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Shirley Ann Hensel
Erma Zoe Neilsen
Denise Raylene Winters
March 14, 1942 — July 27, 2019
November 19, 1936 — August 1, 2019
January 7, 1973 — July 31, 2019
Shirley Ann Hensel, age home, dogs, yard and gar-
77, passed away peacefully den. She was very artistic
on July 27 after a coura- and loved to paint and refin-
geous fight to stay on this ish furniture. She painted
earth with her family and Winnie the Pooh characters
in her daughter’s
beloved dog, Tip.
14, 1942, in The
Shirley was the
oldest of four
children born to
and other numer-
ous crafts. Her
style, humor and
bornness will not
her childhood in
be forgotten and
both The Dalles
and Umatilla where she will never be the same.
enjoyed summer days on
Preceded in death by her
the banks of the Umatilla parents and her husband,
and Columbia rivers, school Bill Hensel, Shirley is sur-
dances, movies at the Mor vived by her four “favor-
Theater, lifelong friend- ite” daughters: Cheryl Sten-
ships, spending time with srud (Chris), Carie Brosnan
her grandparents and rid- (Damon),
ing her horse, Pokey. Shirley (Randy) and Jami Hensel
was fearless and somewhat Baird (Brian); her grand-
of a competitive daredevil. children Jennifer, BreeAnn,
We particularly love the Michael, Hailey, Shelbi,
story of her gravel-speckled Carson, Conor, Carl, Brianne
face after a bareback race at and Tanner; six great-grand-
the Umatilla County Fair- children; siblings Janet
grounds. She was the only Nagy-Leitch, Micheal Voor-
hees and Steve Voorhees;
girl and placed second.
Shirley graduated from and nieces and nephews
The Dalles High School Gina, Ashley, Sarah, Kayla,
in 1960. Her first job was Chris, Tony, Casey, Jeffery,
at the Coffee Cup in Uma- Cody, Jordan, Matt, Rea,
tilla where she met and Garrett, Valry, Katherine,
soon married Max Renick Mitchell and Heather.
in 1961. Max and Shir-
A private graveside ser-
ley shared three “favorite” vice will be held. Friends
daughters, residing in Uma- and family are invited to
tilla, Pendleton and College attend a celebration of her
life at the Tuscan Masonic
In 1977 Shirley mar- Lodge in Umatilla, Oregon,
ried Frederick “Bill” Wil- on Friday, August 16, 2019,
liam Hensel. They built their at 2 p.m.
forever home in Hermiston
In lieu of flowers, dona-
and added another “favor- tions may be made in Shir-
ite” daughter to complete ley’s honor to Vange John
Memorial Hospice Educa-
Shirley was a kind and tion Fund, 645 W. Orchard
gentle person who loved Ave. #500, Hermiston, OR
spending time with her fam- 97838 or Pet Rescue-Hu-
ily and friends, reminiscing mane Society, 1844 N.W.
and telling stories. One of Geer Road, Hermiston, OR
her favorites was the time 97838.
Please share memories
we accidentally left her
brother in Portland during a of Shirley with her family at
family yard sale trip. Shirley www.burnsmortuaryhermis-
was a homemaker and pro- ton.com.
vided weekend cleaning ser-
Burns Mortuary of Herm-
vices for local businesses. iston, Oregon, is in care of
She enjoyed caring for her arrangements.
Erma Zoe Neilsen of She entered many of her cre-
Hermiston, Oregon, was ations, both fabric and culi-
born on November 19, 1936, nary, in the Umatilla County
in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Fair over the years. She won
parents Roy and Lela Kidd many ribbons as well as
being awarded the
Reed. She died on
August 1, 2019, in
of the Year when
gon, at the age of
she entered 101
At the age of
7, Erma’s fam-
ily moved to
was an active
ber of the Good
gon, due to her
tal Auxiliary and
attended school in
until high school, graduating items for newborn babies for
from Poly High School in multiple hospitals in Oregon
Riverside, California, major- and California.
ing in home economics.
She is survived by her
In her early years, Erma son, Donald Bruce Blakeley
worked at Beaumont Electric and husband Tony Cantwell;
Company and was a care- daughters Becky Milten-
giver in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, berger and husband Don,
before moving to Hermiston, and Ramona Culp and hus-
Oregon, in 1979. She worked band Kenny; 12 grandchil-
for Inland Empire/Ban- dren; five great-granddaugh-
ner Bank in Hermiston for ters; 1 great-great-grandson;
nearly 30 years before retir- and numerous nieces and
ing. Erma operated Erma’s nephews.
Cake Place for many years
Erma was preceded in
as well as teaching cake dec- death by her husbands Har-
orating classes at commu- old Blakeley in 1974 and
nity colleges while living in Edgar “Ed” Neilsen in 2017;
Bend and Hermiston.
son Ted Blakeley;, her par-
Erma served as a Cub ents; and four brothers and
Scout and Blue Birds troop a sister.
A funeral service will be
leader when her children
were young. She was active held on Friday, August 9,
in Eastern Star and many 2019, at 1:30 P.M. at Burns
square dance clubs through Mortuary chapel, Hermis-
the years. Erma was respon- ton, Oregon. Burial will fol-
sible for preparing the cakes low at the Hermiston Ceme-
to commemorate Hermis- tery, Hermiston, Oregon.
ton’s 75th and 100th birth-
Contributions in Erma’s
day. She was a member of memory may be made to the
Bethlehem Lutheran Church American Lung Association.
where she had served as
Please share memories
of Erma with her family at
Erma had many hob- www.burnsmortuaryhermis-
bies, which included making ton.com.
Burns Mortuary of Herm-
hand-sewn quilts, sewing,
knitting, crocheting, can- iston, Oregon, is in care of
ning, cooking and baking. arrangements.
Denise Raylene Win-
of whom brought so much
ters, age 46, passed away
joy to her life. But most of
at her home on Wednes-
all, Denise loved her role as
day, July 31, 2019, in Echo, Nana when she became a
Oregon. Family and friends grandmother to a beautiful
are invited to the
baby girl in 2014.
Braelynn Rae was
on Sunday, August
the light of her
4 at 3 o’clock in
Her house was
the evening at
always full of
laughter and love
225 W. Roosevelt,
and was always
enjoyed being in
born in Nampa,
the company of
Idaho, on January
good friends, and
7, 1973, to Dennis and Vicky she made friends every-
(Young) Winters. Denise where she went.
Anyone who ever met
enjoyed the beauty of life,
and it was not uncommon Denise can say that they will
for her to stop and smell never forget her contagious
the roses. To say that she laugh, her comforting hugs,
was a free spirit would be and her motherly advice.
an understatement. Denise Her door was always open
loved the mountain air, she and she welcomed anyone
loved camping, mushroom who needed a place to stay
hunting, and exploring the into her home. To Denise,
outdoors. Denise loved ani- everyone was family.
mals and almost always had
Denise is survived by her
a dog of some sort within parents, Dennis and Aloras
Winters, and Vicky Young;
Throughout her life son Cody and his wife Erin
Denise had many different Winters; daughter Macken-
jobs, but her favorite of all zie McClusky; son Caysen
was working alongside her McClusky; granddaughter
father, Dennis, out in the Braelynn McClusky; sister
open air in the agriculture Sarah Deardorff; and many
extended family and friends.
Arrangements by Burns
Denise became a wife
and mother at a young age Mortuary
and dedicated her time and ton. Share memories with
energy to her babies. She Denise’s family at www.
had three children: Cody, burnsmortuaryhermiston.
Mackenzie, and Caysen, all com.
P.L. ‘Bud’ Randall
February 21, 1935 — July 28, 2019
P.L. “Bud” Randall, 84, of until his death.
Milton-Freewater, died Sun-
Bud is survived by his
day, July 28, 2019, of heart wife, Shirley Randall, and
failure at Provi-
two sisters, Cecil
dence St. Mary
Reeves and Donna
Krenzler, as well
Bud was born to
as children Randy
Thomas and Nina
and Rhonda Ran-
dall, Jeff and
Randall on Feb-
ruary 21, 1935,
dall, Kelly Miller,
in Gentry, Arkan-
sas. He graduated
and Kandy Miller.
from high school
dren and seven
in Homer, Alaska,
and attended Walla
dren also survive
before serving in
the Korean War.
Bud met Flor-
time spent with his
ence McGuire in
loved ones and will
be greatly missed
and had been mar-
by both family and
ried 50 years at the time of friends.
her passing. In 2012, he mar-
A graveside service will
ried Shirley Zimmerman, and be held at Olney Cemetery
they lived happily together in on August 9 at 10 a.m. in
Milton-Freewater, Oregon, Pendleton, Oregon.
Larry Edward Jordan
Karen Kay Edwards
April 8, 1955 — August 3, 2019
Karen Kay Edwards of hobbies.
Irrigon was born April 8,
She loved her kids and
1955, in Wishek, North her grandkids very much.
Dakota, the daughter of She was well liked by every-
Alvin and Martha (Rem- one she met, had a big heart
mick) Abell. She
for helping other
passed away on
people and was
a good Christian
3, 2019, in Herm-
woman. She was
iston at the age of
a member of Vic-
Church in Herm-
As a child,
iston. She will be
to Oregon with
She was pre-
her family and
ceded in death by
attended school in
her parents; two
Umatilla. She mar-
ried Dale Badoux
on Sept. 18, 1971,
and Darlene; and
and from this union two a brother, Tim.
sons, Travis and Jason, were
She is survived by her
born. After the marriage husband of 33 years, Ron-
ended in divorce, she moved ald; sons Travis Badoux, and
to Gillette, Wyoming, in the Jason Badoux and signifi-
early 1980s. She met Ron- cant other Lisa Burrer; sis-
ald Edwards in Wyoming ters Kathy and husband Tim
and the couple were united Braunagel, and Cindy and
in marriage on Dec. 7, 1985. husband Bruce Quittsch-
The couple had a good life reiber; brothers Jim Abell
together which included and Rob Abell; grandchil-
many adventures. They dren Chelsea Badoux and
returned to Eastern Oregon Caden Badoux; and many
in 2008 to be closer to her extended family members
A memorial service will
Karen worked in many
fields, such as for Mar- be held at 2 p.m. Friday,
lette Manufactured Homes August 16, 2019, at Burns
in Hermiston, as a house- Mortuary chapel, 685 W.
keeper, a convenience store Hermiston Ave., Hermiston,
clerk, a hospital reception- Ore.
ist as well as other areas of
To leave an online condo-
lence for the family please
She enjoyed reading, go to www.burnsmortuary-
sewing and quilting as hermiston.com.
July 12, 1942 — Aug. 2, 2019
Larry Edward Jordan, 77, of Hermiston, died Friday,
Aug. 2, 2019, in Hermiston. He was born July 12, 1942,
in Portland. At his request, no services will be planned.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
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3:52 p.m. a domestic dis-
turbance was reported on
southwest 13th Place.
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1:40 p.m. a man on south-
west 17th street is concerned
that someone is lighting off
large fireworks in his neigh-
borhood every night.
9:21 p.m. On east newport
avenue, a runaway was
3:27 p.m. a male subject
was spotted laying on the
railroad tracks on north First
12:37 p.m. a domestic distur-
bance occurred at Hermiston
9:11 a.m. On east Beebe ave,
a woman called to have her
son — who had an outstand-
ing warrant — arrested. the
arrest was made.
10:26 p.m. Between 20 and
30 kids were reportedly
fighting on east Main street.
9:48 a.m. unauthorized
entry of a motor vehicle was
reported on east Hurlburt
6:38 p.m. six or seven shots
were fired near West Beebe
avenue. the Hermiston Po-
lice department later arrest-
ed a male, 19, from umatilla,
in relation to a shooting at a
residence on West Cherry av-
enue and southwest second
street (see page a3).
8:21 p.m. at Victory square
Park on southwest 10th
street, a domestic distur-
bance was reported.
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