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Donna D (Pendergrass) Rock

1930 - 2021



Donna D. Rock of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on January 7, 1930 in Baker, Oregon to parents, Lawrence and Sue (Walter) Pendergrass. She died on April 16, 2021 in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 91 years. Donna was raised in Halfway, Oregon and later attended St. Francis Academy in Baker, Oregon, graduating in the class of 1948. She lived in Halfway for a time before moving to Tillamook, Oregon. Donna was united in marriage to Donald Rock on June 24, 1954 in Garibaldi, Oregon. They lived in San Diego, California before settling in Hermiston, Oregon in 1965 where they have lived since. Donna worked as a clerk for Union Pacific Railroad at the Hinkle Yard until retiring. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading and flowers.

She is survived by her husband: Don Rock, Hermiston, OR; daughters: Joann (Dan) Rowland, Great Falls, MT and Guetheoland Winebarger, Pendleton, OR; sister: Mildred Toots-McNutt, CA; grandchildren: Leland and Valoree; 4 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Pendergrass and Sue Gulick.

At her request there will be no service.

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April 28, 2021 5:22 PM

Mr. Rock don't know if you remember me I'm Maria Leyva I worked for colleen and the girls at Miller Realty. I just wanted to say I'm sorry for your loss and I will keep you in my prayers

Earl Winebarger

April 26, 2021 8:41 PM

Donna Primmer

April 26, 2021 9:45 AM

Sorry to hear of Donnas passing. She was a super nice lady. Two of my boys helped her during lambing season and just loved her.

Kathy Gorham Mendoza

April 22, 2021 6:14 PM

Guethy and Joann, so sorry for your loss.

Duane Rogers

April 22, 2021 8:52 AM

Don and Donna are wonderful people! I worked with Donna for years not a dull moment. She was a bright light, My condolences to Don and all of the family. R.I.P.

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