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Allan Winfrey Braymen 1933-2017

Allan Winfrey Braymen, 84, a long time Harney County rancher, passed away Nov. 9 at his home on the Braymen Ranch near Burns. Allan was born July 21, 1933, in Page County, Iowa, in the family home at Lone Rock Farm near Shenandoah, Iowa. He was the sixth of 10 children born to Levi Bert…

Pearl Irene (McLaren) Sahlberg 1931-2017

Pearl Irene (McLaren) Sahlberg passed away Oct. 27, with her family and friends at her side. Pearl was born July 26, 1931, at the family ranch on Poison Creek to George (Dewey) and Irene McLaren. When she reached school age, she walked or rode her horse to the Poison Creek School before transferring to Burns…

David E. Judy 1949-2017

  David E. Judy, 67, passed away Sept. 14 at St. Charles Hospital in Bend from complications of kidney disease (ESRD) and lung cancer. David was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Burns, at the old hospital, to Frenchy and Thelma (Erickson) Judy. He was a 1968 graduate of Burns Union High School. He went to…

Albert Lee Deiter 1958-2017

Albert Lee Deiter, 59, was found deceased in his home Oct. 17. Albert was born Jan. 3, 1958, to Eugene and Elaine (Williams) Deiter. He was raised in Burns until his junior year when the family moved to Lovelock, Nev., where he graduated from high school in 1976. He joined the U.S. Navy, becoming a…

Public hearing on Lone Pine Rangeland expansion to be held

A public hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Harney County Courthouse meeting room in Burns on a proposal to expand the Lone Pine Rangeland Association boundary within northern Harney County. Interested members of the public, including surrounding landowners, are invited to attend and comment. Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF)…

Janet B. Yekel 1935-2017

  Janet Belle Horton Yekel, 82, passed away Oct. 28 at her home in Burns. Janet was born Jan. 2, 1935, in Winner, S.D., to Lilly and James Horton of Hidden Timber, S.D. She was raised with her six siblings in a sod house in South Dakota. Her family members were farmers and ranchers and…

Donna Yvonne Carey Tackman 1928-2017

  Donna Tackman, 89, passed away Oct. 21. She was born May 1, 1928, to Forrest Carey and Nellie Marie Moore. Her ancestors were the Smyth family who homesteaded Happy Valley and Diamond at the base of Steens Mountain in 1859. Donna spent most of her life in Harney County. She rode her horse to…

Peggy J. Carr-Rainville 1928-2017

  Peggy Jean Carr-Rainville, a recent Pullman, Wash. resident, passed away Oct. 24 at Bishop Place in Pullman. She was 89. Peggy was born Aug. 7, 1928, in Oregon City to Ruth and Perry Hogan. Peggy spent many years as a housewife and worked 30-plus years at Edward Hines Lumber Co. in Hines as a…

Death notice — Pearl Irene Sahlberg

Pearl Irene Sahlberg passed away Oct. 17 at Harney District Hospital. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Burns. A full obituary will appear at a later date.

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