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Obituaries for May 1, 2013
Leonard, Eggert, Rynearson
Douglas Michael Leonard
Formerly of La Grande
Graveside services for Douglas Michael Leonard, 37, will be at Grandview Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday. Doug died at his residence in Bellevue, Wash., on Oct. 3, 2012. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Nancy Jean Eggert
Nancy Jean Eggert, 63, of La Grande, died at her caregiver’s home in La Grande on April 23 of complications from cancer A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in
La Grande at 8 a.m. Friday. A family memorial will be held in Wyoming at a later date.
Nancy was born Nov. 21, 1949, in Rawlins, Wyo., to her parents, Wilbert Francis and Helen Johanna (Sannes) Eggert. She lived in Wyoming as well as Grand Junction, Colo., and Southern California before retiring to La Grande in 2001. Nancy graduated from Eisenhower High School in Rialto, Calif., in 1968. She first met Michael Eggert in Grand Junction, and they were married in California, where they started their family. They were later divorced.
Nancy was employed with the Pacific Bell Telephone Co. for more than 30 years until her retirement in 2001. She enjoyed dancing and jewelry making. She liked to go 4X4ing in the desert. However, her greatest enjoyment was being with and loving her grandchildren
Nancy is survived by two children, Jason Eggert of
She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Titus; her father, Wilbert Titus and her former husband, Michael Eggert, who died in 2008.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.
George ‘Bill’ Rynearson
George William “Bill” Rynearson, 82, a lifetime resident of La Grande, died April 17 at a local care facility.
A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Bill was born April 14, 1931, the son of George William Sr. and Ethel F.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge and enjoyed activities at the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and loved fishing, especially with his family at Morgan Lake. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Survivors include his daughter, Debbie Rynearson of La Grande; son, Dave Rynearson of La Grande; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Phyllis Rynearson of Dallas, Texas; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Michael Rynearson; and a sister, Frances Rynearson.
Memorials may be made to the La Grande American Legion or the American Diabetes Association in care of Daniels~Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St. in La Grande.