Madras Pioneer - Obituaries

January 18, 2017

William Paul Adams

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June 13, 1949 - December 5, 2016 ~ William Paul Adams, a resident of St. Helens, Ore., passed away Dec. 5, at the age of 67.
January 18, 2017

Margaret Dement

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August 12, 1911 - January 10, 2017 ~ Margaret Dacotah Dement, Madras' oldest citizen at 105 years, passed away Jan. 10, 2017.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bill Summers
January 18, 2017

William Thomas Summers Jr.

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February 28, 1959 - January 7, 2017 ~ William Thomas Summers, Jr., 'Bill', went to be with the angels on Jan. 7, 2017.


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Marilee Olson
January 18, 2017

Marilee Anne Olson

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November 8, 1943 - January 6, 2017 ~ Marilee Anne Olson, 73, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 6, 2017, in Redmond, Ore., at the age of 73.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Melvin Minor
January 11, 2017

Melvin 'Mel' Minor

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December 23, 1941 - January 1, 2017 ~ On January 1, 2017, Melvin (Mel) Minor passed away in Yuma, Ariz., with his family beside him.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jack Alley
January 11, 2017

Jack Dean Alley

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April 9, 1935 - December 24, 2016 ~ Jack Dean Alley, Culver farmer and rancher, passed away at age 81.
January 11, 2017

Service for Ruth Davis-Beesley

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Dec. 30, 2016 ~ Former Culver resident, Ruth Elaine Davis-Beesley, of Sun City, Ariz., passed away on Dec. 30, 2016, at the age of 97.
January 11, 2017

Raymond 'Glenn Simmons

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December 16, 1926 - January 5, 2007 ~ Madras resident Raymond 'Glenn' Simmons passed away Jan. 5, 2017, at the age of 91.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Marie Harris
January 04, 2017

Marie Harris

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May 27, 1917 - Dec. 27. 22016 ~ Marie Harris, a classic feminine example of the 'Greatest Generation' passed away on December 27, 2016, at the age of 99.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jack Alley
January 04, 2017

Jack Dean Alley

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April 9, 1935 - December 24, 2016 ~ Jack Dean Alley, Culver farmer and rancher, passed away at age 81.

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Rick Ridgeway
Jan 04, 2017

Rick Ridgeway

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September 4, 1963 - December 19, 2016 ~ Rick Ridgeway, of Madras, gained his angel wings on Dec. 19, 2016.
Jan 04, 2017

James (Jim) Gordon Hessel

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June 15, 1952 - December 29, 2016 ~ James (Jim) Gordon Hessel, born June, 15,1952, passed away Dec. 29, 2016, at home with his family present after a lengthy illness.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Luella Friend DeJager
Dec 28, 2016

Nettie Luella Friend DeJager

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January 31, 1921 - December 15, 2016 ~ Nettie Luella Wheeler (Luella) was born January 31, 1921, to Frank and Nettie Wheeler.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Betty Murphy-Talllman
Dec 28, 2016

Betty Murphy-Tallman

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September 20, 1922 - December 20, 2016 ~ At age 94, our beloved mother passed with her children, Floyd Collins of Albany, Carol Murphy-Ryun of Damascus and Virginia Murphy-O'Neill of Stayton,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Nancy Rains
Dec 28, 2016

Nancy Lavelle Rains (Cox)

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February 19, 1937 - December 13, 2016 ~ Nancy Lavelle Rains went to Heaven to be with the Lord, on Dec.13, 2016, at the age of 79.
Dec 21, 2016

Services Tueaday for Rick Ridgeway

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September 4, 1963 - December 19, 2016 ~ Madras resident Richard 'Rick' Glynn Ridgeway passed away on Dec. 19.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lorraine Young
Dec 14, 2016

Lorraine Frances (Short) Young

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June 8, 1916 - December 7, 2016 ~ Lorraine Francis Young, who owned Lorraine's Variety in Madras, passed away at the age of 100.
Dec 14, 2016

Deloris Hansen

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April 22, 1930 - December 13, 2016 ~ Madras resident Deloris Hansen passed away on Dec. 13, 2016 at the age of 86.
Dec 07, 2016

Linnie Mae Sproat

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July 30, 1947 - December 1, 2016 ~ Madras resident Linnie Mae Sproat passed away Dec. 1, 2016, at the age of 69.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Michael McCool
Nov 30, 2016

Michael Frank McCool

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May 19, 1937 - October 30, 2016 ~ Michael was born May 19, 1937, in Portland, Ore., the second of four children, to Frank and Burniece McCool.