Ina Gregerson

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Ina Gregerson
Jan. 5, 1917 - Nov. 9, 2010

Ina Moon-Kuns-Gregerson, 93, of Pendleton, died peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the Burns Mortuary Chapel in Pendleton, with burial following at Skyview Memorial Park. Everyone is invited to join the family following the service for a potluck celebration of life at noon at the Senior Center, 510 S.W. 10th St. in Pendleton. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com. Memorial contributions made to the Pendleton Senior Center or to St. Anthony Hospice, care of Burns Mortuary, PO Box 489, Pendleton, OR 97801. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements.

She was born Ina Matilda Bowman in Pendleton, to Cecil Conrad Bowman and Sarah (Alice) Rambo Bowman. She grew up in Weiser, Idaho, and Umapine. She married Ralph K. Moon in Walla Walla on July 5, 1935. They lived in Milton-Freewater, from 1935 to 1959, where they raised five children, and she worked in processing of fruits and vegetables.

The family moved to Pendleton in 1959. She worked a year at St. Anthony Hospital as a nurse's aide before entering the nursing program at Blue Mountain Community College, graduating in 1963 as an LPN. She worked at St. Anthony Hospital until her retirement in 1980. After Ralph's death in 1969, she married Kenny Kuns in Reno, Nev. After Kenny's death, she married Robert Gregerson in Elko, Nev., on July 10, 1998.

Ina was an avid gardener. She loved fishing, playing cards, swimming and family gatherings. She enjoyed her faith and fellowship and volunteered at the Senior Center store. She traveled to the Holy Land with her sisters. Ina wintered in Arizona from 1980 to 1999.

She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Bunch of Grass Valley, Calif.; sons Ronald of Spring Creek, Nev., Darrel Moon of Milton-Freewater and Thomas Moon of Pendleton; sister, Lorraine Bledsoe, of Weston; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Leonard, Alvin and Virgil Bowman; sisters Vernice Seeliger, Merle Woodward, Iva Stockard, Lila Hammersly, and Velma Thornberg; her husbands, Ralph K. Moon, Emmet (Kenny) Kuns, and Robert Gregerson; and a son, Keith Duane Moon.

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