OBIT Tropf WEBDoris Fae (Breach) Tropf, 74, passed away July 20.

She was born Aug. 19, 1930, to John and Louise Breach, near the Great Divide, near Craig, Colo. John and Louise and their seven children, Mildred, Glen, Wilma, Doris, Margaret, Wanda and Lawrence, lived at their homestead in Colorado until 1940, when they moved to Greenleaf, Idaho.

In 1968, Doris married Arno “Ike” Tropf, and in 1970, the family moved from Caldwell, Idaho, to Burns. Ike and Doris owned the Jiffy Mart for 20 years. They enjoyed doing business in the community, seeing their many friends and meeting new friends.

Family time and little children were the things Doris loved most. Her children, Earlene, Dean, Cindy and Rex, and all the grandchildren were the most important things in the world to her, and she loved visits and big family gatherings. She also loved visiting with all of her friends.

Doris is survived by her four children, Earlene (Larry) Anderson of Burns, Dean (Susan) Draper of Burns, Cindy Schab of Benton City, Wash., and Rex (Laurie) Draper of Hines; sister, Margaret Crill; brother, Lawrence Breach; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arno “Ike” Tropf; siblings, Mildred Ivie, Glen Breach, Wilma Taulbee and Wanda Breach; and son-in-law Don Schab.

A potluck Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Aug. 1 at noon at the home of Dean Draper, 620 East E Street in Burns.

Memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Harney County or Harney County Senior and Community Services Center, in care of LaFollette’s Chapel, P.O. Box 488, Burns, OR 97720.


OBIT Dalglliesh WEBJessie Joanne Anzini Dalglliesh passed away June 20 in Burns.

Jessie was born April 7, 1947, in Scotia, Calif. She filled the hearts of those who knew her with love – she was always positive, always smiling, and always hopeful. From the very beginning of her life, she was a pure joy to be around, and was loved by all. Jessie will be missed by many, but rejoice with many in the new system awaiting us all.

A memorial will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at 3 p.m. at the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 592 W. Madison in Burns.

Jo Ann Rose 1933-2015

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OBIT Rose WEBJo Ann Rose, 82, of Payette, Idaho, passed away at her home June 11.

Jo Ann was born March 18, 1933, in Burns, living there until 1957. She graduated from Burns High School. On Memorial Day in 1951, she married Glen Rose; six years and three sons later they moved to Prineville, one of her many moves being married to a government man.

Jo Ann worked her entire life, mostly in banking and some real estate. She semi-retired when Glen retired from the Bureau of Land Management, working a few more years at the US Bank in Ontario.

She enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, with her most treasured trip being the three weeks spent in Australia and New Zealand, and for the last several years, playing bridge with lots of her friends.

Jo Ann is survived by her sons, Rick, Mike and Mac; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Jo Ann’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 SW 5th Ave. in Ontario. Cremation was under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette. Condolences may be made to Jo Ann’s family at

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity to honor Jo Ann’s memory

Friends of the late Mary Pengelly are invited to meet at Figaro’s Pizza at 6 pm. Thursday, Aug. 13, to share memories of the former Burns resident with her daughter, Aubra Pengelly-Pollack of Cheney, Wash.

Pengelly taught school in the Burns area schools for many years, and was active in the Harney County Historical Society, Desert Trail Association, Pioneer Presbyterian Church, Chamber Music Society and more before moving back to Klamath Falls in 1994 after the death of her husband, Russell Pengelly. Pengelly lived at Cheney, near her daughter, during the last years of her life. She passed away Jan. 9, 2015, in Cheney, and will be interred in August in Klamath Falls, where she grew up.

Wednesday July 29

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Youth Summer Reading Program at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Harney County Library. Enjoy the crazy antics of Charlie Brown.

Burns Butte Sportsmens Club will be having Twilight Trap Practice Wednesday evenings from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. every week now through September at the range on Radar Hill. All levels of shooters are welcome, and instruction will be available for beginners.

Storytime for preschoolers is scheduled at the Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Contact the Harney County Library for more information, 541-573 6670.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

ALANON, an ongoing support group for friends and families of alcoholics, meets every Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns. Please use the north side door. For more information, call 541-589-0329.

A Women’s AA meeting is held every Wednesday at noon at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

Thursday July 30

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A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon at noon each Thursday at Bella Java, 314 N. Broadway in Burns.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at noon each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes. Call 541-573-2896.

Tai Chi for Better Balance with Diane Rapaport is held each Tuesday and Thursday at Harney County Senior and Community Services Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — free.

Friday July 31

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Teen Summer Reading Program, for grades 6-12, at the Harney County Library from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Discover the science behind dry ice.

A recovery group, “Celebrate Recovery,” meets each Friday at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene, 311 Roe Davis Ave. in Hines. Snacks served at 5:30 p.m. The main meeting is held at 6 p.m. and small group sessions are at 7 p.m. For more information, call 541-573-7100.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at 10 a.m. at Harney District Hospital in the small conference room near the cafeteria.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at Symmetry Care at 5 p.m.

Saturday Aug. 1

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The 2015 Chris Miller Memorial Steens Rim Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 1. The walk starts at 9:30 a.m. and the run at 10 a.m.

Join Harney District Hospital (HDH) for a free childbirth education class. Learn about the labor experience, caring for your newborn, post-partum care and much more! Class will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in the HDH board annex. Contact HDH’s Dawn Marten, 541-573-8345 to register or for more information. Lunch from Grand Street Café is included.

A Veterans lunch will be served at the Hampton Station Cafe the first Saturday of each month. RSVP  by calling Shelley at 541-576-4951.

Diabetes Support Group meets at the Harney County Health Building, 420 N. Fairview, the first Saturday of each month at 2 p.m.

The Harney County Arts & Crafts Association will meet Saturday, August, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the basement meeting room at the courthouse. They will be discussing the wrap-up of the Quilt & Art Show; the meeting workshop topic is to be determined. The public is invited.

Sunday Aug. 2

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The 30th annual Harney County Picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, at Silver Falls State Park. Visiting starts at 10 a.m. and serving at 12:30 p.m. Take along chairs, card tables and place setting. For more information, call Heidi Sands Eggers 541-760-5904

A free community dinner, eat in or take out (no strings attached), is served the first Sunday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 417 W. Washington in Burns. The church is both wheelchair and walker accessible, and a limited number of deliveries are available. For more information, call 541-493-1987.

Overeaters Anonymous meets each Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Harney District Hospital Annex (downstairs in cafeteria area).Enter through the cafeteria door on North Grand. For more information, call Susie at 541-589-1522.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Sunday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church for 12×12 study.

Monday Aug. 3

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Masonic Lodge meets the first Monday of each month at the Burns Masonic Lodge, 1210 W. Taylor, at 7 p.m.

The Burns Lions Club meets every Monday, except holidays, at noon at the Burns Elks Lodge. Those interested in serving the community and visitors are welcome. For more information call 541-573-4000.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Burns Fire Dept. meets each Monday at the Burns Fire Hall at 7 p.m.

The Hines Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Hines Fire Hall each Monday at 7 p.m. (except the last Monday of the month). Prospective members may contact Fire Chief Bob Spence at 541-573-7477 or 541-573-2251.

Narcotics Anonymous meets each Monday at 10 a.m. in the community room at Saginaw Village, 605 N. Saginaw. For more information call 541-589-4405.

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