Ann H. Berry

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                                                                Ann H. Berry


 “The planet lost a good person, but the universe gained a bright star”

Ann Berry, long-time Moscow, ID resident, passed away at her home in Yachats, OR on January 20, 2015, her 73rd birthday, following a brief illness. Ann was an inspiration to her family and many friends.  Her compassion ran deep, her insight was bold, her sense of  humor was remarkable, and her love had no boundaries.  She will be greatly missed.  Ann believed that in passing, she was embarking on a new adventure and would meet many new friends.

Ann is survived by her husband of 32 years, Loren, her children Kevin, Carrie and her partner Cindy, Brance and his wife Carey, Lori and her husband David, grand-daughter Ashley and her husband Nicholas, and great-grandchildren Riley and Nicholas Jr. and her two beloved dogs, Maggie and Wicket.

A Celebration of Ann’s Life will be held at The Yachats Inn in Yachats, OR. On May, 16th from 1 until 4 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the following organizations where Ann was a valued volunteer:  Yachats Library, 560 West 7th Street, Yachats, OR 97498, or Waldport Meals on Wheels, PO Box 913, Waldport, OR. 97394.

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9 Responses to Ann H. Berry

  1. Joan Cochrane says:

    Dear Loren & all the family, I am so sorry about Ann, You and Ann always had a special place in my memories . We always had a better time when you two were in our crowd at the Moose , and have been fortunate to have you as friends. take care my friend and may God keep you all in his protection & help you thru this very tough time. Sincerely Joan Cochrane

  2. Harold and Nancy Thompson says:


    So sad to hear of Ann’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Loren and the rest of your Family and Friends.

    Harold and Nancy

  3. Peter Chilson says:

    Ann Berry was a wonderful part of the Washington State University English Department for many years. As department secretary s had a wonderful, irreverent sense of humor that helped me keep life here in perspective. I miss her.

  4. Diane Kelly-Riley says:

    Dear Loren and family,

    We’re sending you our deepest condolences at the news of Ann’s passing. We appreciated being beneficiaries of Ann’s warmth and generosity multiple times over many years. Much love to you all–Diane, Michael, Will and Steffen Riley

  5. Diane Kelly-Riley says:

    Dear Loren and family,

    We are so sad to hear of Ann’s passing. She was such a warm, wonderful and generous person to all of us. Our deepest condolences to you all–Diane, Michael, Will and Steffen Riley

  6. Barbara (Swanson) Ray says:

    Loren and families, so sorry to hear of Ann’s passing. I have many memories of Loren and Ann together. Heaven got another good one…

  7. Cynthia Mika says:

    I always enjoyed being around Ann, especially for her enthusiasm and good cheer, but also her straightforward way of communicating. I know you will all miss her and hold wonderful memories of your lives with her. Very best wishes in your time of grief.

    Cynthia Mika

  8. Zoe and Jim Cooley says:

    Dear Loren,
    We are so sorry to hear of Ann’s death. We remember her verve and varied interests, her warmth and that unique sparkle.
    We are thinking of you and all the family and send our sympathy and love.

  9. Peg Kingery says:

    Carrie and Cindy,
    Jim and I were saddened to hear of the passing of your mom. I remember Ann’s bubbly personality and “spunk” whenever she was around the Co-op. Jim and I send warm energy to you both, to Loren, and to your whole family.

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