La Grande, Oregon
Terrance “Terry” Lee Twedt, 72, of Pacific City and formerly of La Grande, died at his home April 21 surrounded by family. A life celebration reception will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kiawanda Community Center in Pacific City.
Terry was born July 14, 1935, to Irvin and Virgie (Wilson) Twedt in Omaha, Neb. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. In 1961 he married Karin Lee Twedt in Portland. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University and worked in management with Boise Cascade in La Grande and Many, La., retiring in 1994.
In January 1995, Terry and Karin settled on the Oregon coast in Pacific City where Terry enjoyed photography, walking on the beach, playing cards and taking part in the Kiawanda Community Center activities.
Survivors include his wife, Karin; son and daughter-in-law, Ken Twedt and Kendal Shaber of Wexford, Pa.; daughter and son-in-law, JoAnna and Dale Wilson of Payson, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and special care givers, Perry and Ginny Sorenson of Pacific City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kiawanda Community Center in care of Waud’s Funeral Home.
La Grande Observer, Obituaries for the week ending April 26, 2008