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John Dewey Patton
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John Dewey Patton

HINES – John Dewey Patton, 79, formerly of John Day, died Aug. 17 at home, after a five-month battle with cancer. A funeral was held on Aug. 23 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

Mr. Patton was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Myrtle Point,...

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Ellen J. Drtina
Ellen J. Drtina

STAYTON – Ellen J. Drtina, 81, died Aug. 26 in Stayton. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Hermiston First United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Private interment was in Pleasant View Cemetery in Stanfield.

Lura Lee Glass

PEORIA, Ariz. – Lura Lee Glass, 87, formerly of John Day, died Aug. 31 in Peoria, Ariz. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Menke Funeral Home, 12410 N. 103rd Ave., in Sun City, Arizona.

Mrs. Glass was born March 27, 1927, in...

Elsie ‘Pat’ Louise Waters
Elsie ‘Pat’ Louise Waters

Elsie “Pat” Louise Waters, 91, of Canyon City, died Aug. 23, at Serenity Adult Foster Care, surrounded by family.

Mrs. Waters was born March 1, 1923, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Jay and Olive Chapman. She graduated from high school in...

Elsie ‘Pat’ Waters

Elsie “Pat” Waters, 91, of John Day, died Aug. 23 at Serenity Adult Foster Care. No services are planned at this time.

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

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