Obituaries for week of 3-26-03
Former Madras resident Lola Marie Felix died March 13, 2003, at Harbor View Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. She was 46.
Mrs. Felix was born Nov. 15, 1956, in Anaconda, Mont., to parents Juan and Rebecca (Buckles) Garzia. After high school graduation, she lived in Madras until 1996, then moved to Yakima, Wash., where she was currently a resident.
She was employed as a salesperson and customer service representative. Her special interests included spending time with her grandchildren, doing beadwork and making quilts.
Survivors include her daughter, Megan (Ortega) Olivera of Madras; grandchildren, Alicia Farias, Isabel Olivera-Ortega, and Melchor Olivera-Ortega, all of Madras; brothers, Robert Longee of Wapato, Wash., Gary Steward of Whiteswan, Wash., Eulalia Vorhies of Balfair, Wash.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held March 17, at Merrit Funeral Home in Wapato, Wash., officiated by the Rev. Emery Rohde. Burial was at the Reservation Community Memorial Park.
Prineville resident Janet Jane Jones died March 17, 2003, at the age of 76.
Mrs. Jones was born Nov. 20, 1926, in New England, N.D., to parents Joseph and Rose (Wendling) Dubisar. She grew up in North Dakota and attended New England, North Dakota High School.
On Feb. 15, 1945, she married Glenn E. Jones in Mott, N.D. The Jones moved to Prineville in 1955, then to Caldwell, Idaho, then Madras, and finally returned to Prineville in 1996.
As a seamstress, Jones was well-known for making formal dresses, wedding gowns. She had operated G & J Upholstery in Madras, and later sold the business to her son.
She was a member of the Prineville Community Church and enjoyed cooking, sewing, baking and was a Portland Trail Blazer fan.
Survivors include her husband, Glenn Jones of Prineville; sons, Darrell Jones and his wife Lynn of Prineville, Gary Jones of Terrebonne and his girlfriend Marty DuRette of Madras; brother, Calvin Dubisar of Prineville; sister Josephine Kipp of Madras; granddaughters, DeAnn and her husband James Cox of Prineville, and Jennifer and her husband Tod Johnson of Redmond; great-granddaughter, Taylor Johnson of Redmond; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral services were held March 21 in the Heritage Chapel of Prineville Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Juniper Haven Cemetery, and a fellowship gathering was held afterwards. Arrangements were under the direction of Prineville Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions have been suggested to Lanrich II Adult Foster Care Home, 1163 NE Bitterbrush, Prineville, OR 97754.