Claudia Morrison Obituary

Claudia Ann Morrison
Claudia Ann Morrison

October 14, 1936 - January 30, 2017
Born in Oregon City, OR
Resided in La Pine, OR


Claudia Ann Morrison of La Pine, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017, at the age of 80.

Claudia was born in Oregon City, Oregon on Wednesday, October 14, 1936, to Francis and Betta (Lightowler) Hitchman. She attended Junior College, and taught art at the Stir Center in Beaverton, Oregon. After fifteen years, Claudia finally tied the knot with Woodrow "Woody" Donald Morrison, Jr. on March 24, 2002 in Longview, Washington. Later that year after retiring, they moved to La Pine. They attended church at the Grace Fellowship Nazorean Church. Claudia enjoyed oil painting, some water color painting, reading, and the outdoors.

Claudia is survived by her husband of 14 years; four sons David John Gifford, Dennis Francis Gifford, Woody III, and Eric (wife Melissa) Lee Morrison; two daughters Terri (husband Donald) Lynn Cavalli and Oleeta Dean Loupe; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.




Baird Memorial Chapel
16468 Finley Butte Rd.
La Pine, OR 97739
Friday, February 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 4, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Celebration of Life
Grace Fellowship Church of the Nazarene
2425 NE Tweet Pl
Bend, OR 97703
Saturday, April 15, 2017
11:00 AM


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1301 N Main St.
Chamberlain, SD 57325
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St. Labre Indian School
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