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John Echave

John Echave

Male 1942 - 2012  (70 years)

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  • Name John Echave 
    Born 30 Jan 1942  Winnemucca, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 2012  Jordan Valley, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4952428  OBC Sustraiak
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2015 

    Father John Echave,   b. 01 Apr 1913,   d. 21 May 1985, Boise, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Louise Bengoa,   b. 18 Apr 1915, Jackson Creek, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1983, Fallon, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1348038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family K. Goodrich 
     1. Kristen Echave,   d. 2012  [natural]
     2. M. Echave
     3. J. Echave
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1353195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jan 1942 - Winnemucca, Nevada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jun 2012 - Jordan Valley, Oregon Link to Google Earth
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      John Echave and Kristen Echave

      On June 30, 2012, John "Jock" Martin Echave passed away at his home in Jordan Valley, Oregon. He was 70 years old.

      Jock was born on January 30, 1942, in Winnemucca, Nevada, the eldest son of John and Marge. He and his younger brother grew up at Oregon Canyon Ranch and enjoyed all the pleasures of ranch life. Jock was a gifted athlete and eventually played football at UNR, sporting the #33. In 1964, he marrried Karen Goodrich and they enjoyed the next 46 years together. They had three children: Kristen, Michon, and Jon.

      Jock enjoyed cattle work, riding horses, haying, and he was an avid trapper who also loved hunting the big bucks. He helped coach his kids sports teams and was a constant on the sidelines. He had his own plane and few all over the country watching his children. Later in life, he doted on his grandkids and spoiled them rotten.

      Jock is preceded in death by his wife Karen and parents Marge and John. He is survived by his daughter Michon (Jason) Schmidt and son Jon (Tara) Echave, three grandchildren Kaine and Bayley Baptist, John Jett Echave, his brother Frank (Sharon) EEchave, niece Elisa McDade and her children Savannah and J.W., niece Elaina Echave, niece Danielle (Augie) Mariezcurrena and children LaShae and Nichole, and nephew Frank Echave and son Cameron, mother-in-law Yolan Goodrich, sister-in-law Kristen (Bob) Tallman, niece Nicole (Daniel) Pennell and children Canyon and Cashly.

      An open house was held on July 7th at the home of Jon and Tara Echave, 3054 Dinwitty Lane, Jordan Valley, Oregon, for Jock and his daughter Kristen, who after a short hospital stay, passed away less than two full days after her father.

      Born in Winnemucca, Nevada, on November 20, 1967, Kristen Eileen was the first born child of Karen and Jock. A mirror image of her father, Kristen excelled at anything she set her mind to.Kristen was the true epitome of the All-American girl. Upon graduation she attended the University of Idaho on a full-ride academic scholarship pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine.

      In 1991, Kristen married Joe Baptist. They made their home at Oregon Canyon Ranch and had two wonderful children: Kaine Mathew (February 22, 1993) and Bayley Lorraine (January 19, 1997). Kristen enjoyed her children immensely and was always proud of them. She was their biggest fan and always believed in them regardless of their life choices.

      Friends and family will cherish many fond memories of Kris. She was well-known for being a fantastic cook, hunting, singing and dancing to music, her natural humor, and brutally honest personality, strong willed nature and true belief in relationships. Some of her closest relationships included the following: her nephew JJ, her lifelong friends Michelle Muguira and Dolly Lau Green, cousin Elisa, siblings Michon and Jon, and of course her beloved children.

      Kristen has always had a truly special relationship with her parents, especially her father. How fitting it be that they pass away close together where they can take care of each other.

      Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on July 10, 2012
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