Loretta B. Alexander

Born: Mon., Jan. 9, 1933
Died: Tue., Jul. 19, 2016


Dressing Ceremony

1:00 PM Thu., Jul. 21, 2016
Location: Burns Mortuary


Washat Services

7:00 PM Thu., Jul. 21, 2016
Location: Agency Longhouse


Final Seven

6:30 AM Fri., Jul. 22, 2016
Location: Agency Longhouse


Mass of Christian Burial

8:00 AM Fri., Jul. 22, 2016
Location: St. Andrew's Church


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Loretta B. “Lonnie” Alexander

January 9, 1933 – July 19, 2016

Loretta B. “Lonnie” Alexander – a Cayuse resident passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her home.  She was 83 years old. 

A Dressing Ceremony will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, the Washat Service will be held Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Agency Longhouse in Mission. 

The Final Seven will begin at Agency Longhouse Friday, July 22, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. with Funeral Mass Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, followed by burial at Agency Cemetery in Mission.  

A full obituary will be posted as soon as possible.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com.  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 

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Alanna Nanegos & Alyssa Farrow
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
My prayers are with you family and friends. Much love to you all

Renita Brien
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016

SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by Renita (Neets).

Deepest condolences to our family and my Aunt Lonnie; Love you - Pat, Renita (Neets), PJ Brien & Ron Pinkham


Paula Wagner-Post
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
My condolences in your families loss. Prayers for strength and courage.

Tina & James Redheart
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
Our Condolences to All Families & friends near & far. Our Aunt Lonnie will be missed. It has been awhile since we seen her. We always thought and prayed for her daily. We love you Auntie Lonnie. God Bless You, All

Marilynn Colcord
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
My condolences during this time of loss. I will be praying for family members and I hope your memories will help dry your tears and bring you comfort.

Linda Hettinga
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
Thinking of your family in your time of loss. I was fortunate enough to have known Lonnie, even for a short while, and fortunate enough to hear so many people speak of how she was a "light" in many of their lives. Hugs to you all!

Marlene Stevenson & Michael Jackson
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
Our deepest condolences.

Lillian Spino & family
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
To the family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you--May you take comfort in your memories for she will live in your heart forever.

Brandy Wyatt and Family
   Posted Wed July 20, 2016
Was sad to hear about the passing of Grandma Lonnie. My thoughts, love and prayers are with the family right now.

Bruce Campbell
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Many fond memories of a great lady!

Bill and Carla Timentwa - Nespelem WA
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an inspiration to many with her grace, laughter, wisdom and beauty. So thankful for her life and her friendship. Our deepest regret that we will not be there in person to pay our final respects. With love and light, you are all in our prayers.

Bobette Billow
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Condolences for the family/friends

Steve & Gabrielle, NiiMiiPuu Longhouse
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Sending our deepest condolences from our longhouse to yours. She was a beautiful lady who will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during difficult this time.

Louis M. Case
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Love & Respect from the Louis M. Case Family

Louis M. Case
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Love & Respect from the Louis M. Case Family

Jo Marie Tessman
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
My heart goes out to the family at this significant loss. She was a significant part of my life for nearly 40 years and will be sorely missed by many of us. Pease & Love to all her relatives left behind.

Viola Tendler
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. May the
Creator bring peace and comfort to each and every one of you.

Kamelle and Lee Bourgeau
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Our love and condolences - she was a strong spirit and always gave us encouragement with her wisdon and caring heart. We will miss her in the kitchen and her beautiful grace and cultural strength dancing on the pow wow floor. We will keep you all in our prayers and hearts.

DelRae Kipp
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Sending Love and Prayers to the family of Lonnie, asking the Creator to be with each of you during this time.

Simone & Family
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
No one lit up a room like her. She had talent, strength, grace and passion. She always shared stories and made me laugh. I will truly miss her. Love and prayers to all.

Penny @ Sacred Grounds
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
So sorry to hear about her passing. Prayers to friends and family. She was a true delight to know and will be missed.

Amamathla
   Posted Fri July 22, 2016
Prayers and condolence to the family may auntie rest in peace, she will truly be missed.

Mona
   Posted Fri July 22, 2016
My condolences to the Family and friends, Lonni knew how to make you feel special she will be deeply missed. You will be in my prayers and thoughts always.

Joanna Marek
   Posted Fri July 22, 2016
Sending prayers & love to the families, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always had words of encouragement for all those that needed positive support. She will be missed by many.

Leslie L. Randall (Waters)
   Posted Sun July 24, 2016
My heart is heavy, I did not see the notice. I loved and admired Lonnie ever since I worked with her at the clinic. Love and prayers for her journey and the whole family.

Steven Sobotta and Family
   Posted Mon July 25, 2016
I will really miss talking to her at all the different Pow Wows around and from when I used to work at BMCC. She was such a wonderful lady and a fount of knowledge. She will be missed by many. I wish I wasn't sick and could have made the services.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Thu August 11, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

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