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Vernamae “Tootie” Z. Enquist 1941-2017

  Vernamae “Tootie”  Z. Enquist, 76, of 5 Cherokee Trail Naples, Fla., passed away July 31 at U.P. Health System-Marquette while in the loving care of her family and U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Vernamae was born April 30, 1941, to the late James Michaud and the late Maria Todish Cote in Iron Mountain, Mich….

JoAnn McKee 1942-2007

JoAnn McKee passed away Thursday, Aug. 3. She was born Sept. 18, 1942 in Willows, Calif., to Gene and Caroline Fonseca. She is survived by her husband, Fred McKee of Burns; son, Michael McKee of Burns; a granddaughter; and three grandkids. A viewing is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at LaFollette’s Chapel in…

Death notice — Barbara Biggs

Barbara Biggs, 89, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Aug. 7. She was born March 10, 1928. A full obituary and announcement of services to be shared Aug. 16. LaFollette’s Chapel is handling arrangements.

Charles Edward Trainer 1931 – 2017

  Charles “Chuck” Edward Trainer, 86, passed away peacefully July 21 in Corvallis, following a lengthy illness. Chuck was surrounded by the love of his family and friends. He was a humble man of deep faith, courage, and devotion, and a true gentleman and giver of his many talents to those who were fortunate to…

Sharon (Green) Howard 1939-2017

Sharon (Green) Howard passed away unexpectedly July 17 at her home in Sun City West, Ariz. Sharon was born Oct. 24, 1939, in Burns. She was a 1957 graduate of Burns Union High School. Sharon is survived by her sons, Michael Jenson of Knoxville, Tenn., and Steven Jenson of Dayton, Ohio; and her brother, Michael…

Memorial service — Lawrence E. Ziemer

Lawrence E. Ziemer passed away in his home July 22, of natural causes. He was born July 23, 1942. Lienkaemper Chapel of Ontario will conduct a graveside service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at the Owyhee Cemetery in Nyssa. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Elks…

Ronald William Hawkins 1937-2017

Ronald William Hawkins passed away July 7 in Turlock, Calif. He had been cared for at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since April. Ron was born Oct. 8, 1937, in Modesto, Calif., to Fred Robert and Marian Irene (Lemkuhl) Hawkins. Ron attended Waterford elementary schools and Oakdale High School. He married Rexann Taylor in 1959…

John C. Lagler 1927-2017

John Lagler, 90, passed away July 11 at home in Veneta, surrounded by his family. John was born in Wray, Colo., to Fred and Julia Lagler. He was one of eight children. He was married to Joyce Shell, his love of 70 years, and they have been blessed with six children. We invite you to…

Ruth Holmes 1926-2017

  Ruth Holmes, 90, passed away July 1 at the Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City. Ruth was born Dec. 13, 1926, in Mt. Vernon at the Fletcher Ranch to George and Mae Belle Hammons (Fletcher). She grew up and attended school in Mt. Vernon through the 10th grade. Ruth quit school to go…

Rollin Lynn Baker 1927 – 2017

  Rollin Lynn Baker, 90, passed away July 1, surrounded by his family at his home in Prineville. Rollin was born May 7, 1927, in Narrows (Harney County) to Emil and Lorena Baker. He was the youngest of eight children in a Pioneer family and lost his mother at age 13. After spending his formative…

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