Russell Simonis, 48, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sept. 10. There will be a graveside memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Powder Cemetery.

Mr. Simonis was born June 11, 1958, to Vernon and Earlene Baker Simonis and spent his early years in North Powder.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Stone Simonis of Las Vegas; siblings, Ricky of North Powder, Rodney of New Plymouth, Idaho, Gary of Las Vegas and Marrsue; and uncle, Elvin Simonis of North Powder.

The Observer, Obituaries for the week ending Nov. 25, 2006, Published: November 25, 2006.