Charlene Ruth Pritchard

Date of birth: February 24 1941

Date of death: February 4 2019

Charlene Ruth Pritchard, 77, of Dallas, Oregon, passed away on February 4, 2019, in Sublimity, Oregon.

She was born on February 24, 1940, to Adolph and Lempi (Tapani) Cadotte in Duluth, Minnesota. She was primarily raised in Minnesota, and lived most of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, and had been in Oregon since 2010. Charlene graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in Education in 1975. She worked in the food service industry, and retired from the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 in Las Vegas. Charlene enjoyed crochet, crafts, she was an outstanding writer and journalist (she once ran a Christian newspaper titled the “Vegas Valley Beacon”.)

Charlene was survived by her son, Steven Barrett of Keizer, Oregon; daughters, Loni Barrett of Dallas, Oregon, Cheryl Noble of Black Mountain, North Carolina; 9 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

A private graveside service was held on Friday, February 8 at Dallas Cemetery in Dallas, Oregon. Remembrances may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association at

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Candle lit by Staff at Crown Memorial Center Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Debi Cadotte-Carlson. A beautiful leaf has fallen from our family tree. May our loving Creator embrace you in his loving care. Rest in peace Auntie Charlene.

Candle lit by Loni We miss you mom. We took care of everything the very best we could and honored your wishes to the end. I think you would be pleased. Love you.

Candle lit by Will & Michelle Smith We're very sorry for loss, Loni

Candle lit by Sharon & Keith Mock

Candle lit by Nina I miss you with all my heart! I feel so honored and luck to have you in my life. I learned so much from you and will continue to take your teachings until I see you again. I love you with all my heart.

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Candle lit by james g. cadotte we will miss you Charlene brother jim

Candle lit by Beth Cadotte Beautiful Aunt Charlene, So beautiful you were when you were born, It was your inner strength;(Cadotte =Fierce but small fighter) and the love for your children that pushed you through your life's adversities. Widowed young, you needed to be both mom & dad & breadwinner too. Even though You worked as hard as you could do; Your Beauty still shone through. A Mothers Love will always Be within all of her children, so don't you see, just share with your siblings to share with me.