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Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Ernie Walston
March 04, 2015

Ernie Arthur Walston

by Madras Pioneer
October 20, 1921 - March 1, 2015- Ernie Arthur Walston, 93, of Madras, was born on Oct. 20, 1921, to Edwin and Martha Walston at the old train depot. He was the third of their eight children. He…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Young Marie Calica
March 04, 2015

Marie Ann Smith Calica

by Madras Pioneer
January 1, 1942 - February 14, 2015- We want to thank all the family, friends and colleagues of Marie for their presence and offering their thoughts and prayers as a final honor and tribute to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lola Shepherd
March 04, 2015

Lola May Cook Light Shepherd

by Madras Pioneer
October 16, 1920 - February 23, 2015- Lola May Cook Light Shepherd, wife, mother, sister and grandmother, died of old age at her son’s home in Madras, Feb. 23, 2015. She was 94. Lola was born in…
March 04, 2015

Robert "Bob" Macy Sr. 

by Madras Pioneer
June 10, 1938 - March 3, 2015- Warm Springs resident Robert Wayne “Bob” Macy Sr., passed away on March 3, 2015, at the age of 76. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 7, at 9 a.m.,…
February 25, 2015

Service for Dyann Ewers

by Madras Pioneer
A celebration of life for Dyann Ewers, who passed away Feb. 1, will be held from 3-5 p.m., Feb. 28, in Culver. Contact the family for details.
February 25, 2015

Wayne Hanson

by Madras Pioneer
August 17, 1941 - February 19, 2015- A funeral service for Wayne Hanson, 73, of Gresham and Mitchell, will be held at 1 p.m., March 7, at 34309 N.E. Mershon Road, Corbett, Ore.
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Kathleen Freeman
February 25, 2015

Kathleen Ann Freeman

by Madras Pioneer
July 28, 1955 - February 14, 2015- Kathleen Freeman, of Culver, passed away at Partners In Care Hospice House in Bend, on Feb. 14, 2015. She was 59 years old. Kathy was born July 28, 1955, in…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - James Russell
February 18, 2015

James R. Russell

by Madras Pioneer
February 13, 1940 - February 9, 2015- James R. Russell, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away on Feb. 9, 2015. He was born in New York on Feb. 13, 1940. Jim was a man of…
February 18, 2015

Services set for Marie Calica

by Madras Pioneer
Warm Springs tribal member Marie Calica passed away Feb. 14, 2015. Funeral services have been scheduled for 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 20, at the Warm Springs Baptist Church. Arrangements are under…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Howard Naegeli
February 11, 2015

Howard Roy Naegeli

by Madras Pioneer
February 18, 1928 - February 4, 2015- Howard Naegeli was born in Silverton, Ore. to Herman and Agnes Naegeli. After high school, Howard joined the United States Navy and was a WWII Veteran.…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Larry Rice
Feb 11, 2015

Larry G. Rice

by Madras Pioneer
February 22, 1934 - December 4, 2014- Larry G. Rice passed away Dec. 4, 2014, at the Hospice House of Bend. He died from natural causes, with family by his side. He was 80 years old. Larry was…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Dyann Ewers
Feb 11, 2015

Dyann (Dyer) Ewers

by Madras Pioneer
November 25, 1948 - February 1, 2015- Dyann Ewers, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dyann was born in Portland,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Glenn Foster
Feb 11, 2015

Glenn A. Foster

by Madras Pioneer
February 11, 1919 - February 4, 2015- Glenn A. Foster was born in Devil’s Lake, N.D., on Feb. 11, 1919. He grew up in the Minnesota — North Dakota area. Glenn was the youngest of 13 children…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Jean Penrod
Feb 11, 2015

Jean Virginia (Heydon) Penrod

by Madras Pioneer
May 3, 1920 - February 7, 2015- Jean Virginia (Heydon) Penrod, 94, of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Discovery Care Center in Hamilton. She was born May 3, 1920, in…
Feb 11, 2015

Earlene Hought

by Madras Pioneer
Culver resident Earlene Hought passed away Jan. 31, 2015, at the age of 74. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m., at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 366 N. Fir…
Feb 11, 2015

James R. Russell

by Madras Pioneer
Feb. 13, 1940 - Feb. 9, 2015- Madras resident James. R. Russell passed away Feb. 9, 2015, at the age of 74. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Mount Jefferson…
Feb 04, 2015

Earlene Hought

by Madras Pioneer
June 29, 1940 - January 31, 2015- Culver resident Earlene Hought passed away Jan. 31, 2015, at the age of 74. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m., at Shepherd of the…
Aletha Nielson
Feb 04, 2015

Aletha Nielson

by Madras Pioneer
March 29, 1934 - January 26, 2015- Aletha (Vibbert) Nielson, a lifelong Oregonian and descendant of a pioneer family, died Jan. 26, at her home on the Siuslaw River near Florence, after a long…
Feb 04, 2015

Stafford Rodger Cook

by Madras Pioneer
November 10, 1921 - January 28, 2015- Madras resident Stafford Rodger “Cookie” Cook died of natural causes on Jan. 28, 2015, at the age of 93. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday,…
Feb 04, 2015

Larry Knutz

by Madras Pioneer
May 30, 1939 - January 19, 2015- Longtime Powell Butte resident Larry Knutz, who recently moved to Culver, passed away Jan. 19, 2015, at the age of 75. At his request, no services will be held.