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LaNora E (Shockey) Magnuson

April 15, 1942 ~ November 18, 2017 (age 75)
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LaNora E. Magnuson of Vale, Oregon, former Hermiston resident, was born on April 15, 1942 in Boise, Idaho to parents, Ray and Evelyn Shockey. She died on November 18, 2017 in Vale, Oregon at the age of 75 years. LaNora was raised and attended schools in Idaho. She was united in marriage to Marion “Richard” Magnuson and they back and forth between Northern Idaho and the Hermiston-Umatilla, Oregon area for many years. After Richard passed away she lived in Wallowa County and later La Grande, Oregon before moving to Vale where she has lived for the last 3 years. LaNora enjoyed horseback riding, crocheting, traveling, flowers, playing board games and games outside with her children.   

She is survived by her sons: Mark Magnuson (Deon), Mike Magnuson, Scott Magnuson (Silvia), all of Hermiston, OR; daughter: Karen Magnuson, Clarksville, TN; brother: Ken Shockey, Boise, ID; sisters: Darlene Sprague, Meridian, ID and    Linda Kahn, Eagle, ID; and 5 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents a sister: Lorraine Johnson and brother: Andrew Shockey.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Hermiston Cemetery, Hermiston, Oregon.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
November 27, 2017

1:00 PM
Hermiston Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Hermiston, OR 97838

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