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Karen D. Hawtrey, 54, died at her Lakeview home Thursday Aug. 4, 2011. She was born to Paul and Virginia Harvey Dec. 4, l956 in Miami Beach, Fla. Her working career included waitressing and banquet management in Maryland, Oklahoma, Texas and Oregon. She was married to Gary Hawtrey in 2005.  The couple came to Lakeview…

David Allen Smith, 75, died on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 in Eugene. He  was born Jan. 19, 1936 in Lakeview, to Benny and Barbara (Harris) Smith. He grew up in Willow Ranch, Calif. where he attended grammar school. He graduated from high school in Alturas, Calif. in 1954. David married Donna Chapman in Junction City…

Mearle Henry Leehmann, 90 of Prineville passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 at home due to complications of congestive heart failure. Mearle was a lifetime resident of Lakeview, however spent the last year and half with daughter, Mearle Hess in Prineville. Mearle was born May 3, 1921 to Walter H. Sr.…

James Alex Crawford, 19 years, 11 months, 24 days, passed away in Bend on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 from head trauma suffered in a skateboard accident. James was born to Carl Edward Crawford and Linda D’Orazio Aug. 28, 1991 in Lakeview. He lived in Lakeview the first years of his life and attended Lakeview schools.…

Arthur Waldemar Breckel, 92, passed away on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. Arthur was born Dec. 22, 1919 in Sheridan County (Anamoose), North Dakota to Otto Breckel and Paulina Schlag Breckel. He married Joyce Amelia Knudtson on Sept. 13, 1947. Arthur was a Army veteran of WWII, had worked for Great Northern Railroad in North Dakota…

Clara Elfrieda Beer, nee Buhl, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 She was born Oct. 3, 1922 to Arvilla D. Cannon Buhl and Emil Gust Buhl on the Webber Ranch in Alturas, Calif. She was raised in New Pine Creek and graduated from Lakeview High School in 1940. She moved to Medford the day following…

Pearl Jane Lightle, 82, died at her daughter’s home at Westside early Sunday morning Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. She was born Nov. 27, 1928 to Homer and Alma (Tuttle) McLain in Spokane, Wash. She was raised and educated in Lakeview. She married Jesse Lightle on July 4, 1947 in Reno, Nev. Pearl was always very…

Frank L. Lee, 83, died at his Lakeview Home Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. He was born Dec. 5, 1927 in Fairfax, Mo. to Holbert and Maude (Hughes) Lee. Frank had to postpone his schooling at an early age to help support the family.  He came to Lakeview in 1940 and the family followed shortly thereafter.…

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