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Dennis Keith Hartley
Joe Vivian Seaman
Mark Anthony Barnard
January 27, 1943 — April 9, 2019
August 4, 1940 — July 4, 2019
February 10, 1961 — July 18, 2019
Dennis Keith Hartley, for- child, Lyla Lea Hartley. In
mer Hermiston, Oregon, resi- 1981 Dennis married Nancy
dent, passed away in Cotton- Simpson and in September of
wood, Arizona, on April 9, 1982 their son Daniel Kevin
2019. Dennis was born in Port- Hartley was born.
land, Oregon, on
In 1989 Dennis
January 27, 1943.
and family settled
He was the son of
and Ralph Hartley.
Dennis spent the
Dennis is sur-
next 30 years as
vived by his daugh-
an engineer for
ter Lyla Hartley
the Verde Can-
yon Railroad. He
of Salem, Oregon,
attempted to retire
and his son Daniel
in 2003 but found
the retiree life
of Lake Ridge, Vir-
wasn’t really for
ter Mandie Ottmar,
him. He continued
to work up until the
Gunter of Beaver-
very end as a rail-
ton, Oregon, grand-
road subject matter
expert and railroad
Carolina, Eleanor and Han- museum host.
nah Hartley of Lake Ridge,
Dennis attended the Verde
Virginia, and one great-grand- Community Church where
daughter, Mila Joy Ottmar of he lent his musical talents
and that deep operatic voice
Dennis grew up in Herm- to the church choir. He spent
iston, Oregon, and graduated countless hours singing to the
from Hermiston High School elderly and at funerals, memo-
in 1960. He was quite adept at rials and even at his son’s wed-
singing from an early age and ding. His musical talents were
quickly found a place in musi- known and loved by everyone
cal theatre. During his high at church, work and across the
school years, he sang in sev- Verde Valley.
Dennis was preceded in
Shortly after his 17th birth- death by his parents. He has
day he enlisted into the U.S. three surviving brothers,
Army. He served for three Scott, Brad and Harold Hart-
years as a cryptographic tele- ley, and two sisters, Marcia
type repairman, attended Sherris and Janis Williams.
airborne school and was
July 27, 2019, at 1 p.m.
assigned as a paratrooper there will be a service with
to the 50th Signal Battal- military honors celebrat-
ion under the 18th Airborne ing Dennis at the Hermiston
Corps at Fort Bragg, North Cemetery.
Please share memories
Carolina. He was always
proud of the 36 jumps he com- of Dennis with his family at
pleted and spoke fondly of his burnsmortuaryhermiston.
In October 1965 Den-
Burns Mortuary of Herm-
nis and his girlfriend Ellie iston, Oregon, is in care of
McManus welcomed his first arrangements.
Joe Vivian Seaman, her lifetime. She did every-
daughter, sister, wife, Mom, thing from picking cotton to
Grandma, proud Native helping her mother after her
American, was born on father’s untimely death, to
August 4, 1940, and the good accounting for Piping Tech-
nology in Houston,
Lord called her
Texas. Joe was an
home on July 4,
advocate of fam-
ily and education,
She was the
daughter of Goldie
sports events, band
and orchestra con-
and Joseph Smith,
both of whom pre-
ceded her in death,
along with four sis-
tions, college grad-
ters, three brothers,
uations and mili-
her husband Ells-
tary graduations of
worth F. Seaman
Jr., and one son, Randy Lee her children and grandchil-
dren. Joe taught us, her chil-
Joe is survived by dren, to be strong and inde-
three sisters, Loula Mar- pendent people, not to fear
tin, Judy Ketten and Chris love but to embrace it wher-
Davis, and three broth- ever we found it, not to fear
ers, Clarence Smith, Marin failure but to learn something
Smith and Bruce Smith. new about ourselves. Joe
Joe also has four daugh- Vivian Seaman, love without
ters, Anna Bench-Stew- end, missed forever by fam-
art, Tammy Lewis, Janice ily and friends, heaven’s new-
Winslett and Cynthia Qui- est angel.
roga, and three sons, Benny
Our family gives a special
Lewis Jr., William Lewis thank you to Michelle Mack
and Roy Lewis. Joe was and the family of Abundant
grandmother to 32 grand- Care for all the love they
children, whom she loved bestowed on our mom these
and cherished very much, 71 past eight years.
great-grandchildren, and six
A celebration of life will
be held at St. John’s Episco-
Joe had many hobbies: pal Church in Hermiston,
dancing, fishing, horseback Oregon, on Sunday, August
riding, sewing, crochet- 4, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Joe
ing and traveling, to name will be laid to rest with her
a few. Joe enjoyed attend- beloved husband Ellsworth
ing church at St. John’s Epis- on September 4, 2019, at
copal Church in Hermis- 11 a.m. in Houston National
ton, Oregon. She especially Cemetery in Houston,
enjoyed the music. She loved Texas.
her church family and will be
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missed a great deal there.
with the family at www.pio-
Joe held many jobs over neerchapel.com
Steven F. Timm
Sherm Leo Carter of
Sherm is survived by his
Pendleton, Oregon, passed wife, Heidi Carter, and sib-
away at his home on July 17, lings Michael Carter, Pat-
2019, at the age of 59. He was rick Carter and Nona Lin-
den. He also
the youngest son of
Sherman and Win-
ona Carter, who
many young peo-
ple whose lives he
preceded him in
helped and influ-
enced. He lost
his oldest brother,
to have fun with
Terry Carter, sev-
family and friends.
eral years ago.
Sherm. He was an
service will be
held at the Light-
and loved to be on
house Church in
the water and in
the mountains. He had many Pendleton, Oregon, on July
skills and talents. He was 21 at 2 p.m. The address is
also a Christian and will be 417 N.W. 21st St.
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missed by his church family
and at family dinners where with the family at www.pio-
he always gave thanks for us. neerchapel.com
Mark Anthony Barnard, by his wife, Brenda; children
58, of Hermiston, Oregon, Kiersten and husband Corey
passed away peacefully at Geck of Silverton, Oregon,
his home on July 18, 2019, Taleah Barnard and signif-
icant other Jacob Bradshaw
surrounded by his family.
of Walla Walla,
Mark was born
the youngest of
seven children to
at the home in
Howard and Elsie
Barnard on Feb-
ruary 10, 1961, at
Jade and Tess.
Idaho. He grew
up in Aberdeen,
him are his sisters
Idaho, except for
Saundra Jones of
a short time that
the family lived
in Blackfoot. He
graduated Aberdeen High Hetrick of Chubbuck, Idaho;
brothers Keith Barnard of
School in 1979.
Mark went to Casper, Cotopaxi, Colorado, Joel
Wyoming, for a brief period Barnard of Fife, Washing-
after high school, before ton, and Lynn Barnard of
moving to Montana where Elko, Nevada, in addition to
he did farm work and drove their spouses; nine nieces,
truck. He moved to Ore- five nephews, five grand-
gon in 1985 where he did nieces and 11 grand-neph-
farm work and attended ews. He was greatly loved
Blue Mountain Community and will be greatly missed.
The family would like
College. He completed his
degree in diesel mechanics to thank Mark’s caregivers
in 1987 and has worked in Yesenia Renteria, Devyn
the diesel truck field for the Tarvin, Carissa Bankston,
past 30 years as a mechanic, Jennifer Bankston and sis-
parts sales and management ter-in-law Larissa LaBolle,
both in parts retail and truck as well as Vange John
Memorial Hospice for the
Mark married Brenda loving care they gave him.
A memorial service will
Lee Barnard of Moscow,
Idaho, on September 7, be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday,
1985. They raised three chil- July 23, 2019, at the Herm-
dren on a small acreage near iston Assembly of God
Hermiston, Oregon, where Church, 730 Hurlburt Ave.,
Mark was able to continue Hermiston, Oregon. Follow-
his love of farming, raising ing the service there will be
a time for food and refresh-
hay and livestock.
Mark began his walk ments and a opportunity for
with God in June of 1977 fellowship and sharing sto-
at a church convention at ries at the church.
Burns Mortuary of
Chugwater, Wyoming. 2
Timothy 4:7 is truly Mark’s Hermiston is in care of
testimony of his walk with arrangements. To leave an
God through his last day online condolence for the
here. “I have fought the family please go to www.
good fight. I have finished burnsmortuaryhermiston.
the race. I have kept the com
Memorial donations may
Mark was preceded in be made to the ALS Asso-
death by his sister Yvonne, ciation of Oregon and SW
parents Howard and Elsie Washington, 700 N.E. Mult-
Barnard, and his nephew nomah St., Suite 210, Port-
Alan Briggs. He is survived land, OR 97232.
March 7, 1954 — July 19, 2019
Steven F. Timm passed
away peacefully in his home
on the 19th of June from
cancer. Steve was the sec-
ond of three sons of Barbara
and Fred Timm of
West Seattle, born
on March 7, 1954.
He graduated from
West Seattle High
School in 1972.
After high school, Steve
joined the Navy. After boot
camp, Steve returned to Seat-
tle on leave. He asked his high
school sweetheart Stephanie
Brakebill to marry him. He
returned to San Diego where
he attended “A” school. After
completing the school, Steve
and Stephanie were married
in Seattle in June of 1973.
In 1975, Steve and Steph-
anie welcomed their first
child, Becki. Then in 1979,
they welcomed their second
child, a son, Brian. The fam-
ily traveled up and down the
West Coast to different duty
stations. Steve finished out
his military career at Station
Coos Bay in 1992.
remained in Coos Bay for
five years with Day Ship
Supply. In 1996, Steve was
hired by the Dept. of Cor-
rections, where he started at
EOCI. He worked for EOCI
for 20 years, retir-
ing in 2016. He
the inmates how
to cook and serve
His parents preceded
him in death. He is survived
by his wife of 46 years, his
children Becki Petenbrink
(Dallas) and Brian (Emily),
grandchildren Ashley and
Isaiah of Happy Valley, his
older brother Michael of
Port Orchard, Wash., and his
younger brother Ed of Seat-
A celebration of life will
be held in Pendleton at the
Redeemer Episcopal Church
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Fri-
day, July 26.
We welcome donations to
the American Cancer Soci-
ety or Redeemer Episcopal
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with the family at www.pio-
Robert John Vogel
August 20, 1924 — July 19, 2019
Robert John Vogel was in his garden, and traveling
born August 20,
in his motorhome.
1924, to Joseph J.
He was a member
Vogel and Anna
and commodore of
(Mehne) Vogel in
the McNary Yacht
Club, the Elks Club
He lived in Jasper,
and Eagles of Pend-
leton, and Good
from high school
Robert is sur-
in 1942 and then
vived by his chil-
went on to Collier
dren Cheryl and
Business College in
Randy Gore of
He served in
gon, and Richard
the U.S. Army Air
and Donna Vogel
Force from 1942-
of Pendleton, three
1945, flying a B-25
bomber, and was a
flight trainer during
World War II. He also resided dren, and four nieces and neph-
in Indio, California; Mesa, ews. He is preceded in death by
Arizona; and then Pendleton, his father and mother, his sister
Jo Ann DeWeese, and brother-
Robert worked for the Glen- in-law Garland DeWesse.
heart Flour Mill in Pendleton,
Memorial donations can be
a division of Swansdown Gen- made in his memory to charity
eral Foods Corporation. He of your choice.
was married to W. Jean Moren
No services are planned at
from 1945-1963 and then Max- this time.
ine Bigsby from 1980-2008.
Robert enjoyed hunting, Pendleton is in charge
fishing, and deep sea fishing in of
Ilwaco, Washington. He also the online guestbook at
spent his time woodworking, www.burnmortuary.com
Sherm Leo Carter
December 28, 1959 — July 17, 2019
SATURDAY, JULY 20
BISSINGER, FRANSCES — Graveside service at
10 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery, Boardman.
CORRIGAN, PENNY — Memorial service at
11:30 a.m. at the Echo Cemetery, followed by a luncheon
reception at Sno Road Winery, 111 W. Main St., Echo.
GREEN, BURL — Graveside service at 11 a.m. at
Olney Cemetery, 865 Tutuilla Road, Pendleton. A celebra-
tion of life will follow at 1 p.m. in the Bamboo Room at
Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St.
HOLADY, JIM — Memorial service at 2 p.m. at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cultural Hall,
1151 N. Elizabeth St., Milton-Freewater.
SUNDAY, JULY 21
CARTER, SHERM — Memorial service at 2 p.m. at
Lighthouse Church, 417 N.W. 21st St., Pendleton.
MONDAY, JULY 22
No services scheduled
TUESDAY, JULY 23
BARNARD, MARK — Memorial service at 2 p.m.
at the Hermiston Assembly of God Church, 730 Hurlburt
Ave., Hermiston. A time for refreshments and fellowship
will follow the service.
Sybil A. Irving
Dec. 29, 1936 – July 17, 2019
Sybil A. Irving, 82, of Stanfield, died Wednesday, July
17, 2019, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1936, in Weiser,
Idaho. Services are pending with Burns Mortuary of Hermis-
ton. Share memories with the family at www.burnsmortuary-
FOREST GROVE —
Local students graduating
from Pacific University from
January through June 2019
La Grande: Elias Wis-
dom, bachelor’s degree, biol-
ogy, cum laude. Wisdom
was also named the univer-
sity’s Outstanding Senior in
Hergert, bachelor’s degree,
Stanfield: Melissa Hood,
bachelor’s degree, creative
writing; Nicole Hood, bache-
lor’s degree, business admin-
istration, cum laude.
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MONDAY, JULY 22
CASON’S PLACE CHILDREN AND FAMILY GRIEF RECOVERY
CENTER BOARD, 6 p.m., Cason’s Place, 1416 S.E. Court Ave., Pend-
leton. All those interested in volunteering are encouraged to
attend. (Matt Terjeson 503-720-1620)
UMATILLA BASIN WATERSHED COUNCIL, 6 p.m., Pendleton
City Hall community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton.
(Michael T. Ward 541-276-2190)
MILTON-FREEWATER CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Milton-Freewater
Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. EIghth Ave., Milton-Freewater.
HERMISTON CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., Hermiston City Hall council
chambers, 180 N.E. Second St., Hermiston. (541-567-5521)
IRRIGON COMMUNITY PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT,
7 p.m., Irrigon Fire Station, 705 N. Main St., Irrigon. (541-922-3047)
MORROW COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT, 7 p.m., Pioneer Memo-
rial Hospital conference room, 564 E. Pioneer Drive, Heppner.
6 p.m. provider dinner, 6:30 p.m. board meeting. (Tonia Adams
TUESDAY, JULY 23
UMATILLA-MORROW COUNTY HEAD START, 11:30 a.m., Head
Start boardroom, 110 N.E. Fourth St., Hermiston. (Monina Ward
IONE SCHOOL DISTRICT, 12 p.m., River Lodge & Grill, 6 Marine
Drive N.E., Boardman. Noon board retreat, 3:30 p.m. regular
meeting. (Kim Thul 541-422-7131)
UMATILLA PLANNING COMMISSION, 6:30 p.m., Umatilla City
Hall, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. (Brandon Seitz 541-922-3226 ext. 103)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
MORROW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, 9 a.m., Bar-
tholomew Government Building upper conference room, 110 N.
Court St., Heppner. (Roberta Lutcher 541-676-9061)
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