Darrell W. Bain

Born: Wed., May 10, 1939
Died: Sun., Jul. 24, 2016


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Darrell W. Bain

May 10, 1939 – July 24, 2016

Darrell Bain passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Pendleton at the age of 77 after an extended illness. 

He was born at home in 1939 in Hutchinson, Minnesota to Walter and Ellen (Mickelson) Bain.  He came to Pendleton in 1942 with his sister Donna and his parents.  In his younger years he went to the Pendleton Adventist Church School.  His high school years were spend at Laurelwood Academy in Gaston, Oregon.  He married Margaret Pulse in 1961 and together they raised four children.  After working at Harris Pine Mills for a number of years, he went to work for Whitey Schroth in 1966 in the coin operated equipment business until Whitey’s death in 1988.  In 1989 he started his own coin-op business with Bill Code and retired in 2015 due to health issues. 

Darrell was an avid car enthusiast, owning many collectible cars.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Donna Richardson.

He is survived by his wife Maggie, his children Marty Grubaugh, Jeff Bain, Karol Thornton and Julie Smith, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

At his request there will be no service.  Disposition was by cremation.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com.  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton handled arrangements. 

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