Obituaries for week of 8-2-06
Madras resident Calvin Crandall died July 29, 2006, at the age of 82. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 4, at the Metolius Friends Church. A full obituary will appear in next week's Pioneer. Arrangements are under the direction of Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home of Madras.
Madras resident Harvey Howard "Bill" Wall, 85, passed away peacefully in Hood River on July 18, 2006.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 9:30 a.m., at the Maupin Legion Hall.
Mr. Wall was born on Feb. 24, 1921, in Wapinitia, Ore., to Samuel F. and Salina M. (Paquet) Wall. He graduated from Wapinitia High School in 1938, joined the CCC's and worked on projects in Alaska and Oregon. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre during World War II from 1942-46, as a gunner on the SS Lew Wallace.
In 1947, he married Jeanne Marie Turner Holgate and they lived in Maupin from 1951 to 1982. He was custodian at Maupin Grade School for 26 years. The Walls then retired to Madras to enjoy golf and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne in 1992, and his brothers Norbet and Marvin. He is survived by his son Frank and daughter-in-law Marilyn and grandchildren Wyatt (Huntington Beach, Calif.), Sweyn (Enterprise), Dori (San Jose, Calif.) and Ben (Charleston, S.C.).
Memorial donations may be sent to South Wasco County H.S. Booster Club, P.O. Box 347, Maupin 97037.
Warm Springs resident Winston Eugene Wewa died July 22, 2006, at his home. He was 44.
Mr. Wewa was born June 29, 1962, in Redmond to parents Wilson Wewa Sr. and Eugenia Wolf. He was a lifetime resident of Warm Springs and an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.
He enjoyed being involved with rodeos and was a wild horse racer.
Survivors include his daughter, Serena Wewa of Lovelock, Nev.; nephew, Smokey Wewa of Warm Springs; niece, Erica Wewa of Warm Springs; brother, Wilson Wewa Jr. of Warm Springs; and sister, Arlene Bryant of Warm Springs.
A dressing ceremony was held July 25, at Agency Longhouse, and burial was July 26, at Upper Seekseequa Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home of Madras.