Observer staff

Sandra E. Price


Sandra Elaine Price, 71, of Rieth, died Aug. 22. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Helix Community Church in Helix. Arrangements are entrusted to Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel of Baker City with the assistance of Pendleton Pioneer Chapel. To leave a condolence for the family, visit

Lois L. Breckler

North Powder

Lois Lannette (Umpleby) Breckler, 71, formerly of North Powder, died Aug. 19 at St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood, Washington. Arrangements are under the direction of Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be shared at

Theone Schwebke

La Grande

Theone Schwebke, 89, of La Grande, died Aug. 22 at a local care facility. An obituary will be published at a later date. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory will be handling the arrangements.