|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1959|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2009|
April 21, 2009
UMATILLA - Daniel R. Couzens, 50, of Umatilla died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at his home. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Oregon National Guard Armory in Hermiston, with a potluck luncheon to follow.
Mr. Couzens was born March 4, 1959, in Baker to Charles and Clarane Urie Couz- ens. He was raised and attended school in Baker, graduating from Baker High School in 1978. He joined the Oregon National Guard at the age of 17 years. He married Linda Mitchell in 1978 in Baker.
He worked for Baker Builder Supply for 13 years before going to work full-time for the Oregon National Guard in 1990. He worked in Baker and La Grande before transferring to Hermiston in 1997.
He was transferred back to La Grande in 2002, where he served as a sergeant 1st class in charge of personnel, although he and his family continued to live in Umatilla. He served a tour in Iraq from June 2004 through November 2005 and held the rank of master sergeant.
Mr. Couzens is survived by his wife, Linda Couzens of Umatilla; daughters Kiya Kalb and Keysha Couzens, both of Hermiston; father Charles Couzens of Baker; mother Clarane Sundin of Baker; and sisters Davon Thompson of Crouch, Idaho, and Rebecca Mitchell of Baker.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.
Plot: Sec C Lot 24A Grave 1
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: May 22, 2009
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