Myrna Evelyn Duce
Myrna Evelyn Duce

January 2, 1939 - August 6, 2019
Born in Universal, Indiana
Resided in Brownsville, Oregon


Myrna, Evelyn, Veale, Duce 80, of Brownsville passed away Tuesday afternoon August 6 at Albany Mennonite Village.

The daughter of Roy and Gertrude (Miller) Veale, Myrna was born in Universal Indiana.

She moved to Brownsville in 1957 and was one of the first graduates of central Linn high school in 1959.

Myrna married Roger Walter Engel June 5, 1960. They had two daughters Suzanne Archer and Charlotte RIdinger.

Myrna started working as a teller for Citizens Valley Bank In Sweet Home Oregon. She continued her career in banking at Key Bank and retired in 2003

After retirement she enjoyed traveling and taking several cruises with friends, playing mahjong with Her Albany- Corvallis Club.

She loved her community and church, volunteered for the Brownsville Meals On Wheels. Above all she loved her family and spending time with her Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. She was known as cookie Grandma, Gram’s, Nana and G.G

She preceded in death by her sister Madlyne Petersen and niece Paula Kozel.

Myrna was a cancer survivor and faced trials during her life, her family was always touched by the way she lived her life. She was a model of strength, generosity, warmth and kindness.

She will be missed by her daughter’s Suzanne Archer, Charlotte Ridinger
Son-in-law Dean Archer, Mitch Ridinger, grandchildren Sarah Damon, Rob Damon, Aubrey Short, Stuart Short, Shantel Ness, Alex Ness, Zooey Ness, great grandchildren Mac Damon, Kane Damon, Bowen Short, Emmalyne Ness.

Celebration of life will be held at the Brownsville Rec Center in Brownsville, Oregon September 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

Contribution in honor of to the American Cancer Society may be made in care of Fisher Funeral Home,306 SW Washington St. Albany, OR 97321.




Celebration of Life
Brownsville Recreation Center
234 Park Ave.
Brownsville, OR US 97327
Sunday, September 8, 2019
2:00 PM