Ella Fern Pingle passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at home in Butte Falls, Ore. She was born on August 3, 1914, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to parents Allan E. and Martha Anna Hubbard. Ella met her husband, Bruce E. Pingle, Sr., and they were married on August 26, 1934, in Calif. The Pingles moved to Mill Mar Ranch, Butte Falls, in 1947, and remained in the Butte Falls area.

Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce, Sr.; and her son, Bruce, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Julia M. Fuller; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at the Butte Falls Community Bible Church, at 1:00 p.m., with a reception to follow. Ella will be remembered in the Rosary and mass at the Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, at 9:15 a.m., in Shady Cove, Ore., on Sunday, December 5, 2010. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Butte Falls Lioness, P.O. Box 416, Butte Falls, OR, 97522, or an organization of choice.