothers and one sister. She…