Ms. Gandee, of Keizer, died Sunday, June 27, 2010. She was 72.

Born Dec. 15, 1936, in Boone County, Neb., she married Merle Houk on June 30, 1956, and together they had seven children.

She was preceded in death by her husband. Survivors include: her children, Edwina (Gary), Caye (Carol), Douglas, Raliegh, Heidi (D’Lee), Elaine (Brad) and Stephen; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at the VFW Hall at 630 Hood Street NE.

Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.