Ishmael James Cheney

Born: Wed., Aug. 24, 1927
Died: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016

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Ishmael James Elam Cheney

August 24, 1927 – February 10, 2016

Ishmael James Elam Cheney, (Jim), a resident of Milton-Freewater, OR passed away February 10, 2016 in Pendleton, OR of natural causes.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com.  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton was in charge of arrangements. 

Jim was born August 24th 1927 in Boswell, Arkansas, and resided most of his adult life in Wenatchee, WA.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a signalman and gunner on a cruiser in most of the major conflicts in the South Pacific during WWII.  

Survivors include his wife Arlene, daughter Joanne Shipley, son Jim Cheney, one brother Lonnie Cheney, three sisters Veda Connor, Sarah France and Betty Ross, eight grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and two great, great, grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are his mother Opal Cheney, father Troy Cheney, one brother Troy Laverne Cheney, and two daughters, Carol Ann Cheney and Teresa Harris. 

He was loved and respected by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. 

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DEBBIE AND CHUCK HEARN
   Posted Sat February 13, 2016
nothing can bring back a lost member of a family,but keeping their memory close in your heart is always a welcome thought....few enjoyed meeting your dad and he will be missed,if you will be needing anthing please let us know if we can do anything to help. chuck and Debbie hearn, Pendleton;oregon

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Thu February 18, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

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