Rehbein, Patrick George Sr. – Obituary

Haines, Baker County, Oregon

Patrick George Rehbein Sr., 66, of Haines, died May 2, 2006, at his home.

His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Haines Cemetery. Sister Kay Marie Duncan will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the National Guard.

Patrick was born on March 17, 1940, at Portland to Rudolph G. and Leona E. Cerotsky Rehbein. He was raised at Estacada, where he attended school.

In 1958, Patrick joined the U.S. Air Force. After his service in the military, Patrick worked as a cook. While traveling through Baker City in 1976, he met Katherine Schuh Williams.

The couple were married on July 11, 1977, at Baker City where Patrick had begun working for the Union Pacific Railroad. He retired from Union Pacific and started working for U.S. Timber.

Anytime the weather permitted, Patrick was outside. He loved the outdoors, including camping, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph G. and Leona E. Rehbein

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Katherine Rehbein of Haines; five children, Patrick D. Rehbein Jr. and his wife, Nellie C., of Baker City, Duane E. Rehbein of McMinnville, Vincent H. Williams and his wife, Ashleigh, of Albany, Kristi Berg and her husband, Tim, of El Cajon, Calif., and John E. Chaney and his wife, Lorraine, of White Salmon, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; a brother, retired Chief Master Sgt. Rudolph L. Rehbein Jr. and his wife, Velma, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Sharon Curtis of Portland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pathway Hospice or the Mountain States Tumor Institute Clinic of Fruitland, Idaho, through Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 5, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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

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