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Virginia Anna Sowa

ALBANY – Virginia Sowa, 71, formerly of John Day, died March 24 in Albany. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, in Canyon City Cemetery, with Al Altnow officiating.

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Carl Lee ‘Swiz’ Schnabele
Carl Lee ‘Swiz’ Schnabele

PAULINA – Carl Lee “Swiz” Schnabele, 69, of Canyon City, died March 7 in Paulina. A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Schnabele Ranch Headquarters in Canyon City.

Mr. Schnabele was born May...

Darrell James Morris
Darrell James Morris

SUBLIMITY – Darrell James Morris, 68, formerly of Prairie City, died March 8 at his Sublimity home.

Mr. Morris was born July 7, 1946, in Prairie City, the seventh of nine children to Lloyd and Clara (Howard) Morris. He attended school in...

Sammie Lou Laurance
Sammie Lou Laurance

Sammie Lou Laurance, 84, died March 10 at Valley View Assisted Living Facility in John Day. There will be no services at this time.

Mrs. Laurance was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Clarksville, Texas, to Jesse and Nell (Duncan) Robertson. She graduated...

Sammie Laurance

Sammie Laurance, 84, of John Day, died March 10 at Valley View Assisted Living Facility in John Day. There will be no services at this time.

Arrangements are under the care of Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.

Martha Rose Simonson

Martha Rose Simonson, 72, died March 10 at her Granite home. No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are under the care of Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Charles Fredrick ‘Pete’ Pickle
Charles Fredrick ‘Pete’ Pickle

Charles Fredrick “Pete” Pickle, 91, of John Day, died March 1 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day. A graveside service was held March 6 at Canyon City Cemetery with Al Altnow officiating.

Mr. Pickle was born October 16, 1923, in...

Scott Lloyd Lee
Scott Lloyd Lee

CHILOQUIN – Scott Lloyd Lee, 40, formerly of Dayville, died Feb. 25 after a car crash near Klamath Falls. At his request, there will be no service.

Mr. Lee was born Feb. 27, 1974, in Prineville, to Jan Elaine Valade Lee and Doug Lee. He...

Grace Spencer

Grace Spencer, 92, of John Day, died March 8 at Valley View Living Facility in John Day. There will be no services at this time.

Arrangements are under the care of Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.

Rose Bertha Gohlinghorst
Rose Bertha Gohlinghorst

REEDSPORT – Rose (Rosa) Bertha Gohlinghorst, 107, died Feb. 18 in Reedsport. The former Grant County resident had lived at Aidan Senior Living the past 11 years.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Redeemer...

Irene Louise Ferguson
Irene Louise Ferguson

Irene Louise Ferguson was born January 11, 1919, in Merrill, Oregon and died quietly on February 24, 2015 in La Grande, Oregon. Her sons, Dennis, Doug and Doug’s wife Charlene were present with her large family kept close by phone and e-mail.

Delores ‘Dee’ Noah

Delores “Dee” Noah, 85, died Feb. 24 at her Dayville home. No services are planned at this time.

Mrs. Noah was born May 2, 1929, in Woodland, Calif., to Gerald and Florence (Perkins) Bradley. She attended Santa Rosa High School,...

Scott Lloyd Lee
Scott Lloyd Lee

CHILOQUIN – Scott Lloyd Lee, 40, formerly of Dayville, died Feb. 25 after a car crash near Klamath Falls. At his request, there will be no service.

Mr. Lee was born Feb. 27, 1974, in Prineville, to Jan Elaine Valade Lee and Doug Lee. He...

Charles Pickle

Charles Pickle, 91, of John Day, died March 1 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Canyon City Cemetery. Pastor Al Altnow will officiate.

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