Walking On - Kimberly Ann Grenz, Michelle Rose Stamos, Lola Magdeline Foster, Myrna L. Dickey (George)

05.31.2024 Walking On

Kimberly Ann Grenz

August 25, 1967 – April 18, 2024

Tribal Elder Kimberly Ann Grenz passed away on April 18, 2024, at the age of 56.

Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is assisting the family.

Funeral service details were not available at presstime.



Michelle Rose Stamos

March 31, 1969 – May 13, 2024

Tribal Elder Michelle Rose Stamos passed away on May 13, 2024, at the age of 55.

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 24, at the Tribal Cemetery and a meal followed at the Tribal Community Center.

Macy & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services in McMinnville assisted the family.


Lola Magdeline Foster

Sept. 27, 1952 – March 29, 2024

It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we announce Grand Ronde Tribal Elder Lola Magdeline Foster walked on March 29, 2024, in Reno, Nevada, at the age of 71.

She was born Lola Magdeline Croy in Dallas, Oregon on Sept. 27, 1952, to parents Delmore and Margery Croy.

She was preceded in death by husband David Foster of Willamina; brothers, Donald, Delmore and Glen Croy; and sister, Rita Weaver. She is survived by her daughters, Misty Weippert of Reno and Melinda Bonson of Tucson, Arizona; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She loved spending time with all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as game night with friends, cooking and crafts.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.


Myrna L. Dickey (George)

Jan. 18, 1940 – May 14, 2024

  Tribal spouse Myrna L. Dickey (George) passed away on May 14, 2024. She was 84.

Mom was raised in Willamina and spent her childhood on the family farm on Fort Hill Road.

She married Lloyd Allen “Wolf” George Jr. They were married for 33 years and had five children, Jerry, Tammy, Jon, Tim and Rick. Tammy passed in 1990.

Mom has many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  Mom was a mom, auntie and friend to many people in the community. She was a great example of motherhood, unconditional love and taught us how important family was, no matter what circumstances bring. 

  Mom will greatly be missed by us of all, only because this small hole of sadness in our hearts will take a long time to refill.

  Our family would like to express to all those who have surrounded us with your love, prayers and support during our sudden loss of our dear sweet mother. 

  hayu masi nsayka tilixum pi shiksh, the George family.

  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Tribal gymnasium with a meal to follow at achaf-hammi plankhouse.