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Elyse Dee

Elyse Dee died Dec. 23 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend at the age of 89.
   Mrs. Dee was born April 5, 1912, in Vanora to Ed and Sarah Campbell. She spent her early years on Agency Plains with 10 brothers and sisters on her parents homestead ranch. She attended school in Madras and married George Dee on July 19, 1930. They farmed in the Lone Pine area for several years, then ran a grocery store in Madras. She attended St. Marks Episcopal Church and was a member of the Eastern Star.
   Survivors include her sons, Marvin of San Luis Obispo, Calif., and David of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Edna Clark of Madras; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, son Keith, and daughter Sharon Gassner.
   The funeral will be Dec. 27, call Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home in Madras for the time. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Marks Episcopal Church in Madras.