– Beatrice, 89, passed away in Salem on September 7, 2020.
She was born December 13, 1930 in Cardin, Oklahoma to John
and Mabel Stinnett. She was the 5th child with 5 sisters and
3 brothers. After high school Beatrice met and married Earl
Longfellow on July 3, 1949 in Reno, Nevada. Together they
had two children, Michael and Gary. She was a homemaker
while the boys were in school and later took a position with
food services at Mari-Linn Elementary School in Lyons,
enjoyed the outdoors. She was fond of camping, riding
ATV’s and fishing the high lakes and streams of Eastern
Oregon with her family. Beatrice and Earl enjoyed the RV
lifestyle finding wonderful parks, attractions, historic
sites and exciting cities to visit during their retirement.
The pair became snowbirds during the winter months staying
in Yuma and Parker, Arizona. Sadly, her husband Earl passed
away on October 31, 2008.
is survived by her siblings: Ronald Stinnett of Stayton,
Oregon; Ruby Richards of Mesa, Arizona; and Gean Smith of
Aumsville, Oregon; her children: Michael Longfellow of
Salem, Oregon and Gary Longfellow of Lyons, Oregon. Beatrice
also had 3 grandchildren, Kimberly, Eric and Ryan, and 6
great grandchildren, Leah, Noah, Reese, Addison, Brayden and
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.