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Hannah Renfro

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Hannah M. Renfro, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon went to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 8, 2013. She was 97 years of age.

Hannah was born April 13, 1916, in Baker, Oregon, she was the seventh of eight children to William and Caroline (Olbrich) Webb. She was raised and educated in Baker. In 1934, she and Clarence Olp were married. He passed away in an accident in 1954. In 1956 she and Ralph Renfro were married. He passed away in 1980.

Hannah was a lifetime member of Life in Christ Center. She always had an open door to anyone who came, especially her grandkids, leaving her fridge and freezer stocked so they could come join her on their lunch breaks. She enjoyed spending time with family, going on vacations with them and sometimes taking the grandkids on special trips. Reading, raising flowers and telling stories of her childhood were some of her favorite pastimes. She always saw the good in every situation and kept a good sense of humor and her feistiness right to the end. She was loved by everyone who knew her, and we are better for knowing her. She will be dearly missed by many.

She was preceded in death by her brothers; Bill, Joe and Herman, her sisters; Gertrude, Lizzy and Bertha and her two husbands; Clarence and Ralph.

Hannah is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Knight of The Dalles, Ore .; sons David John Olp of Umatilla, Ore .; Daniel Wesley Olp and spouse Geraline of The Dalles, and Benjamin Victor Olp and spouse Leila of Goldendale, and brother Henry Webb of Wisconsin. She is also survived by grandchildren; Ray Jr., Rick, Randy, Terri Lynn, Dan Jr., Clarence, Chris, Jennifer and Rachel, 17 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Oct. 11, at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home, 1100 Kelly Avenue, The Dalles, OR.

Services were held October 12, at Life in Christ Center, 3095 Cherry Heights Road, The Dalles, OR.

Memorial contributions may be made to Life in Christ Center or Providence Hospice of the Gorge.

 

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