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Memorial service — Bruce Farster

Bruce Farster passed away peacefully June 23, surrounded by his family at Harney District Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 17, by the American flag in the Burns Cemetery.

Death notice — Glenn V. Jackson

Glenn V. Jackson, 85, of Burns passed away June 29, 2017. Glenn is survived by three daughters, Lisa Baethke of Zumbrota, Minn., Kelly Jackson of Minneapolis Minn., and Glenda Rudolph of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; and one sister, Edina Walker of Eugene. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dona. Burial will be at the…

Graveside service — John Richard and Josefina Micaela (Ramirez) Hagedorn

A graveside service for John Richard and Josefina Micaela (Ramirez) Hagedorn will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Burns Cemetery. We invite all family and friends to join us as we commit the ashes of John and Jo at the service, with Father Stan Strzyz officiating. A reception will follow. SaveSave

Richard Elmer (Dick) Tantare 1935-2017

Richard Elmer (Dick) Tantare, 81, passed away June 2, in Bend, where he had lived since 1974. Dick passed away peacefully after a fierce battle with lung and heart disease. He was born Dec. 4, 1935, in Aberdeen, Wash., to Elmer and Sigrid Tantare. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force after graduating in 1953…

Memorial service — Ruth Holmes

Ruth Holmes, 90, passed away Saturday, July 1, at the Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 7, at the John Day Golf Club in John Day. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Online condolences may…

Bruce Farster 1924-2017

Bruce Farster, 93, passed away peacefully June 23 at Harney District Hospital, surrounded by his family. Bruce was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Burlington, Colo., to Ord and Belva Farster, the youngest of five children. Bruce moved to Harney County in 1928 and  stayed in the area, except when he was in the Pacific Theater…

Martha “Bea” Beatrice Keith 1929 — 2017

Martha “Bea” Beatrice Keith, 88, a Prineville resident, passed away on Monday, June 19, at her daughter’s home surrounded by family. Bea was born March 24, 1929 to John Cornelius and Ruby Lee (Spencer) Woolsey in Tuskahoma, Okla. She married Jay T. Keith July 6, 1946 in Fort Smith, Ark. They were married until his…

Larry Allen Dunn 1934-2017

Lifetime Harney County resident, Larry Allen Dunn, 82, passed away on June 10, with family at his side. His overall health had been gradually failing due to a worsening diabetes condition that he lived with in his later years. Larry was born July 24, 1934, to Sam and Blanche Dunn, and basically spent his entire…

Gary Lee Tiller 1944-2017

Gary Lee Tiller, 73, passed away June 1. Gary was born March 10, 1944, in Burns, to JC and Erma (Hobbs) Tiller, the youngest of four; William (Bill), Leland, and Ardis. Gary attended school in Hines from first to eighth grade, then graduated from Burns Union High School in 1962. He participated in high school…

Robert E. Miller Jr. 1940-2017

Robert E. (Bob) Miller Jr., 77, passed away June 7, after a brave battle with cancer. Born April 21, 1940, in Ashland to Robert E. Miller Sr. and Goldie Miller, Bob grew up as a fourth-generation Jackson/Siskiyou county rancher. His great-grandparents first settled near Willow Creek mountain outside of Montague in Siskiyou County, and Goldie’s…

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