The classes of 1953 and 1954 have decided to stage joint reunions every other year, the Saturday before the Sunday All-Class reunions in July. The next one will be held in 2011. The pictures below are from the 2007 reunion, held July 14th of that year.
Daniel Douglas Mills, of Prineville, Oregon passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at the age of 74. A celebration of Daniel's life was held October 16, 2010 at the Elks' Lodge, 151 N. Main Street, Prineville, OR 97754.
Daniel was born May 21, 1936 to Lyle Douglas Mills and Ruth Clarcie (Moon) Mills. He was raised in the Dexter/Pleasant Hill area. He graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1954. Daniel worked in the logging and plywood industry for about seven years. He then went to work for the Eugene Oregon Fire Department in 1962. He moved to Prineville in 1980 after which he went to work for the Prineville Public Works Department in 1984 from which he retired in 1998.
Daniel married Betty Jones in 1955 and had two children, Carol and Roger. He and Betty divorced in 1981. He married Linda Hamilton on April 8, 1995 in Reno, Nevada.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Linda; children Carol and Roger; step-children Kim Elliott and Steven Hamilton, grandchildren Camron, Natasha, and Roxanne Sepehri; step-grandchildren Scott and Myranda Elliott.
Daniel was preceded in death by his parents.
Daniel enjoyed hunting, classic cars, and visiting with his friends. He was a member of BPOE Elks Lodge #1814 in Prineville, Oregon.
men of 1954 at the 2005 reunion
Class of 1954 at 2007 reunion