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S moke S ignals
MARCH 15, 2017
We Want To Hear From You!
That’s right, the Grand
Ronde Health &
Comment Box is
located at the
entrance of the
Health & Wellness
Center, next to the
or bad with us!
We look forward to
hearing what you
have to say.
William Wilfred McGee
Join ONABEN for a 7-part after school workshop series.
This series will explore business planning, budgeting and
community involvement through entrepreneurship.
April 5, 12, 19 and May 3, 10, 17, and 24
Grand Ronde Education Building
Pre-registration is required Parents, sign
your student up at ONABEN.org
Registration open February
17 through March 24
April 10, 1951 – Feb. 24, 2017
Tribal Elder William Wilfred McGee, 65, was born on April 10,
1951, in Salem, Ore., to Fredrick and Deloris McGee and walked on
on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
He graduated from North Salem High School in 1969 and attended
Chemeketa Community College. He married Judy Pettner on Dec.
10, 1988, in Lebanon, Ore.
Bill operated a lawn maintenance business for many years. He
loved bowling, making many cherished memories with his wife,
children, grandchildren and friends at the bowling alley. He also
enjoyed fishing, golfing and sports.
Bill was a caring, giving person who always offered a big smile.
Bill is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Traci McGee of Stay-
ton and Melissa McGee of Keizer; son, Ryan McGee of Stayton; and
granddaughter, Alisyn of Keizer.
A viewing was held on Friday, March 3, at Restlawn Memory
Gardens and Funeral Home in West Salem. A celebration of life will
be held on Saturday, March 18, at Mt. View Church in Aumsville.
Private burial will be held at Restlawn Memory Gardens.
Community Health Program
services are available to
Tribal members within
the six-county service
area when an alternate
means of transportation
is not available. Advance
Please call 503-879-2078
to schedule a reservation.
Free Playgroup in
When: First Thursday of each
month 10:00 am-11:30 am
Where: CTGR – Community
Service Center 9615 Grand Ronde
Road Grand Ronde, OR 97347
Who: Parents and caregivers of
children under 5 years.
Why: Come to play, have a snack
and have fun!