Feb 2009 Central Oregonian - On line

Earl Doney

Earl Frederick Doney, a Prineville resident passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, 
he was 92 years of age.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at 2:30 p.m at Prineville 
Funeral Home. Private graveside services will be held Monday at Juniper Haven Cemetery. 
Pastor Galvez will officiate with military honors provided by the Crook County High 
School NJROTC. Cadets.

Earl was born in Livingston, Minnesota on Jan. 13, 1917 to Mary (Benton) and Albert Doney.

Mr. Doney moved to Prineville as a youth. He was raised and educated in Prineville and was 
a 1935 graduate of Crook County High School. Following high school he farmed in Crook Co. 
and worked in produce. He moved to Idaho for two years then returned to Prineville and 
worked for Pacific Fruit until he retired in 1981.

After he retired he worked at Pioneer Memorial Hospital as a maintenance technician. He 
also worked for Puckett Mint and Murphy Farms. On July 11, 1969 he was married to Celia 
Garcia in Mt. Home, Idaho. She preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 1999.

He enjoyed carpentry and the outdoors. He loved to read especially mysteries, suspense 
and history. He also enjoyed traveling around Oregon in his car.

He is survived by his daughters, Janie and her husband, Jesse Tapia of Redmond, Ore., 
Sally Cuellar of San Bruno, Calif., Maria Delaluz and her husband Robert Figuroa of 
Redmond, Ore., Inez Cuellar of Powell Butte, Ore., Molly Cuellar of San Antonio, Texas 
and sons, Jose Cuellar of Prineville, Ore., Juan Cuellar of Olympia, Wash., Cruz and wife 
Jody Cuellar of Fresno, Calif., Bassillo and his wife Delia Cuellar of Bremerton, Wash., 
Raymond and his wife Linda Cuellar of Prineville, Ore., Donald Holmes of Vancouver, Wash., 
Vern Orcutt & Linda Jackson of King, N.C, seventeen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son, Fred in 2000 and one granddaughter, 
Jennifer in 2008.

The family would like to thank the Pioneer Memorial Hospice, Ochoco Care Center and Ochoco 
Assisted Living for the loving care of Earl Doney Sr.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Pioneer Memorial Hospice 1201 NE Elm St Prineville, 
Of 97754.

Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.