At the age of 91, Myra passed away with family closely by her side. Myra was born to Boyd W Debunce and Virginia Lolita Knepp DeBunce in Astoria, Oregon. Myra was the youngest of three children. She had an older brother, Boyd M Debunce, and a sister Virginia Rose Debunce Imel. When Myra was young her parents divorced and her mother remarried Orville Schults. Myra’s father also remarried to Mary Ellen who had another child, Ann DeBunce Duckworth, who was Myra’s half-sister. Myra met her husband, Walter Robert “Bob” Fuhrer, at age 21 where they married on April 8, 1952, and were married until 2008 where Bob passed away after a battle with Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s. During their marriage, they welcomed their first child, Deborah Lynn in January 1954 and then Cheryl Ann, in January of 1955.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate Myra's beautiful 91 years of life in the Gresham Memorial Chapel reception room, May 21, 2023, from 11:30-2:00.