Hendry, Elaine Raphael: Walking On

Crescent, Oregon

Funeral services were held for ELAINE RAPHAEL HENDRY, 78, on May 6, at Baird Memorial Chapel in La Pine, Oregon. Interment followed at La Pine Cemetery. Elaine was born November 12, 1933, in Heier Township, Minnesota. She passed away May 2, 2012, after a valiant battle with cancer, with family at her side.
    
Elaine grew up on the White Earth Indian Reservation, and graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day, Oregon, in 1952. She was a proud member of the White Earth Nation. She was also a musician, playing the banjo, guitar and mandolin; and she loved to dance, often giving dancing lessons to neighborhood children. She enjoyed gardening and raising flowers. She was a Cub Scout leader and Bluebird leader, she was involved in the PTA, and also worked as the librarian in Gilchrist, Oregon. She retired from Gilchrist Timber Company as a boiler operator. (Anishinaabeg Today, June 6, 2012)
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