Eula Fern McCann

Died: Tue., May 2, 2017

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Eula Fern (Kent) McCann, 90, passed away surrounded by her loving family on May 2, 2017. Eula was born on October 27, 1926 in Bedford, Iowa to Dillard and Ollie (Wallace) Kent.  She joined two brothers; Bill and Roland.  The family farmed in Iowa before transitioning to Banks, Oregon where Eula graduated from high school in 1944.  She then began a program at Providence Hospital in Portland to become a Registered Nurse. On November 27, 1948 Eula married her love Herbert in Reno, Nevada. The couple lived briefly in Oakland and then returned to the Portland area where they were blessed with their first two daughters.  In 1958 the family moved to Pendleton where their third daughter was born.  Together they enjoyed many weekends in the mountains camping and spending time at their cabin in the Ukiah mountains.  Eula was a surgical nurse with St. Anthony's Hospital for 30 years. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening and various crafts like toll painting or making wreaths.

 

Eula is preceded in death by her parents and brothers. She is survived by her daughters; Kim Peterson of Pendleton, Cindy (Casey) Anderson of Council, ID, and Debbie (Scott) Dutcher of Weed, CA, Grandchildren; Becky Peterson of Pendleton, Kelli Peterson of Pendleton, Clint (Amanda) Anderson of Lusk, WY, and Christie (Randy) Scilacci of Lovelock, Nevada, 7 great grandchildren and multiple nieces and nephews.

 

Per her request there will be no formal service, contributions in her memory in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Heart Association. 

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Karen Hart
   Posted Thu May 04, 2017
To Kim, Debbie, Cindy and families:

I was so sad to hear of your mom's passing. She was such a sweet and special lady, and I have missed our weekly visits when I'd bring mom back to Pendleton for her hair appointment and a visit with Eula. I thank the Lord for the friend she was to mom. They were really more like sisters than just friends, and they had such similar tastes in so many things. I feel badly that I didn't make the time to see her more after mom passed but enjoyed a phone visit or two here and there.

You are all in our thoughts and prayers (and we would like to honor her memory by making a contribution to the American Heart Association). May the Lord grant you comfort and peace as well as strength for the days ahead.

Much love,
Karen (& Pat) Hart, Hermiston

Martha and Wayne
   Posted Fri May 05, 2017
Kim,
I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Just know, you and your family are in our thought and prayers.

Love,

Martha & Wayne

Angie Swanson Stewart
   Posted Sat May 06, 2017
MY heart felt condolences to each of you. MY love and caring for both of your parents remains so dear to my heart. Prayers to all.

Judy and Jim Dickey
   Posted Sat May 06, 2017
I am sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Condolences to all of the family.

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