Norene Mary Speedis

Born: Wed., Dec. 7, 1955
Died: Mon., Oct. 10, 2011

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Norene M. Speedis - a resident of Pendleton, died Monday, October 10, 2011 at her home. She was 55 years old. A Dressing Ceremony will begin at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday October 12th in the Burns Mortuary of Pendleton chapel. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday evening in the Agency Longhouse, followed by a Washat Service at 7:00 P.M. On Thursday morning, October 13th, Sunrise Services will begin at 7:30 A.M., at the Longhouse, with burial following in the Agency Cemetery, Mission, Oregon. Sign the online guestbook at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Speedis was born December 7, 1955, In Toppenish, Washington. She was the daughter of Duane and Shirley Thomas Speedis. She lived in Toppenish until the age of 11, when the family moved to the Pendleton, Oregon area. She attended schools in Pendleton. She had worked for a time as a secretary for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. As a young girl, Norene had been a Native Dance champion, and competed in many dance competitions. She also enjoyed gatherings such as the Pendleton Round-Up as well as others. She enjoyed playing pool and artwork. She will be remembered as an artistic person. Norene is survived by her husband Lonnie Wolf of Pendleton, OR, her mother Shirley Speedis of Pendleton, OR, a daughter Kristen M. Speedis of Pendleton, OR, a sister Shirleen Speedis of Pendleton, OR, six grandchildren, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her father, Duane Speedis.

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   Posted Wed October 12, 2011
We will all miss your beautiful smile. I have only ever known your kindness, and I am greatful for the time we have had.

Andrea Carter-Mulligan
   Posted Sun October 16, 2011
Kristen, I am heartbroken to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.

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