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Friday, June 14, 2019
3:59 a.m. — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office
received a report of possible child sex abuse in Irrigon.
A deputy responded and determined the report was
10:58 a.m. — An employee of Good Shepherd Medical
Center, Hermiston, asked Hermiston police to check on
the welfare of a patient. She said the patient’s door had
a sign displaying, “Do not disturb unless you’ve called
beforehand.” But she she called, none of the numbers
11:47 a.m. — Pilot Rock police for about half-an-
hour dealt with code violations on Southwest Birch and
12:50 p.m. — A driver reported he was heading east
on Interstate 84 near Boardman when his vehicle blew
a tire and that may have caused other vehicles to crash.
He also reported another vehicle rear-ended his vehi-
cle. Local police and ambulance services responded.
The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office took the report and
warned one man for following too close.
1:17 p.m. — A caller at the Crossroads Truck Stop,
2020 Highway 730, Umatilla, asked to speak to police
2:49 p.m. — A caller in Heppner told the Morrow
County Sheriff’s Office he received a concerning letter
from a man who harassed and stalked him in Wheeler
County. He asked for a deputy to meet with him.
3:39 p.m. — Umatilla police received a complaint
about someone “messing with things” behind buildings
on the 900 block of Sixth Street.
4:36 p.m. — Pendleton police took a report for an
assault at the city’s aquatic center, 1901 N.W. Carden Ave.,
5:51 p.m. — Stanfield police took a report for the theft
of a car on East Coe Avenue.
6:10 p.m. — Pendleton police responded to a distur-
bance at the Village Apartments, 438 S.W. Fifth St.
7:38 p.m. — A caller on North Morrison Street, Adams,
reported someone was setting off fireworks.
9:34 p.m. — A 911 caller on Southeast Byers Avenue,
Pendleton, reported an assault. Police took a report.
10:18 p.m. — A Heppner resident on West Sperry
Street reported someone dumped her children’s side-
walk chalk out of a bucket and into a trash container,
then put the bucket on the porch. She said she found
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
No meetings scheduled
MONDAY, JUNE 17
NIXYAAWII COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD, 4:30 p.m.,
Nixyaawii Community School, 73300 July Grounds
Lane, Mission. (541-966-2680)
ECHO SCHOOL DISTRICT, 6 p.m., Echo Community
School, 600 Gerone St., Echo. (541-376-8436)
ECHO SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET COMMITTEE,
6 p.m., Echo Community School, 600 Gerone St., Echo.
(Mandy Palmateer 541-376-8436)
HELIX CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Helix City Hall, 119
Columbia St., Helix. (541-457-2521)
PENDLETON YOUTH COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Inter-
mountain ESD office, 2001 S.W. Nye Ave., Pendleton.
TUESDAY, JUNE 18
ATHENA CEMETERY DISTRICT, 5:30 p.m., Athena City
Hall, 215 S. Third St., Athena. (541-566-3862)
MORROW COUNTY FAIR BOARD, 6 p.m., SAGE Center,
101 Olson Road, Boardman. (Ann Jones 541-676-9474)
IRRIGON CITY COUNCIL, 6 p.m., Irrigon City Hall, 500
N.E. Main Ave., Irrigon. (541-922-3047)
PENDLETON DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, 6 p.m.,
Pendleton City Hall, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton.
UMATILLA CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION, 6 p.m.,
Umatilla City Hall council chambers, 700 Sixth St., Uma-
tilla. (Nanci 541-922-3226 ext. 105)
UMATILLA COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION
DISTRICT, 6 p.m., USDA Service Center conference
room, 1 S.W. Nye Ave., Suite 130, Pendleton. (Kyle Wag-
goner 541-278-8049 ext. 138)
UMATILLA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING, 6 p.m.,
Umatilla City Hall council chambers, 700 Sixth St., Uma-
tilla. (Nanci Sandoval 541-922-3226 ext. 105)
PILOT ROCK CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Pilot Rock City
Hall council chambers, 143 W. Main St., Pilot Rock.
PENDLETON CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Pendleton City
Hall council chambers, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendle-
STANFIELD CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Stanfield City
Hall council chambers, 160 S. Main St., Stanfield.
EAST UMATILLA COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT, 7 p.m.,
district office, 431 E. Main St., Athena. (541-566-3813)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19
MORROW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSION-
ERS, 9 a.m., SAGE Center, 101 Olson Road, Boardman.
(Roberta Lutcher 541-676-5613)
OREGON TRAIL LIBRARY DISTRICT, 6:30 p.m., Oregon
Trail Library District office, 200 S. Main St., Boardman.
(Kathy Street 541-481-3365)
BOARDMAN PLANNING COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Board-
man City Hall, 200 City Center Circle, Boardman.
PILOT ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT, 7 p.m., Pilot Rock
High School library, 101 N.E. Cherry St., Pilot Rock.
UMATILLA HOSPITAL DISTRICT, 7:30 p.m., Uma-
tilla Medical Clinic, 1890 Seventh St., Umatilla.
THURSDAY, JUNE 20
WEST EXTENSION IRRIGATION DISTRICT, 9 a.m., Irri-
gon Fire Department, 705 N.E. Main St., Irrigon. (Lisa
HERMISTON IRRIGATION DISTRICT, 4 p.m., Hermiston
Irrigation District office conference room, 366 E. Hurl-
burt Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-3024)
ECHO CITY COUNCIL, 4 p.m., Old VFW Hall, 210 W.
Bridge St., Echo. (541-376-8411)
UMATILLA COUNTY SPECIAL LIBRARY DISTRICT,
5:15 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts boardroom, 214
N. Main St., Pendleton. (Erin McCusker 541-276-6449)
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Henry Taylor Nichols Jr.
Juanita Harper Bradshaw
September 13, 1931 — February 14, 2019
April 16, 1927 — June 13, 2019
Henry Nichols, also Echo, Oregon, where they
known as Joe or Hank, lived and prospered for 25
passed away February 14, years.
2019. Mr. Nichols was born
Mr. Nichols is survived
in Malin, Oregon,
by his wife of 62
on September 13,
years, his chil-
dren Wade, Nita,
1931. He was a
and Lyle, his four
graduate of Klam-
ath Union High
School where he
was an all-state
halfback and led
ols lived life to
the great 1949
the fullest, and
football team into
his motto that he
the Oregon State
taught his fam-
playoffs. He was
ily and many oth-
a rodeo athlete
ers to live by was:
and later became
Always do your
best and a little
more while work-
ing hard and play-
school he entered
Grays Harbor Col-
lege on a foot-
ols will be sorely
missed by a whole
where he played
host of people from
for two years. The
different walks of
Korean War was
life. He touched so
at its zenith and
many in his trav-
he decided to enter
els, while work-
the Air Force to
ing hard and
serve his country,
playing hard. He
where he served
always had a laugh
for four years.
Upon his discharge from and a story or two to tell
the service, he knew he in all situations and meet-
loved horses, cows, and ani- ings. His boots will be tre-
mal agriculture and grad- mendously hard to fill as
uated from Cal Poly State a husband, father, grand-
University with a B.S. in ani- father,
mal husbandry in 1960 and friend, and associate. When
worked and prospered in the you think of him, he would
industry his entire life. He like nothing better than to
was a “horse whisperer” long remember the good times
before the term became pop- and have a drink or two in
ular and taught his kids the remembrance. He lived life
art of horsemanship as well. to the fullest as he “threw a
He loved helping, coach- leg over and rode it for all it
ing, and traveling with his was worth.” He is in Heaven
family as they participated teaching them all how to Let
in sporting events and rodeo. ‘er Buck.
He was always there with a
There will be a celebra-
word of encouragement or tion of life for Joe Nich-
advice. He was a true fam- ols in Echo, Oregon, at the
ily man who was happiest Echo Ridge Winery on Sat-
when he was with his family. urday, July 6, 2019, from
Mr. Nichols married Evelyn 4-7 p.m. The Nichols family
Betty Jean McClain in 1956, welcomes all that knew Joe,
also from Klamath Falls, and where we will raise a glass
they raised three children in and tell stories.
Juanita Harper Bradshaw, 92, of Pendleton, died Thursday,
June 13, 2019, at a local care facility. She was born April 16, 1927,
in Leflore, Oklahoma. Arrangements are bring handled by Pend-
leton Pioneer Chapel, Folsom-Bishop. Online condolences may be
shared at www.pioneerchapel.com
January 12, 1954 — June 7, 2019
Janet Taylor, longtime time friends who loved her
resident of Heppner, passed deeply.
quietly from this earth Fri-
She is survived by
day, June 7. She was born her husband Joe, though
January 12, 1954, in Salem, separated by residence,
Oregon, to Troy
and D eanie
devoted to fam-
ily and always
youngest of three
looked after one
another. She is
Jani spent her
school years in
by her daugh-
ter, Crysti and
her two grand-
ona and Elissa;
in 1972. After
her brother Mike
school she trav-
eled to Greece with a friend ter Kathie McGowan; and
and almost did not return.
many, many nieces, neph-
In 1979 she married a ews, cousins and friends.
cowboy, Joe Taylor, and
moved to a ranch outside of tions may be made in Jan-
Heppner. In 1980 Jani gave et’s name to Willow Creek
birth to her only daughter, Terrace, 400 Frank Gilliam
Crysti Taylor. Eventually, Drive, Heppner, OR 97836
the family moved to town or St. Patrick’s Apartments
and Jani went to work at and Senior Center, P.O. Box
the local grocery store in 586, Heppner, OR 97836.
the meat department, retir-
A celebration of Janet’s
ing as manager.
life will be held on June
All those years she 29, 11 a.m., at the Heppner
faithfully served pretty City Park in Heppner.
much everybody in town
Arrangements are in
and always had a smile for care of Sweeney Mortuary.
everyone. Jani was known
“Do not despair my
for her kindness, her love of friend. She is free of the
children and old people and shackles of life. Her spirit
her innate ability to see the is dancing on the wind
good in everyone she met. eagerly embracing what-
She was fiercely indepen- ever comes, not looking
dent, caring, generous and back knowing we all will
fun-loving. She had life- follow one day.”
Wednesday, June 12,
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4 p.m.: 2-0-0-4
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
1 p.m.: 8-8-9-2
John F. Buckner
July 23, 1936 — June 5, 2019
John F. Buckner, 82, of Pendleton, died June 5, 2019, in Spo-
kane, Wash. He was born July 23, 1936, in Missouri. No services
will be held. Arrangements are by Simple Cremations of Spokane.
Norma R. Christensen
July 21, 1935 — June 11, 2019
Norma R. Christensen, 83, of Hermiston, died Tuesday, June
11, 2019, in Hermiston. She was born July 21, 1935, in Moscow,
Idaho. Arrangements are pending with Burns Mortuary of Herm-
iston. Share memories with the family at www.burnsmortuary-
Doris I. Schoonover Ferguson
June 1, 1931 — June 10, 2019
Doris I. Schoonover Ferguson, 88, of Boardman, died Monday,
June 10, 2019, in Hermiston. She was born June 1, 1931, in Neode-
sha, Kansas. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday,
June 22 at 1 p.m. at The Pheasant banquet room, 149 E. Main St.,
Hermiston. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrange-
ments. Share memories with the family at www.burnsmortuary-
Sherrie L. Fry
March 2, 1949 — June 11, 2019
Sherrie L. Fry, 70, of Umatilla, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at
her home. She was born March 2, 1949, in Ontario. Arrangements
are pending with Burns Mortuary of Hermiston. Share memories
with the family at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
Leslie Thomas ‘Tom’ Harper
Aug. 31, 1922 — June 11, 2019
Leslie Thomas “Tom” Harper, 96, of Hermiston, died Tuesday,
June 11, 2019, in Hermiston. He was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Empo-
ria, Kansas. Service are pending with Burns Mortuary of Hermis-
ton. Share memories with the family at www.burnsmortuaryherm-
Gail L. Horning
Oct. 6, 1950 — June 9, 2019
Gail L. Horning, 68, of Hermiston, died Sunday, June 9, 2019,
at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1950, in La Grande. Services are
pending with Burns Mortuary of Hermiston. Share memories with
the family at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
April 15, 1954 — June 11, 2019
Ezequiel Ramirez, 65, of Hermiston, died Tuesday, June 11,
2019, in Richland, Wash. He was born April 15, 1954, in San
Juan, Nayarit, Mexico. Viewing will be held Thursday, June 13
from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Burns Mortuary chapel in Hermiston,
with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Mass will be held Friday,
June 14 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in
Hermiston. Burial will follow at the Hermiston Cemetery. Burns
Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements. Share memo-
ries with the family at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
Betty Jean Tucker
Nov. 30, 1934 — June 10, 2019
Former Umatilla resident Betty Jean Tucker, 84, of Winlock,
Washington, died Monday, June 10, 2019, in Centralia, Washing-
ton. She was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Parsons, Kansas. Services are
pending. A private family burial will be held at the Echo Cemetery.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements. Share
memories with the family at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
BISHOP, IVA — Graveside services at 1 p.m. at Odd Fel-
lows Cemetery, The Dalles.
MANN, MARCHETA — Celebration of life service at
7 p.m. at the Irrigon Seventh-day Adventist Church, 205 Tum-
RAMIREZ, EZEQUIEL — Mass at 10 a.m. at OurLady
of Angels Catholic Church, 565 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermis-
ton. Burial will follow at the Hermiston Cemetery.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15
BURTON, CHUCK — Celebration of life service at 2 p.m.
at the Hermiston Christian Center, 1825 W. Highland Ave.,
GILLETTE, RICHARD — Celebration of life at 1 p.m.
at Burns Mortuary, 336 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton, followed
by a reception at the Pendleton Eagles Lodge, 428 S. Main St.
HANSEN, DONALD — Celebration of life service at
9:30 a.m. in the chapel at Burns Mortuary, 336 S.W. Dorion
LEGORE, JUDY — Raise a glass at 4 p.m. (PDT) for a
toast and reflect in a moment of silence.
O’HARRA, LELAN — Celebration of life from 2-4 p.m.
at Pioneer Park, Weston.
ROBERTS, BETTIE — Celebration of life at 1:30 p.m.
at Pendleton Pioneer Chapel, Folsom-Bishop, 131 S.E. Byers
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