Brett Lane Jewett of Hermiston, Oregon was born on November 20, 2003 in Pendleton, Oregon to parents, Brian Jewett and Shannon Focher Jewett. He died on January 1, 2020 as a result of an automobile accident on the Buttercreek Highway outside of Echo, Oregon at the age of 16 years. Brett was raised in Umatilla, Oregon until 2007 when his family moved to Heppner, Oregon where Brett attended grade school and loved playing in the outdoors. They moved to Hermiston, Oregon in 2012 where Brett attended school. He was currently a sophomore. He enjoyed trips to the ocean and traveling to see family in Montana. Brett always greeted everyone with a smile and had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed participating in the theater, listening to vinyl records, music by Lana Del Rey, kayaking, swimming, playing video games, volunteering in the community, hanging out with his sister and cousins and loved pets, especially Rocky, their short haired pointer. Brett had that one in a million personality that made him so impossible to ignore. He was a strong, but sensitive young man that held his convictions and morals, above all else, with a passionate resolve unmatched by anyone.
He is survived by his father: Brian Jewett & wife Rosanne, Ione, OR; mother: Shannon Jewett, Hermiston, OR; sister: Madison Jewett, Hermiston, OR; stepbrother: Cameron Jewett, Ione, OR; stepsister: Gracie Jewett, Ione, OR; grandparents: Rick Jewett & wife Jeanne, Hermiston, OR; Lyn Rose & husband Blane, Superior, MT, Carol Focher, Helena, MT; step-grandmother: Robin Krebs & husband Henry, Ione, OR; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Brett was preceded in death by his grandfather, Norman Focher; and great grandparents: Merle & Shirley Jewett and Betty Lankford.
A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at New Hope Community Church, 1350 S. Highway 395, Hermiston, Oregon.
Those who wish may make contributions in Brett’s memory to the Echo Fire Dept. (Attn: Chief Delbert Gehrke) P.O. Box 59, Echo OR 97826
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.
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