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Ersal ‘Gene’ Hickerson Jr.

Ersal “Gene” Hickerson Jr., 58, died April 21 at his John Day home with his family by his side. There are no services at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Mountain Hospice or the Grant County Library through...

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Sam ‘Buddy’ Hornbeck
Sam ‘Buddy’ Hornbeck

BURNS – Sam “Buddy” Hornbeck, 76, died March 20 at his home, surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held at a later date, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lexington.

Mr. Hornbeck was born March...

Theda Alene Weatherford
Theda Alene Weatherford

Theda Alene Weatherford, 98, of Dayville, died April 7 at Valley View Assisted Living Facility in John Day. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Presbyterian Church in Dayville, with interment in the Dayville Cemetery,...

Theda Alene Weatherford

Theda Alene Weatherford, 98, died April 7, at Valley View Assisted Living in John Day.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Dayville Presbyterian Church, followed by interment at Dayville Cemetery, and then a potluck at...

Mark E. Broemeling
Mark E. Broemeling

PRINEVILLE – Mark E. Broemeling, 81, of Prineville, died March 30. There will be no services at this time.

Mr. Broemeling was born Oct. 18, 1933 in Uniontown, Wash., to Pete and Anna (Mareck) Broemeling. He received his high school...

Lawrence Henry Grassl

Lawrence Henry Grassl, 74, formerly of Grant County, died on April 1.

Mr. Grassl was born Dec. 18, 1940, in Portland, to Henry and Elizabeth Grassl.

Survivors include two brothers, seven children, 14 grandchildren and nine...

Donna Mae Switzer

Donna Mae Switzer, 82, formerly of Canyon City, died Feb. 17 in St. Helens. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at Dayville Cemetery, and a reception at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Canyon City.

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Jearene Fay Kilmer

Jearene Fay Kilmer, 69, died April 4 at her John Day home. A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in John Day.

Memorial contributions may be made to John Day River...

Douglas James Woodward
Douglas James Woodward

Douglas James Woodward, born in Mitchell, Oregon 1-14-1927, died at home, Richmond, Oregon 3-24-2015.

Too young to serve in the military in WWII, Douglas quit school and joined the Merchant Marines and served in the Pacific Theater hauling...

Dean Chester Kile
Dean Chester Kile

Dean Chester Kile, 81, of John Day, died March 26 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in John Day.

Mr. Kile was born April 18, 1933, in Thorp, Wis., to John Kile...

Mamie Rosetta Collier

Mamie Rosetta Collier, 85, of Prairie City, died March 17 at Blue Mountain Hospital of John Day. Services were private.

Mrs. Collier was born Dec. 17, 1929, in Arcadia, Mo., to Thomas Clubb and Martha Haniple. She attended junior high school in...

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