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Derrill Dean Chandler
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1935
Elgin
Union County
Oregon, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 2009
Elgin
Union County
Oregon, USA

Derrill Chandler 74 of Elgin Died Nov. 18 at his residence. A Full Obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arraingements.
Lagrande Observer Nov. 19 2009

Derrill Dean Chandler, 74, of Elgin, died Nov. 18 at his home. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m Dec. 4 at the Elgin Community Center. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Lagrande Observer Nov 23 2009


Derrill Dean Chandler, 74, of Elgin, died Nov. 18 at his residence. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. Dec. 4 at the Elgin Community Center. A reception will immediately follow the services. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Derrill was born April 7, 1935, to Russell and Helen (Ohms) Chandler in Elgin. He spent his entire lifetime in this area, and retired from Boise Cascade as a knife grinder. He married Audrie Breshears Feb. 16, 1954, in Baker City. He was a member of the La Grande Gun Club, Cove Sportsman's Club, Union Gun Club and the Wallowa Sportsman's Club.

He was an avid trapshooter, winning several trophies. He loved archery hunting, steelhead fishing the Grande Ronde, mushrooming and picking huckleberries. He enjoyed traveling to Arizona each year to hunt javelinas.

He is survived by his wife, Audrie Breshears Chandler of Elgin; daughters, Deb Dyer of Elgin and Linda Dryden of Boise; brother, Virgil Chandler of Salem;. six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughters, Vickie Joe Chandler and Gail Joan Chaffee.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grande Ronde Hospice.

Lagrande Observer nov. 25 2009
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Russell Chandler (1914 - 1989)
  Helen Joan Ohms Chandler (1914 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Vickie Jo Chandler (1957 - 1957)*
  Gail Joan Chandler Chaffee (1959 - 2009)*
 
 Sibling:
  Derrill D Chandler (1935 - 2009)*
  Derrill Dean Chandler (1935 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Nov 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44570883
 

DerrillThe Little pine tree out side the knife grinding room you so faithfully watered and Nutured back to health is still growing. It is a bit wilted now that no one waters it But is still there to remind us of you.Charlie
- Dan & Barbara
 Added: Nov. 23, 2009
Thank You Derrill for all the Good years we worked together and for your kind ways you will be missed by all that knew you.Charlie Horn
- Dan & Barbara
 Added: Nov. 19, 2009
 
 
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