Obituaries for January 15, 2014

By Observer Upload January 15, 2014 10:08 am
Buerkel, Davis



Donald Buerkel

North Powder


Donald Buerkel, 72, of North Powder, died Jan. 13 at his home. 

Arrangements will be announced later by Daniels~Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.



Randy Lee Davis




Randy Lee Davis, 53, of Enterprise, died Jan. 7 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.

A celebration of life was held at 1 p.m. Monday at Bollman Funeral Home.

He was born May 5, 1960, in Enterprise to Melvin W. and Beverley Davis and attended Enterprise High School. He worked at the Davis Body Shop, as a range rider, at Toma’s and at Widlhorse Casino.

He loved the Oregon Coast, barbecues, playing cards and watching the NFL, NBA and baseball. 

Survivors include his father, and brothers Wayne (Susan) of Enterprise and Jim (Marta) of Imnaha.

Dying earlier were his mother in 1985 and a brother, Larry, in 1989.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors.