Joan Oribel Prindle, 70, of Umatilla, died March 6, 2002, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.
Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hermiston Assembly of God Church. Disposition was by cremation.
Joan was born on March 13, 1931, at Malheur City to George and Lucy Woodcock Eddy. She had been a Umatilla resident since 1961. She married Harold Prindle on Aug. 27, 1949, at Heppner. She owned and operated Joan’s Beauty Salon in Umatilla from 1970 until she retired in 2000.
She was baptized at the First Christian Church in Vale. She loved gardening and her grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons, Ray Prindle of Umatilla and Ron Prindle and his wife, Cathie, of Boardman; daughter, Jeanne Hanson and her husband, Don, of Hermiston; brothers, Clayton and Nick Eddy, both of Vale, and Edward Eddy of The Dalles; sisters, Floribel McCoy of Irrigon and Elaine Trimble of Hereford; 11 grandchildren, Tina, Tracie, Tonya, Ray Jr., Rusty, Toby, Courtney, Danielle, Drew, Brendan, Landi and Kresimir; eight great-grandchildren, TJ, Jessica, Ashley, Justin, Erica, Amy, Chentelle and Bethany.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; parents, George and Lucy Eddy; brother, Emery Eddy; sisters, Genieve Kendall, Letha Davidson, Melva Beers and Jeanne Eddy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Umatilla Fire Department through the Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, P.O. Box 289, Hermiston, OR 97838.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 15, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor