Huffman, Donald Wayne – Obituary

Union, Oregon

Donald Wayne Huffman, 73, of Union died Aug. 10 at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Boise. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14 at the Union United Methodist Church. Burial at the Union Cemetery will be followed by a reception at the United Methodist Church.

Mr. Huffman was born March 25, 1933, in Pyles Canyon. He attended school in Tolecaset until the eight grade. Don later graduated with the Union High School class of 1951. After high school, Don enlisted in the United States Army and after his honorable discharge he returned to the family ranch. On July 10, 1957 he married Lois Carlson in La Grande. The couple raised three children and Don later moved to Hermiston due to its warmer climate where he worked as an excavator and property developer He later returned to Union to be with his family.

He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, Elks Lodge, Union Range Riders and was on the board of directors for the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show. He enjoyed going to auctions, building things, socializing, and most of all loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and was always willing to help someone in need.

Survivors include his children and their spouses, Donna and Mark Beverage of Cove, Oregon, Rodger and Jodi Huffman of Union, Oregon and Jill Billman of Union, Oregon; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother and sister; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. His parents preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made the Diabetes Association in care of Daniels Chapel.

The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 12, 2006, Published: August 14, 2006



White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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