James Nolan Obituary

James R. Nolan
James R. Nolan

February 2, 1939 - September 9, 2017
Born in Waverly, Minnesota
Resided in Bend, Oregon


James Robert Nolan, 78, of Redmond, passed away on September 9th,2017 in Bend Oregon.

James was born in Waverly Township, Wright County MN to Robert E. Nolan and Roberta J Drewlow Nolan on February 2nd, 1939. He started school in Bend at Kenwood School and graduated from Bend Senior High in 1957. He worked for USFS from 1957 to 1961 and then again from 1963 to 1965. Proceeding his work with the USFS he pursued a career in heavy construction. He was a veteran that served in the Army from 1961 through 1963 stationed in Camp Roberts, CA. He was active outdoor enthusiast that spend much of his free time hunting and fishing with family and friends over the years. His love for the outdoors brought him to OHA where he served as a member. During his retirement years he volunteered at many OHA functions.
James is preceded in death by Robert E. Nolan (father), Roberta J Drewlow Nolan (mother), Judy Nolan (sister).

James is survived by wife Janet Lengele Nolan, 1 sister, sons and daughters Kirk (Maria), Chris (Marva), Shawna Cable (Jessee), Carman Williams, Teresa Miner (Chuck), 11 grandchildren and many other nieces and nephew and cousins.
No service will be held.



Funeral Home
Baird Funeral Home - Bend
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Bend, OR US 97703