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American Legion and Chamber to host Memorial Day March

Memorial Day is a day to remember all those who have laid down their life for all of us. Please join the American Legion Post No. 63 and the Harney County Chamber of Commerce in a Memorial Day March. Walk in memory of someone you know who has fallen in the line of duty. Meet…

Memorial service — Zachary Ivan Ethan Hicks

Zachary Ivan Ethan Hicks, 20, passed away March 22 after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Baseline Road in San Bernardino, Calif. Zachary was born Sept. 24, 1996, to Michael Glen Hicks and J. Darlene Fry Hicks. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 23, at the Harney County…

Clifford Lorrell Dawson 1948-2017

Clifford Lorrell Dawson passed away May 8 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. Cliff was born April 17, 1948, in Burns. He enjoyed buckarooing and worked at many ranches throughout Oregon and Nevada. The place he loved most was the MC Ranch. In 1972, he was cow boss for the Roaring Springs Ranch near…

H. Donald Elvin McGhehey 1922-2016

H. Donald Elvin McGhehey passed away peacefully Dec. 18, 2016, in his home in Redmond, surrounded by loving family and church friends. Donald was born to Robert and Myrtle McGhehey Sept. 10, 1922, in Portland. The family moved to Klamath Falls when Donald was 3 months old. Two years later, his little brother, Robert Stanley,…

Michael C. Smith

Michael C. Smith Michael C. Smith, who attended Burns High school from 1991-1993, passed away April 29, 2017, due to Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) at age 43. Michael was the store manager of the Port Angeles, Wash., O’Reilly Auto Parts for many years and enjoyed working with his great employees. He is survived by his…

Dorthy “Dot” Opie Skinner 1941-2017

  Dorthy “Dot” Opie Skinner, 75, of Crane, passed away May 1. Dot was born July 6, 1941, in Mesa, Ariz. to Henry and Gertrude Thompson Opie. She was the youngest of 13 siblings. She had lost both of her parents by the time she was 5 years old. For the next few years of…

Theodore Lee Savage 1969-2017

Theodore “Ted” Lee Savage passed away April 24 from a heart attack. Ted was born Nov. 28, 1969, to Dennis Lee and Kate Darlene Savage at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Red Bluff, Calif. He grew up in Cottonwood, Calif., and attended Cottonwood grammar school and West Valley High School. After graduation, Ted worked as a…

Memorial service — Earl R. Jones

Earl R. Jones, 68, a former resident of Hines, passed away Jan. 7, 2017, in Coquille. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Burns Cemetery.

Michael Kent Brown 1959-2017

  Michael Kent Brown, 57, passed away peacefully April 28, surrounded by close family after his battle with stage 4 melanoma. Michael was born Aug. 9, 1959, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Robert and Annabelle Brown. He was the third of six children. He attended The Dalles High School, graduating in 1978. He was a…

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