Heather Gastin

Died: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018

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Heather Lynn Gastin, 45, of Pendleton passed away in Richland, Washington on February 16, 2018.  She was born on January 18, 1973 in La Grande, Oregon to Lynn Murray and Nancy Hermann.  Beginning in childhood Heather was very feisty and you never had to wonder what was on her mind. She graduated from Imbler High School in 1991.

In 1997 Heather moved to Pendleton and worked at the ESD for about 6 years before returning to school and graduated from BMCC in 2002.  For the last 10 years Heather worked at BMCC as an Academic Secretary. 

On July 3, 2003 she married John Gastin in Newport, Oregon. She enjoyed gardening, collecting owls, coloring, cooking and always enjoyed expressing herself through art.

Heather is predeceased by her grandparents, father; Lynn Murray, and sister; Kady Murray.

She is survived by her husband; John Gastin of Pendleton, mother; Nancy Hermann of Pendleton,  sister; Heidi Ruth of Pendleton, brother; Geoff Olsen of St. Cloud, MN, children; Zach Mangione of Meridian, ID, Levi Coalwell of Watford, ND, Ryan Gastin of Pendleton, and Travis Gastin of Eagle River, AK, nieces; Kaila Mendoza of Pendleton, Kim Michaels of Lind, WA, Morgan Warner of Hastings, MN, Ellie Murray of Bloomington, IN and Karlee Olsen of St. Cloud, MN, and Briela Olsen of St. Cloud, MN, and great nieces; Harlee and Peyten. 

A Celebration of Heather’s Life will be held at a later date.

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Roy and Carol (Hermann) Box
   Posted Thu February 22, 2018
We are so sorry to hear about Heather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

Janet Koch
   Posted Wed March 21, 2018
My heart hurts with the tragic news of my dear friend, Heather. She was a bright soul of love and compassion. How she will be missed! Our sincere condolences to her family.

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