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Obituaries for week of 10-12-11


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   Minnie C. Schmidt
   July 31, 1918 - October 2, 2011
   A memorial service has been set for Minnie C. Schmidt, 93, of Culver, who died October 2, 2011. The service will be Monday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., at Mount Jefferson Memorial Park in Madras.
   Minnie was born to Charles and Agnes Zick on July 31, 1918, in the town of Leonard, N.D.
   On April 14, 1947, she married Melvin T. Schmidt in Moorehead, N.D.
   Survivors include her daughter, Marcia Ganoe of Madras; granddaughter, Melissa Smith of Warm Springs; grandson, Brian Seibold of Madras; and five great-grandchildren.
   Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Melvin Schmidt, and her siblings.
   In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Ridgeview Adult Foster Care, in care of Vickie Hachenberg, 610 E. Ridgeview Dr., Culver, OR 97734.
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   William "Willie" James Trimble
   April 2, 1968 - October 1, 2011
   William Trimble was born in Madras on April 2, 1968, and passed away on Oct. 1, 2011. He was 43 years old.
   He was an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and lived his entire life in Warm Springs, with the exception of summers as a kid, when he lived in Hoopa, Calif., with his Grandma Coonie and Grandpa Frank.
   While living in Warm Springs, Willie loved to hunt, fish, play softball, bowl, watch all kinds of sports, golf, and work livestock. Willie was a hardcore San Francisco Giants fan and Oakland Raiders fan.
   One of his best accomplishments was getting perfect attendance through all 12 years of school.
   He always had many dogs throughout his life and cared for them like kids. Pets included Jennifer, Bulls, Pootnik, Blackie, Blondie, Bear in the Air, Puppy and Dummy to name a few.
   Willie was a wrestling fanatic. He loved everything from Portland Wrestling, AWA, NWA, UFW, WCW, WWF and WWE.
   He enjoyed traveling and attending various events, and liked to gamble, with his favorite games being blackjack and Deuces Wild.
   Willie worked for 23 years with the Range and Ag department and enjoyed his job along with all of his co-workers.
   Willie is survived by his dad, Frank "Bub" Trimble Jr.; mom, Linda (Trimble) Langley and stepdad, Jack Langley; brothers, Dilly Trimble and Doobie Langley; sister, Puff Langley; niece, Joletta Edith Begay; brother-like friend, Kia Donahue; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
   He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ramona "Coonie" Trimble and Frank Trimble Sr., and maternal grandparents, Ross "Ricky" Kalama and Evangeline Trimble; and sister, Ellisene Trimble.