Lori Jean Teal

Born: Thu., Feb. 6, 1958
Died: Wed., Mar. 28, 2012

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Lori Jean Teal – 54, a lifelong Pendleton resident died Wednesday March 28th, 2012 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. Viewing will be held between noon and 7:00 P.M. on Friday, March 30, 2012, at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 31st, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. at the Pendleton Vert Auditorium followed by interment at Olney Cemetery. Following interment there will be reception at the First Presbyterian Church in Pendleton. Contributions in memory of Lori Teal may be made to the National M.S. Society Oregon Chapter, care of Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, PO Box 489, Pendleton, Oregon 97801. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. Lori was born February 6, 1958, in Pendleton Oregon, to Cecil and Mary E. Thomson Blaine. She was raised in Pendleton were she graduated from Pendleton High School with the class of 1976. Over the years she had worked several places including: Floyd's Truck Ranch, St. Anthony Hospital where she was a Surgery Technician, Home Health & Hospice as a nurse and Arrowhead Travel Plaza as a cashier but her most fulfilling job was that of foster-mother, which she had been for many years. She was passionate about helping children in her community and touched many lives in this way. On December 7th, 1996 she married Rob Teal at the First Presbyterian Church in Pendleton. The couple made their home here in Pendleton and celebrated their fifteen years of marriage. Lori was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and also recently attended the First Assembly of God Church in Pendleton. She was a longstanding member of the local recovery community and had been instrumental in the recovery of many. She was steadfast in her support of recovering community members and was nicknamed "The Hammer" for her dedication to helping others achieve lifelong recovery. She volunteered at the domestic violence shelter, as she enjoyed the opportunity to stand behind those in need. She was a member of the Pendleton Eagles Lodge. Lori was a wonderful cook and loved breaking bread with others. Her hobbies also included camping, fishing and hunting. She liked to knit and made many baby blankets over the years. She was also an avid Seattle Seahawks fan. Lori Jean cherished above all the time she spent with her grandchildren attending their various activities and cheering them on. Lori Jean is survived by her husband Rob Teal and son Jesse Dave at the home in Pendleton, son Josh Teal & wife Angie of Dayton, WA, her brother Tom Blaine & wife Betty of Selah, WA, sister Bonnie Blaine of Pendleton, her parents-in-law Jerry & Phyllis Teal of Walla Walla, WA, brother-in-law Mike Stanley Jr. & wife Jerilyn of Spokane, WA, and niece Corinna Stanley of Afghanistan, her grandchildren: Kalie Brooke Teal of Tumwater, WA, and Natalie, Grant, Grayson and Ellie June Teal of Dayton, WA, as well as many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Mary Blaine.

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Joe & Kim T
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
Rest in peace our dear friend- We love you!!!

Ted Biddle
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
Once again, sorry for your loss. Ted

Joe and Thomesa Timblin
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
My husband and I worked at Wildhorse and became wonderful friends with Lori.She was a truly amazing friend and We are so happy that she was in our lives..We love you Lori and we will miss you everyday..Our thoughts and prayers are with Lori's Family in this time of sorrow...Joe and Thomesa Timblin.

Will Benson
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
Rob and family-- While not much comfort, know that Lori is now resting comfortably and without pain. Our thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Please don't hesitate to call if there is anything you need. Your friends, The Bensons

Martha Mitchell
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
She was so good to me and the boys she took into her home. I am sorry Rob you lost her so young!She will be missed.

Delita Miller
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I use to work with Lori at the woolin mills and had not seen her for some time...she sure was a nice person and we had so much fun working together. my heart goes out to the family. once again...I am so sorry.

   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
Lori had great core values and her example for many will be missed. She always had the time for those in need.

penny johnson
   Posted Fri March 30, 2012
I remember the good old days when Lori and Bonnie use to help me feel the coolers at Romarie's market, both girls wer'e such a joy. My heart goes out to the family.

Rhonda Polk
   Posted Sat March 31, 2012
My deepest condolences to all of Lori's family for their loss- I am very sad to lose such a good friend, I am comforted by knowing that she is not in any more pain/suffering. again Hugs to all the family..... Love you....

Clarence Bond and Elaine
   Posted Sat March 31, 2012
Dear Rob, Lori will be remembered as a happy bright light that shinned in your life and ours. We are sure that Heaven is brighter now because of her presence. We know that she will be there waiting for us with a wide smile and ready to grasp our hand so we won't have to cross Jordan alone. God bless and keep you till we meet again. Love you, Dad and Elaine

Linda Thorne
   Posted Sat March 31, 2012
My heart goes out to you Rob. Am so sorry for your loss. Take care...I will put you in my prayers.

Cristy VanBlokland
   Posted Sat March 31, 2012
My condolences to the entire Teal family, as I will always remember Lori as a care giver to young children in need of a loving home..she and Rob provided that and I'm so sorry for her loss, she will be greatly missed.

Cindy Pettey
   Posted Mon April 02, 2012
Oh my gosh.. still not believing this! Lori, always so alive.. and I mean ALIVE, and full of love and energy..tough when she had to be, but always with a good heart..She was going to teach me to knit and I was going to teach her to crochet...Always reaching out to others..our last talk was when I was in hospital and again, I am so glad my last words were " I love you talk to you soon" And I will Love you Lori Jean, miss you

Rosie Jackson
   Posted Tue April 03, 2012
My Deepest Condolences to the Family. Was always a joy to chat on & off with Lori. So sorry to see you leave but I know your in a Better Place. With Love & Prayers Rosie J.

   Posted Fri April 06, 2012
Dear Rob, So sorry to hear of Lori. She will always be a bright spot in my memory! Love, Marna Baysinger

Penny Jo McLean
   Posted Sat April 07, 2012
To Lori's Family...so sad about your loss, went to school with Lorie, she was a wonderful friendly person always! God Speed.

Teri Wise
   Posted Wed May 16, 2012
My thoughts and Prayers go out to all of you. Lori was a good person

Pamela Shippentower
   Posted Mon May 21, 2012
... I'm so sorry for your loss

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