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SIX - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Lilly May Kuenzi
L i l l y M a y K u e n z i day season. They attended
Gould, 74, went to be with the First Baptist Church in
her Lord shortly after 9 a.m. Silverton for 30 years.
on January 21, 2017, in
Lilly was extremely
Silverton, OR after being ill proud of her family. She
for a short time. Visitation was very deep in her faith,
will be on Thursday, Janu- raising her children and
ary 26, , at Unger’s
Funeral Chapel of
love the Lord. She
Silverton from 4
p.m.-8 p.m. Funeral
fishing and travel-
services will be held
ing. But she really
at 1 p.m. on Sat-
loved having her
urday, January 28,
family close. She
at the First Baptist Lilly May
was known to be
Church in Silverton. Kuenzi Gould thoughtful and kind
The burial will fol-
to everyone she was
low at Mt. Hope Cemetery. around. She could make a
She was born in Silver- friend in any situation, in
ton on August 4, 1942, the any circumstance, in any
daughter of Ernest and Lena place. She was generous
(Stadeli) Kuenzi. She grad- with her time and would
uated from Silverton High love to visit for hours. She
School in 1959 and started was a great friend to all who
working at the Oregon State knew her.
Survivors include her
She married Robert husband, Robert; her chil-
Gould on September 13, dren, Katie (Steve) Miller
1964. They hand-built their and John (Ashli) Gould;
home on Hibbard Road in her grandchildren, Boone
1971, where they raised (Becky) Miller, Josiah (Ka-
their two children, Katie lia) Miller, Lauri Miller,
and John. She also worked Tayllor (Drew) Brannon,
for the Postal Credit Union Tessa (Kyle) Ludwig,
and ended up retired from Thomas Gould and Timo-
the Department of Motor thy Gould; and three great-
Vehicles. She and Robert grandchildren with one on
planted Christmas trees on the way in July. She also
part of their 18 acres and has seven surviving broth-
sold them during the holi- ers and sisters.
Frank Sanford Cecil
Frank Sanford Cecil, and dances.
Frank was one of the
89, of Spray, passed away
Sunday, January 22, 2017 at first members to start and
his home with family by his build the Spray Rodeo. He
side. Funeral service will was a member of the Spray
be held Saturday, January Grange and he served on
28, at 11 a.m. at the Spray the Spray City Council as
well as the Wheel-
er County Budget
with concluding ser-
vice and burial at
clude his wife Melba
A potluck will fol-
of Spray; daughters,
low at The Rock in
Jan Stroeber and
her husband Don of
He was born Frank
at Mt. Vernon, OR Sanford Cecil Heppner and Judy
Alford of Spray;
on August 11, 1927
to Ralph and Ruby
Dennison Cecil. He said ley Hill and her husband
that he moved back to Spray Mark, Cindy King and her
as a yearling and lived his husband Brett, Christy Cor-
rea and her husband Mike,
Frank attended school Jason Alford and his wife
in Spray, where he met Betsy, and Justin Alford;
Melba Caldera, and they great-grandchildren Shelbi,
were married on March Colton, Makenzie, Cassidy,
17, 1944. The couple had Morgan, Sierra, Lilly, Keili,
two daughters, Jan and and Cheyanne; and many
Judy. Then their family nieces, nephews and their
welcomed Kay Braseth and families.
He was preceded in
Tim Wallawin, and later
eight other children joined death by his parents, three
in who needed a home to brothers, a sister, and son-
finish school in Spray. The in-law Wilbur Alford.
door was always open with
their love of young people. may be made to the Spray
He worked in logging, Ambulance Fund, PO Box
a saw mill, for the state 155, Spray, OR 97874 or
highway and ranching—he the charity of your choice.
Sweeney Mortuary of
loved riding for cattle, hunt-
ing, butchering and curing Heppner is in charge of ar-
meat, boxing, ball games rangements.
MORROW COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS IS
CURRENTLY REQUESTING BIDS FOR VEHICLES
THAT ARE PRESENTED FOR SILENT BIDS AT THE PUBLIC
WORKS OFFICE 365 HWY. 74, LEXINGTON, OR. 97839
Vehicles and specifications and any more questions are on display or you may contact Morrow County
Public Works at P.O. Box 428, 365 Hwy 74, Lexington, OR 97839 phone 541-989-9500.
All items are sold “AS IS-WHERE IS” without any guarantees or warranty expressed or implied.
Specifically, but without limitation, Morrow County makes no representation or warranty that any of the
vehicles conform to any standard in respect of safety, pollution, or fit for any particular purpose. Morrow
County make no guarantee as to the authenticity, of any particular age, year of manufacture, model, make,
mileage, hours, condition, or defect of any vehicle being sold. Bidders are encouraged to make their own
physical inspection and rely solely on that inspection before bidding. Failure to inspect does not negate that
Bidders responsibility to perform under the auction terms and conditions.
Sealed bids will be received no later than 4:00 p.m., February 21, 2017. Morrow County Public Works
Office in Lexington. Bids will be opened at 9:00 a.m. at Morrow County Court in Boardman, OR. On
February 22, 2017.
Successful bidder will be required to take possession and remove vehicle within 30 days of being notified their bid has
been accepted Morrow County makes no warranties as to vehicles condition.
Payment in full must be completed with certified check, cashier’s check, or cash. Payment in full is required before
buyer will receive vehicle title from Morrow County. Buyer is required to register the vehicle in the buyer's name, and
present that registration to Morrow County prior to the vehicle being released to the buyer. Failure to perform these
steps within 30 days of being notified that bid has been accepted will nullify the winning bid, and Morrow County may
offer vehicle to next highest bidder or choose to relist the vehicle at auction.
Morrow County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex or
handicapped status in employment or the provision of services.
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2WD, DIESEL, AM/FM, MANUAL TRANSMISSION CUSTOM
94 K MILES, Min Bid $500.00.
#732 – 2003- Chevy Silverado– VIN#2GCE519V831269439
Automatic Trans, 4WD, A/C, 149,000 miles. AM/FM Radio.
Min Bid $1,000.00.
#124 - 1996 - FORD Pickup – VIN# 2FTHF36G9TCA14595
4WD, MANUAL, A/C, CRUISE, 237,350 MILES
MIN BID $ 600.00.
#139 – 1989 -Chevy 1 Ton – VIN # 1GBHV34K1KJ118058
MANUAL TRANSMISSION, 188,292 MILES, AM.FM CD RADIO,
GASOLINE, SINGLE CAB WITH UTILITY.
MIN BID $ 200.00.
#933 – 2005 – FORD – CROWN VIC - VIN# 2FAFP71W65X152719
MANUAL- CRUISE – A/C. AM/FM RADIO
MIN BID $200.00
#151 1996 – CHEVY PICKUP – VIN# 1GBHK34R6TZ109266
MANUAL, 4WD, V8 CYL, 153,000 Miles. CC, PW, AM/FM Radio. Min. Bid. $400.00.
ALL VEHICLES ARE SOLD AS IS!
Successful bidder will be required to take possession and remove vehicle within 30 days of being notified
their bid has been accepted Morrow County makes no warranties as to vehicles condition. Vehicle’s
SOLD AS IS Certified check, cashier’s check or cash must make payment.
Albert George ‘Al’
Albert George “Al” Bus Company, drive bus
Riney, 91, of Heppner, died for Boys Scout groups to
Thursday, January 12, 2017 various events around the
at Mid Columbia Medi- United States, and on group
cal Center in The
vacations trips or-
Dalles, OR. At his
ganized by Bill
request, there will
and his wife Peggy.
be no formal service.
During these years,
A remembrance of
he also “helped”
Al’s life will be held
local farmers and
later at his home. He
friends with ani-
will be missed by Albert George mal needs, as no
caring family and “Al” Riney
friends whom he
were available in
touched with his life.
the area. He was called
Al was born April 15, “farmer’s friend” as he was
1925 in Monmouth, OR to always there to help when
John and Corinne (Pierce) needed in any way he could.
Riney. He attended school
In 1976, Al moved to
in Rickreall, OR and Ore- a very old farm house in
gon State University. While Mikkalo, OR, and started
still in school, he worked dry-land wheat farming. He
and lived at a local dairy, loved farming, and farmed
milking cows early each over 14,000 acres for 23
morning before leaving for years in the Mikkalo and
school, to help out his fam- Condon area.
ily with income.
On February 14, 1995,
In 1942, at the age of in Yuma, AZ, he married
17, during World War II, Al Linda (Shaffer) Cejka, and
enlisted in the Marines, and they continued to farm until
took his jungle training in his retirement in 1999.
Pukai, New Zealand before
After his 1999 retire-
being assigned to the South ment, he and Linda moved
Pacific Theater. He served to Heppner, OR and built
on Guadalcanal and Oki- Al’s first new home, of
nawa. While on Guadalca- which he was very proud.
nal, he and his older brother He enjoyed his retirement,
Anthol (Skip), a B-24 pilot, still active in Masons, Odd
were stationed there at the Fellows, and served as di-
same time, spending time rector of the cemetery board
together during the war. and Willow Creek Golf
They had a “special code” Club. He had a large wood-
worked out through their working shop in his garage
letters, to let each other and spent many hours “in
know where they were, his world” making wood
as actual locations were projects for his home, as
restricted by the military. well as others. He started
It helped always knowing his own tradition of making
where each brother was boot jacks for many of the
during those war years.
Ruralite Magazine’s fea-
After the war and his tured individuals, inlaying
discharge, Al returned to their own brand if available,
Oregon, working with the which he personally deliv-
extension service at the ered to them.
Oregon State Fair in Sa-
He enjoyed visiting
lem, and the Pacific Inter- with all his friends, and
national Show in Portland with others while getting
with 4-H and FFA. Through the mail or running errands.
his job, Al was introduced He also loved his weekly
to George Webb, a wheat poker group, and said they
farmer and cattle rancher in had a lot of fun, and no
Mayville, OR. George and one got hurt no matter how
his wife Vida offered him “sneaky” they all were.
a job working for them. Al
He always said he en-
went to work for them in joyed life very much, what
1948, moving to Eastern he was doing every day, and
Oregon and Mayville.
was very fortunate to have
In 1949 Al married all he had, and his long life.
Peggy Dean (Rice) Hayes.
He was quoted as say-
They later divorced.
ing “the Lord won’t take me
He worked for Red and the devil won’t have
Leonard selling farm equip- me, so you guys will have
ment, and various local jobs to put up with me a while
in Condon, before becom- longer.” Apparently, the
ing Condon’s Postmaster, Lord changed his mind and
for 14 years from 1962 to wanted Al after all, and took
1976. He went well beyond him home.
his job description as post-
He is survived by his
master, delivering packages wife of 21 years, Linda,
and braving severe weather at their home. He also is
conditions to make sure the survived by his daughter
mail was delivered to the Deanna Stinchfield and
post office, and to its recipi- husband Rick of Salem, son
ents on a timely basis. He Steve and wife Margaret
always felt it was his job to of Prineville, son David
do the best for his custom- and wife Sara of Condon,
ers, well beyond what was nephews Dan Riney and
Chris Riney of Eugene,
Al was very active in Kent Anderson and wife
community organizations. Lori of Condon, son-in-law
He was an EMT and am- Bob Smith of Condon. eight
bulance driver for over grandchildren, and numer-
20 years and instrumental ous great-grandchildren.
in Condon receiving its
He was proceeded in
first used ambulance. He death by his parents, broth-
was a volunteer fireman, er Anthol (Skip), daughter
hunter safety instructor, Susan Smith, and sister-in-
4-H leader, and one of the law Dolores Kelly.
oldest members of the Elks,
Donations may be made
having received his 50- in his name to the Morrow
year pin many years ago. County Ambulance Fund,
Also, he was a member of PO Box 9, Heppner, Or-
Masons and Odd Fellows. egon, 97836.
Fishing and hunting were
Sweeney Mortuary of
also enjoyable times for Al. Heppner is in charge of ar-
He helped his good friend, rangements.
Bill Flatt of Mid Columbia
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